Articles Tagged ‘Charlotte’

Charlotte passes 40 million milestone, welcomes Southwest, and US Airways services to Heathrow and Sao Paulo

Charlotte passes 40 million milestone, welcomes Southwest, and US Airways services to Heathrow and Sao Paulo

North Carolina’s Charlotte Douglas Airport is now among the 10 busiest in the US, thanks to US Airways’ continued growth. Traffic has grown by 80% in the last decade and Southwest Airlines has this week replaced AirTran Airways at the airport. Average domestic return fares of $401 currently make it among the more expensive of […]

US Airways merger with American Airlines would create dominant carrier at Washington National

US Airways merger with American Airlines would create dominant carrier at Washington National

What would a potential merger with American Airlines mean for US Airways’ busiest airports? At which airports would the combined carrier significantly increase its market share? And at which North American airport that it serves does US Airways currently have its smallest presence?

America's top 20 airports grew by 2.9% in 2010

America’s top 20 airports grew by 2.9% in 2010

We’ve collected detailed traffic data for the top 20 airports in America last year. How many of them grew their passenger numbers in 2010 and which were the notable exceptions? Which was the only top 20 airport to report double-digit growth? Which airlines are moving up (and down) the rankings?


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?

US Annies – anna.aero's winning airports

US Annies – anna.aero’s winning airports

We examine capacity data for over 600 airports to see which have grown the fastest, and then identify winners in various size categories. Which airport has added most new destinations (total and international) and welcomed most new airlines?

Only half of America's top 30 airports reporting capacity growth; Charlotte only airport growing more than 10%

Only half of America’s top 30 airports reporting capacity growth; Charlotte only airport growing more than 10%

In the USA only 15 of the country’s top 30 airports are reporting capacity growth. Which are growing fastest (and shrinking the most) and which new routes have helped Charlotte grow by more than 10%?


San Francisco breaks into US top 10; seven of top 20 airports still reported growth in 2008

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsSan Francisco and Denver were the fastest-growing airports in the US top 10 last year. Which other airports are still reporting growth and which are having a harder time? And which major airport just doesn’t like to share?

US Airways defying US trends with healthy growth at its main Charlotte hub

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisCharlotte is one of the world’s top 30 airports for passengers and US Airways dominates the airport with over 85% of capacity on more than 120 routes. But on which trunk routes does it face competition and which routes is it dropping (temporarily or permanently). And what are fares like?