Articles Tagged ‘FLL’

JetBlue Airways grows Orlando passenger numbers 69% from 2008 to 2017; 31-destination network; weekly departures down 4.4% in S18

JetBlue Airways grows Orlando passenger numbers 69% from 2008 to 2017; 31-destination network; weekly departures down 4.4% in S18

JetBlue Airways flew 5.49 million revenue passengers from Orlando in 2017, up from 3.26 million back in 2008. Jonathan Ford looks at how the airline has grown its network from the Floridian city in recent years, which markets are the most popular, and how the airline is losing market share despite growing.

Southwest Airlines selects San Antonio for latest expansion phase

Southwest Airlines selects San Antonio for latest expansion phase

Southwest Airlines launches flights to the Texan city from Fort Lauderdale and Oakland. 

Montego Bay traffic climbs 30% between 2010 and 2017; traffic for first five months of 2018 up 6.5%; Southwest Airlines expanding fast

Montego Bay traffic climbs 30% between 2010 and 2017; traffic for first five months of 2018 up 6.5%; Southwest Airlines expanding fast

Montego Bay is the largest of the two international airports in Jamaica, handling 4.28 million passengers in 2017, up by one million when compared to 2010. Jonathan Ford investigates the recent spike in traffic from the airport to see which airlines and airports are advancing at a greater rate than others.


Lisbon scores second Portuguese hat-trick in a week

Lisbon scores second Portuguese hat-trick in a week

The FTWA competition is continuing to hot up with another 21 entries received this week. There’s strong representation from Europe, plus examples from North America and the Caribbean. This week’s result sees a previous 2018 winner extend a remarkable winning run. Find out more here.

JetBlue Airways sets off on fifth sector to Santiago

JetBlue Airways sets off on fifth sector to Santiago

JetBlue Airways commences a daily service from Fort Lauderdale – route already served by Spirit Airlines.

Spirit Airlines strengthens network with 10 new connections

Spirit Airlines strengthens network with 10 new connections

Spirit Airlines begins operations on nine domestic links and adds Cap-Haitien in Haiti to its route map. 


Southwest Airlines debuts domestic dozen

Southwest Airlines debuts domestic dozen

Southwest Airlines expands operations with 12 new US domestic routes – eight originate from California. 

Spirit Airlines enters Ecuador

Spirit Airlines enters Ecuador

Spirit Airlines links Fort Lauderdale to Guayaquil – launches a further four routes. 

Vote for your favourite Fire Truck Water Arch ‒ S18 Part I

Vote for your favourite Fire Truck Water Arch ‒ S18 Part I

For one of the 27 airports involved in this week’s Arch of Triumph public vote it will be a great start to the summer season, because within seven days one airport will have a new certificate adorning the fire station walls, and the fire crews will be the toast of the airport. Let battle commence!!


Spirit Airlines adds Richmond to its route map

Spirit Airlines adds Richmond to its route map

Spirit Airlines begins routes to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando from the Virginia airport.

Southwest Airlines goes international five times over

Southwest Airlines goes international five times over

Southwest Airlines begins five routes from US bases to destinations in Aruba and Mexico.

JetBlue Airways grows Georgia hub route offerings

JetBlue Airways grows Georgia hub route offerings

JetBlue Airways expands Atlanta operation with routes to New York JFK, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando.