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 in Colorado?
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 Airways during 2011.
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 big thing with Texan golfers?
Southwest Airlines now flies three new routes from Southwest Florida International Airport to the northeast of US.
Southwest celebrates 30 years in Las Vegas; easyJet reaches 50 million in Switzerland; Wizz Air 2 million at Brussels Charleroi; Chinese New Year comes to Helsinki
easyJet threw a big bash with a special flight to celebrate reaching 50 million passengers in Switzerland, offering Michelin star food and entertainment. Meanwhile, there have been further celebrations in Las Vegas, at Brussels Charleroi and Helsinki Airport.
Southwest Airlines launches two winter sun routes to Florida and a ski route to Denver.
Data for November shows few major changes at US airlines. US Airways was the only GUS4 airline to grow its RPMs versus a year ago, but how quickly are the likes of Alaska Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines growing? How do load factors compare with a year ago? And how do they compare with a month ago?
California’s third busiest airport is the world’s second busiest single runway airport. How have passenger numbers develop during the last 60 years, and what’s happening in 2011? Which are the leading airlines at the airport and what new services have been launched this year? How do average domestic fares compare with other US airports?