Articles Tagged ‘BWI’
Southwest Airlines launched five new non-stop routes from Savannah/Hilton Head International on 11 March 2021. The new services are twice-daily to Baltimore/Washington and daily to Chicago (Midway), Dallas (Love Field), Houston (Hobby), and Nashville.
Savannah has grown very strongly and will have eight routes in W20 that weren’t operated in W19. Yet the airport remains woefully underserved by non-stops.
Aruba makes access even easier as Southwest resumed service on 5 November while the Caribbean island becomes Jetblue’s first for entry testing.
Southwest’s 10 new routes will have 231 weekly departures. It’ll now serve 105 airports in mid-March – and it has a new shortest route.
With up to four-weekly services, Sun Country joins Delta, Southwest, and Spirit on Baltimore – Minneapolis.
Spirit launches its Nashville base with five routes and more to come in 2020.
anna.aero looks at the development of the US market ahead of the upcoming ACI-NA JumpStart Nashville conference. Data published by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics shows that 1.01 billion scheduled passengers flew from US airports in 2018, averaging at 2.77 million travellers a day.
Spirit Airlines now transports two million passengers a year from Atlanta; offering 13% the number of departures on routes versus Delta
Spirit Airlines has ramped-up its operations from the world’s busiest airport, growing from just under a quarter of a million passengers a year and a single route in 2009, to 2.23 million passengers and 17 routes in 2018. Jonathan Ford looks into the carrier’s expansion from Atlanta in recent years in more detail.
Allegiant Air begins twice-weekly flights to Asheville and Baltimore/Washington from the Florida airport.
Spirit Airlines introduces 13 new routes across its network – eight involve Austin.
Southwest Airlines’ Nashville traffic up 54% in 10 years; January to September traffic climbs 11%; five new routes in 2019
Southwest Airlines is the largest operator at Nashville, transporting over 7.45 million passengers from the airport in 2017, up from 4.83 million in 2008. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s expansion from the airport in recent years, its performance for the first three quarters of 2018, and its top connections.
Spirit Airlines increased Houston Intercontinental traffic by 18% in Q1 2018; airport accounts for 8.2% of the airline’s annual traffic
Spirit Airlines is one of the leading ULCCs at Houston Intercontinental Airport, handling a network of 20 destinations. Jonathan Ford looks at the carrier’s recent growth from the Texan hub, which it has served since September 2012, including its top connections and its focus on international markets.