Articles Tagged ‘CVG’
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.
The United States dominated the world’s route launches this week, which is detailed in our top story, but a major political breakthrough for flights between Taiwan and mainland China resulted in three airlines launching the same route. The total of 65 new routes involved 60 airports in the US, followed by Germany, China, Spain, the […]
Ohio’s hubs at Cincinnati (Delta) and Cleveland (Continental) have seen major cutbacks; only one EU service left
The self-proclaimed ‘birthplace of aviation’, Ohio’s airports suffered in 2009. Cincinnati’s passenger numbers have halved in four years as Delta downsized dramatically. And who remembers Columbus-based Skybus?
54 new routes were launched in the last week, with the most airports involved located in the United States, followed by Italy. 25 European countries are represented as well as the US, Canada, Malaysia, India, Pakistan, UAE, Afghanistan, Greenland, Kuwait, Oman and Singapore.
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
The 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?
Cincinnati is Delta’s second biggest hub and it offers over 110 destinations, but competition is minimal and airline fares are the highest in the country. Where are all the LCCs and which European destinations can be reached non-stop? And why might art lovers want to visit the airport?
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport: Delta keeps Cincinnati the most expensive US airport
For two years Cincinnati has topped the US DOT’s analysis of air fares at US airports. Delta’s experiment with Simplifares back in 2005 helped, but last year average fares were over 80% higher than the national average. Yet airport charges are below the national average.