Articles Tagged ‘DCA’

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]

New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

Out of this week’s 63 routes, Ryanair stands for 20. But which US low-cost carrier entered a route where it faces five competing airlines that already operate over 30 flights a day? And which European national carrier began serving Turkey? Don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet in left-hand column on the website, detailing all of this […]

Sun Country Airlines expands in Lansing, Michigan with city routes

Sun Country Airlines expands in Lansing, Michigan with city routes

In addition to its sunshine routes, Sun Country Airlines has launched from Lansing to Minneapolis/St. Paul and Washington D.C.’s Ronald Reagan Airport.


New airline routes launched (29 March - 4 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (29 March – 4 April 2011)

The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European […]

New airline routes launched (1-7 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (1-7 March 2011)

31 new routes have seen the light of day in the last week, but which two Asian carriers entered a new country market each? Which European charter carrier changed business models and began scheduled operations? And which US state capital got its second route with big jets?

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 […]


Spirit Airlines adds routes from Fort Lauderdale and Myrtle Beach; Arnold Palmer, Niagara Falls airports set to benefit

Spirit Airlines adds routes from Fort Lauderdale and Myrtle Beach; Arnold Palmer, Niagara Falls airports set to benefit

The US self-styled Ultra LCC is linking some smaller airports to leisure destinations. Sound familiar? For one airport this marks the return of scheduled services. And on which route will the carrier go head-to-head with Allegiant?

Washington Reagan welcomes JetBlue and more Delta routes in November; fares are 25% above average

Washington Reagan welcomes JetBlue and more Delta routes in November; fares are 25% above average

Washington’s downtown airport can handle almost 20 million annual passengers, but which carrier is #1. How has JetBlue managed to gain access to the slot-constrained airport and which new routes is Delta starting in the winter season? And just how much more than average do passengers pay for flights at DCA?

Southwest acquisition of AirTran will add almost 40 new destinations including six non-US ones; Atlanta biggest gain

Southwest acquisition of AirTran will add almost 40 new destinations including six non-US ones; Atlanta biggest gain

AirTran operates to more airports than Southwest so what is Southwest gaining by acquiring the carrier? We look at AirTran’s biggest bases and see at which ones Southwest has a presence. Which foreign destinations will Southwest gain?


City Airline adjusts network policy; JetBlue finally gets to serve Reagan; Nas Air ramps up international routes; Wizz Air raises Luton network to 20 routes

City Airline adjusts network policy; JetBlue finally gets to serve Reagan; Nas Air ramps up international routes; Wizz Air raises Luton network to 20 routes

Sweden’s City Airline is under new ownership and tweaks its schedule while JetBlue reveals plans for Washington’s downtown airport. Nas Air is expanding across the Middle East while Wizz Air’s Luton ‘base’ gets bigger.

US election not boosting traffic at Washington’s two major airports; United adding Dubai this winter, JetBlue heads south

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisWashington’s two major airports are struggling this year to match the 45 million passengers they handled in 2007. United dominates IAD and US Airways is the clear leader at DCA, but how much of an issue are the high fares?