Articles Tagged ‘DFW’

America’s top 20 airports grew by 2.5% in 2011; Miami fastest-growing as Houston Bush drops from 7th to 10th

America’s top 20 airports grew by 2.5% in 2011; Miami fastest-growing as Houston Bush drops from 7th to 10th

Our look at America’s 20 busiest airports in 2011 reveals which grew fastest (Miami) and which saw a drop in passenger numbers (Chicago O’Hare and Houston Bush). Which two airports swopped places among the top 20 despite both reporting growth?

Spirit Airlines launches new/Dallas Fort Worth routes and adds Phoenix-Mesa

Spirit Airlines launches new/Dallas Fort Worth routes and adds Phoenix-Mesa

Spirit Airlines now flies low-cost flights to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport from Las Vegas McCarran and from DFW to Atlanta, LaGuardia and Orlando International.

Emirates now flies to Dallas/Fort Worth, Harare and Lusaka

Emirates now flies to Dallas/Fort Worth, Harare and Lusaka

Emirates launches new routes to USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


American Airlines reports falling domestic demand; growing internationally especially in Pacific markets

American Airlines reports falling domestic demand; growing internationally especially in Pacific markets

American Airlines may finally have succumbed to sales pressure from Toulouse but how has its global network been developing this year? How have things changed in the last 15 years? How many non-US airports are in its top 12 for weekly ASKs? And which new international routes has the carrier launched this year?

Spirit Airlines launches new route from Las Vegas to Oakland

Spirit Airlines launches new route from Las Vegas to Oakland

Spirit Airlines now flies from Las Vegas, Nevada to Oakland, California.

New airline routes launched (7 - 13 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (7 – 13 June 2011)

53 new routes saw the light of day in the last week. But which low-cost airline took on three network carriers? And which airline returned to Baghdad after 21 years of absence? We have lots of pictures to go with the analysis and of course the downloadable spreadsheet detailing all the routes.


New airline routes launched (10 – 16 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (10 – 16 May 2011)

The last week’s 41 new routes range from a US intra-state service of 360 kilometres to a major 13,800-kilometre intercontinental service. But which new low-cost airline launched operations in the last week? And which network carrier added two new transatlantic routes?

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 […]

American Eagle now serves the capital of Illinois from its Texas hub

American Eagle now serves the capital of Illinois from its Texas hub

American Airlines’ regional carrier has launched flights from Dallas/Fort Worth to Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, the capital of Illinois.


New airline routes launched (5 - 11 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (5 – 11 April 2011)

The summer season start is over and route launches have calmed down somewhat, but we still have 44 new routes that began in the last week. New for this issue is that the new route list is also available as a downloadable spreadsheet. We will make the Excel document available until the next issue of […]

New airline routes launched (8-14 February 2011)

New airline routes launched (8-14 February 2011)

16 new routes launched across the world in the last week, mostly with low frequencies. But which airline added three new routes, both domestic and international, all with at least daily frequencies? Which low-cost carriers began serving two Asian cities’ capital cities? And which long-haul airline launched its second European route?

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!