Articles Tagged ‘LAX’
Washington’s big three handling 10 million more passengers than in 2008; Southwest presides over capital; Atlanta leading destination
Washington Dulles, Washington Reagan and Baltimore/Washington airports are expected to handle over 73 million passengers in 2017, up 18% when compared to 10 years ago. Marc Watkins takes a closer look into the main airports serving the US capital, investigates the traffic split between the three, and reveals what Washington’s leading destinations are.
British Airways’ parent IAG is apparently back in the A380 market, following Emirates’ recent $16 billion deal for the superjumbo. We take a look at where BA currently flies with the type, where it may use any future aircraft and whether Iberia will get any.
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.
Low-cost long-haul flights up by 38% for S18; Norwegian extends lead over AirAsia X; Gatwick now top airport
The low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market continues to gather momentum after another year of double-digit growth. We reveal the leading airlines and airports for S18, with flights up 38% compared to the previous year, and the number of departure airports increasing by more than one third.
Quito gains new Madrid and Frankfurt links; traffic dropped 9.4% in 2016 to 4.9 million passengers; host city of Routes Americas 2018
Quito will play host to some 800 delegates in mid-February for the 11th annual Routes Americas conference. The capital of Ecuador is on a high at the moment with a second Madrid connection thanks to Air Europa, while Condor will add Frankfurt from Q3 2018. However, the ventures come after several years of decline.
With one last throw of the Arch of Triumph dice, Russia’s Sochi/Adler Airport, which had lead the competition since April, has provided us with one last attempt to reclaim its long-held crown. It was good, but not good enough to stop Los Angeles from taking the 2017 title.
Having not just won a weekly title last year, but also securing fourth spot overall, the firefighters of Gold Coast are used to success in this competition. This time its big win was for a new domestic service by Tigerair Australia – totally roar-some!
Mexico City-Barcelona is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 540,000 searches; Aeromexico’s next Euro route after Amsterdam?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 540,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Mexico City and Barcelona ‒ but the route is unserved!? Aeromexico launched services to Amsterdam last year, but is yet to make any plans to start any further European flights – we […]
Vietnam Airlines mulling US flights for 2019; 10% growth expected for 2018; anna.aero travels to Hanoi to meet the airline’s EVP Le Hong Ha
Vietnam Airlines tells anna.aero that it expects to carry around 21.5 million passengers this year, with the airline planning for 10% growth in 2018. The SkyTeam member also tells anna.aero about its initial plans to serve the US market in 2019, and its current thoughts about its next potential fleet order.
Hong Kong Airlines launches four times weekly services to Los Angeles.
Norwegian adds Amsterdam, Madrid and Milan Malpensa to its transatlantic network; over 4.7 million passengers now flown to US
Norwegian has confirmed that Amsterdam, Madrid and Milan Malpensa will be its next European gateways for transatlantic flights. The result means that in S18 the carrier will operate 61 US routes from 16 European airports. We take a look at the airline’s development in recent years between the two markets.
Xiamen Airlines begins a three times weekly service between Qingdao and Los Angeles.