Articles Tagged ‘IAD’

Over 80 new routes between North America and Europe launched since S12; North America to Asia routes up by 50% in same period

Over 80 new routes between North America and Europe launched since S12; North America to Asia routes up by 50% in same period

Our analysis reveals that 50 airports in North America have non-stop flights to Europe this summer, while 24 have non-stop service to Asia. We reveal which airports have gained the most new routes in these two markets since S12, and which airports have attained their first connections.

Barcelona Airport traffic grows 26% since 2012 with it now handling 40+ million passengers a year; next battleground for low-cost long-haul

Barcelona Airport traffic grows 26% since 2012 with it now handling 40+ million passengers a year; next battleground for low-cost long-haul

Barcelona Airport last year welcomed over 44 million passengers through its two terminals, an increase of 11% when compared to 2015. With such spectacular growth, and Norwegian and IAG preparing to battle it out in the low-cost long-haul market from the hub, we take a closer look to see why this Spanish hot-spot is getting […]

Lisbon Airport crowned 2016 Arch of Triumph champions!! Auckland adds last weekly win

Lisbon Airport crowned 2016 Arch of Triumph champions!! Auckland adds last weekly win

Having claimed the top spot way back in May, the Lisbon Airport firefighters have held on to the #1 position for seven months, even after a final roll of the dice from 2015 winners Birmingham Airport in Week 45 of competition, which saw the UK airport only do enough to take second and not the title. […]


LATAM Airlines Group cuts capacity across network with overall seat availability down 5.5%; traffic for 2016 down 1.1%; now serves Africa

LATAM Airlines Group cuts capacity across network with overall seat availability down 5.5%; traffic for 2016 down 1.1%; now serves Africa

The LATAM Airlines Group is currently going through a major rebranding programme. However, since its inception in 2012, it has not been smooth sailing as traffic and profits have fallen, and continue to do so. We take a closer look at traffic development and see how its network has changed during the past 12 months.

Vienna-SFO is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 120,000 annual searches; Austrian Airlines and United should operate in alliance

Vienna-SFO is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 120,000 annual searches; Austrian Airlines and United should operate in alliance

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that in the last year 120,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Vienna and San Francisco ‒ but the route is unserved! After launching Miami in 2015, surely Austrian Airlines should now add San Francisco in S17 as its next US service?

Royal Air Maroc connects Casablanca to the US capital

Royal Air Maroc connects Casablanca to the US capital

Royal Air Maroc commences a thrice-weekly service between the Moroccan city and Washington Dulles – the carrier’s second US destination after New York JFK.


Leak of the Week: American Airlines boosts its S17 European network

Leak of the Week: American Airlines boosts its S17 European network

Having had a year off, launching no new European services in S16, anna.aero can exclusively reveal expansion is back on the agenda for American Airlines in S17, as the oneworld carrier looks to begin Dallas/Fort Worth to Amsterdam and Rome Fiumicino, as well as Chicago O’Hare to Barcelona.

Copa Airlines nearly quadruples in size from Panama City since 2006; six routes gained and two dropped in past year

Copa Airlines nearly quadruples in size from Panama City since 2006; six routes gained and two dropped in past year

During the past 12 months Copa Airlines has linked Panama’s capital city to Belize City, Chiclayo, Holguin, Rosario, San Francisco and Villahermosa. However, not all of last year’s destinations have made it onto 2016’s route map. See what routes have been cut and find out the most popular routes from Panama City for the Star […]

A new leader in the 2016 Arch of Triumph competition

A new leader in the 2016 Arch of Triumph competition

Up until this week, Wellington Airport’s firefighters were the pride of the FTWA world, as they sat pretty much unchallenged at the top of the 2016 Arch of Triumph table. However, their 15-week residency in the #1 spot has come to an end – see which airport has stolen their crown.


United Airlines serenades Southern Europe from Washington

United Airlines serenades Southern Europe from Washington

United Airlines begins seasonal services to Barcelona and Lisbon from Washington Dulles – both destinations already connected to New York Newark by the Star Alliance member.

LAN Peru parades into Washington

LAN Peru parades into Washington

LAN Peru begins services from Lima to Washington Dulles, a route which will operate thrice-weekly.

Air Canada is welcomed to Washington Dulles

Air Canada is welcomed to Washington Dulles

Air Canada begins thrice-daily services to Washington Dulles from Toronto Pearson – Reagan and Baltimore/Washington already served by the carrier.