Articles Tagged ‘Atlanta’

The US’ top-100 airports: Los Angeles, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale, Nashville stand out for growth since 2010

The US’ top-100 airports: Los Angeles, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale, Nashville stand out for growth since 2010

We explore how capacity for the US’ top-100 airports changed in 2019 versus 2010. There are some big, positive standouts.

American Airlines, Delta, and United's top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

American Airlines, Delta, and United’s top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

The largest 6 airports for American, Delta + United collectively had 680m seats last year, with the largest airports becoming stronger since 2010.

Southwest reveals 11 routes; Denver and Atlanta get three each

Southwest reveals 11 routes; Denver and Atlanta get three each

11 additional routes are coming from this winter. Involving 16 US airports, all but one has existing non-stop competition. We look at what’s happening.


Delta to retire 777s this year; inevitable given small scale, age, & fuel-efficient replacement

Delta to retire 777s this year; inevitable given small scale, age, & fuel-efficient replacement

Delta has never been a large user of 777s, and their earlier-than-planned end comes as no surprise. We look at why & at the type’s top operators.

Delta to retire MD-88s & MD-90s on 2 June; only one operator remains

Delta to retire MD-88s & MD-90s on 2 June; only one operator remains

With Delta retiring its MD-88s/90s on 2 June, we explore their last routes, the remaining operators of all ‘mad dogs’, and the enormous reduction in seats.

Florida's #1 airline is American Airlines; Southwest cut capacity

Florida’s #1 airline is American Airlines; Southwest cut capacity

American Airlines is Florida’s #1 airline with 53 million seats. While American Airlines added nearly 1 million seats YOY, Southwest cut 600,000 seats.


Atlanta traffic slumps for the first time since December 2014; Delta Air Lines carrying more traffic on own metal; welcomes first MEB3 carrier

Atlanta traffic slumps for the first time since December 2014; Delta Air Lines carrying more traffic on own metal; welcomes first MEB3 carrier

The world’s largest airport recorded a drop in traffic in August of 2.7%, the first time that passenger numbers have fallen in 19 months. We take a closer look at the airport’s recent traffic growth, the dominance of Delta Air Lines, recent network changes and what is still ahead for the mega-hub in 2016.

Southwest finally enters Atlanta; axes routes in Philadelphia

Southwest finally enters Atlanta; axes routes in Philadelphia

Most of Southwest’s airports will see little difference this year compared to 2011 but which airports will see the greatest change in terms of weekly departures? We take a closer look at the five routes the airline has dropped from Philadelphia and how Southwest’s load factors and fares compared with those of its rival US […]

America's top 20 airports grew by 2.9% in 2010

America’s top 20 airports grew by 2.9% in 2010

We’ve collected detailed traffic data for the top 20 airports in America last year. How many of them grew their passenger numbers in 2010 and which were the notable exceptions? Which was the only top 20 airport to report double-digit growth? Which airlines are moving up (and down) the rankings?


Southwest acquisition of AirTran will add almost 40 new destinations including six non-US ones; Atlanta biggest gain

Southwest acquisition of AirTran will add almost 40 new destinations including six non-US ones; Atlanta biggest gain

AirTran operates to more airports than Southwest so what is Southwest gaining by acquiring the carrier? We look at AirTran’s biggest bases and see at which ones Southwest has a presence. Which foreign destinations will Southwest gain?

US airlines launch over 30 new routes this week in time for summer peak; Delta dominates domestic hub rankings

US airlines launch over 30 new routes this week in time for summer peak; Delta dominates domestic hub rankings

This has been a popular week for US carriers to launch new routes but which are the most significant? What domestic market share do the top 15 carriers have in the US, and what has Sun Country done with a 737 this week?

Atlanta airport still busiest in the world; Delta dominant with 75% of passengers; no sign (yet) of jetBlue or Southwest

Atlanta airport still busiest in the world; Delta dominant with 75% of passengers; no sign (yet) of jetBlue or Southwest

Will Atlanta be the first airport in the world to handle 100 million annual passengers? Which are the leading domestic routes and what share do international flights have? Which new routes have been gained (and lost) recently?