Articles Tagged ‘Delta’
US 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?
This 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.
With 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.
Six 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.
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.
Salt 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?
News, commentary and photos on routes launched this week by Air One, Delta Connection (SkyWest), Flybe, United Express (Skywest) and Wizz Air.
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?
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?
India’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.
Atlanta 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 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?