Articles Tagged ‘American Airlines’

New routes launched during the last week<br> (Tuesday 6 April - Monday 12 April):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 6 April – Monday 12 April):

This week’s super batch of new routes were dominated by US carriers starting new domestic services. But Air Canada, Kingfisher, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Transavia.com and Virgin Blue were among others with reason to celebrate this week. We have lots more amazing cake photos to celebrate.

Caracas' route network reflects political links; foreign airlines' presence limited

Caracas’ route network reflects political links; foreign airlines’ presence limited

Venezuela may be featured more often in the media because of its charismatic and far from media shy president Hugo Chávez than for its aviation industry, but with which country’s airline is he partnering his national carrier? Which is the leading foreign carrier at Caracas airport? And which Middle Eastern destinations are connected with the […]

New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 9 March - Monday 15 March)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 9 March – Monday 15 March)

This week’s new routes cover destinations in Afghanistan, Australia, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Qatar, South Africa, Taiwan, Turkey, the UK and the USA.


American adding 10 new routes at Chicago O'Hare and resuming several more; steps up competition with United

American adding 10 new routes at Chicago O’Hare and resuming several more; steps up competition with United

American has cut capacity by 13% in the last two years at its second busiest base but it has expansion plans for this summer. What impact will this have on United, and which routes are returning to the network after an absence?

UK-to-US traffic down 10% in 2009; Heathrow's share of market jumps from 60% to 75% in two years

UK-to-US traffic down 10% in 2009; Heathrow’s share of market jumps from 60% to 75% in two years

After significant changes in 2008 thanks to the ‘opening up’ of Heathrow, 2009 saw few changes in routes but a significant drop in traffic. What’s happened to non-Heathrow traffic and which carrier has cut capacity least for 2010.

Emirates off to Senegal; Ryanair makes Malta 41st base; American tees off to Augusta; AnadoluJet adds two more routes from its Ankara base

Emirates off to Senegal; Ryanair makes Malta 41st base; American tees off to Augusta; AnadoluJet adds two more routes from its Ankara base

Emirates is adding Dakar in Senegal to its growing African network while Ryanair is creating its 41st base in Malta with just one aircraft. American is adding two new routes from DFW while AnadoluJet adds two from Ankara.


US airlines starting >130 new routes this year; American and Southwest lead the way

US airlines starting 130 new routes this year; American and Southwest lead the wayDo you want a downloadable, sortable spreadsheet of all the new routes US airlines are starting this year? Then look no further. Which US airlines grew last year and by how much? And how did load factors compare with 2008?

Southwest takes #1 spot in St Louis as American ditches hub; adds eight new routes

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusPassenger numbers at St Louis are less than half of what they once were as American has gradually dismantled its hub leaving several markets unserved. Southwest is adding routes but how many international services are there?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 14 Nov – Friday 20 Nov):

nl201109-100.gifA big anna.aero welcome this week to LAM Mozambique Airlines making its first appearance in our news section. We also have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Angola, Azerbaijan, Australia, Bahamas, China, Denmark, El Salvador, Honduras, India, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Sudan, Thailand, the UAE, and the USA.


Southwest and Virgin America grow LAX – San Francisco route by 50% in two years

Route AnalysisHow does demand change when Southwest enters a big market? And what happens when Virgin America joins in as well? Do they take passengers from existing carriers or stimulate new traffic? We have the answers on LAX-SFO.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 22 August – Friday 28 August):

nl280809-nibs-100.gifAnother quiet week on the new route front as several planned new routes fail to materialise. That leaves us this week with American Airlines, Cimber Sterling, Estonian Air Regional and Manx2.com. But who gets our Cake Of The Week award?

Jamaican airport traffic dominated by US routes; Air Jamaica still to confirm new owners

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusIts athletes are the fastest in the world but how is the Jamaican air travel market faring these days? What’s happening with Air Jamaica and which carriers have added new routes to the region in the last year?