Articles Tagged ‘Southwest Airlines’

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 […]

US airlines seeing greater traffic growth on international services in 2017; domestic expansion driven by ULCCs with Spirit Airlines leading

US airlines seeing greater traffic growth on international services in 2017; domestic expansion driven by ULCCs with Spirit Airlines leading

Between January and May this year, international passengers carried by US airlines grew by 3.3% to 43.15 million, while domestic sector traffic increased by 2.6% to over 294 million. We look to see which are the leading airlines in each sector and identify the ones growing faster than others. 

Boeing has a 46-unit advantage over Airbus in regards to deliveries for the first half of the year;  easyJet welcomes its first of 130 A320neos

Boeing has a 46-unit advantage over Airbus in regards to deliveries for the first half of the year; easyJet welcomes its first of 130 A320neos

Airbus and Boeing in June delivered 139 aircraft between them, down three units when compared to the same month of 2016. However, the results for June are much better than the 116 units delivered in May. Among the delivery highlights of June were easyJet’s first A320neo and Norwegian’s first two 737 MAX 8s. 


Rest of the World takes back-to-back wins in 2017 Arch of Triumph competition – Europe still dominates inter-regional battle

Rest of the World takes back-to-back wins in 2017 Arch of Triumph competition – Europe still dominates inter-regional battle

With minimal route launches typically taking place in August, one might have expected a dearth of FTWAs too. Not so. We have five airports from four regions of the world competing for the Week 30 title of the 2017 Arch of Triumph competition.

Southwest Airlines links Sacramento to Long Beach and Spokane

Southwest Airlines links Sacramento to Long Beach and Spokane

Southwest Airlines begins a twice-daily service to Long Beach and a daily connection to Spokane. 

Condor gives a thumbs up to its Route of the Week win

Condor gives a thumbs up to its Route of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, the host of Routes Europe 2019 is announced while Southwest Airlines celebrates 25 years of operation at Columbus. More news also from Toulouse as it begins work on its terminal extension.  


anna.aero attends JumpStart 2017; 360 new market opportunities waiting to be stimulated by US LCCs; 18 airports lose scheduled services

anna.aero attends JumpStart 2017; 360 new market opportunities waiting to be stimulated by US LCCs; 18 airports lose scheduled services

anna.aero recently attended the ACI-NA JumpStart Air Service Development Conference in Providence beween 5-7 June, continuing its 2017 World Tour of producing its world famous show daily magazines. JumpStart focuses on route development solely within North America, and before the 1,300 one-on-one meetings took place, delegates were invited to take part in the conference which looked […]

Danish delight in first-ever Arch of Triumph win

Danish delight in first-ever Arch of Triumph win

Denmark’s Copenhagen Airport is renowned for its slick B2B aviation marketing…yet it has taken until the fourth year of the Arch of Triumph competition to claim its first-ever win. A further 12 airports also sent us their offerings this week.

Southwest Airlines starts 22 services in one day

Southwest Airlines starts 22 services in one day

Southwest Airlines begins 22 routes on 4 June – only seven sectors are unique. 


Airlines celebrate their wins in the seventh annual US ANNIES

Airlines celebrate their wins in the seventh annual US ANNIES

For a seventh year running, airlines across the US have been celebrating their wins in the anna.aero US ANNIES. Take a closer look to see which airlines have been celebrating this week in Part I of the awards, with the airport winners to be revealed next week in Part II. 

Airbus and Boeing match on single-aisle unit deliveries in March; US manufacturer outshines European counterpart in wide-body market

Airbus and Boeing match on single-aisle unit deliveries in March; US manufacturer outshines European counterpart in wide-body market

Having delivered 100 aircraft in February, Airbus and Boeing upped their games in March by handing over 136 aircraft, an improvement rate of 36% when compared to the month before. While both manufacturers matched single-aisle unit deliveries in March, Boeing handed over 12 more wide-body variants, therefore increasing its lead in the 2017 delivery race […]

Oakland welcomes rapid growth in transatlantic traffic as Norwegian and IAG get feisty; Southwest still #1 with 70% of seats and 30 routes

Oakland welcomes rapid growth in transatlantic traffic as Norwegian and IAG get feisty; Southwest still #1 with 70% of seats and 30 routes

Oakland International Airport is conveniently located to serve San Francisco as well as Oakland. We look at the airport’s developments since 1990, the growth in destinations served, the leading airlines and most popular routes.