More interesting new routes started this week involving airports in Bahrain, Barbados, Canada, France, Iraq, Norway, Oman, Russia, the UK, Ukraine and the USA. Can Oman Air come up with another cake as good as last week’s award-winning creation?
Back in the 90s Pittsburgh handled 20 million passengers per annum. Last year it was less than nine million. Which routes has US Airways cut in the last 12 months and which airline is growing at the airport?
The start of September sees increased activity on the new route front. Nearly 30 new routes from 18 airlines covering Africa, Australia, Europe, India, Middle East, New Zealand, South America and the USA. Something for everyone.
Valencia has had a turbulent 12 months with many routes starting and many being abandoned. Which is now the leading country market and which major European flag carrier has dropped all its Valencia routes?
US BTS data reveals just how much US domestic traffic has been declining in recent months. Southwest is doing relatively well but how does a combined Delta/Northwest compare?
London – New York is still the busiest transatlantic route but how has the market evolved during the last 20 years? Which carriers and connections have been and gone in recent years and who’s left?
This week we counted over 80 new routes launches including 18 from Ryanair. But there are also new routes from the likes of Aeroflot, AirAsia X, airBaltic, Andalus, clickair, Continental, Danubewings, Delta/Northwest, easyJet, firefly, flybe, Mahan Air, Norwegian, Southwest, Tiger Airways, Transaero, US Airways, Volaris, Widerøe, Wind Jet and Wizz Air.
This week sees the launch of over 30 new routes from the likes of AeroSvit, Air China, Air Europa, Air Italy, AirTran, Alaska Airlines, blu-express, BlueWings, China Southern, clickair, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Flybe, Jazeera, JetStar, Kingfisher, Lufthansa, MIAT Mongolian, Pegasus, Pluna, Porter, Transavia and Zambezi Airlines. That pretty much covers all four corners of the globe!
Sign of a good week – some 40+ new routes have begun and no shortage of festivities as the likes of Safi Airways, Swiss, jetBlue, Thai Airways and Delta ensured their new services will be remembered. If you can fight your way through the cakes and balloons, other airlines adding to their network this week include Air Canada, Air Astana, Virgin Nigeria Airways, Wizz Air, Spirit Airlines, BlueWings, Cebu Pacific, Jet2.com, Carpatair and SkyGeorgia.
In our unashamed ‘upbeat’ issue of anna.aero this week we focus on some developments that represent new opportunities for the industry. And clearly June is the real start of the summer season for airlines these days.
Delta expands Salt Lake City base and adds routes from Atlanta and New York; new Northwest flights from Narita
Delta and its partner SkyWest embark on major expansion in Utah while Africa doesn’t get quite as many new routes from Atlanta as expected. What other long-haul routes did Delta and Northwest start this week?