Articles Tagged ‘GEG’

Cardiff Airport defeats all contenders to win Part II of Arch of Triumph public vote

Cardiff Airport defeats all contenders to win Part II of Arch of Triumph public vote

Hundreds of votes were made to decide which airport produced the best Arch of Triumph to herald the second week of new route launches of S18 ‒ with Cardiff Airport’s firefighters claiming this highly-prized accolade. With the public votes now over until the start of W18/19, the four anna.aero judges return to undertake their day […]

Southwest Airlines debuts domestic dozen

Southwest Airlines debuts domestic dozen

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

Alaska Airlines offering 27 million seats from Seattle-Tacoma; growth rate slows in 2017 as it prepares to open second point in city

Alaska Airlines offering 27 million seats from Seattle-Tacoma; growth rate slows in 2017 as it prepares to open second point in city

Alaska Airlines is certainly a carrier expecting to take more from Seattle, with the airline confirming its first flights from Paine Field to an initial eight cities. Not surprisingly, these sectors are all flown from Seattle-Tacoma, with 600 weekly departures being offered by Alaska Airlines, plus nearly 470 weekly competing services.  


USB3 hubs in 2017 – American Airlines chops, Delta Air Lines stagnates, United Airlines...is doing O.K.

USB3 hubs in 2017 – American Airlines chops, Delta Air Lines stagnates, United Airlines…is doing O.K.

It has certainly being an interesting year for the USB3 – American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines – in terms of marketing and public image, passenger experience and 747 farewells, so we decided to compare the airlines’ hub growth to see which airports are the winners and losers.  

Rest of the World takes back-to-back wins in 2017 Arch of Triumph competition – Europe still dominates inter-regional battle

Rest of the World takes back-to-back wins in 2017 Arch of Triumph competition – Europe still dominates inter-regional battle

With minimal route launches typically taking place in August, one might have expected a dearth of FTWAs too. Not so. We have five airports from four regions of the world competing for the Week 30 title of the 2017 Arch of Triumph competition.

Southwest Airlines links Sacramento to Long Beach and Spokane

Southwest Airlines links Sacramento to Long Beach and Spokane

Southwest Airlines begins a twice-daily service to Long Beach and a daily connection to Spokane. 


Congratulations Krakow! Polish airport celebrates first-ever Arch of Triumph win

Congratulations Krakow! Polish airport celebrates first-ever Arch of Triumph win

At the fourth time of asking, Krakow Airport finally won its first ever Arch of Triumph award last week. The airport’s fire crew even let their CO and CEO share in their fine victory! Nine more airports battle it out for the world’s biggest airport firefighting accolade this week.

American Airlines takes on United Airlines from Chicago O'Hare

American Airlines takes on United Airlines from Chicago O’Hare

American Airlines adds six routes from the Windy City that are already flown by the Star Alliance member.  

Southwest Airlines starts 22 services in one day

Southwest Airlines starts 22 services in one day

Southwest Airlines begins 22 routes on 4 June – only seven sectors are unique. 


Delta Air Lines seat capacity is up 3.7% at Salt Lake City Airport; will introduce non-stop London Heathrow service from S16

Delta Air Lines seat capacity is up 3.7% at Salt Lake City Airport; will introduce non-stop London Heathrow service from S16

Delta Air Lines is the number one carrier out of Salt Lake City, which is the SkyTeam member’s fifth largest base as measured by seat capacity, just behind New York JFK. This summer the airline is reporting an increase in seat capacity of 3.7% and from next year, the airline will add its third European […]

Alaska Airlines launches Boise to Spokane route

Alaska Airlines launches Boise to Spokane route

Alaska Airlines inaugurates its twice-daily service from Boise to Spokane – a route that will be operated using Q400s.

American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

The merger of American Airlines and US Airways has resulted in the ‘new’ American becoming the number one carrier out of Los Angeles, with the number one carrier in S14, United Airlines, slipping to third. anna.aero investigates to see which airlines are growing the most from the Californian hub, and which markets are becoming more popular.