Articles Tagged ‘American Airlines’

Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings

Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings

Narrow-body aircraft are typically workhorses for short- and medium-haul flying. However, some carriers choose to deploy single-aisle types on longer sectors, including a growing number of LCCs. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for long-haul narrow-body flights in S18.

Budapest Airport traffic up 15% during H1 2018; on course for 15 million passengers this year; data shows it's time for more long-haul

Budapest Airport traffic up 15% during H1 2018; on course for 15 million passengers this year; data shows it’s time for more long-haul

Budapest Airport has encountered phenomenal growth in recent years, with annual traffic growing 54% between 2013 and 2017. Jonathan Ford investigates the developments of the Hungarian capital airport in recent years, which new carriers have joined the airport’s roll call, and where the airport ranks in Europe.

PSA Airlines traffic grew 127% from 2014 to 2017, thanks to American Airlines CRJ transfer; 48% of routes involve Charlotte Douglas

PSA Airlines traffic grew 127% from 2014 to 2017, thanks to American Airlines CRJ transfer; 48% of routes involve Charlotte Douglas

PSA Airlines, which operates under the American Eagle brand, flew just shy of 12.63 million passengers in 2017, up from only 5.57 million in 2014. Jonathan Ford takes a closer look into the Dayton-based operator, seeing how traffic has progressed and which airports are enjoying the benefits of this major growth.


American Airlines adds Mexico City to its Philadelphia network

American Airlines adds Mexico City to its Philadelphia network

American Airlines launches a daily service from Philadelphia to the Mexican capital. 

Montego Bay traffic climbs 30% between 2010 and 2017; traffic for first five months of 2018 up 6.5%; Southwest Airlines expanding fast

Montego Bay traffic climbs 30% between 2010 and 2017; traffic for first five months of 2018 up 6.5%; Southwest Airlines expanding fast

Montego Bay is the largest of the two international airports in Jamaica, handling 4.28 million passengers in 2017, up by one million when compared to 2010. Jonathan Ford investigates the recent spike in traffic from the airport to see which airlines and airports are advancing at a greater rate than others.

Americas-Caribbean S18 review: US has two-thirds of seats; Rio-São Paulo is busiest route

Americas-Caribbean S18 review: US has two-thirds of seats; Rio-São Paulo is busiest route

With peak season fast approaching, anna.aero decided to take a look around the world at the busiest country markets, airlines and routes for a typical week in S18. Nick Preston starts the worldwide review with a look at the Americas and Caribbean region, offering a comparison of this year’s schedules with S17.


Lisbon Lions take second title in three weeks

Lisbon Lions take second title in three weeks

It has been another record-breaking seven days in the Arch of Triumph competition, with last week’s tally of 23 entries being matched by this week’s haul. As a result, the 250 FTWA mark has been passed a month earlier than in 2017.

Munich Airport celebrates United Airlines anniversary

Munich Airport celebrates United Airlines anniversary

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Santo Domingo La Isabela Airport welcomes its third route from Air Century, while Columbia Metropolitan Airport celebrates American Airlines upgauging its Dallas/Fort Worth operation with cake, and there is news from Cluj-Napoca, Manchester, Weeze, St. Petersburg and Lisbon airports.

American Airlines initiates 24 domestic connections

American Airlines initiates 24 domestic connections

American Airlines launches 24 domestic routes from eight hubs – also starts three international links.


US-Canada market sees 4.0% capacity boost in 2017, Air Canada is leading carrier in S18, Toronto Pearson top origin airport

US-Canada market sees 4.0% capacity boost in 2017, Air Canada is leading carrier in S18, Toronto Pearson top origin airport

The available capacity between the US and Canada grew by 4.0% in 2017 with the number of two-way seats increasing to 37.15 million. The market has now witnessed eight consecutive years of steady growth. Nick Preston examines the leading airlines, airports and routes in this North American country pair.

WOW air confirms India flights; targeting North American passengers with Toronto and San Francisco to be popular

WOW air confirms India flights; targeting North American passengers with Toronto and San Francisco to be popular

On 15 May WOW air confirmed that from December it will begin non-stop flights between Iceland and India. Initially flown three times weekly, the service to Delhi will grow to five times weekly in 2019. Jonathan Ford analyses the new service and highlights what will be the top connection points via Reykjavik/Keflavik. 

United Airlines expands by 3% at biggest hub; San Francisco #1 sector but has capacity clipped

United Airlines expands by 3% at biggest hub; San Francisco #1 sector but has capacity clipped

United Airlines’ largest operation is at Chicago O’Hare, a hub which its shares with American Airlines (its third biggest base), and is growing marginally this year. Marc Watkins takes a look at the carrier’s biggest routes and country markets from the Windy City.