Articles Tagged ‘ANC’

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.

Alaska Airlines offering 27 million seats from Seattle-Tacoma; growth rate slows in 2017 as it prepares to open second point in city

Alaska Airlines offering 27 million seats from Seattle-Tacoma; growth rate slows in 2017 as it prepares to open second point in city

Alaska Airlines is certainly a carrier expecting to take more from Seattle, with the airline confirming its first flights from Paine Field to an initial eight cities. Not surprisingly, these sectors are all flown from Seattle-Tacoma, with 600 weekly departures being offered by Alaska Airlines, plus nearly 470 weekly competing services.  

Air Canada Rouge grows capacity 31% in 12 months; 17 new airports on its route map; Africa is the latest continent to join network

Air Canada Rouge grows capacity 31% in 12 months; 17 new airports on its route map; Africa is the latest continent to join network

Since its inception in 2013, Air Canada Rouge has seen rapid growth in its seat capacity as aircraft are transferred from Air Canada’s mainline division to its subsidiary. anna.aero looks into the carrier’s capacity developments and how its network has developed during the past year.


American Airlines commences 21 US domestic routes

American Airlines commences 21 US domestic routes

American Airlines launches service on 21 domestic routes of which 10 connect to Los Angeles.

Delta Air Lines premiers Parisian delight

Delta Air Lines premiers Parisian delight

Delta Air Lines commences daily service between Raleigh-Durham and Paris CDG – SkyTeam member also links Portland to Anchorage.

Virgin America faces uncertain future following Alaska Airlines purchase; 60 aircraft give it just 1.1% of US domestic market this Spring

Virgin America faces uncertain future following Alaska Airlines purchase; 60 aircraft give it just 1.1% of US domestic market this Spring

Virgin America serves 21 US and three Mexican destinations with 60 A320-series aircraft. We reveal how the airline has developed since 2007, which are its busiest airports and biggest routes, as well as destinations no longer served.


Alaska Airlines now #5 in US domestic market; 30 million passengers and 20 new routes in 2015; focus on California growth in 2016

Alaska Airlines now #5 in US domestic market; 30 million passengers and 20 new routes in 2015; focus on California growth in 2016

Not an LCC, not a member of a global alliance, but now the fifth biggest carrier in the US domestic market, we look at Alaska Airlines’ biggest and fastest-growing airports in 2016 and the new routes launched since the start of 2015.

Icelandair sponsors anna.aero’s Marine Corps Marathon on back of big 16 North American destinations

Icelandair sponsors anna.aero’s Marine Corps Marathon on back of big 16 North American destinations

Icelandair, forever launching new routes on both sides of the Atlantic, most recently to Orlando, was the exclusive sponsor of anna.aero’s TeamBron in Washington DC’s 40th Marine Corps Marathon, raising a considerable sum for the George Washington University Cancer Institute.

JetBlue Airways adds five routes to its network

JetBlue Airways adds five routes to its network

JetBlue Airways has launched five routes across its network, including its third seasonal service to Anchorage – this time from Portland.


Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma (which hosts ACI-NA’s JumpStart® Air Service Development Conference in June) handled 37.5 million passengers last year. With a total of 22 airlines serving the airport, anna.aero takes a closer look at the aggressive competition between Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines and reveals how dominant the local carrier is this May.

Alaska Airlines targets Delta’s Salt Lake City hub after Delta’s short-haul expansion in Seattle-Tacoma

Alaska Airlines targets Delta’s Salt Lake City hub after Delta’s short-haul expansion in Seattle-Tacoma

Alaska Airlines is currently the second most profitable US airline (by operating margin) after Allegiant Air, but its key Seattle-Tacoma hub is coming under increasing pressure from Delta Air Lines which wants to use the airport as an Asian gateway. We take a closer look at how Alaska Airlines has responded to Delta’s advances.

Alaska Airlines strengthens its domestic network with four new routes

Alaska Airlines strengthens its domestic network with four new routes

Alaska Airlines starts four new domestic routes, two from Anchorage, AK; one from Seattle, WA; and another one from San Diego, CA.