Articles Tagged ‘LAX’

Chicago Midway is Southwest Airlines’ biggest base; 64 destinations served this summer

Chicago Midway is Southwest Airlines’ biggest base; 64 destinations served this summer

anna.aero undertakes an in-depth analysis of exactly what are the top 12 routes flown by the world’s biggest low cost carrier — Southwest Airlines — from its biggest operational base in terms of weekly seats and destinations served — Chicago Midway.

London Gatwick and Brussels airports show-off Cake awards for Norwegian and Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium respectively

London Gatwick and Brussels airports show-off Cake awards for Norwegian and Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium respectively

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Porto Santo Airport celebrates with cakes the arrivals of Iberia Express from Madrid and Santiago de Compostela, as well as Germania from Düsseldorf. Furthermore, the Portuguese airport also celebrates the 50th anniversary of its airport peer at Funchal.

More new route launch fun - anna.aero spends weekend in NYC courtesy of Norwegian

More new route launch fun – anna.aero spends weekend in NYC courtesy of Norwegian

We’ve been invited on a few first flights before, but we’ve never been asked to fly the thing! (Just kidding, Ross struggles to ride his tricycle, let alone fly a plane). anna.aero’s intrepid Ross Falconer reports from the dream flight to New York JFK on the Norwegian inaugural from London Gatwick.


Norwegian gets going on Gatwick long-haul

Norwegian gets going on Gatwick long-haul

Norwegian starts 787 operations from London Gatwick to New York JFK, Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles. Links Madrid and Malta too.

30-Second Interview - Stewart Wingate, CEO, London Gatwick Airport

30-Second Interview – Stewart Wingate, CEO, London Gatwick Airport

After his press conference with Norwegian CEO Bjørn Kjos, celebrating three new US routes, anna.aero’s Ross Falconer grabbed some time with London Gatwick’s CEO Stewart Wingate to talk about where next for the LCC and maximizing single runway capacity.

Norwegian gets going on London Gatwick to JFK, LAX and FLL

Norwegian gets going on London Gatwick to JFK, LAX and FLL

anna.aero baked a cake for the launch of all three Norwegian’s 787 operations from London Gatwick to New York JFK, Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles.


Californian air travel market now almost as big as Spain; Etihad Airways and Norwegian among 60 carriers serving the golden state

Californian air travel market now almost as big as Spain; Etihad Airways and Norwegian among 60 carriers serving the golden state

California’s airports handled over 180 million passengers in 2013, and it has two airports among the world’s top 25. We reveal which are the leading airlines in the state and which are the leading destinations from the state’s airports. Plus we reveal which carriers have entered (and left) the market.

Alaska Airlines strengthens its domestic network with six new routes

Alaska Airlines strengthens its domestic network with six new routes

Alaska Airlines commences six domestic routes, five being launched from Salt Lake City, UT, while the last one was inaugurated from Seattle-Tacoma, WA.

Alaska Airlines targets Delta’s Salt Lake City hub after Delta’s short-haul expansion in Seattle-Tacoma

Alaska Airlines targets Delta’s Salt Lake City hub after Delta’s short-haul expansion in Seattle-Tacoma

Alaska Airlines is currently the second most profitable US airline (by operating margin) after Allegiant Air, but its key Seattle-Tacoma hub is coming under increasing pressure from Delta Air Lines which wants to use the airport as an Asian gateway. We take a closer look at how Alaska Airlines has responded to Delta’s advances.


Allegiant Air adds six new routes to Los Angeles

Allegiant Air adds six new routes to Los Angeles

Allegiant Air links Billings, Cedar Rapids, Great Falls, Kalispell, McAllen and Pasco with LAX.

Etihad Airways adds new Swiss and US routes

Etihad Airways adds new Swiss and US routes

Etihad Airways now connects Abu Dhabi with Zurich and Los Angeles.

Norwegian adds four new routes in four days

Norwegian adds four new routes in four days

Norwegian starts four new routes from Oslo Gardermoen and Madrid to Los Angeles, CA, Oakland, CA, Orlando, FL and London Gatwick, using its 787-8s as well as 737-800s.