Articles Tagged ‘Detroit’

Comair set to close in September as Delta aims to reduce effect of operating costly, older regional jets

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?

Spirit Airlines reveals IPO details; still has just 1% of US domestic market despite launching 14 new routes this year

Spirit Airlines reveals IPO details; still has just 1% of US domestic market despite launching 14 new routes this year

Spirit Airlines operates an interesting mix of domestic and international routes mostly from Florida. Where does it rank among US domestic airlines and which new routes has it started in 2011? How quickly is its fleet growing and which destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America does it serve?

US airlines launch over 30 new routes this week in time for summer peak; Delta dominates domestic hub rankings

US airlines launch over 30 new routes this week in time for summer peak; Delta dominates domestic hub rankings

This has been a popular week for US carriers to launch new routes but which are the most significant? What domestic market share do the top 15 carriers have in the US, and what has Sun Country done with a 737 this week?


Delta’s Detroit base serves 142 destinations; Amsterdam busiest international route

Delta’s Detroit base serves 142 destinations non-stop; Amsterdam leading international destinationMotown’s home airport is dominated by Delta which now has over 80% of capacity. Which are the busiest domestic routes and how extensive is its international network? Which routes are starting in 2010?

ACI-NA’s JumpStart stages a comprehensive field of American LCCs and legacies

Article Thumbnail: Lead Story351 airlines and airports attended ACl-North America’s JumpStart Air Service Development Program of 1-on-1 airline-airport meetings including around 50 planners from 21 airlines with every major legacy and low cost represented. Aéroports de Montréal hosted the event which was staged in tandem with ACI-NA’s Marketing and Communications Conference. As usual we awarded “annies” to memorable presentations and exhibits.

US Midwest airports handle over 250 million annual passengers; Chicago dominates but demand is down over 15% in November; Southwest coming to Minneapolis/St. Paul

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusThe US Midwest has 12 major airports with Chicago, Detroit and Minneapolis/St. Paul the busiest. Where is traffic falling fastest, and which offer the best fares to passengers? Which airlines are market leaders at each airport?