Articles Tagged ‘California’

Frontier jets into Oakland from Denver

Frontier jets into Oakland from Denver

Frontier began Oakland to Denver on 4 February, becoming the second airline in that market. It’ll shortly began Oakland to Phoenix and Las Vegas.

Southwest reveals five routes from Fresno and Santa Barbara

Southwest reveals five routes from Fresno and Santa Barbara

Southwest has announced its initial routes from Fresno and Santa Barbara, two new airports in its networks. It’ll serve 13 California airports this year.

Alaska Airlines takes off from San Diego to Jackson, WY

Alaska Airlines takes off from San Diego to Jackson, WY

Alaska Airlines began San Diego to Jackson, WY, on 17 December, with the carrier to serve 29 destinations from the Californian airport this winter.


Palm Springs to have 10 more routes in W20; November flights +17% YOY

Palm Springs to have 10 more routes in W20; November flights +17% YOY

W20 looks to be a bumper one for Palm Springs, despite – or because of – coronavirus. This builds on the airport passing three million seats last year.

Spirit adds Orange County, its 6th airport in CA; initial routes well above RASK-distance trend

Spirit adds Orange County, its 6th airport in CA; initial routes well above RASK-distance trend

As Spirit adds its next California airport, we examine why Orange County. And we see that the ULCC’s California and West Coast presence is reducing.

San Jose, California, grows 63% since 2015 with 8 million seats added

San Jose, California, grows 63% since 2015 with 8 million seats added

San Jose has grown very strongly, with Southwest, Alaska, and Delta primarily accounting for this. We examine what’s been happening.


Oakland welcomes rapid growth in transatlantic traffic as Norwegian and IAG get feisty; Southwest still #1 with 70% of seats and 30 routes

Oakland welcomes rapid growth in transatlantic traffic as Norwegian and IAG get feisty; Southwest still #1 with 70% of seats and 30 routes

Oakland International Airport is conveniently located to serve San Francisco as well as Oakland. We look at the airport’s developments since 1990, the growth in destinations served, the leading airlines and most popular routes.

Long Beach Airport in California benefiting from arrival of Southwest Airlines; JetBlue Airways dominates; serves a dozen destinations

Long Beach Airport in California benefiting from arrival of Southwest Airlines; JetBlue Airways dominates; serves a dozen destinations

Long Beach Airport handled over three million passengers in 2012, but has since seen demand drop by 21%. This year will see an upturn thanks to the arrival of Southwest Airlines. We reveal the airport’s historic growth, seasonality and leading routes.

Alaska Airlines now #5 in US domestic market; 30 million passengers and 20 new routes in 2015; focus on California growth in 2016

Alaska Airlines now #5 in US domestic market; 30 million passengers and 20 new routes in 2015; focus on California growth in 2016

Not an LCC, not a member of a global alliance, but now the fifth biggest carrier in the US domestic market, we look at Alaska Airlines’ biggest and fastest-growing airports in 2016 and the new routes launched since the start of 2015.


Californian air travel market now almost as big as Spain; Etihad Airways and Norwegian among 60 carriers serving the golden state

Californian air travel market now almost as big as Spain; Etihad Airways and Norwegian among 60 carriers serving the golden state

California’s airports handled over 180 million passengers in 2013, and it has two airports among the world’s top 25. We reveal which are the leading airlines in the state and which are the leading destinations from the state’s airports. Plus we reveal which carriers have entered (and left) the market.

San Diego gets more Hawaiian flights; British Airways returns to provide only transatlantic service

San Diego gets more Hawaiian flights; British Airways returns to provide only transatlantic service

California’s third busiest airport is the world’s second busiest single runway airport. How have passenger numbers develop during the last 60 years, and what’s happening in 2011? Which are the leading airlines at the airport and what new services have been launched this year? How do average domestic fares compare with other US airports?

Oakland airport welcomes back Delta service to LAX; Spirit Airlines to take on Southwest on Las Vegas route

Oakland airport welcomes back Delta service to LAX; Spirit Airlines to take on Southwest on Las Vegas route

California’s fourth busiest airport has seen traffic fall by 30% in recent years, but which new carriers has it attracted in the last two years? How dominant is Southwest at the airport and what impact has this had on average domestic fares in the last three years? Which foreign LCC serves Mexico?