Articles Tagged ‘Continental’

Shanghai’s traffic tops 50 million mark; China Eastern leading carrier at Pudong and Hongqaio

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusAs the motor racing world descends on Shanghai this weekend we look at its two major airports. Which are the leading airlines and how is traffic split between them? Which are the leading country markets and which European cities are served non-stop?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 21 March – Friday 27 March)

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThe calm before the storm this week with just seven new routes identified. These came from AirAsia’s Indonesian subsidiary, Continental, jetBlue and Shanghai Airlines. Next week there will be over 200.

Airbus and Boeing deliver 858 new aircraft in 2008; AirAsia and Continental lead deliveries

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAirbus delivered a record 483 aircraft last year, rather more than Boeing did. Which carriers were busy receiving early Christmas presents in December and which airlines took delivery of most new aircraft in 2008? How many A380s did Airbus deliver in 2008 and to whom?


Houston, we don’t have as big a problem as many airports (despite Hurricane Ike)

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisContinental accounts for around 85% of Houston’s international airport, which keeps fares well above the US average. Emirates and Singapore have started new routes during the last year and Qatar Airways is coming in 2009. But which are the busiest domestic routes?

US carriers still growing internationally; Canada still #1 destination, JFK #1 airport

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryUS domestic capacity may be down over 10% this winter, but American airlines are increasingly looking abroad for growth. Which are the leading airlines operating international services to and from the US and which are the leading airports and country markets?

The Big6 US ‘legacy’ airlines; is this as big as their networks will ever be?

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryWith US domestic capacity expected to fall by around 11% this winter US legacy airline networks may never be this big again. We take a look at how many airports each of the Big6 currently serves, how many routes they operate and where they allocate their international capacity.


Continental to axe 8% of ASMs (and 12 routes) from its biggest base at Houston

Continental to axe 8% of ASMs (and 12 routes) from its biggest base at HoustonAs part of its recent capacity-cutting exercise, Continental has axed 12 destinations from its largest base at Houston. But it will still serve over 160 destinations from IAH. How big are these dropped routes and on how many of its biggest routes does Southwest compete from Houston Hobby?

Airbus/Boeing: Air Asia, Continental, Southwest take most new aircraft in May

Airbus/Boeing: Air Asia, Continental, Southwest take most new aircraft in MayAirbus and Boeing again delivered 79 aircraft in May (same as in April) with A320s and 737s once again dominating. Ryanair received no new aircraft but has still received the most new aircraft in 2008 (along with Southwest). But which legacy leads the Airbus delivery table in 2008?

Airbus/Boeing – Continental, Ryanair and Southwest lead deliveries in February

Airbus/Boeing - Continental, Ryanair and Southwest lead deliveries in FebruaryContinental, Ryanair and Southwest each received four new aircraft during February as Airbus and Boeing delivered 77 new aircraft to their global customers. Single-aisle aircraft represented 80% of all deliveries. So who’s taking delivery of widebody aircraft these days?