Articles Tagged ‘BWI’

Southwest resumes Aruba - Baltimore; JetBlue has entry testing at island

Southwest resumes Aruba – Baltimore; JetBlue has entry testing at island

Aruba makes access even easier as Southwest resumed service on 5 November while the Caribbean island becomes Jetblue’s first for entry testing.

Southwest to start 10 routes from O’Hare and Colorado Springs

Southwest to start 10 routes from O’Hare and Colorado Springs

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.

Southwest reveals 9 routes from Miami, Montrose, and Palm Springs; Denver now its #1 airport

Southwest reveals 9 routes from Miami, Montrose, and Palm Springs; Denver now its #1 airport

All change for Southwest!  We explore its three new airports + investigate Denver – its new #1 airport – with 57 routes and 1,196 weekly departures.


Sun Country begins Baltimore, a new airport, from Minneapolis

Sun Country begins Baltimore, a new airport, from Minneapolis

With up to four-weekly services, Sun Country joins Delta, Southwest, and Spirit on Baltimore – Minneapolis.

Southwest Airlines' top airports by the numbers

Southwest Airlines’ top airports by the numbers

Southwest Airlines’ top-10 airports saw 186m seats and ~157m passengers, for SLF of 84%. 118m were local O&D, while 39m were in transit. Chicago Midway #1.

Nashville gets Spirit with launch of new base

Nashville gets Spirit with launch of new base

Spirit launches its Nashville base with five routes and more to come in 2020.


ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

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 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 expands from Sarasota

Allegiant Air expands from Sarasota

Allegiant Air begins twice-weekly flights to Asheville and Baltimore/Washington from the Florida airport.


Spirit Airlines starts 13 sectors which are all served already

Spirit Airlines starts 13 sectors which are all served already

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’ 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 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.