Articles Tagged ‘BWI’
Avelo Airlines has begun service at its newest city, Wilmington, North Carolina. It has launched routes from Wilmington International Airport to three destinations: Tweed-New Haven Airport, Orlando International Airport, and Baltimore/Washington International Airport. All three routes are operated three times weekly.
PLAY has commenced service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Keflavik International Airport. BWI is the first North American destination for PLAY, with the nonstop route operated daily. The airline will also launch daily services to Boston in May and to New York in June.
Air Senegal has launched a one-stop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Dakar, Senegal. The airline is operating two roundtrip flights per week to Blaise Diagne International Airport, with a stop at New York JFK.
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.