Articles Tagged ‘LGA’

Southwest Airlines closing in on 15 million passengers at Phoenix; 290,000 extra seats added in S18; LaGuardia first new route in two years

Southwest Airlines closing in on 15 million passengers at Phoenix; 290,000 extra seats added in S18; LaGuardia first new route in two years

Southwest Airlines is the second largest carrier at Phoenix after American Airlines, with it transporting 34% of passengers from the airport in 2017. Despite not launching a new route for two years, the carrier has increased its annual passenger throughput by 800,000 since 2015. Jonathan Ford explores further.  

American Airlines strengthens domestic connections

American Airlines strengthens domestic connections

American Airlines adds six new domestic routes from five bases – two routes face no competition. 

Spirit Airlines now pushes six million passengers from Fort Lauderdale, its largest airport; 39 of 53 routes flown at least daily this summer

Spirit Airlines now pushes six million passengers from Fort Lauderdale, its largest airport; 39 of 53 routes flown at least daily this summer

Spirit Airlines is one of the leading carriers at Fort Lauderdale, carrying 6.31 million passengers from the Floridian city in 2017. This year the airline will add six new routes from its biggest base, however one destination appears to have not performed as expected. Jonathan Ford tells more on recent developments.


US regional airports accounted for 19% of seats in 2017; ULCCs report greatest growth; Pittsburgh and Cleveland are on the up

US regional airports accounted for 19% of seats in 2017; ULCCs report greatest growth; Pittsburgh and Cleveland are on the up

With much of the recent talk in US route development surrounding the topic of secondary cities gaining transatlantic service, anna.aero has decided to see what the trends are at the nation’s regional airports, ranging from passenger traffic gains to last year’s seat capacity increases.    

Washington's big three handling 10 million more passengers than in 2008; Southwest presides over capital; Atlanta leading destination

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.

USB3 hubs in 2017 – American Airlines chops, Delta Air Lines stagnates, United Airlines...is doing O.K.

USB3 hubs in 2017 – American Airlines chops, Delta Air Lines stagnates, United Airlines…is doing O.K.

It has certainly being an interesting year for the USB3 – American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines – in terms of marketing and public image, passenger experience and 747 farewells, so we decided to compare the airlines’ hub growth to see which airports are the winners and losers.  


St. Petersburg-New York is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 380,000 searches; Aeroflot to resume operations??

St. Petersburg-New York is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 380,000 searches; Aeroflot to resume operations??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months around 380,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between St.Petersburg and New York ‒ but the route is unserved!? Aeroflot flew the city pair until 2003, surely now the time is ripe for it to take another bite of the […]

New York's big three handling 20 million more passengers than in 2007; Newark passes 40 million mark; Chicago leading destination

New York’s big three handling 20 million more passengers than in 2007; Newark passes 40 million mark; Chicago leading destination

New York’s JFK, Newark and LaGuardia airports handled over 129 million passengers in 2016, up 18% when compared to a decade ago. We take a closer look into the city that never sleeps to see how this growth has been distributed, and discover what New York’s leading unserved destinations are.  

Southwest Airlines starts 22 services in one day

Southwest Airlines starts 22 services in one day

Southwest Airlines begins 22 routes on 4 June – only seven sectors are unique. 


Frontier Airlines grows domestic network with seven more routes

Frontier Airlines grows domestic network with seven more routes

Frontier Airlines adds to its Austin, Chicago O’Hare, Cincinnati and Cleveland networks.

Trans States Airlines has 53 aircraft; flies for United Airlines and American Airlines; Washington Dulles and Denver top hubs

Trans States Airlines has 53 aircraft; flies for United Airlines and American Airlines; Washington Dulles and Denver top hubs

Trans States Airlines is a carrier owned by Trans States Holdings, operating flights for United Express and American Eagle from six hubs across the US on its fleet of 53 ERJ 145s. Operating 1,000 weekly flights this summer, anna.aero looks into the carrier’s top airports and routes. 

Toronto Pearson sees 9.4 million more passengers a year than in 2012; handles 35% of Canadian traffic; Air Canada grows market share

Toronto Pearson sees 9.4 million more passengers a year than in 2012; handles 35% of Canadian traffic; Air Canada grows market share

Serving the most populous city in Canada, Toronto Pearson welcomed 44.3 million passengers in 2016, up 8.0% on the year before. Handling about 35% of all traffic in Canada, Pearson has seen demand increase year-on-year in recent times. We take a closer look at traffic and route developments from Canada’s largest airport.