Articles Tagged ‘Chicago O’Hare’

American Eagle slows recent growth, yet biggest two bases O’Hare and DFW are still increasing

American Eagle slows recent growth, yet biggest two bases O’Hare and DFW are still increasing

Typically “lumped-in” with its major big brother, American Eagle, the overarching brand currently used by five regional airline capacity providers, including American Eagle Airlines, flies nearly 50% of all flights using one of the world’s most recognisable airline codes – AA.

Cathay Pacific sees flights increase 8% this summer but ASKs are down 1% with Chicago only new route in last year

Cathay Pacific sees flights increase 8% this summer but ASKs are down 1% with Chicago only new route in last year

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific is adding more short-haul flights and cutting some longer-haul flights as it phases out its less fuel efficient 747-400s. But which destinations have seen the biggest increase in frequencies and which have seen the severest cuts?

American Airlines cuts international capacity 6% in June; UK market up 6%, Canada down 12% as three routes dropped

American Airlines cuts international capacity 6% in June; UK market up 6%, Canada down 12% as three routes dropped

While its future direction remains in doubt anna.aero takes a look at which international country markets American Airlines has increased capacity this June, and where it has cut capacity. Which leading country market has seen a capacity cut despite the addition of a new route?


American Airlines returns to Dublin for the summer; Ryanair surprises Liverpool with a ‘fleshmob’ strip-off

American Airlines returns to Dublin for the summer; Ryanair surprises Liverpool with a ‘fleshmob’ strip-off

With temperatures in Europe yet to turn summery, airlines celebrated the change of seasons in different ways. But why did American Airlines bake a cake in Dublin? And which of Europe’s LCCs surprised shoppers with a beach party in rather wintry conditions?

The 'new' United; leading airports and routes revealed

The ‘new’ United; leading airports and routes revealed

The Continental name has joined America West, Eastern, Northwest, Pan-Am and TWA in the history of US aviation. So now that the merged airline has a single reservation system what sort of network does United have? We reveal the leading airports (by flights and ASKs) and look at the biggest routes (as measured by ASKs).

American Airlines reports falling domestic demand; growing internationally especially in Pacific markets

American Airlines reports falling domestic demand; growing internationally especially in Pacific markets

American Airlines may finally have succumbed to sales pressure from Toulouse but how has its global network been developing this year? How have things changed in the last 15 years? How many non-US airports are in its top 12 for weekly ASKs? And which new international routes has the carrier launched this year?


Spirit Airlines expands Chicago operations; four new routes to major cities all served by AA and United started last week

Spirit Airlines expands Chicago operations; four new routes to major cities all served by AA and United started last week

Spirit Airlines is taking on American and United in Chicago, by starting routes to major cities; Boston, Dallas/Ft Worth, Detroit and New York. How intense will the competition be and what other routes does the ULCC offer from O’Hare? How do frequencies change from the beginning of September?

Iceland Express adds Boston, Chicago and Edinburgh

Iceland Express adds Boston, Chicago and Edinburgh

After introducing US flights last summer, Iceland Express has added two more US routes this week. But which European destinations has it dropped since last summer and how seasonal are its operations? Which are the only routes to operate daily in winter?

Air India cuts Frankfurt scissor hub from end of October

Air India cuts Frankfurt scissor hub from end of October

Air India is currently the second biggest non-German carrier at Frankfurt (as measured by seat capacity) but all that will change this winter as it dismantles its scissor hub leaving just a single route. How does it compare with Jet Airways’ similar operation at Brussels?


United/Continental merger creates latest global mega-network carrier serving 370 airports in 59 countries; will be #1 for US-Europe flights and US-Asia flights

United/Continental merger creates latest global mega-network carrier serving 370 airports in 59 countries; will be #1 for US-Europe flights and US-Asia flights

After we recently said goodbye to Northwest, the Continental name will soon also be discarded, leaving just four US airlines with major international networks. How does the new United compare with other carriers on the US-Europe and US-Asia markets?