Articles Tagged ‘United’

United extends its Washington to Dubai service with a connection to Doha

United extends its Washington to Dubai service with a connection to Doha

United launches daily flights from Washington Dulles to Doha via Dubai.

The 'new' United; leading airports and routes revealed

The ‘new’ United; leading airports and routes revealed

The Continental name has joined America West, Eastern, Northwest, Pan-Am and TWA in the history of US aviation. So now that the merged airline has a single reservation system what sort of network does United have? We reveal the leading airports (by flights and ASKs) and look at the biggest routes (as measured by ASKs).

United launches new route from Los Angeles to Durango in Mexico

United launches new route from Los Angeles to Durango in Mexico

United now flies between Los Angeles, California and Durango in Mexico.


United adds two seasonal routes to Mammoth Yosemite

United adds two seasonal routes to Mammoth Yosemite

United links Mammoth Yosemite Airport to San Diego (daily) and Santa Ana (four-times weekly) during winter season using SkyWest CRJ700s.

US Airways bucks GUS4 trend with 3.1% growth in November

US Airways bucks GUS4 trend with 3.1% growth in November

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 […]

Continental links oil hubs of Houston, Texas and Lagos, Nigeria

Continental links oil hubs of Houston, Texas and Lagos, Nigeria

Continental starts first ever daily scheduled service between Texas and Africa. Route will be operated by 787s in the future.


Latin America only market still growing for global US carriers

Latin America only market still growing for global US carriers

Despite a sluggish economy the biggest US airlines are making money thanks to commendable and previously unheard of capacity restraint. But which smaller, niche carriers reported demand growth in October? How did load factors compare with last year? How did load factors compare with last month?

United launches new route between Houston, TX and Palm Springs, CA

United launches new route between Houston, TX and Palm Springs, CA

United Airlines, through United Express/SkyWest, now flies between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Texas and Palm Springs, California.

US international growth (+3.5) outperforms domestic growth (+2.1%) so far in 2011; Korean Air ups capacity 26%

US international growth (+3.5) outperforms domestic growth (+2.1%) so far in 2011; Korean Air ups capacity 26%

The US international market is growing faster than the domestic market, but which are the leading country markets and how much have they grown during the last year? Which are the leading airlines in this market and how many have cut international capacity compared with last year?


Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines report double-digit RPM growth in September; Delta grows 14% in Latin America

Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines report double-digit RPM growth in September; Delta grows 14% in Latin America

No great surprises among US airlines’ traffic data for September. But which carriers have seen a fall in RPM and which have seen a drop in their load factor? How do the remaining ‘Big 4′ compare across different geographic segments in September?

United Airlines launches new route from San Francisco to Oklahoma City

United Airlines launches new route from San Francisco to Oklahoma City

United Express now flies from San Francisco to Oklahoma City, complementing its five other routes to Will Rogers World Airport.

Oklahoma City welcomes new United San Francisco service

Oklahoma City welcomes new United San Francisco service

Which famous person is Oklahoma City’s airport named after and how has traffic developed at the airport during the last decade? Which services has it gained and lost during the last two years? And how do air fares at the airport compare with the national average since 2008?