Articles Tagged ‘ACY’

Spirit Airlines now transports two million passengers a year from Atlanta; offering 13% the number of departures on routes versus Delta

Spirit Airlines now transports two million passengers a year from Atlanta; offering 13% the number of departures on routes versus Delta

Spirit Airlines has ramped-up its operations from the world’s busiest airport, growing from just under a quarter of a million passengers a year and a single route in 2009, to 2.23 million passengers and 17 routes in 2018. Jonathan Ford looks into the carrier’s expansion from Atlanta in recent years in more detail. 

Spirit Airlines strengthens network with 10 new connections

Spirit Airlines strengthens network with 10 new connections

Spirit Airlines begins operations on nine domestic links and adds Cap-Haitien in Haiti to its route map. 

Spirit Airlines reports passenger growth of 23% in H1; network grows from 133 to 170 routes, but Cleveland is only new airport

Spirit Airlines reports passenger growth of 23% in H1; network grows from 133 to 170 routes, but Cleveland is only new airport

Spirit Airlines is growing rapidly, and profitably. We reveal the US ULCC’s top 15 airports this summer and how quickly they are growing. Plus the airline’s #1 route and which new routes are still to start in 2015.


Portland’s near-perfect Icelandair Leaping Dolphin steals pole from Birmingham

Portland’s near-perfect Icelandair Leaping Dolphin steals pole from Birmingham

There were eight fire truck salute entries for the anna.aero “Arch of Triumph” in this week’s competition with Portland’s win closely followed by stunning performances by Memmingen and Newcastle.

Air Canada adds Atlantic City

Air Canada adds Atlantic City

Air Canada begins four times weekly service between Toronto Pearson, in Canada, and Atlantic City, NJ, in the USA.

United Airlines adds six new domestic routes

United Airlines adds six new domestic routes

United Airlines launches six new domestic routes from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago O’Hare, Houston Intercontinental and Denver.


Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part 2 - entries including Alitalia Prague to Milan Linate Ringo look-alike

Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part 2 – entries including Alitalia Prague to Milan Linate Ringo look-alike

Valencia Airport won the Cake of the Week Vote S14 Part 1 for Lufthansa’s Valencia to Frankfurt cake with a convincing win over the favourite – a Malta-London Gatwick cake for British Airways. There are 24 more cakes to choose from this week including an Alitalia Prague to Milan Linate cake which bears a striking […]

Find out which airport was the winner of the world’s first ever FTWA vote; S14 Week two ‘Arch of Triumph’ vote inside

Find out which airport was the winner of the world’s first ever FTWA vote; S14 Week two ‘Arch of Triumph’ vote inside

Early this year, anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins visited Budapest Airport and did some on-site Fire Truck Water Arch training for some of the airport’s fire crews. See inside whether his ‘Arch of Triumph’ theory was used in practice to deliver victory in the Week One S14 vote!!

Spirit Airlines launches new route from Orlando to Latrobe in Pennsylvania

Spirit Airlines launches new route from Orlando to Latrobe in Pennsylvania

Spirit Air now flies from Latrobe, near Pittsburgh, to Orlando in Florida, as well as from Atlanta to Atlantic City.


Madison sees fares rise by 17%; Atlantic City's domestic fares fall by over 8% in 2011 Q1 v 2010 Q1

Madison sees fares rise by 17%; Atlantic City’s domestic fares fall by over 8% in 2011 Q1 v 2010 Q1

Which US airports have seen the biggest year-on-year increase (and decrease) in domestic air fares between 2011 Q1 and 2010 Q1. Data from the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics reveals the answer.

AirTran announces four airports in four states that will be dropped from early next year; Atlanta still dominates network

AirTran announces four airports in four states that will be dropped from early next year; Atlanta still dominates network

Now officially a subsidiary of Southwest, AirTran carried 24 million passengers last year, but has now revealed four destinations which will be withdrawn from its network in early 2012. How many routes will be lost? And which are the airline’s top 12 airports in terms of weekly flights?

Spirit Airlines reveals IPO details; still has just 1% of US domestic market despite launching 14 new routes this year

Spirit Airlines reveals IPO details; still has just 1% of US domestic market despite launching 14 new routes this year

Spirit Airlines operates an interesting mix of domestic and international routes mostly from Florida. Where does it rank among US domestic airlines and which new routes has it started in 2011? How quickly is its fleet growing and which destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America does it serve?