Articles Tagged ‘Southwest’

Southwest Airlines now serving almost 100 airports; biggest growth this summer at Dallas Love Field and Denver

Southwest Airlines now serving almost 100 airports; biggest growth this summer at Dallas Love Field and Denver

Of Southwest Airlines’ top 10 airports in 2006, eight are still in its top 10 in 2015. We reveal which two airports are new and which have dropped out as well as highlighting the airports with the biggest increases in Southwest services this summer.

Southwest Airlines expands Texas' Dallas Love Field Airport seat capacity by 38% in S15 thanks to repeal of Wright Amendment

Southwest Airlines expands Texas’ Dallas Love Field Airport seat capacity by 38% in S15 thanks to repeal of Wright Amendment

Southwest Airlines has added 34 new routes from Dallas Love Field over the past year, resulting in the airline increasing capacity from the airport by 38%. anna.aero looks into this expansion, and also which markets have been trimmed following the repeal of the Wright Amendment.

19,822 vote in Cake of the Week as anna.aero readership surges past monthly 90,000; Southwest Airlines Tampa to Memphis wins!!!

19,822 vote in Cake of the Week as anna.aero readership surges past monthly 90,000; Southwest Airlines Tampa to Memphis wins!!!

A massive 7,708 voted for Southwest Airlines’ Tampa to Memphis Elvis cake in the anna.aero Cake of the Week contest (Online Vote 2013/14 Winter Season Part II).


World LCC route launches: Ryanair +200; over half of Indonesia AirAsia’s network new; Interjet drops no routes

World LCC route launches: Ryanair +200; over half of Indonesia AirAsia’s network new; Interjet drops no routes

It’s time for anna.aero’s annual network analysis of 32 of the world’s biggest LCCs to see which have started (and stopped) the most routes in the last 12 months. Ryanair retains the number one position in two categories, and every LCC analysed (except one) dropped at least one route in the last 12 months.

Southwest Airlines arrives in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Southwest Airlines arrives in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Southwest Airlines replaced AirTran Airways on two routes from Grand Rapids Gerald R Ford Airport in Michigan and adds new services to Denver and St Louis.

Memphis Airport: AirTran Airways/Southwest Airlines touch down in the land of the Delta Blues

Memphis Airport: AirTran Airways/Southwest Airlines touch down in the land of the Delta Blues

Marc Cohn once sang about “Walking in Memphis”, but Delta Air Lines is choosing to walk away from the city, that was once Northwest’s third biggest hub. It will still serve almost 30 destinations and have 60% of the market, but AirTran Airways has started three new routes that will be taken over by Southwest […]


Houston Hobby more dynamic than its larger counterpart, Houston Intercontinental

Houston Hobby more dynamic than its larger counterpart, Houston Intercontinental

With Houston Hobby showing better performance than the city’s main airport, it is no surprise that Southwest Airlines is preparing to launching its first international services there within the next three years.

Southwest lands in Wichita with three new routes

Southwest lands in Wichita with three new routes

Southwest Airlines has launched six new routes including three at Wichita Airport to Chicago Midway Airport, Dallas Love Field Airport and Las Vegas Airport.

Southwest’s 34 dropped routes revealed (but 58 new routes and bigger 737-800s mean capacity up 3% this summer)

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%.


Charlotte passes 40 million milestone, welcomes Southwest, and US Airways services to Heathrow and Sao Paulo

Charlotte passes 40 million milestone, welcomes Southwest, and US Airways services to Heathrow and Sao Paulo

North Carolina’s Charlotte Douglas Airport is now among the 10 busiest in the US, thanks to US Airways’ continued growth. Traffic has grown by 80% in the last decade and Southwest Airlines has this week replaced AirTran Airways at the airport. Average domestic return fares of $401 currently make it among the more expensive of […]

World’s airlines already announced over 900 routes for 2013; Barcelona Airport #1 in the world for new services

World’s airlines already announced over 900 routes for 2013; Barcelona Airport #1 in the world for new services

Despite the global economic malaise, 2012 was a record-breaking year for route development. In 2013, Ryanair and Southwest are amongst the airline “usual suspects” with the most additional services on their respective new routes list.

Southwest Airlines launches five new routes

Southwest Airlines launches five new routes

Southwest Airlines now flies five new routes from Atlanta, Chicago Midway, Las Vegas and Washington National.