Articles Tagged ‘MCO’

Southwest Airlines expands Texas' Dallas Love Field Airport seat capacity by 38% in S15 thanks to repeal of Wright Amendment

Southwest Airlines expands Texas’ Dallas Love Field Airport seat capacity by 38% in S15 thanks to repeal of Wright Amendment

Southwest Airlines has added 34 new routes from Dallas Love Field over the past year, resulting in the airline increasing capacity from the airport by 38%. anna.aero looks into this expansion, and also which markets have been trimmed following the repeal of the Wright Amendment.

Spirit Airlines reports passenger growth of 23% in H1; network grows from 133 to 170 routes, but Cleveland is only new airport

Spirit Airlines reports passenger growth of 23% in H1; network grows from 133 to 170 routes, but Cleveland is only new airport

Spirit Airlines is growing rapidly, and profitably. We reveal the US ULCC’s top 15 airports this summer and how quickly they are growing. Plus the airline’s #1 route and which new routes are still to start in 2015.

Thomas Cook Airlines launches long-haul from London Stansted

Thomas Cook Airlines launches long-haul from London Stansted

Thomas Cook Airlines begins seasonal flights to Orlando and Las Vegas in US, as well as Cancún in Mexico from London Stansted.


Cork Airport announces direct link to London City with CityJet

Cork Airport announces direct link to London City with CityJet

In this week’s Network Planning and Community News, Birmingham Airport welcomes the arrival of Hainan Airlines’ first charter flight from Beijing, while Ryanair announces base #74 in Gothenburg. More news from Boston, Bristol, Düsseldorf, Madrid, Montreal, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Prague airports.

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Not only did Hong Kong Airport win the last Arch of Triumph weekly battle, but its score of 36.7 saw it swoop into joint second place overall with Portland in the 2015 competition. Meanwhile, 27 (yes that’s 27) airports from across the world are aiming to topple Hong Kong from that spot this week.

Virgin Atlantic Airways brings US service to Belfast International

Virgin Atlantic Airways brings US service to Belfast International

Virgin Atlantic Airways begins weekly 747-400 flights between the Northern Ireland capital and Orlando in Florida.


Košice Airport kings parade in all their FTWA glory

Košice Airport kings parade in all their FTWA glory

Following their table-topping FTWA last week, it is not surprising that the Slovakian firefighters couldn’t wait to get their hands on the certificate and get in front of the camera. Meanwhile, nine airports from across the world tussle over this week’s award.

TAM Airlines launches destination number two from Orlando

TAM Airlines launches destination number two from Orlando

TAM Airlines begins a new daily service between Brasilia and Orlando, using the carrier’s 767-300s.

Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma (which hosts ACI-NA’s JumpStart® Air Service Development Conference in June) handled 37.5 million passengers last year. With a total of 22 airlines serving the airport, anna.aero takes a closer look at the aggressive competition between Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines and reveals how dominant the local carrier is this May.


5th US ANNIES honours Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Allegiant Air; Azul Airlines does it for the little guys!

5th US ANNIES honours Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Allegiant Air; Azul Airlines does it for the little guys!

Four airlines have won prizes in the 2015 US ANNIES, with Allegiant Air adding to its trophy cabinet a win in the prestigious “Airline with the biggest increase in the number of US airports in its network” category. Other winners are Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and Azul Airlines.

Norwegian expands with five new Spanish routes and one Transatlantic

Norwegian expands with five new Spanish routes and one Transatlantic

Norwegian expands its network with new links from London Gatwick, Madrid and Malaga.

Norwegian expands with four new links

Norwegian expands with four new links

Norwegian now links Copenhagen to Orlando, Madrid to Birmingham and Nice, as well as Malaga to Birmingham.