Articles Tagged ‘US Airways’

Portland Airport grew by 5.9% in 2014; Icelandair arrives from Reykjavik/Keflavik

Portland Airport grew by 5.9% in 2014; Icelandair arrives from Reykjavik/Keflavik

Located south of the Columbia River in Multnomah County, Portland Airport is classified as the 29th busiest airport in the US, having handled around 16 million passengers in 2014. With Icelandair touching down for the first time at the airport on 19 May (attended by anna.aero’s Chief Analyst, Ralph Anker), we take a closer look […]

American Airlines grows by 4.8% at Dallas/Fort Worth in 2014; 185 destinations served this May

American Airlines grows by 4.8% at Dallas/Fort Worth in 2014; 185 destinations served this May

anna.aero undertakes an in-depth analysis of exactly what are the top 12 routes flown by the world’s biggest carrier – American Airlines – from its busiest operational base in terms of weekly seat capacity this May – Dallas/Fort Worth Airport.

Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma (which hosts ACI-NA’s JumpStart® Air Service Development Conference in June) handled 37.5 million passengers last year. With a total of 22 airlines serving the airport, anna.aero takes a closer look at the aggressive competition between Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines and reveals how dominant the local carrier is this May.


Dallas Love Field takes two awards in fifth US ANNIES; Savannah/Hilton Head joins growth party

Dallas Love Field takes two awards in fifth US ANNIES; Savannah/Hilton Head joins growth party

More eagerly awaited by the world’s airport and airline industry than the Skytrax awards, are anna.aero’s US ANNIES prizes! The awards are back for their fifth outing, with awards for seven airports that have achieved notable route and traffic-related success in the US over the past 12 months.

Record February for Airbus and Boeing; Spring Airlines receives its 50th A320

Record February for Airbus and Boeing; Spring Airlines receives its 50th A320

While Spring Airlines received its 50th A320 from Airbus, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2015 delivery race by 31 units already. However, February goes down in history as the busiest second month of the year since anna.aero started monitoring aircraft […]

Record January for Airbus & Boeing; 76% of deliveries are single-aisles

Record January for Airbus & Boeing; 76% of deliveries are single-aisles

Following a busy December, both Airbus and Boeing delivered significantly fewer aircraft in the first month of the year. However, January 2015 goes down in history as the busiest beginning to a year since anna.aero started monitoring aircraft deliveries in 2008.


Sao Paulo Guarulhos reports 9.9% traffic growth in 2014

Sao Paulo Guarulhos reports 9.9% traffic growth in 2014

The busiest gateway to Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport handled close to 40 million passengers in 2014 (a new record high). With a total of 40 airlines flying to 91 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant TAM Airlines is this March.

New Orleans Airport reports a new record high for the first time since Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans Airport reports a new record high for the first time since Hurricane Katrina

The 37th busiest airport in the US, New Orleans handled a new record high of 9.8 million passengers in 2014, growing by 6.2%. With a total of 10 airlines operating to 40 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Southwest Airlines is this February.

Revealed: which US airlines flexed their flight programme most over Thanksgiving; Allegiant Air and Delta Air Lines top our charts

Revealed: which US airlines flexed their flight programme most over Thanksgiving; Allegiant Air and Delta Air Lines top our charts

Airline schedulers are getting smarter, especially in the US, when it comes to matching supply and demand. We analyse how the 13 biggest US airlines responded to Thanksgiving this year in terms of network adjustments.


Hawaiian Airlines grows by 4.8% in 2013; regional subsidiary launched in March

Hawaiian Airlines grows by 4.8% in 2013; regional subsidiary launched in March

Founded on 30 January 1929 as Inter-Island Airways to provide short sightseeing flights over O’ahu, Hawaiian Airlines has grown rapidly beyond these borders, offering flights to a total of 28 destinations this December. As the airline has recently added its second route to San Francisco, anna.aero looks at Hawaiian Airlines’ top markets by weekly capacity.

ASKs between Middle East and US increase by 35%; nine new routes started in last 12 months

ASKs between Middle East and US increase by 35%; nine new routes started in last 12 months

By the end of 2014, Etihad Airways will have added three new US routes to its network, including San Francisco this week, complementing the seven already started over the last 12 months from the Middle East region. anna.aero investigates just how much of the growth between these regions is being delivered by the MEB3.

30-Second Interview – Neil Pakey, CEO, Shannon Airport

30-Second Interview – Neil Pakey, CEO, Shannon Airport

18 months into his new role as CEO at Shannon Airport in Ireland, industry veteran Neil Pakey has made an impact already, turning around the airport’s red financial and passenger volume numbers. anna.aero’s Ian Hill grabs a Guinness and a chat with the man at the helm of Ireland’s #3 airport.