Articles Tagged ‘ORD’

Frankfurt with almost 300 destinations and Paris CDG with over 100 airlines lead global analysis of airport operations in S17

Frankfurt with almost 300 destinations and Paris CDG with over 100 airlines lead global analysis of airport operations in S17

We reveal the top 15 airports in S17 as measured by most destinations served non-stop, most country markets served and most airlines welcomed. Not surprisingly some airports appear in all three categories, but can you guess which ones?

Seat capacity to Jamaica grows by 3.3% in 2016; capacity at Kingston and Montego Bay down 6.3% when compared to a decade ago

Seat capacity to Jamaica grows by 3.3% in 2016; capacity at Kingston and Montego Bay down 6.3% when compared to a decade ago

Situated in the Caribbean, Jamaica is the third largest island in the region, with over 2.9 million inhabitants. A majority of traffic goes through Montego Bay and Kingston. We take a closer look at how capacity has grown from the island, and who the leading carriers are. 

Over 80 new routes between North America and Europe launched since S12; North America to Asia routes up by 50% in same period

Over 80 new routes between North America and Europe launched since S12; North America to Asia routes up by 50% in same period

Our analysis reveals that 50 airports in North America have non-stop flights to Europe this summer, while 24 have non-stop service to Asia. We reveal which airports have gained the most new routes in these two markets since S12, and which airports have attained their first connections.


Royal Jordanian cuts weekly seats by 5.5%; double-digit capacity growth to Heathrow and Bangkok

Royal Jordanian cuts weekly seats by 5.5%; double-digit capacity growth to Heathrow and Bangkok

Like many small- and medium-sized national carriers around the world, Royal Jordanian seems to stagger from one period of navel-gazing to the next, not really seeming to know its role in the industry. We investigate the oneworld carrier’s progress (or lack of) over the last decade, as well as its biggest airports and country markets.

United Airlines links the Windy City to Key West

United Airlines links the Windy City to Key West

United Airlines launches weekly flight between Chicago O’Hare and Key West. 

Endeavor Air has 124 aircraft serving 105 airports; hubs at Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit and New York's JFK and LaGuardia airports

Endeavor Air has 124 aircraft serving 105 airports; hubs at Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit and New York’s JFK and LaGuardia airports

Endeavor Air, formerly known as Pinnacle Airlines, flies under the Delta Connection banner for Delta Air Lines. Its four hubs account for nearly 44% of its weekly departing seat capacity this winter. We take a closer look at the US regional airline to learn more about its operations.


Sofia-Chicago is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 95,000 annual searches; American Airlines' next O'Hare service??

Sofia-Chicago is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 95,000 annual searches; American Airlines’ next O’Hare service??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 95,000 potential travellers searched Skyscanner for flights between Sofia and Chicago ‒ but the route is unserved!? LOT Polish Airlines currently offers the only service from Central and Eastern Europe to O’Hare – American Airlines or United Airlines should consider this route.

Interjet introduces Illinois service

Interjet introduces Illinois service

Interjet begins double-daily service to Chicago competing with three other carriers.

Air Canada in its strongest position at Vancouver in ten years; mainline operation grows 18% in 12 months; Brisbane and Delhi now served

Air Canada in its strongest position at Vancouver in ten years; mainline operation grows 18% in 12 months; Brisbane and Delhi now served

During the past year, Air Canada’s annual seat capacity from its second largest airport operation has risen by 18%. We take a closer look at Air Canada’s expansion from the British Columbia airport during the past decade, and to see how its Jazz and Rouge operations have also played an important part in its growth.


Tenerife North wins Part I ‒ vote for the best of 16 W16/17 Fire Truck Water Arches Part II – get voting now

Tenerife North wins Part I ‒ vote for the best of 16 W16/17 Fire Truck Water Arches Part II – get voting now

With 35%, 15% more than the second placed airport, Tenerife North scooped Part I of the W15/16 Public Vote. Its straight onto Part II, with 16 entries from around the world, including two new cargo routes, vying for the second opportunity to convince the public to vote for their Fire Truck Water Arch.

London Stansted wins Part I ‒ Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part II – choose the winner from 16 culinary creations at the start of W16/17

London Stansted wins Part I ‒ Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part II – choose the winner from 16 culinary creations at the start of W16/17

Narrowly beating the baseball stadium created in Tampa, London Stansted secured the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I for its Atlasglobal route launch cake. 16 more entries have been received week, as more airports look to take Part II – yummy!

EVA Air expands in US with sixth destination

EVA Air expands in US with sixth destination

EVA Air starts four times weekly service between Taipei and Chicago O’Hare.