Articles Tagged ‘American Airlines’

Appleton to Charlotte takes off; big for connections over NC hub

Appleton to Charlotte takes off; big for connections over NC hub

American began Appleton – Charlotte on 5 November, with Appleton the largest and closest unserved market from Charlotte with 8,000+ passengers.

Boeing 737 NGs had 1.55 billion seats in 2019 – we explore routes

Boeing 737 NGs had 1.55 billion seats in 2019 – we explore routes

With the Boeing 737 MAX re-entry coming, we look at the crucial NGs. In this first part, it’s the -600 & -700; the -600 has just 0.30% of NG seats globally.

Vancouver - Miami “Unserved Route of the Week”: 567,000 searches powered by Kiwi.com

Vancouver – Miami “Unserved Route of the Week”: 567,000 searches powered by Kiwi.com

56,000 pax, $305 base fare one-way, and 750,000+ connecting traffic to Latin America of which American has only 8%. Calling AA to begin Vancouver – Miami.


Palm Springs to have 10 more routes in W20; November flights +17% YOY

Palm Springs to have 10 more routes in W20; November flights +17% YOY

W20 looks to be a bumper one for Palm Springs, despite – or because of – coronavirus. This builds on the airport passing three million seats last year.

American Airlines adds Daytona Beach to Dallas + Philly; big boost for DAB

American Airlines adds Daytona Beach to Dallas + Philly; big boost for DAB

American Airlines’ growth at Daytona Beach will almost double the airport’s network. It’ll also mean it connects it to 40 destinations over Dallas, growing AA’s penetration to these from its present ¼.

American adds 6 routes from Phoenix; hub not grown + AA's share fallen

American adds 6 routes from Phoenix; hub not grown + AA’s share fallen

We explore American’s Arizona hub, its sixth-largest, at which it’ll have 98 routes this winter. We see no growth vs. 2010, but high seats per frequency.


American Airlines' (briefly?) cut 15 airports had 1.7 million seats last year; Roswell would lose most

American Airlines’ (briefly?) cut 15 airports had 1.7 million seats last year; Roswell would lose most

American Airlines had 19 routes from these 15 airports with 37 daily flights. Roswell was #1 by seats and was only served by American. We explore connections on the shortest route, Florence – Charlotte.

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.

Route launches and new route announcements (26 June - 6 July)

Route launches and new route announcements (26 June – 6 July)

Wizz Air begins Abu Dhabi; American Airlines to start Seattle – Shanghai; Air Albania to be fifth airline from Tirana to London; and much, much more.


American Airlines to start Seattle - Shanghai Pudong

American Airlines to start Seattle – Shanghai Pudong

As American Airlines says it’ll end Los Angeles – Shanghai Pudong, it seeks to start Seattle – Pudong instead, which already has Delta and Hainan. Alaska Airlines feed will be key. 

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.