Articles Tagged ‘MCO’

It's a transatlantic battle in Week 31 of the Arch of Triumph competition

It’s a transatlantic battle in Week 31 of the Arch of Triumph competition

Europe has been below par during the past few weeks in regards to its FTWA calibre, going a month without a win, with Milan Bergamo being the last airport on the continent to claim a weekly victory. With two entries this week, has Stockholm Arlanda or Prague done enough to bring back Europe’s winning form? 

Frontier Airlines slides into Long Island MacArthur

Frontier Airlines slides into Long Island MacArthur

Frontier Airlines links the New York State airport to Orlando – also starts Las Vegas to Cedar Rapids route. 

Europe goes three weeks without a win – no entries either! North America takes back-to-back victories

Europe goes three weeks without a win – no entries either! North America takes back-to-back victories

This week’s winning airport has had an unprecedented year, not because of some significant slugs of air service development, but because it has added the Arch of Triumph as the cherry on the top of those achievements. Find out which of five global airports will have something extra to celebrate this week. 


Zurich-Colombo is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ nearly 250,000 searches; SWISS' next Asian route after four-year gap??

Zurich-Colombo is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 250,000 searches; SWISS’ next Asian route after four-year gap??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 250,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Zurich and Colombo ‒ but the route is unserved!? SWISS’ last new Asian service was launched to Singapore in 2013, so surely it is overdue to start another route full of eastern […]

Frontier Airlines premiers in Providence

Frontier Airlines premiers in Providence

Frontier Airlines launches two routes to the capital of Rhode Island – also expands from Las Vegas. 

Frontier Airlines traffic grew by 76% from Orlando in 2016, with Q1 2017 passenger count up 28%; home to 18% of the airline's passengers

Frontier Airlines traffic grew by 76% from Orlando in 2016, with Q1 2017 passenger count up 28%; home to 18% of the airline’s passengers

Orlando is Frontier Airlines’ second largest airport operation, with it welcoming 2.63 million passengers with the airline in 2016. This is particularly impressive given that in 2009 only 110,000 passengers used the ULCC from Orlando. We look behind the airline’s expansion from the Floridian gateway in recent years.   


787: Living the dream with amazing new routes? (Or just another great replacement aircraft?)

787: Living the dream with amazing new routes? (Or just another great replacement aircraft?)

The 787 flew its first commercial service in October 2011, however, the first really new city pairing didn’t happen until April 2012 between Tokyo Narita and Boston with rival Japan Airlines. Since then, a further 139 exclusive, unserved new routes have been opened, with 33 more currently planned. 

Norwegian restores direct route between Paris CDG and Orlando

Norwegian restores direct route between Paris CDG and Orlando

Norwegian begins weekly service between the two airports – route last served by Air France in 2012.

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; No blues in Bucharest – Blue Air CEO loves his most new airports award

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; No blues in Bucharest – Blue Air CEO loves his most new airports award

Well the cleverest of you will have worked out the first of the four airline winners in Part II of the Euro ANNIES awards (for the slow ones – it’s Romania’s Blue Air). But will Wizz Air, Norwegian or LOT Polish Airlines secure back-to-back wins or will the awards be soon gathering dust in the trophy […]


Congratulations Krakow! Polish airport celebrates first-ever Arch of Triumph win

Congratulations Krakow! Polish airport celebrates first-ever Arch of Triumph win

At the fourth time of asking, Krakow Airport finally won its first ever Arch of Triumph award last week. The airport’s fire crew even let their CO and CEO share in their fine victory! Nine more airports battle it out for the world’s biggest airport firefighting accolade this week.

Halifax Airport passed 3.9 million passengers in 2016, its best year for growth this decade; airport to host Altitude East 2017 in September

Halifax Airport passed 3.9 million passengers in 2016, its best year for growth this decade; airport to host Altitude East 2017 in September

Halifax Airport witnessed its traffic rise by 5.6% in 2016, the airport’s best year for growth this decade. We take a closer look at the developments of this Nova Scotia airport over the past few years, with Halifax ready to host the largest and most significant forum of the year for Atlantic Canada’s airport, airline, […]

Eurowings enters three new markets

Eurowings enters three new markets

Eurowings introduces three services from three different bases – Cologne Bonn, Palma de Mallorca and Vienna.