Articles Tagged ‘American Airlines’

Spirit Airlines has direct competition on 84% of routes; Southwest is #1 by route overlap

Spirit Airlines has direct competition on 84% of routes; Southwest is #1 by route overlap

With very significant head-to-head competition, we explore how this has changed and the core airlines and routes on which Spirit Airlines overlaps.

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.

American Airlines retires five types that totalled 20 million seats last year

American Airlines retires five types that totalled 20 million seats last year

As American Airlines retires all A330-300s, B757s, B767s, CRJ-200s, and E190s, we look at where they were most used and their wind down.


American Airlines to start Seattle – Bangalore; big connectivity over Seattle

American Airlines to start Seattle – Bangalore; big connectivity over Seattle

Seattle – Bangalore has 36,000 P2P and Seattle – India over 170,000. American Airlines’ new service means 15 non-stop routes from North America to India.

USA's top-50 unserved routes total 3.5 million passengers

USA’s top-50 unserved routes total 3.5 million passengers

With PDEW of 162, Raleigh Durham – San Diego is now the #1 unserved domestic route. These 50 had a median of 67,000 passengers and a median PDEW of 92.  

Florida's #1 airline is American Airlines; Southwest cut capacity

Florida’s #1 airline is American Airlines; Southwest cut capacity

American Airlines is Florida’s #1 airline with 53 million seats. While American Airlines added nearly 1 million seats YOY, Southwest cut 600,000 seats.


American Airlines adds Phoenix to Chihuahua route

American Airlines adds Phoenix to Chihuahua route

American Airlines’ dogged development continues with daily Chihuahua flights from Phoenix.

American Airlines adds Acapulco from Dallas

American Airlines adds Acapulco from Dallas

American Airlines returns to Acapulco after an eight-year hiatus.

Charlotte is American Airlines' #2 hub;  700+ daily departures

Charlotte is American Airlines’ #2 hub; 700+ daily departures

American Airlines’ Charlotte hub has 700+ daily departures to 140 destinations. ~37 million connect at Charlotte, aided by nine very distinct waves.


IndiGo places mammoth 300 aircraft order

IndiGo places mammoth 300 aircraft order

Some of the highlights in this week’s Network Planning Community Newsletter include IndiGo’s mammoth 300 aircraft order, South African Airways’ first A350 and rumours of larger aircraft for Virgin Connect.

Back to the future, part one: 767 still 3rd by transatlantic capacity, and Boeing's future NMA?

Back to the future, part one: 767 still 3rd by transatlantic capacity, and Boeing’s future NMA?

This week saw rumours of a re-engining for the Boeing 767. We look at how, 37 years after EIS, one of the most used types in the transatlantic market could evolve into the perfect New Mid-market Aircraft.

American Airlines launches six new connections from hubs

American Airlines launches six new connections from hubs

American Airlines launched six new connections, including three into Europe from its US hubs.