Articles Tagged ‘YWG’

Kelowna was Canada's fastest growing major airport during H1 2017; top airports handled an extra 3.8 million passengers

Kelowna was Canada’s fastest growing major airport during H1 2017; top airports handled an extra 3.8 million passengers

Between January and June this year, Canada’s top airports transported over 61.9 million passengers, up 6.6% when compared to the same period of 2016. We look to see how each airport has developed during the first half of 2017, and where the majority of growth is taking place.

WestJet brings international title to Phoenix-Mesa

WestJet brings international title to Phoenix-Mesa

WestJet begins the only international flights to Phoenix-Mesa from Calgary and Edmonton. 

Endeavor Air has 124 aircraft serving 105 airports; hubs at Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit and New York's JFK and LaGuardia airports

Endeavor Air has 124 aircraft serving 105 airports; hubs at Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit and New York’s JFK and LaGuardia airports

Endeavor Air, formerly known as Pinnacle Airlines, flies under the Delta Connection banner for Delta Air Lines. Its four hubs account for nearly 44% of its weekly departing seat capacity this winter. We take a closer look at the US regional airline to learn more about its operations.


Canadian airports see traffic growth of just under 5% so far in 2016; NewLeaf is newest domestic airline as WestJet’s UK services launch

Canadian airports see traffic growth of just under 5% so far in 2016; NewLeaf is newest domestic airline as WestJet’s UK services launch

We look at how Canada’s busiest airports are developing in 2016. Which airports are growing fastest and which are shrinking? Plus an analysis of the growth by geographic markets for the country’s biggest airport.

NewLeaf adds a further 11 Canadian domestic routes

NewLeaf adds a further 11 Canadian domestic routes

NewLeaf adds routes from Hamilton, Kelowna, Edmonton, Kamloops and Winnipeg – now serves 11 Canadian destinations.

NewLeaf begins serving 11 Canadian airports; will face competition from WestJet on four routes; bases at Hamilton, Kelowna and Winnipeg

NewLeaf begins serving 11 Canadian airports; will face competition from WestJet on four routes; bases at Hamilton, Kelowna and Winnipeg

Last week witnessed Canada’s newest airline, ULCC NewLeaf, take to the skies, with it launching domestic routes from 11 airports, with its main focus of operation being at Hamilton, Kelowna and Winnipeg airports. anna.aero takes a look at the airline’s current schedule, with the airline seemingly following the style of a certain ULCC across the […]


Five airports across three continents vie for Week 27 victory

Five airports across three continents vie for Week 27 victory

So far during 2016, anna.aero’s judges have received 229 FTWAs, with five being entered this week from airports in Asia, Europe and North America. With mid-season now here, and airlines preparing for their winter season launches, the world’s airports should now have a measure of what to do to make an impression – scoring more […]

NewLeaf takes to the skies of Canada

NewLeaf takes to the skies of Canada

New Canadian LCC NewLeaf takes flight on its first two services from Hamilton and Kelowna to Winnipeg.

WestJet strengthens domestic network

WestJet strengthens domestic network

WestJet adds domestic links from Calgary, Halifax, Toronto Pearson and Vancouver – also links Pearson to Los Angeles.


anna.aero joins WestJet in celebrating first flight from London Gatwick to St. John’s in Newfoundland

anna.aero joins WestJet in celebrating first flight from London Gatwick to St. John’s in Newfoundland

Regardless of paying for his own flight, anna.aero’s very own Canadaphile Ralph Anker still flew on WestJet’s first 737-700 service from London Gatwick to St. John’s, along with 47 other passengers.

WestJet says ‘London calling’

WestJet says ‘London calling’

WestJet begins services to London Gatwick from six points in Canada – three routes already served by Air Transat.

WestJet helps stimulate UK-Canada seat capacity by 20% this summer; passenger numbers peaked in 2007 at 3.9 million

WestJet helps stimulate UK-Canada seat capacity by 20% this summer; passenger numbers peaked in 2007 at 3.9 million

Can the UK-Canada market be stimulated by an LCC? WestJet hopes so as it launches six new routes to the UK, contributing to a big increase in seat capacity for this summer. We look at traffic trends since 1994 and exchange rates.