Articles Tagged ‘US Airways’

American Airlines fastest growing carrier at Columbus; 41% of traffic in first half of 2016 flown by Southwest Airlines; Frontier Airlines returns

American Airlines fastest growing carrier at Columbus; 41% of traffic in first half of 2016 flown by Southwest Airlines; Frontier Airlines returns

In 2015 Columbus’ John Glenn Airport welcomed 6.76 million passengers, up 6.7% when compared to the figure of 2014. However for the first six months of this year traffic is down 0.4%. We take a closer look at passenger volumes, and see how Columbus has coped as a result of North America’s airline mergers.

Buffalo Niagara International gains US West Coast service; strong demand for UK & Ireland link; Canadians account for 36% of traffic

Buffalo Niagara International gains US West Coast service; strong demand for UK & Ireland link; Canadians account for 36% of traffic

Last month anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford caught up with Buffalo Airport’s Pascal Cohen, Senior Marketing Manager & Aviation Business Development. The airport has recently gained service to the US West Coast with JetBlue Airways’ Los Angeles launch, however Cohen tells Ford about how the airport is hopeful of developing a transatlantic connection.

American Airlines becomes #1 carrier in US-Mexico market while Southwest Airlines is the fastest growing

American Airlines becomes #1 carrier in US-Mexico market while Southwest Airlines is the fastest growing

American Airlines has passed United Airlines to become the number one carrier in the market between the US and Mexico. However, LCCs are growing in the country pair market at a much greater rate than full service carriers. anna.aero looks into the market expansion to see which airports have seen the greatest capacity increases, and […]


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.