Arkefly now flies to Oakland and Los Angeles in California as well as to Las Vegas from its Amsterdam Airport Schiphol base.
Southwest starts daily transcontinental flights between Atlanta and Los Angeles to complement AirTran’s existing four daily flights.
Virgin America now flies from Los Angeles and San Francisco in California to Portland, Oregon.
Frontier Airlines now flies from Colorado Springs to Los Angeles, Phoenix, Seattle and Portland.
airberlin now flies to Los Angeles from Berlin and to Las Vegas from Düsseldorf.
Transaero connects Moscow Vnukovo and Tel Aviv, and Moscow Domodedovo and Los Angeles.
Virgin America launches Los Angeles to Philadelphia flights versus US Airways, United and Delta.
United now flies between Los Angeles, California and Durango in Mexico.
America’s top 20 airports grew by 2.5% in 2011; Miami fastest-growing as Houston Bush drops from 7th to 10th
Our look at America’s 20 busiest airports in 2011 reveals which grew fastest (Miami) and which saw a drop in passenger numbers (Chicago O’Hare and Houston Bush). Which two airports swopped places among the top 20 despite both reporting growth?
Even more sunny Philadelphia: Virgin America makes PHL 17th destination; LA and SFO flights start April
Which carriers will Virgin America be competing against when it starts these routes in April? Which carrier operates one of these routes seasonally? And what do US government statistics reveal about air fares in both of these markets? We also have a selection of quotes including one from Mayor Nutter.
Virgin America’s route network; which destinations have the highest (and lowest) load factors in 2010 and 2011?
Virgin America has now been operating for over four years, but which routes from Los Angeles and San Francisco have the fewest empty seats? Which new route is performing well, and which destination appears to be lagging behind all others? And why does Hugh Jackman get a mention in our story?