Articles Tagged ‘Cincinnati’
Comair set to close in September as Delta aims to reduce effect of operating costly, older regional jets
Comair (the US airline, not the South African one) will cease to exist from October. Which are its biggest bases, how many routes does it operate on behalf of parent company Delta, and which are its busiest routes in terms of weekly frequencies?
Analysis of air fares at US airports reveals Florida airports are good value; Continental’s hubs rather expensive
The US DOT Office of Aviation Analysis publishes lots of data on fares at US airports. We take a closer look and see at which airports fares are lowest and highest in three different size categories. Huntsville, take a bow.
Ohio’s hubs at Cincinnati (Delta) and Cleveland (Continental) have seen major cutbacks; only one EU service left
The self-proclaimed ‘birthplace of aviation’, Ohio’s airports suffered in 2009. Cincinnati’s passenger numbers have halved in four years as Delta downsized dramatically. And who remembers Columbus-based Skybus?
Cincinnati is Delta’s second biggest hub and it offers over 110 destinations, but competition is minimal and airline fares are the highest in the country. Where are all the LCCs and which European destinations can be reached non-stop? And why might art lovers want to visit the airport?
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport: Delta keeps Cincinnati the most expensive US airport
For two years Cincinnati has topped the US DOT’s analysis of air fares at US airports. Delta’s experiment with Simplifares back in 2005 helped, but last year average fares were over 80% higher than the national average. Yet airport charges are below the national average.