Articles Tagged ‘Boston’

Boeing 747-400s: top airlines and routes in this decade

Boeing 747-400s: top airlines and routes in this decade

With multiple airlines retiring Boeing 747-400s, we look at the type’s top operators and routes globally this decade. Which are in and which aren’t?

Delta resumes Rio - ATL in December; we examine this market + connectivity

Delta resumes Rio – ATL in December; we examine this market + connectivity

Over 90% of Delta traffic on Rio – ATL connects over its Georgia hub, so we see where. This route had a higher SLF than the carrier’s system average.

Royal Air Maroc’s transatlantic seats up strongly; where do its Montreal passengers connect?

Royal Air Maroc’s transatlantic seats up strongly; where do its Montreal passengers connect?

Montreal is Royal Air Maroc’s #2 North American destination, from the French Connection. We examine this important market and its connectivity.


Aer Lingus to use A321neos to Newark + Toronto, with its A330-300s having 50% higher costs, RDC Apex platform shows

Aer Lingus to use A321neos to Newark + Toronto, with its A330-300s having 50% higher costs, RDC Apex platform shows

As Aer Lingus will use its A321neos on more transatlantic routes from S21, replacing its mainstay A330-300s, we see how the two aircraft differ economically. 

Breeze sees 500+ unserved routes; we explore 66 possibilities from 4 underserved midsized US cities

Breeze sees 500+ unserved routes; we explore 66 possibilities from 4 underserved midsized US cities

With Breeze starting scheduled ops next May, we think about its network and look at 4 underserved US cities that could have 66+ routes with between 2 and 5 weekly flights.

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.


Frontier announces 3 new routes from Philadelphia + increase existing routes; Orlando 6x daily

Frontier announces 3 new routes from Philadelphia + increase existing routes; Orlando 6x daily

With Boston, Chicago O’Hare, and Phoenix coming, and increases to Atlanta, Miami, Orlando, and Tampa, Frontier’s strong growth at Philadelphia continues.

Melting pot of intrigue: American announces London-Boston soon after Delta

Melting pot of intrigue: American announces London-Boston soon after Delta

Yesterday, American announced it’ll restart a daily Boston-London/Heathrow. This follows Delta’s Boston-Gatwick announcement in August. London-Boston has seen strong traffic growth following fare declines from Norwegian. With market share reductions and JetBlue coming, London-Boston is a melting pot of intrigue.

jetBlue extends lead over Delta at Boston Logan; JAL launches first non-stop Dreamliner flights to Tokyo

jetBlue extends lead over Delta at Boston Logan; JAL launches first non-stop Dreamliner flights to Tokyo

Boston ranks 19th among US airports and was one of the fastest-growing US major airports last year. But which airlines have been adding (and reducing) capacity and which new routes have been launched this year? And which European destination is served by four airlines?


JetBlue adds Dallas/Fort Worth and Nantucket to confirm #1 position at Boston Logan; now serves 45 destinations

JetBlue adds Dallas/Fort Worth and Nantucket to confirm #1 position at Boston Logan; now serves 45 destinations

JetBlue’s network at Boston continues to grow season by season but which were its 12 busiest routes in 2011, and what load factors were achieved on each route? What competition does it face on its routes, and which major East Coast airports has it started serving in the last two years?

Iceland Express adds Boston, Chicago and Edinburgh

Iceland Express adds Boston, Chicago and Edinburgh

After introducing US flights last summer, Iceland Express has added two more US routes this week. But which European destinations has it dropped since last summer and how seasonal are its operations? Which are the only routes to operate daily in winter?

17 of US top 20 airports growing in 2010; domestic air travel still down 8% vs 2007; load factors up on 2009

17 of US top 20 airports growing in 2010; domestic air travel still down 8% vs 2007; load factors up on 2009

We take a closer look at the US market in 2010 and examine how the top 20 airports have performed compared with 2009. Also, which airlines are growing fastest in November, and which have seen the biggest jump in load factors?