Articles Tagged ‘ATL’

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 17 October – Friday 23 October):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThe lull before the (winter) storm. Just 16 new routes this week but they involve airports in Canada, China, Egypt, Macau, Malaysia, the Maldives, Oman, Spain, Sri Lanka, the UAE, the UK and the US. Get ready, next week we’ll be reporting on the launch of over 150 new routes.

Delta expands Salt Lake City base and adds routes from Atlanta and New York; new Northwest flights from Narita

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisDelta and its partner SkyWest embark on major expansion in Utah while Africa doesn’t get quite as many new routes from Atlanta as expected. What other long-haul routes did Delta and Northwest start this week?

AirTran reduces reliance on Atlanta; Milwaukee network grows to 17 routes this summer

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisAirTran now has lower unit costs than Southwest, but has put its fleet expansion plans on hold. Which new markets has it opened in 2008/09 and which segments of its route network are growing fastest?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 7 March – Friday 13 March):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsGround-breaking new routes this week from AirAsia X and Southwest (hello Minneapolis/St Paul) while there are also new services being started by AeroMexico, AirAsia, AirTran, Athens Airways, City Airline, TUIfly.com and Turkish Airlines.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 21 February – Friday 27 February):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsNew routes this week from Air Algerie (Algeria), AirTran (USA), Allegiant Air (USA), Athens Airways (Greece), Turkish Airlines (Turkey), V Australia (Australia) and Wizz Air (Romania).

New routes launched during the last week
Saturday 27 September – Friday 3 October

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefThis week’s new routes are provided by Aer Lingus, airBaltic, Allegiant Air, easyJet, Indian Airlines, IndiGo, Kingfisher Red and Ryanair. The PR departments at easyJet (five new routes) and IndiGo (four new routes) have been kept busiest. We also report on the start of a new airline, GeorgiaSkies.


AirTran helping Atlanta cope with Delta’s downsizing

AirTran helping Atlanta cope with Delta’s downsizingAtlanta is the world’s busiest airport and AirTran’s base there is the biggest low-cost base anywhere in the world. How quickly has the airline grown there in recent years and how does demand vary by month? What are its top routes and what competition does Delta provide? What are the airline’s future fleet plans?