Articles Tagged ‘RDU’

Allegiant Air accelerates growth with 19 new connections

Allegiant Air accelerates growth with 19 new connections

Allegiant Air begin 19 US domestic routes – five to face direct competition. 

Southwest Airlines now handling over 17 million passengers from Baltimore/Washington; only 3.7% of traffic flies on non-US routes

Southwest Airlines now handling over 17 million passengers from Baltimore/Washington; only 3.7% of traffic flies on non-US routes

Baltimore/Washington is Southwest Airlines’ second largest hub, and in 2016 the carrier handled over 17 million passengers from the US East Coast airport. anna.aero takes a closer look at how traffic has developed with the carrier in recent years, and analyses the performance of its international routes. 

Frontier Airlines' route droppings revealed; 23 airport pairs no longer served with O'Hare and Atlanta seeing biggest changes

Frontier Airlines’ route droppings revealed; 23 airport pairs no longer served with O’Hare and Atlanta seeing biggest changes

We love to see airlines celebrate route launches, but route droppings are also a fact of life, though less publicised. In a week that has seen US ULCC Frontier Airlines launch a significant 30 routes, we got our data elves to rummage through its schedule data to see what routes the airline has said goodbye […]


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.

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. 

Primera Air gears up to join the low-cost transatlantic market – anna.aero analyses the demand behind the carrier's new venture

Primera Air gears up to join the low-cost transatlantic market – anna.aero analyses the demand behind the carrier’s new venture

Primera Air recently confirmed that from S18 it will enter the low-cost long-haul sector across the Atlantic, with the carrier planning six new routes from bases at Birmingham, London Stansted and Paris CDG to Boston and New York Newark. We check the numbers to determine if the airline’s new venture is viable.  


Airport winners of US ANNIES 2017 revealed; airports in California and Florida star

Airport winners of US ANNIES 2017 revealed; airports in California and Florida star

Last week we looked at which airlines were the most dynamic in the US market. This week we have seven US ANNIES awards for airports, four for growth and three for network/carrier development. We even have a tie in one category as seven different airports claim victory.

Delta Air Lines expands from North Carolina, Washington and Virginia

Delta Air Lines expands from North Carolina, Washington and Virginia

Delta Air Lines begins new routes from Raleigh-Durham, Seattle-Tacoma and Washington Reagan.  

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.


American Airlines fastest growing carrier at Columbus; 41% of traffic in first half of 2016 flown by Southwest Airlines; Frontier Airlines returns

American Airlines fastest growing carrier at Columbus; 41% of traffic in first half of 2016 flown by Southwest Airlines; Frontier Airlines returns

In 2015 Columbus’ John Glenn Airport welcomed 6.76 million passengers, up 6.7% when compared to the figure of 2014. However for the first six months of this year traffic is down 0.4%. We take a closer look at passenger volumes, and see how Columbus has coped as a result of North America’s airline mergers.

Delta Air Lines links Raleigh-Durham to Washington Reagan

Delta Air Lines links Raleigh-Durham to Washington Reagan

Delta Air Lines begins flights between the two airports – already linked by American Airlines.

North America gets first Arch of Triumph victory with mile-high FTWA

North America gets first Arch of Triumph victory with mile-high FTWA

At the 26th attempt this year, a North American airport has secured its first win of 2016 in the Arch of Triumph competition. Find out the scores of the other nine airports which were soundly beaten this week.