Articles Tagged ‘MSY’

Return to normal – anna.aero judges back in charge of Arch of Triumph competition

Return to normal – anna.aero judges back in charge of Arch of Triumph competition

After a frenzy of FTWA activity at the start of W17/18, its back to normal this week, with the anna.aero judges doing the scoring rather than letting the public decide which airport has constructed this week’s best Arch of Triumph. We all feel a bit safer now don’t we…without the public involved.

Spirit Airlines sets up 12 new airport pairs

Spirit Airlines sets up 12 new airport pairs

Spirit Airlines begins operations on 12 domestic and international routes – all face direct competition.

Frontier Airlines launches 30 new routes in two days

Frontier Airlines launches 30 new routes in two days

Frontier Airlines starts seven routes from focus city Miami along with another 23 launches across the US.


Condor makes connections to two more US cities

Condor makes connections to two more US cities

Condor goes Greek from Munich, as well as adding New Orleans and Las Vegas.

Las Vegas is second biggest airport for Spirit Airlines; 21 destinations served this summer; going head-to-head with Southwest on 15 of them

Las Vegas is second biggest airport for Spirit Airlines; 21 destinations served this summer; going head-to-head with Southwest on 15 of them

Since the summer of 2010 Spirit Airlines has launched 21 routes from Las Vegas and dropped just two. We reveal the airline’s growth at the airport and a snapshot of one-way ‘bare’ fares for the week ahead from the Nevada airport.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part I – choose the winner from the 26 baked beauties from the start of S17

Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part I – choose the winner from the 26 baked beauties from the start of S17

The rules in the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I are very strict: you have to get as many votes as you can to win! How you get these votes is of little concern to us, as long as it is legal (or you don’t get caught). Get everyone in your airport/airline to […]


British Airways adds New Orleans to network

British Airways adds New Orleans to network

British Airways starts US destination #21 from its London Heathrow hub.

Allegiant Air hits 1.8 million passengers from St. Pete-Clearwater; route count grows from 12 to 53 in 10 years; airline's third largest base

Allegiant Air hits 1.8 million passengers from St. Pete-Clearwater; route count grows from 12 to 53 in 10 years; airline’s third largest base

Allegiant Air carried 1.8 million passengers from St. Pete-Clearwater in 2016, up approximately 15% when compared to 2015. The airport is the airline’s third largest base behind Orlando Sanford and Las Vegas, with it occupying 8.0% of the carrier’s seat capacity last year. We take a closer look at the airline’s history at the Floridan […]

Over 50 new services added between Europe and US this summer; airberlin, Norwegian and WOW air adding most capacity versus S16

Over 50 new services added between Europe and US this summer; airberlin, Norwegian and WOW air adding most capacity versus S16

The Europe to US market will see capacity grow by 6% this summer thanks to the addition of over 50 new services. We reveal the leading players in the market and how quickly they are growing, plus which US airport will welcome back European flights for the first time since the 80s.


Allegiant Air kick-starts 2017 route expansion with 11 new sectors

Allegiant Air kick-starts 2017 route expansion with 11 new sectors

Allegiant Air launches 11 US domestic routes – welcomes Cleveland to its network. 

Frankfurt Airport should just make 60m passengers this year; Lufthansa still #1 but falling

Frankfurt Airport should just make 60m passengers this year; Lufthansa still #1 but falling

Frankfurt Airport’s growth has slowed down of late, while others around them like Amsterdam have continued to pile-up the high monthly traffic increases. We look at the hub’s passenger figures, its biggest carriers (any guesses?), routes and country markets to understand what is happening inside Germany’s busiest airport .

Akron-Canton Airport celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch victory

Akron-Canton Airport celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch victory

Akron-Canton delivered North America’s third win of 2016, joining the likes of Denver and Kelowna with weekly wins in the Arch of Triumph battle. With 50% of this week’s six entries, North America may just provide back-to-back wins.