Articles Tagged ‘Continental’

easyJet’s dominance at Belfast International grows as bmibaby transfers flights to Belfast City this week

easyJet’s dominance at Belfast International grows as bmibaby transfers flights to Belfast City this week

The bigger of Belfast’s two airports has seen passenger numbers fall by 25% in two years. And yet the airport is easyJet’s biggest non-London UK base this winter. How have Aer Lingus and Jet2.com evolved their bases and which other carriers have served the airport in recent years?

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!

St Maarten grows slowly; jetBlue and WestJet latest Caribbean arrivals

St Maarten grows slowly; jetBlue and WestJet latest Caribbean arrivals

The Caribbean island of St Maarten is divided between a Dutch and a French part, but to which European nation are the most flights offered from the island? And which airline opens up a completely new market when it launched flights later this month?


New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection […]

US international growth outstrips domestic; China and UK lead way with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic adding seats

US international growth outstrips domestic; China and UK lead way with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic adding seats

The US domestic market is fairly sluggish at present but international demand is growing. Which are the leading country markets and which are the leading airlines serving international routes to and from the US? And what developments have there been in the last 12 months?

US Annies – anna.aero's winning airlines

US Annies – anna.aero’s winning airlines

Which airline has added the most new destinations to its network, which airline has added the most new routes in the US market (total and international), and which is the biggest ‘new’ airline in the US market. And how come Branson AirExpress nearly won two awards?


US airlines report faster growth in September; American, Delta, United and US Airways all growing by more than 5%

US airlines report faster growth in September; American, Delta, United and US Airways all growing by more than 5%

Load factors may be down in September (versus August) but year-on-year demand (RPMs) is showing a distinct upward trend for all the leading US airlines. But which carrier is growing fastest and which the slowest?

Boeing closes in on Airbus in 2010 delivery race; US majors take large narrowbody deliveries

Boeing closes in on Airbus in 2010 delivery race; US majors take large narrowbody deliveries

In August and September, Boeing delivered more aircraft than Airbus, but which aircraft type dominated? Which US majors had large aircraft orders fulfilled? And which airlines took delivery of A380s?

Analysis of air fares at US airports reveals Florida airports are good value; Continental's hubs rather expensive

Analysis of air fares at US airports reveals Florida airports are good value; Continental’s hubs rather expensive

The US DOT Office of Aviation Analysis publishes lots of data on fares at US airports. We take a closer look and see at which airports fares are lowest and highest in three different size categories. Huntsville, take a bow.


New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 28 September - Monday 4 October):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 28 September – Monday 4 October):

The last week has seen the launch of 35 new routes, of which eight were filling the void in the Mexican market after Mexicana’s demise. Plenty of cakes were baked to celebrate, but which airline opened a new base at a capital city airport? Which airline has changed its name just after launching two new […]

US airlines report steady figures for August; Alaska Airlines, jetBlue and Southwest outperforming ‘legacy’ carriers

US airlines report steady figures for August; Alaska Airlines, jetBlue and Southwest outperforming ‘legacy’ carriers

US carriers have reported traffic data for August and the picture is fairly similar to July. But how do demand figures compare with those of two years ago? And which two carriers managed to report better load factors in August than in July?

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton airport welcomes American Airlines; 85% of passengers connecting via major hubs to/from AVP

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton airport welcomes American Airlines; 85% of passengers connecting via major hubs to/from AVP

This airport near both Philadelphia and New York handles over 400,000 annual passengers and was recently visited by anna.aero’s Editor. But how has its network of hub feeding services changed in recent years?