Articles Tagged ‘LAX’

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 […]

Low-cost long-haul flights up 20% this summer; Norwegian now has more flights than AirAsia X; KL and London Gatwick are top airports

Low-cost long-haul flights up 20% this summer; Norwegian now has more flights than AirAsia X; KL and London Gatwick are top airports

The low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market is still in its relative infancy. We reveal the leading airlines and airports this summer, as flights are up 20%, but the number of airports involved has remained unchanged. Eurowings’ Cologne Bonn operation is adding several new routes this summer.

Arch of Triumph 2017 launched - year five of global airport new route marketing competition

Arch of Triumph 2017 launched – year five of global airport new route marketing competition

The 2017 Arch of Triumph – our fifth year of competition – is underway. Can the rest of the world break the domination of Europe this year. With no entrants from the all-conquering region this week, the rest of the world gets to throw down an early marker.


JetBlue Airways expands Florida and California offerings

JetBlue Airways expands Florida and California offerings

JetBlue Airways begins new routes from Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and San Jose.

Alaska Airlines becomes first carrier to link US West Coast with Cuba

Alaska Airlines becomes first carrier to link US West Coast with Cuba

Alaska Airlines begins daily service between Los Angeles and Havana. 

Sichuan Airlines expands US network with Jinan service

Sichuan Airlines expands US network with Jinan service

Sichuan Airlines joins Jinan with Los Angeles in California with twice-weekly service.


Atlanta-Tel Aviv is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 50,000 annual searches; time for Delta Air Lines to return?

Atlanta-Tel Aviv is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 50,000 annual searches; time for Delta Air Lines to return?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 50,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Atlanta and Tel Aviv ‒ but the route is unserved! Will Delta Air Lines resume a route it abandoned in 2011 now that fuel prices are much lower?

Interjet becomes fifth carrier to serve LA from Mexico City

Interjet becomes fifth carrier to serve LA from Mexico City

Interjet starts twice-daily service from Mexican capital to Los Angeles.

Qantas is averaging 28% passenger share in international markets; steadily losing domestic market share despite growth; next stop Beijing

Qantas is averaging 28% passenger share in international markets; steadily losing domestic market share despite growth; next stop Beijing

Earlier this month Qantas announced that it will link its largest airport – Sydney – to Beijing from January, its second route to China after Shanghai. China is currently the airline’s eighth largest international market. We take a closer look at Qantas’ impact in its largest markets, including more details of its new Beijing venture.


LATAM Airlines links Santiago to LA

LATAM Airlines links Santiago to LA

LATAM Airlines begins a thrice-weekly service between Santiago and Los Angeles on its 787-8 fleet.

Singapore, Schiphol and JFK top the international hubs in Asia, Europe and North America; Miami shows biggest improvement

Singapore, Schiphol and JFK top the international hubs in Asia, Europe and North America; Miami shows biggest improvement

New York JFK is the fifth busiest airport in North America, but when it comes to international capacity amongst the region’s top 10, it has the highest share of weekly seats. Find out where the world’s biggest airports rank when international and domestic capacity is evaluated at each.

Sichuan Airlines launches first US service

Sichuan Airlines launches first US service

Sichuan Airlines begins twice-weekly service linking Chengdu and Hangzhou with Los Angeles.