Articles Tagged ‘Calgary’
WestJet Encore launches with two Q400s, and Nanaimo and Fort St. John in British Columbia as new destinations
Canada’s WestJet has launched its regional, Q400-operating subsidiary, WestJet Encore. We reveal the rotation plans for the first two aircraft for their first few weeks of service and how the airline has created some operational flexibility.
Canada’s major airports have reported lower growth in Q2 than in Q1 this year, but which airports still reported growth of over 5%? Which airports are doing best (and worst) in each market segment so far this year? And which African airline has launched flights to Toronto?
Canada’s airports have seen traffic grow by a healthy 5% in the first three months of this year. But which are the fastest-growing airports, how much are the domestic, transborder and international markets growing at each of the top eight airports, and which airlines will be introducing new services at the biggest airports?
Leading Canadian airports report traffic figures for 2011 H1; Montreal Trudeau and Toronto Pearson lead way
Canada’s airports have mostly had an undramatic start to 2011 in terms of passenger growth. But looking at the domestic, transborder and international segments which of the country’s top eight airports have performed best (and worst) in each of these regional categories so far this year?
Condor launches two new North American routes from Frankfurt; Antalya now served from 13 German airports
Condor used to fly over half of its passengers between Germany and Spain but it has gradually cut back its Spanish flying. At which airports does it still focus on Spanish flights and which other destinations are popular? Which destinations are new for 2011?
Condor adds Seattle to Calgary, Recife and Split as new destinations for 2011; 58 routes from Frankfurt in S11
German leisure carrier Condor is now wholly owned by Thomas Cook and is the second biggest carrier at Frankfurt. But where does it fly to (and how often), how big is its fleet and what did it do (not very successfully) in Munich in 2006?
Canada’s airports see international growth outstrip domestic routes; US routes and Air Canada still dominate
How many airports in Canada offer international services? Where do Toronto’s two airports rank? Which country markets are the biggest? Which non-US destinations are served at least daily from Canada’s six busiest airports?
WestJet resumes growth as international network grows; Calgary being caught by Toronto as biggest base
Canada’s second airline is growing rapidly once more after a brief pause in 2009. How has the airline’s average sector length changed and how much international flying does it do in winter? How big a threat is Air Canada on domestic routes?
Passenger numbers stable in Canada in Q1; Ottawa only top 10 airport growing at more than 5%; Demand up at Air Canada and WestJet
Air travel at Canada’s airports has shown little growth yet both Air Canada and WestJet have seen an increase in demand (RPMs). How can this be? How dominant are these two carriers at Canada’s top airports?
Canadian airports see 6% drop in demand in 2009; Air Canada will add six new Atlantic routes in 2010
Which of Canada’s leading airports performed best and worst last year? Did any report growth in 2009? How quickly (or not) have Air Canada and WestJet been expanding?
Canada’s only remaining LCC started off in Calgary on a leap day nearly 12 years ago. How is Westjet performing these days? Is Calgary still the airport’s number one airport? Is it bigger than Air Canada in Calgary, and on which routes do both airlines compete. Which new international routes is Westjet about to start?