Even though Delta doesn’t operate a hub in Seattle, the airline is expanding its long-haul network at the airport, announcing further routes to Asia. Feed will be provided by Alaska Airlines in a new, deepened partnership between the two airlines. But when did Delta start its long-haul focus from Seattle? And which are Delta’s biggest routes at the airport?
Traffic across the North Atlantic is the biggest long-haul market from Europe, but different airlines have had different strategies as many European economies experience difficulties. Which airlines have grown and which have cut capacity? And which country market has seen the biggest reduction?
Delta Air Lines now flies from Atlanta to Dallas Love Field, as well as from Minneapolis/St. Paul to Syracuse, New York.
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?
Delta launches nine domestic and three transborder routes from New York LaGuardia; adds Louisville to its JFK network
Delta starts flying to nine domestic and three Canadian destinations from New York LaGuardia; launches services from New York JFK to Louisville in Kentucky.
Delta’s JFK base gets nine new routes, but overall flights are reduced as airline expands at LaGuardia
Delta may have added nine new routes from JFK recently but which routes has it abandoned during the last year? Which are its busiest routes by weekly departures? What about when measured by capacity (ASMs)? How many passengers did Delta carry in the New York area last year and how does this compare with other airlines?
Delta launches daily flights to nine new domestic destinations from JFK. Only carrier on six of them, competes with jetBlue on the rest.
Delta launches services to Port-au-Prince in Haiti from Atlanta, GA.
Europe’s airline may be having a mixed time financially but that’s not stopping them exploring new routes this summer. We do some analysis at the over 500 new routes starting during the next three weeks to reveal which airline is starting the most new routes (no surprises here) and which country’s airports will be celebrating the most.
Delta Airlines connects its LaGuardia base with 12 US cities; adds Paris CDG service from Seattle.
Europe’s long-haul market this summer features new Chinese destinations, fewer Delta routes, and lots of London changes
Europe’s economies and the EU’s insistence on applying its ETS to aviation might not seem like the ideal combination to attract more long-haul but many airlines appear to have a different view. See which carriers have added new long-haul services to Europe for this summer and which routes have been suspended.