Airline Analysis

Southwest reveals 9 routes from Miami, Montrose, and Palm Springs; Denver now its #1 airport

Southwest reveals 9 routes from Miami, Montrose, and Palm Springs; Denver now its #1 airport

All change for Southwest!  We explore its three new airports + investigate Denver – its new #1 airport – with 57 routes and 1,196 weekly departures.

KLM and Lufthansa to BOTH begin Zanzibar; fast-growing from Europe

KLM and Lufthansa to BOTH begin Zanzibar; fast-growing from Europe

KLM and Lufthansa to add Zanzibar, showing continued interest in local demand as coronavirus continues and refocuses network development.

Wizz Air announces new Oslo base and DOMESTIC Norway routes

Wizz Air announces new Oslo base and DOMESTIC Norway routes

Wizz Air has announced its first base in Scandinavia, which will initially have 3 domestic routes. The ULCC’s Norway seats passed 2 million in 2019 across 11 airports.


Transavia has 127 routes + 857 flights in early October

Transavia has 127 routes + 857 flights in early October

Transavia’s two AOCs passed 18m seats last year, with Transavia France up by a 17% CAGR since 2010. This year, they were to begin 60+ routes and many began.

easyJet's most profitable airports revealed using RDC’s Apex platform

easyJet’s most profitable airports revealed using RDC’s Apex platform

We look at easyJet’s most profitable airports and see fast growth and strong dominance. Five of its largest airports aren’t in its top-10 for profit.

JetBlue announces LAS, LAX, SFO, and CUN from Hartford

JetBlue announces LAS, LAX, SFO, and CUN from Hartford

JetBlue today (22 September) revealed four new routes from Hartford, adding to its transcontinental push and its pursuit of the leisure dollar.


British Airways to Islamabad and Lahore – is Dhaka next?

British Airways to Islamabad and Lahore – is Dhaka next?

British Airways serves Islamabad with Lahore coming soon. Will Dhaka be next? It has good yield, strong local traffic, and Biman with a one-stop offering.

Lufthansa adds 13 routes from Frankfurt for S21; 11 are brand-new

Lufthansa adds 13 routes from Frankfurt for S21; 11 are brand-new

Lufthansa will begin 13 summer-seasonal routes from FRA. Six are to Greece; Lufthansa will now have 11 routes to the country from its top airport in S21.

Delta resumes Rio - ATL in December; we examine this market + connectivity

Delta resumes Rio – ATL in December; we examine this market + connectivity

Over 90% of Delta traffic on Rio – ATL connects over its Georgia hub, so we see where. This route had a higher SLF than the carrier’s system average.


TAP Air Portugal adds six new Europe and Africa routes for S21

TAP Air Portugal adds six new Europe and Africa routes for S21

TAP Air Portugal will now serve 12 airports in Spain, including three in the Canaries, as its Africa network – with 9% of seats – sees two new routes.

Air France now #1 Euro FSC with 4,256 flights and 253 routes

Air France now #1 Euro FSC with 4,256 flights and 253 routes

Over eight in ten Air France flights are at Paris next week, with CDG having 143 of the carrier’s 173 international routes. Where’s top?

JetBlue announces 24 routes, including big transcon + strong growth at EWR, LAX, RDU

JetBlue announces 24 routes, including big transcon + strong growth at EWR, LAX, RDU

JetBlue unveiled 24 leisure routes today with 167 WF. LAX and EWR get seven routes, the latter expansion almost fully about the Caribbean, with this region having 25% of JetBlue seats.