Articles Tagged ‘Alaska’

Anchorage had 7.3 million seats in 2019, its highest ever – but big changes

Anchorage had 7.3 million seats in 2019, its highest ever – but big changes

We examine Anchorage and its top routes. Seattle had up to 31 daily departures and ~760,000 connected over SEA with Alaska Airlines.

Route launches (27 August - 3 September)

Route launches (27 August – 3 September)

Alaska began San Jose from Spokane, its second Bay Area service; Aer Lingus replaced flybe on core Belfast City route to Edinburgh; and more.

Alaska begins San Jose, CA, from Spokane

Alaska begins San Jose, CA, from Spokane

Alaska took off from Spokane to San Jose on 1 September, with a once-daily service; supplements existing San Francisco.


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.

Nashville Airport records eighth year of consecutive growth in 2018, reaching just under 16 million last year; Southwest continues to dominate market share

Nashville Airport records eighth year of consecutive growth in 2018, reaching just under 16 million last year; Southwest continues to dominate market share

Nashville Airport reached a milestone in 2018 with nearly 16 million passengers, a rise of 80% over 10 years. As ACI North America’s JumpStart Air Service Development Conference takes place in Nashville 3-5 June – where anna.aero is Official Media Sponsor – we thought it is an ideal time to take a closer look at Music […]

Alaska Airlines targets Delta’s Salt Lake City hub after Delta’s short-haul expansion in Seattle-Tacoma

Alaska Airlines targets Delta’s Salt Lake City hub after Delta’s short-haul expansion in Seattle-Tacoma

Alaska Airlines is currently the second most profitable US airline (by operating margin) after Allegiant Air, but its key Seattle-Tacoma hub is coming under increasing pressure from Delta Air Lines which wants to use the airport as an Asian gateway. We take a closer look at how Alaska Airlines has responded to Delta’s advances.


Not sleeping in Seattle; Alaska Airlines racks up profits as network expansion focuses on Hawaii and Mexico

Not sleeping in Seattle; Alaska Airlines racks up profits as network expansion focuses on Hawaii and Mexico

Alaska Airlines outperformed nearly all other US airlines last year. Where are its main airports and how many of them are in Alaska? What’s happening with its subsidiary Horizon Air and which new routes has the airline started in the last year and against what competition?

Anchorage dominates Alaskan airport landscape; Palin-mania may boost traffic as state gets massive media coverage

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusThe largest state in the US is also the most sparsely populated, so air travel plays a key role. Anchorage is the dominant airport but which airlines operate the most flights at the airport? And why is Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky important?