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?
Allegiant starts five new routes to Florida (Fort Lauderdale and Orlando), three to Nevada (Las Vegas) and one to California (Los Angeles).
American launches Los Angeles – Fort Lauderdale transcontinental route against JetBlue, Spirit and Virgin America.
American Airlines reports falling domestic demand; growing internationally especially in Pacific markets
American Airlines may finally have succumbed to sales pressure from Toulouse but how has its global network been developing this year? How have things changed in the last 15 years? How many non-US airports are in its top 12 for weekly ASKs? And which new international routes has the carrier launched this year?
Delta Air Lines now flies from Los Angeles, California to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Volaris now serves both Los Angeles and Las Vegas daily from Mexico City.
Delta Air Lines now competes with Southwest Airlines on the intra-California route between Los Angeles and Oakland.