Articles Tagged ‘Southwest’
Baltimore/Washington welcomes Spirit Airlines and Condor in 2012; Southwest/AirTran share 71% of traffic in 2011
BWI handled a record 22.4 million passengers last year and ranks 23rd among US airports. But how has traffic developed since 1970, which are the leading carriers and routes, and how do domestic air fares compare with elsewhere in the US?
Southwest heading for 50% of seat capacity at Lambert-St. Louis as LaGuardia and San Antonio are added to network
St. Louis has had TWA, American and now Southwest as its ‘home’ carrier. But just how dominant has Southwest become at the city famous for its magnificent arch, and which two city destinations generate the most competition? How do domestic fares compare with other US airports?
Southwest Airlines has begun operating six new routes from its base airports in Chicago, Atlanta, Nashville and St Louis.
The gap between Airbus and Boeing remains to the advantage of the American air framer in June. But which start-up airline launched last week with an all-A320 fleet delivered in June? How many 787s did ANA receive last month? And by how many single-aisle frames does Airbus lead over Boeing?
Southwest Airlines now flies from Austin, Texas to the US capital’s Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
Southwest starts daily transcontinental flights between Atlanta and Los Angeles to complement AirTran’s existing four daily flights.
Southwest now links Chicago Midway and Oklahoma City, and Houston Hobby and Seattle-Tacoma.
AirTran now flies between Fort Lauderdale, Florida and San Juan, Puerto Rico as well as from San Antonio and Austin in Texas to Mexico.
Colorado gets new non-stop link to Iceland while United plans Tokyo flights with 787s from Denver starting in 2013
Colorado’s Denver airport set a traffic record in 2011 but dropped a place in the world rankings, who to? Which are Denver’s best served and busiest routes and how do fares compare on Frontier and Southwest where they compete? Which new routes have started in the last 18 months and what other airports are there […]
Southwest complements existing AirTran services to Las Vegas and Phoenix from Atlanta.
Most of Southwest’s airports will see little difference this year compared to 2011 but which airports will see the greatest change in terms of weekly departures? We take a closer look at the five routes the airline has dropped from Philadelphia and how Southwest’s load factors and fares compared with those of its rival US […]
With two of South Carolina’s airports having been among the winners of our US ANNIE awards in 2011, a closer analysis of the state is due. Which were the two airports and how were peanuts involved? Why does what happens in New York not stay in New York? And why will Spirit be the next […]