Articles Tagged ‘Orlando’
Southwest’s 34 dropped routes revealed (but 58 new routes and bigger 737-800s mean capacity up 3% this summer)
After our extremely popular analysis last week of which routes easyJet has dropped for this summer, this week we take a look at legendary Southwest Airlines of the US. It has dropped routes this summer from 39 airports with Orlando and Philadelphia hardest hit. But ASKs are still up 5%.
Orlando in Florida is blessed with two airports but the smaller airport suffered last year when Allegiant moved some flights to the bigger airport. Now they’re back and the airport expects traffic to grow considerably. In what year did international flights peak and what role do UK charter airlines play?
Sun Country belatedly fills void left by Allegiant at Lansing in Michigan; winter sun routes now, Washington starts April
One of America’s niche carriers has found a new focus city in Michigan. Which routes is it starting and which carriers are already there? How have passenger numbers evolved in the last 20 years at the airport?
Southwest is starting operations from not one but two airports in South Carolina from mid-March. How do the networks compare and which carriers are already present in the market? Just how high are existing fares at the airports and where does Allegiant Air fit in?
We examine capacity data for over 600 airports to see which have grown the fastest, and then identify winners in various size categories. Which airport has added most new destinations (total and international) and welcomed most new airlines?
Analysis of air fares at US airports reveals Florida airports are good value; Continental’s hubs rather expensive
The US DOT Office of Aviation Analysis publishes lots of data on fares at US airports. We take a closer look and see at which airports fares are lowest and highest in three different size categories. Huntsville, take a bow.
Washington’s downtown airport can handle almost 20 million annual passengers, but which carrier is #1. How has JetBlue managed to gain access to the slot-constrained airport and which new routes is Delta starting in the winter season? And just how much more than average do passengers pay for flights at DCA?
Ten for Tuesday: announcements from Sun Country, Kingfisher, airBaltic, bmi, Carpatair, Jin Air, Lufthansa, Mango, Spanair, and Virgin America
Which airlines have decided to start routes identified recently by anna.aero as having potential? Who’s going transatlantic with a 737-800? Which is airBaltic’s latest ‘country of the week’ and whose second international route is to Guam?
AirTran now has lower unit costs than Southwest, but has put its fleet expansion plans on hold. Which new markets has it opened in 2008/09 and which segments of its route network are growing fastest?
Orlando claims to be the fourth biggest O&D market in the US and last year traffic was down just 2.2% overall at 35.66 million passengers. International traffic has been booming thanks to the likes of jetBlue, Mexicana and TAM. But which airline is #1 and how cheap are air fares?
Florida’s airports handled 135 million passengers in 2006. Not as many as California but about the same as all of France. Miami and Orlando are among the world’s top 30 airports. Which airline transports most passengers through the region? What role do hurricanes and ‘spring break’ play, and which two new airports has Skybus ‘discovered’?