Articles Tagged ‘Alaska Airlines’

Mexican market moves past 100 million seats; LCCs drive growth, international capacity outpaces domestic expansion in 2017

Mexican market moves past 100 million seats; LCCs drive growth, international capacity outpaces domestic expansion in 2017

Seat capacity on all direct flights to, from and within Mexico increased by 8.0% in 2017, with double-digit growth in three out of the past five years. We take a look at the main movers in Mexico over the past 10 years, including airline, airport and international country market trends.

Airbus and Boeing handed over 133 aircraft in September, the third best month of the year so far; Airbus opens A330 factory in China

Airbus and Boeing handed over 133 aircraft in September, the third best month of the year so far; Airbus opens A330 factory in China

Airbus handed over 55 aircraft in September, while its North American rival Boeing distributed 78. Of the 133 aircraft delivered, 73% were narrow-body and 27% wide-body. By delivering 23 more units than Airbus in month nine of 2017, Boeing has extended the lead over its European rival to 100 aircraft in the 2017 delivery race. 

Frontier Airlines' route droppings revealed; 23 airport pairs no longer served with O'Hare and Atlanta seeing biggest changes

Frontier Airlines’ route droppings revealed; 23 airport pairs no longer served with O’Hare and Atlanta seeing biggest changes

We love to see airlines celebrate route launches, but route droppings are also a fact of life, though less publicised. In a week that has seen US ULCC Frontier Airlines launch a significant 30 routes, we got our data elves to rummage through its schedule data to see what routes the airline has said goodbye […]


Airbus and Boeing report a 6.7% slowdown in productivity in the eighth month of this year; Hong Kong Airlines became latest A350 operator

Airbus and Boeing report a 6.7% slowdown in productivity in the eighth month of this year; Hong Kong Airlines became latest A350 operator

In August, Airbus and Boeing delivered a combined 112 aircraft, with 76% of units being narrow-body and 24% wide-body. The result is 6.7% worse than both achieved in the same month of 2016. By handing over 20 more units in August, Boeing has advanced its lead over Airbus in the 2017 delivery race to 77 […]

Alaska Airlines takes on United Airlines from San Francisco

Alaska Airlines takes on United Airlines from San Francisco

Alaska Airlines now competes with the Star Alliance member to Kansas City and Albuquerque. 

Alaska Airlines now serves Nashville from San Francisco

Alaska Airlines now serves Nashville from San Francisco

Alaska Airlines, operated by Virgin America, links San Francisco to Nashville with a daily service. 


Alaska Airlines expands from the US West Coast

Alaska Airlines expands from the US West Coast

Alaska Airlines adds new routes from Portland, San Diego, San Jose and Seattle-Tacoma.

Alaska Airlines adds to Albuquerque operation

Alaska Airlines adds to Albuquerque operation

Alaska Airlines now links Albuquerque to Portland and Orange County – already serves Seattle-Tacoma. 

Alaska Airlines returns to Mexico City with Californian connections

Alaska Airlines returns to Mexico City with Californian connections

After a two-year hiatus, Alaska Airlines returns to Mexico City with Los Angeles and San Francisco routes.


Alaska Airlines serenades Minneapolis-St. Paul with San Francisco

Alaska Airlines serenades Minneapolis-St. Paul with San Francisco

Alaska Airlines begins a twice-daily service on the city pair – becomes fourth carrier on the route. 

SkyWest Airlines is present at over 230 airports flying for United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines

SkyWest Airlines is present at over 230 airports flying for United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines

SkyWest Airlines in 2016 carried over 31 million passengers, up 3.7% when compared to 2015. The airline serves as a feeder carrier, operating under contract with various US airlines. We take a closer look at how SkyWest has evolved in recent years, and look further into its extensive network of over 230 airports. 

anna.aero attends JumpStart 2017; 360 new market opportunities waiting to be stimulated by US LCCs; 18 airports lose scheduled services

anna.aero attends JumpStart 2017; 360 new market opportunities waiting to be stimulated by US LCCs; 18 airports lose scheduled services

anna.aero recently attended the ACI-NA JumpStart Air Service Development Conference in Providence beween 5-7 June, continuing its 2017 World Tour of producing its world famous show daily magazines. JumpStart focuses on route development solely within North America, and before the 1,300 one-on-one meetings took place, delegates were invited to take part in the conference which looked […]