Articles Tagged ‘Alaska Airlines’

International traffic to Mexico up almost 20% in September; US carriers such as Southwest Airlines adding plenty of new routes

International traffic to Mexico up almost 20% in September; US carriers such as Southwest Airlines adding plenty of new routes

Air travel to, from and within Mexico has been growing strongly in 2015. We look at how domestic and international growth rates compare and which airlines are leading the way by adding most new routes.

Alaska Airlines chugs into Charleston

Alaska Airlines chugs into Charleston

Alaska Airlines starts its first service into Charleston – the 3,877-kilometre sector from its Seattle-Tacoma hub.

Alaska Airlines adds four routes to network

Alaska Airlines adds four routes to network

Alaska Airlines begins services on four new US domestic services which will all operate daily – only one route will compete against direct competition.


Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

With over 30% of the votes, Ohio’s Akron/Canton Airport saw off the challenge from 18 other global airports, many of which are much bigger than it, to claim the Cake of the Week W15/16 Public Vote Part I. 13 more airports do battle this week to secure the Part II title.

Alaska Airlines cruises into Costa Rica

Alaska Airlines cruises into Costa Rica

Alaska Airlines starts its first flights into Costa Rica, with four times weekly services from Los Angeles to Liberia and San José.

Alaska Airlines links Orange County with Mexico

Alaska Airlines links Orange County with Mexico

Alaska Airlines launches its first international services from the Californian airport to San Jose del Cabo and Puerto Vallarta – both compete directly with Southwest Airlines.


Tampa and Nashville airports celebrate with their Route of the Week and Cake of the Week awards

Tampa and Nashville airports celebrate with their Route of the Week and Cake of the Week awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Qatar Airways launches A350-900 services to Munich, while Hamburg Airport completes the first stage of construction of its new airfreight facility. More news also from Ponta Delgada, Frankfurt and Düsseldorf airports as well as bmi regional and Binter Canarias.

Alaska Airlines reaches out for Raleigh-Durham

Alaska Airlines reaches out for Raleigh-Durham

Alaska Airlines begins a new daily service connecting the North Carolina facility with Seattle-Tacoma – a route flown using its 737-800s.

Alaska Airlines adds to Seattle-Tacoma portfolio

Alaska Airlines adds to Seattle-Tacoma portfolio

Alaska Airlines commences services to Nashville and New York JFK – both operating daily.


Alaska Airlines links LA with Baltimore/Washington

Alaska Airlines links LA with Baltimore/Washington

Alaska Airlines introduces a new daily service connecting the east and west coast airports which are already served by three carriers.

Alaska Airlines launches Boise to Spokane route

Alaska Airlines launches Boise to Spokane route

Alaska Airlines inaugurates its twice-daily service from Boise to Spokane – a route that will be operated using Q400s.

ULCCs Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth this summer; Southwest Airlines doubles international capacity

ULCCs Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth this summer; Southwest Airlines doubles international capacity

Domestic growth rates are rising while international growth rates are falling. We reveal the leading airlines in the US domestic and international markets and how their seat capacities compare with last year.