Airport Analysis

San Jose, California, grows 63% since 2015 with 8 million seats added

San Jose, California, grows 63% since 2015 with 8 million seats added

San Jose has grown very strongly, with Southwest, Alaska, and Delta primarily accounting for this. We examine what’s been happening.

Breeze sees 500+ unserved routes; we explore 66 possibilities from 4 underserved midsized US cities

Breeze sees 500+ unserved routes; we explore 66 possibilities from 4 underserved midsized US cities

With Breeze starting scheduled ops next May, we think about its network and look at 4 underserved US cities that could have 66+ routes with between 2 and 5 weekly flights.

Eastern Airways announces Teesside - Heathrow, but questions of viability given schedule

Eastern Airways announces Teesside – Heathrow, but questions of viability given schedule

Eastern Airways to begin Heathrow, bookable into winter, with hopes of a twice-daily service. We explore the market + also KLM’s offering, with 67% of passengers connecting over Schiphol.


The US’ top-100 airports: Orlando Sanford, Charleston, Austin key for % growth since 2010

The US’ top-100 airports: Orlando Sanford, Charleston, Austin key for % growth since 2010

We explore how capacity at the US’ top-100 airports changed in 2019 versus 2010 on a % basis. Leisure markets feature highly, with some major airports thrown in.

Wizz Air adds 5 new routes from St Petersburg as Russian airport gets second A320

Wizz Air adds 5 new routes from St Petersburg as Russian airport gets second A320

Wizz Air to begin five new routes from St Petersburg under airport’s 7th freedom agreement. None have direct competition, with all but one previously served.

The US’ top-100 airports: Los Angeles, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale, Nashville stand out for growth since 2010

The US’ top-100 airports: Los Angeles, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale, Nashville stand out for growth since 2010

We explore how capacity for the US’ top-100 airports changed in 2019 versus 2010. There are some big, positive standouts.


Loganair adds Glasgow to Belfast City; what next for City's remaining unserved ‘core three’?

Loganair adds Glasgow to Belfast City; what next for City’s remaining unserved ‘core three’?

Loganair has announced Glasgow – Belfast City, replacing flybe which had 185,000 seats last year. Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham all unserved from Belfast City; we look at them.

American Airlines, Delta, and United's top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

American Airlines, Delta, and United’s top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

The largest 6 airports for American, Delta + United collectively had 680m seats last year, with the largest airports becoming stronger since 2010.

Nuremberg – London: a market of ~400,000, yet now barely served

Nuremberg – London: a market of ~400,000, yet now barely served

Following the end of Ryanair, with 193,000 passengers, Nuremberg now has BA to Gatwick for seven weeks a year. With strong leakage & indirect passengers, there’s a P2P market of ~400,000.


Consultants’ Corner: Airport terminals in a post-COVID-19 world

Consultants’ Corner: Airport terminals in a post-COVID-19 world

Few think about airport cleaning, yet it’ll be crucial post-COVID-19.  Siobhan Boyle, from Veovo, looks at how it’ll change in this compelling article.

Düsseldorf Airport CEO chats to us: "the crisis will affect air traffic long-term"

Düsseldorf Airport CEO chats to us: “the crisis will affect air traffic long-term”

Thomas Schnalke, Düsseldorf CEO, says the crisis will affect demand long-term and is using its experience in coordinating very closely with the industry.

Nuremberg unveils post-COVID-19 incentive scheme with discounts of up to 95%

Nuremberg unveils post-COVID-19 incentive scheme with discounts of up to 95%

With Nuremberg announcing its Blue Ocean Lifeline scheme, which exists in addition to its new route incentives, we look at what it offers.