Articles Tagged ‘YYC’

US-Canada market sees 4.0% capacity boost in 2017, Air Canada is leading carrier in S18, Toronto Pearson top origin airport

US-Canada market sees 4.0% capacity boost in 2017, Air Canada is leading carrier in S18, Toronto Pearson top origin airport

The available capacity between the US and Canada grew by 4.0% in 2017 with the number of two-way seats increasing to 37.15 million. The market has now witnessed eight consecutive years of steady growth. Nick Preston examines the leading airlines, airports and routes in this North American country pair.

Hamburg-Toronto is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 73,000 searches; Eurowings' entry into Canadian market??

Hamburg-Toronto is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 73,000 searches; Eurowings’ entry into Canadian market??

In the last year, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 73,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Hamburg and Toronto ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? With Eurowings and Condor positioned at the German end of the route and three airlines poised in Canada, who will be […]

Winnipeg-Manila is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 70,000 searches; Philippine Airlines' next North American route??

Winnipeg-Manila is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 70,000 searches; Philippine Airlines’ next North American route??

In the past 12 months, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 70,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Winnipeg and Manila ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? With options limited from the Canadian end of the route, the market is wide open for the Filipino flag carrier […]


WestJet says hola to Mexico City

WestJet says hola to Mexico City

WestJet solidifies its position as the Canadian airline with the most flights to Mexico.

WestJet makes a move for Mile High City

WestJet makes a move for Mile High City

WestJet begins a daily service between Calgary and Denver – United Airlines already serves city pair. 

WestJet shakes things up on the transatlantic front from Halifax by announcing its first 737 MAX 8 routes – London Gatwick and Paris CDG

WestJet shakes things up on the transatlantic front from Halifax by announcing its first 737 MAX 8 routes – London Gatwick and Paris CDG

WestJet has announced that from April it will begin daily flights from Halifax to London Gatwick and Paris CDG, marking its first operations to the French capital. The news means that the carrier will be the first to link North America to mainland Europe using 737 MAX 8s. Jonathan Ford investigates further. 


Cologne Bonn debuts its Dubai link with FTI/Condor

Cologne Bonn debuts its Dubai link with FTI/Condor

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, we cover the recent Eindhoven Aviation Summit, as well as the home airport welcome for all-conquering Houston Astros in the baseball World Series. There is also news from Stuttgart, Birmingham, Moscow Vnukovo, Memmingen, Plovdiv, Munich, Moscow Domodedovo, Berlin Tegel, Phoenix Mesa, Tenerife South, Hamburg, Murcia, Alicante, Cork and […]

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.

It's a thumbs-up from Moscow Zhukovsky for Cake of the Week win

It’s a thumbs-up from Moscow Zhukovsky for Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, WestJet announces that it is to begin direct flights to Denver from Calgary, while Bourgas Airport in Bulgaria welcomes its two-millionth passenger of the year so far. More news also from Moscow Zhukovsky and Shenzhen airports. 


WestJet lassoes second Nashville link

WestJet lassoes second Nashville link

WestJet begins twice-weekly service between Calgary and Nashville – already links Nashville to Toronto Pearson.  

Calgary International Airport traffic doubles since 2001; Edelweiss Air and Hainan Airlines new carriers in 2016; Aeromexico coming in S17

Calgary International Airport traffic doubles since 2001; Edelweiss Air and Hainan Airlines new carriers in 2016; Aeromexico coming in S17

Canada’s fourth busiest airport handled almost 16 million passengers in 2016. Home carrier WestJet and Air Canada account for over 85% of seat capacity. We reveal the airport’s top 15 routes, seasonality profile and new routes for 2017.

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.