Articles Tagged ‘Alaska Airlines’

Portland Airport grew by 5.9% in 2014; Icelandair arrives from Reykjavik/Keflavik

Portland Airport grew by 5.9% in 2014; Icelandair arrives from Reykjavik/Keflavik

Located south of the Columbia River in Multnomah County, Portland Airport is classified as the 29th busiest airport in the US, having handled around 16 million passengers in 2014. With Icelandair touching down for the first time at the airport on 19 May (attended by anna.aero’s Chief Analyst, Ralph Anker), we take a closer look […]

Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma (which hosts ACI-NA’s JumpStart® Air Service Development Conference in June) handled 37.5 million passengers last year. With a total of 22 airlines serving the airport, anna.aero takes a closer look at the aggressive competition between Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines and reveals how dominant the local carrier is this May.

Sacramento Airport in California reports 3.3% traffic growth in 2014; Southwest Airlines is #1 carrier

Sacramento Airport in California reports 3.3% traffic growth in 2014; Southwest Airlines is #1 carrier

Serving Sacramento (which hosts the Annual Pacific Rim Street Fest), Sacramento Airport consolidated its annual passenger performance, reporting close to nine million travellers in 2014. With a total of 10 airlines flying to 26 destinations non-stop, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant Southwest Airlines […]


Alaska Airlines expands domestically to Washington Dulles

Alaska Airlines expands domestically to Washington Dulles

Alaska Airlines now connects Seattle-Tacoma to Washington Dulles with daily flights, using its 737-800s. Competes against United Airlines.

Alaska Airlines introduces sixth route to Kona

Alaska Airlines introduces sixth route to Kona

Alaska Airlines now links San Diego to Kona with thrice-weekly flights, using 737-800s.

Detroit pursues Midwest to Middle East developments

Detroit pursues Midwest to Middle East developments

One clear example of Detroit Metro Airport’s catchment credentials for additional service to the Middle East is the fact that the Islamic Center of America is a Shia mosque located in Dearborn, Michigan close to the airport ‒ the largest mosque in North America.


New Orleans Airport reports a new record high for the first time since Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans Airport reports a new record high for the first time since Hurricane Katrina

The 37th busiest airport in the US, New Orleans handled a new record high of 9.8 million passengers in 2014, growing by 6.2%. With a total of 10 airlines operating to 40 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Southwest Airlines is this February.

Alaska Airlines expands with seasonal flights to Mammoth Lakes

Alaska Airlines expands with seasonal flights to Mammoth Lakes

Alaska Airlines adds new seasonal service from Las Vegas to Mammoth Lakes with twice-weekly flights, using Horizon Air’s Q400s.

Reno-Tahoe International Airport welcomes first international service in 15 years; seasonal London service set to start in December

Reno-Tahoe International Airport welcomes first international service in 15 years; seasonal London service set to start in December

Nevada’s second busiest airport has seen passenger numbers drop by a third in the last seven years, but international services have recently returned to the airport. We look at the airport’s seasonality profile, top 10 routes and leading airlines.


Revealed: which US airlines flexed their flight programme most over Thanksgiving; Allegiant Air and Delta Air Lines top our charts

Revealed: which US airlines flexed their flight programme most over Thanksgiving; Allegiant Air and Delta Air Lines top our charts

Airline schedulers are getting smarter, especially in the US, when it comes to matching supply and demand. We analyse how the 13 biggest US airlines responded to Thanksgiving this year in terms of network adjustments.

Alaska Airlines expands at San Jose del Cabo

Alaska Airlines expands at San Jose del Cabo

Alaska Airlines introduces four weekly flights from Portland, OR to San Jose del Cabo, using its 737-900s.

Alaska Airlines expands presence in Mexico

Alaska Airlines expands presence in Mexico

Alaska Airlines now connects Portland to Puerto Vallarta and Seattle-Tacoma to Cancun with four weekly and daily flights respectively.