Articles Tagged ‘Chicago’

The US’ top-100 airports: Los Angeles, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale, Nashville stand out for growth since 2010

The US’ top-100 airports: Los Angeles, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale, Nashville stand out for growth since 2010

We explore how capacity for the US’ top-100 airports changed in 2019 versus 2010. There are some big, positive standouts.

American Airlines, Delta, and United's top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

American Airlines, Delta, and United’s top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

The largest 6 airports for American, Delta + United collectively had 680m seats last year, with the largest airports becoming stronger since 2010.

Frontier announces 3 new routes from Philadelphia + increase existing routes; Orlando 6x daily

Frontier announces 3 new routes from Philadelphia + increase existing routes; Orlando 6x daily

With Boston, Chicago O’Hare, and Phoenix coming, and increases to Atlanta, Miami, Orlando, and Tampa, Frontier’s strong growth at Philadelphia continues.


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.

American Airlines' international capacity drops 41% from Chicago O'Hare; shifts to domestic growth; strengthening against United

American Airlines’ international capacity drops 41% from Chicago O’Hare; shifts to domestic growth; strengthening against United

American Airlines is Chicago O’Hare’s second largest airline after United Airlines, with the oneworld member operating 35% of weekly seat capacity from the US hub this summer. Overall the carrier has increased its seats from O’Hare by 3.4% this year, however the level of growth varies in different sectors.  

Chicago’s airports handled 90 million passengers in 2013; city will host World Routes event in September

Chicago’s airports handled 90 million passengers in 2013; city will host World Routes event in September

Chicago O’Hare and Midway airports dominate the Illinois aviation scene accounting for over 95% of capacity. We rank the state’s largest airlines and busiest destinations, as well as revealing which airports are no longer served this September.


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?

American adding 10 new routes at Chicago O'Hare and resuming several more; steps up competition with United

American adding 10 new routes at Chicago O’Hare and resuming several more; steps up competition with United

American has cut capacity by 13% in the last two years at its second busiest base but it has expansion plans for this summer. What impact will this have on United, and which routes are returning to the network after an absence?

United’s Chicago O’Hare base third biggest in US; London (Ontario) service started this week

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisNearly 70 million passengers passed through O’Hare last year, around half travelling with United. But which routes has the airline added (and dropped) and how many international destinations are served?


Etihad first MEB3 carrier to serve Chicago; 54 destinations served non-stop from Abu Dhabi

Airline AnalysisFast-growing Etihad launched a new US route this week but which are its busiest routes from Abu Dhabi? How dominant is it at the airport and which major sporting event will it be sponsoring later this year?

US Midwest airports handle over 250 million annual passengers; Chicago dominates but demand is down over 15% in November; Southwest coming to Minneapolis/St. Paul

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusThe US Midwest has 12 major airports with Chicago, Detroit and Minneapolis/St. Paul the busiest. Where is traffic falling fastest, and which offer the best fares to passengers? Which airlines are market leaders at each airport?

Southwest exploits Chicago late-bookers who want to avoid O’Hare and get some Florida sun

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchFour airlines compete on this route from America’s Midwest to the Floridian sun. American, Spirit and Ted all operate from Chicago’s O’Hare, while Southwest operates from Midway. Is Southwest the cheapest airline on the route for travel in the next two weeks? How does American compare against the three LCCs? The answers may surprise you.