Articles Tagged ‘Continental’

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 2 March - Monday 8 March)

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 2 March – Monday 8 March)

This week’s new routes cover destinations in Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Spain, the UK, Uruguay, the USA and Vietnam.

Newark still Continental’s second biggest hub; Munich starting soon as Heathrow expands to five daily flights

Newark still Continental’s second biggest hub; Munich starting soon as Heathrow expands to five daily flights

Continental’s second biggest hub (after Houston) makes it the leading airline in the New York area. But which routes has it dropped (and added) in the last couple of years and how many destinations in Europe does it serve?

US airlines starting >130 new routes this year; American and Southwest lead the way

US airlines starting 130 new routes this year; American and Southwest lead the wayDo you want a downloadable, sortable spreadsheet of all the new routes US airlines are starting this year? Then look no further. Which US airlines grew last year and by how much? And how did load factors compare with 2008?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 31 October – Friday 6 November):

Route newsDozens of pictures and videos (and cakes). Here’s our second tranche of the winter season’s latest routes and again the low-cost carriers are showing their market power. Westjet, Ryanair and easyjet account for three quarters of new air services. The launches have kept cake makers, costume hirers and camel rental lots really busy. We hope the list includes all the routes. As usual, if we have missed anything, please let us know.

This winter, Ryanair versus the world (again)

Top StoryAnd so the winter season begins with a flurry of new route activity. Although total route launches may be down on last year, Ryanair is still #1 for new routes with over 50 starting this week. Download our free Excel spreadsheet detailing all 128 of this week’s new route launches.

AirTran, jetBlue and Southwest lead US airline demand growth in September

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsEight of nine biggest US carriers saw load factors improve in September. Who was the odd one out and who is still not (quite) filling three quarters of their seats? And which carrier is consistently ranked bottom when examining year-on-year changes in demand?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 1 August – Friday 7 August):

New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 1 August - Friday 7 August):We found 15 airlines who this week took the plunge and started (or in some cases re-started) new routes. These include new domestic services in Australia, Russia and the USA plus international routes involving Brazil, Croatia, Germany, India, Italy, Malaysia, Morocco, Netherlands, Panama, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Ukraine, USA and Venezuela.

US domestic traffic down 10.4% in 2009 Q1; Southwest grows market share lead over AA

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsUS BTS data reveals just how much US domestic traffic has been declining in recent months. Southwest is doing relatively well but how does a combined Delta/Northwest compare?

London – New York market still evolving as Virgin Atlantic celebrates 25th anniversary on the route

Article Thumbnail: Route AnalysisLondon – New York is still the busiest transatlantic route but how has the market evolved during the last 20 years? Which carriers and connections have been and gone in recent years and who’s left?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 27 June – Friday 3 July):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThis week we counted over 80 new routes launches including 18 from Ryanair. But there are also new routes from the likes of Aeroflot, AirAsia X, airBaltic, Andalus, clickair, Continental, Danubewings, Delta/Northwest, easyJet, firefly, flybe, Mahan Air, Norwegian, Southwest, Tiger Airways, Transaero, US Airways, Volaris, Widerøe, Wind Jet and Wizz Air.

New York’s airports serve 73 countries; Southwest launches LaGuardia flights in June

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusNew York and New Jersey’s airports handled over 125 million passengers last year. How many airports handled more than one million passengers and how do average fares compare across the airports? Which are the leading country markets?

Air Canada price-leader on leading Can-Am route; five carriers but not much competition

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchPassengers between these two major North American cities have a choice of five airlines but how much competition is there really given that there are no LCCs involved? How do Porter’s fares compare with the legacy airlines?