Articles Tagged ‘Delta Air Lines’

Milwaukee Mitchell celebrates new Delta route to New York-JFK

Milwaukee Mitchell celebrates new Delta route to New York-JFK

Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport has celebrated two route launches. Delta has launched a new daily nonstop service to New York-JFK, while Air Canada has resumed its daily nonstop service to Toronto.

Delta resumes Brussels to New York JFK route

Delta resumes Brussels to New York JFK route

Brussels Airport has welcomed the return of Delta Air Lines non-stop service to New York JFK. The route is initially being operated five times weekly, increasing to daily from 10 May 2022. Brussels Airport celebrated with an amazing cake.

Spirit Airlines has direct competition on 84% of routes; Southwest is #1 by route overlap

Spirit Airlines has direct competition on 84% of routes; Southwest is #1 by route overlap

With very significant head-to-head competition, we explore how this has changed and the core airlines and routes on which Spirit Airlines overlaps.


Delta to retire 777s this year; inevitable given small scale, age, & fuel-efficient replacement

Delta to retire 777s this year; inevitable given small scale, age, & fuel-efficient replacement

Delta has never been a large user of 777s, and their earlier-than-planned end comes as no surprise. We look at why & at the type’s top operators.

Delta to retire MD-88s & MD-90s on 2 June; only one operator remains

Delta to retire MD-88s & MD-90s on 2 June; only one operator remains

With Delta retiring its MD-88s/90s on 2 June, we explore their last routes, the remaining operators of all ‘mad dogs’, and the enormous reduction in seats.

COVID-19: Delta worst hit by US – Schengen travel ban; 44 daily flights

COVID-19: Delta worst hit by US – Schengen travel ban; 44 daily flights

Today’s key airline route news from the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.


Coronavirus: up to 18% drop in global long haul flights

Coronavirus: up to 18% drop in global long haul flights

We look at the impact of COVID-19 coronavirus on air travel.

North America – India has 6.9 million passengers; Canada ~1/4 of market

North America – India has 6.9 million passengers; Canada ~1/4 of market

North America – India has grown by 830,000 in the past few years. 75% is still indirect, despite growing non-stops. Delhi – Toronto is now #1 airport-pair.

Indianapolis gains more Spirit as Routes Americas 2020 approaches

Indianapolis gains more Spirit as Routes Americas 2020 approaches

The host of Routes Americas 2020, Indianapolis now has over 50 destinations, with Spirit Airlines the newest carrier to serve the airport. 


Back to the future, part one: 767 still 3rd by transatlantic capacity, and Boeing's future NMA?

Back to the future, part one: 767 still 3rd by transatlantic capacity, and Boeing’s future NMA?

This week saw rumours of a re-engining for the Boeing 767. We look at how, 37 years after EIS, one of the most used types in the transatlantic market could evolve into the perfect New Mid-market Aircraft.

Boyd Group’s 24th International Aviation Forecast Summit

Boyd Group’s 24th International Aviation Forecast Summit

As the world’s only aviation forecast event, Boyd Group’s 24th IAFS provided forecasts, insights and data from the true leaders of the industry to an audience of 400 attendees, including over 80 airline representatives.  McCarran International Airport and Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority were awesome hosts who provided fabulous networking events.

New airline routes launched (06 August - 12 August 2019)

New airline routes launched (06 August – 12 August 2019)

A total of six routes were launched by six airlines this week, including Vistara’s new service between Mumbai and Singapore Changi. The Indian airline will compete head-to-head with FSCs Singapore Airlines and Air India, which already serve this route.