Articles Tagged ‘American Airlines’

New York LaGuardia grows by 3.4% in 2013; excellent SVID result

New York LaGuardia grows by 3.4% in 2013; excellent SVID result

The US’ 21st busiest gateway according to passengers handled in 2013, New York LaGuardia Airport is frequented by Hollywood stars, such as Cameron Diaz. With a total of 10 carriers operating to 75 non-stop destinations from LaGuardia, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Delta Air Lines is […]

La Compagnie starts CDG-Newark with 74-seat all-business 757

La Compagnie starts CDG-Newark with 74-seat all-business 757

La Compagnie sneaked into the air on 21 July, with what is known in the marketing world as a ‘soft launch’ of its services. The French all-business class airline hopes to succeed where others of this type of carrier have failed in the past — anna.aero reviews its start-up plans and the competition.

Record June for Airbus and Boeing; Air New Zealand receives #1 787-9

Record June for Airbus and Boeing; Air New Zealand receives #1 787-9

Airbus and Boeing recorded strongest June since anna.aero started tracking aircraft deliveries in 2008, with the American producer handing over 71 airframes, 16 more than its European counterpart. Airbus will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2014 delivery race by 39 units.


Caracas and CONVIASA command Venezuelan market; Airlines cutting services due to currency crisis

Caracas and CONVIASA command Venezuelan market; Airlines cutting services due to currency crisis

On the Chinese President’s South American tour this month and a potential bolt-hole for notorious sports stars, Venezuela is often in the headlines. anna.aero takes a look at this oil-rich country’s biggest serving airlines.

Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the first time in 2014; Asiana Airlines receives first A380

Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the first time in 2014; Asiana Airlines receives first A380

Airbus managed to deliver 55 airframes in May, more units than its American counterpart for the first time this year. Nevertheless, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which is still leading the 2014 delivery race by 23 units.

American Airlines expands long-haul network from Dallas/Fort Worth

American Airlines expands long-haul network from Dallas/Fort Worth

American Airlines links Dallas/Fort Worth to Shanghai Pudong and Hong Kong with daily flights, utilising its 777-200s and 777-300s respectively.


Romanian one-two, as the little airports dish out FTWA master class; London Southend shows off certificate

Romanian one-two, as the little airports dish out FTWA master class; London Southend shows off certificate

Last week’s winners, London Southend Airport, will be adding their ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate to the station walls. Find out which airport will be looking to do the same thing next week.

World Cup puts spotlight on Brazil; international capacity at Brazilian airports up 15% in June

World Cup puts spotlight on Brazil; international capacity at Brazilian airports up 15% in June

The football World Cup is off and running and fans from all over the world have arrived in Brazil for the event. But how did they get there? We take a closer look at the international air services currently on offer from Latin America’s biggest country and highlight some of the recent long-haul additions.

Icelandair’s traffic grows by 12% in 2013; three 757-200s join for S14

Icelandair’s traffic grows by 12% in 2013; three 757-200s join for S14

Following the launch of services to Vancouver last week, Icelandair’s network now includes a total of 25 destinations in Europe along with 13 gateways in North America. As the carrier’s passenger numbers reached 2.3 million last year, anna.aero investigates the airline’s rapid expansion and its top 16 routes for S14.


Zurich and Vienna’s awards; Skopje and Northeast Florida’s cakes; US Airways’ 10th anniversary at Glasgow; more news from Munich, Barcelona, Nuremberg, Hannover, Kosice and Leeds Bradford airports

Zurich and Vienna’s awards; Skopje and Northeast Florida’s cakes; US Airways’ 10th anniversary at Glasgow; more news from Munich, Barcelona, Nuremberg, Hannover, Kosice and Leeds Bradford airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Zurich and Vienna airports show-off certificates; Skopje and Northeast Florida airports welcome Alitalia and Frontier Airlines respectively with two fantastic cakes; as well as Glasgow Airport celebrates US Airways’ 10th anniversary at the Scottish gateway. We also have news from Munich, Barcelona, Nuremberg, Hannover, Kosice and Leeds Bradford […]

US-Germany capacity grows 3.9% this summer; Lufthansa dominates with 50% of seats

US-Germany capacity grows 3.9% this summer; Lufthansa dominates with 50% of seats

The US-Germany market appears to be once again growing after being affected by the global economic recession in 2009. In fact, according to anna.aero forecasts this country pair recorded over 10 million passengers in 2013. We take a closer look at the eight carriers serving this market to reveal how rapidly they are growing this […]

Boeing delivers more units than Airbus for the third month in a row; Air Arabia receives 6000th A320 aircraft

Boeing delivers more units than Airbus for the third month in a row; Air Arabia receives 6000th A320 aircraft

While the 6000th A320 family aircraft was delivered in March, Airbus will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with its American counterpart, as Boeing is now leading the 2014 delivery race by 20 units.