Articles Tagged ‘Delta’

US carriers still growing internationally; Canada still #1 destination, JFK #1 airport

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryUS domestic capacity may be down over 10% this winter, but American airlines are increasingly looking abroad for growth. Which are the leading airlines operating international services to and from the US and which are the leading airports and country markets?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 1 November – Friday 7 November):

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefThis week sees over 60 new routes launched a week after the winter season officially began. We report and analyse new routes by AirAsia, AirAsia X, airberlin, AirTran, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, China Eastern, Delta, easyJet, jetBlue, Norwegian, Pacific Blue, Ryanair (just 20 new routes this week!), Southwest, TAM, TUIfly.com and WestJet.

The Big6 US ‘legacy’ airlines; is this as big as their networks will ever be?

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryWith US domestic capacity expected to fall by around 11% this winter US legacy airline networks may never be this big again. We take a look at how many airports each of the Big6 currently serves, how many routes they operate and where they allocate their international capacity.


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 16 August – Friday 22 August 2008)

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefSix new routes that started this week from six different airlines, plus an update on one that was supposed to start this week but has been delayed.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 12 July – Friday 18 July 2008)

Global new routes round-up (Saturday 12 July - Friday 18 July 2008)News, commentary and photos on routes launched this week by Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Delta Air Lines, easyJet, Jin Air and SkyEurope.

Delta finally launches transatlantic flights from Salt Lake City

Logo: Delta - finally launches transatlantic flights from Salt Lake CitySalt Lake City is Delta’s second biggest hub even though it is only a quarter the size of Atlanta. Delta has increasingly been using SkyWest to operate many of its routes but it recently launched flights to Paris. Who are its chief competitors at the airport and how do fares compare with the national average?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 5 July – Friday 11 July 2008)

Global new routes round-up (Saturday 5 July - Friday 11 July 2008)News, commentary and photos on routes launched this week by Air One, Delta Connection (SkyWest), Flybe, United Express (Skywest) and Wizz Air.

Delta’s dominance deters LCCs from entering high-fare Cincinnati Airport

Delta’s dominance deters LCCs from entering high-fare Cincinnati AirportCincinnati 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?

Florida is biggest O&D market for Delta/Northwest’s “New Global Airline”

Florida is biggest O&D market for Delta/Northwest’s “New Global Airline”Florida will be the #1 O&D market for the newly merged carrier, followed by Georgia and California. But which states have the most Delta and Northwest flights? And how will the merger affect the US to Europe market, where Delta already operates more flights than any other airline?


Traffic doubles in four years at India’s main gateway

Traffic doubles in four years at India’s main gatewayIndia’s biggest airport and main international gateway is struggling to cope with rapid demand growth. LCCs have transformed the local market and the top three domestic routes are all served by an incredible nine different airlines. What share do Indian airlines have of the expanding international market? Which are the busiest international routes? We take a closer look.

AirTran helping Atlanta cope with Delta’s downsizing

AirTran helping Atlanta cope with Delta’s downsizingAtlanta is the world’s busiest airport and AirTran’s base there is the biggest low-cost base anywhere in the world. How quickly has the airline grown there in recent years and how does demand vary by month? What are its top routes and what competition does Delta provide? What are the airline’s future fleet plans?

New York’s JFK struggling to cope with recent rapid growth

New York’s JFK struggling to cope with recent rapid growthNew York’s largest airport is becoming a victim of its own success. Double-digit growth this year has resulted in congestion issues and the FAA is threatening drastic action. Who are the major carriers at JFK and which is the busiest route? Clue: It’s international. Even though traffic was up in 2006 most of the Top 20 routes saw traffic decline. How come?