Articles Tagged ‘American Airlines’

Charleston International Airport becomes JetBlue’s 76th city; positive impact on competition

Charleston International Airport becomes JetBlue’s 76th city; positive impact on competition

The latest addition to JetBlue’s network, Charleston International Airport closed 2012 with 3% growth. As new low-cost services increase competition, anna.aero looks at other sources of a 24% capacity hike in S’13.

American Airlines adds three routes in Dallas/Fort Worth; launches Columbia from Chicago O’Hare

American Airlines adds three routes in Dallas/Fort Worth; launches Columbia from Chicago O’Hare

American Airlines launches services to Beaumont, TX; Columbia, MO; and Fargo, ND, from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX; adds flights to Columbia, MO, from Chicago O’Hare, IL.

The US-AA merger - what the route map will look like

The US-AA merger – what the route map will look like

US airline consolidation is complete; 90% of domestic market in the hands of American, Delta, United and Southwest.


American Airlines resumes services to Asunción in Paraguay; adds third route to Honduras from Miami and 18th to Mexico from Dallas/Fort Worth

American Airlines resumes services to Asunción in Paraguay; adds third route to Honduras from Miami and 18th to Mexico from Dallas/Fort Worth

American Airlines launches flights from Miami to Asunción in Paraguay and to the island of Roatan in Honduras; American Eagle flies from Dallas/Fort Worth to Puebla in Mexico.

Delta and Air France shrink on transatlantic; Belgium and Switzerland markets grow most

Delta and Air France shrink on transatlantic; Belgium and Switzerland markets grow most

Traffic across the North Atlantic is the biggest long-haul market from Europe, but different airlines have had different strategies as many European economies experience difficulties. Which airlines have grown and which have cut capacity? And which country market has seen the biggest reduction?

American Airlines still dominates Dallas/Fort Worth; Spirit Airlines growing fast, Emirates flights arrived in February

American Airlines still dominates Dallas/Fort Worth; Spirit Airlines growing fast, Emirates flights arrived in February

The fourth busiest US airport has hardly grown in a decade but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t lots of new services to get excited about. How many destinations will Spirit Airlines be serving by next summer and how do domestic fares compare with other US airports?


US Airways merger with American Airlines would create dominant carrier at Washington National

US Airways merger with American Airlines would create dominant carrier at Washington National

What would a potential merger with American Airlines mean for US Airways’ busiest airports? At which airports would the combined carrier significantly increase its market share? And at which North American airport that it serves does US Airways currently have its smallest presence?

Spirit Airlines now offering 18 daily flights and ultra low fares to 15 destinations non-stop from Dallas/Fort Worth

Spirit Airlines now offering 18 daily flights and ultra low fares to 15 destinations non-stop from Dallas/Fort Worth

ULCC Spirit Airlines has launched non-stop flights to 15 destinations from Dallas/Fort Worth in little more than a year. Four of these started last week. How much competition does American Airlines provide and which other carriers compete head-to-head? On which three routes does Spirit have a monopoly?

American Airlines launched four new routes including international flights to Canada (Kitchener) and Brazil (Manaus)

American Airlines launched four new routes including international flights to Canada (Kitchener) and Brazil (Manaus)

American Airlines starts four new routes on 14 June involving five US airports. Taking on Alaska Airlines on two transcontinental routes.


What would be the network implications of an American Airlines and US Airways merger?

What would be the network implications of an American Airlines and US Airways merger?

Speculation is growing of a possible merger between American Airlines and US Airways. But which would be the combined airline’s biggest hubs? Which would be its biggest monopoly routes (in terms of weekly flights) and what are the implications for transatlantic services?

American Airlines returns to Dublin for the summer; Ryanair surprises Liverpool with a ‘fleshmob’ strip-off

American Airlines returns to Dublin for the summer; Ryanair surprises Liverpool with a ‘fleshmob’ strip-off

With temperatures in Europe yet to turn summery, airlines celebrated the change of seasons in different ways. But why did American Airlines bake a cake in Dublin? And which of Europe’s LCCs surprised shoppers with a beach party in rather wintry conditions?

American Airlines launches Barcelona route from Miami

American Airlines launches Barcelona route from Miami

American Airlines now flies to Barcelona in Spain from its Miami Airport hub in Florida, as well as new routes to Sioux City, Waterloo and Garden City.