Articles Tagged ‘DTW’

Delta Air Lines expands route offering from Detroit

Delta Air Lines expands route offering from Detroit

Delta Air Lines now links Detroit to La Crosse daily and Bozeman weekly – also adds new Boston link.

Spirit Airlines now transports two million passengers a year from Atlanta; offering 13% the number of departures on routes versus Delta

Spirit Airlines now transports two million passengers a year from Atlanta; offering 13% the number of departures on routes versus Delta

Spirit Airlines has ramped-up its operations from the world’s busiest airport, growing from just under a quarter of a million passengers a year and a single route in 2009, to 2.23 million passengers and 17 routes in 2018. Jonathan Ford looks into the carrier’s expansion from Atlanta in recent years in more detail. 

Spirit Airlines starts 13 sectors which are all served already

Spirit Airlines starts 13 sectors which are all served already

Spirit Airlines introduces 13 new routes across its network – eight involve Austin. 


Delta Air Lines develops new California connection from Detroit

Delta Air Lines develops new California connection from Detroit

Delta Air Lines launches a daily service from its Michigan hub to San Jose.

Spirit Airlines increased Houston Intercontinental traffic by 18% in Q1 2018; airport accounts for 8.2% of the airline's annual traffic

Spirit Airlines increased Houston Intercontinental traffic by 18% in Q1 2018; airport accounts for 8.2% of the airline’s annual traffic

Spirit Airlines is one of the leading ULCCs at Houston Intercontinental Airport, handling a network of 20 destinations. Jonathan Ford looks at the carrier’s recent growth from the Texan hub, which it has served since September 2012, including its top connections and its focus on international markets.

Delta Air Lines operates 22 Cancún routes, only six are year-round; American Airlines and United Airlines both fly more seats

Delta Air Lines operates 22 Cancún routes, only six are year-round; American Airlines and United Airlines both fly more seats

Cancún is Delta Air Lines’ number one international market for seats in the Americas, offering over 5,600 departures from the Mexican resort in 2018. However, of these rotations, 46% take place during the first four months of the year. Jonathan Ford explores the SkyTeam member’s Cancún operation in more detail.


Detroit-Dublin is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with over 21,000 searches; Aer Lingus' 13th US route??

Detroit-Dublin is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 21,000 searches; Aer Lingus’ 13th US route??

In the past year, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that over 21,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for services between Detroit and Dublin ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? Aer Lingus’ 13th US route perhaps?? Unlucky for some…but hopefully very lucky for the Michigan airport.

The Icelandic air bridge between US and Europe; Copenhagen top airport from North America, but London leading city

The Icelandic air bridge between US and Europe; Copenhagen top airport from North America, but London leading city

The number of US citizens passing through Reykjavik/Keflavik over the past five years has increased by 381%, with Canadian travellers also showing a similar trend. Jonathan Ford looks at the development of passengers from North America, and informs on the top connections to Europe.

London Stansted goes all Broadway for transtatlanic launches

London Stansted goes all Broadway for transtatlanic launches

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with new route festivities from London there are celebrations from Nashville, Manchester, Wellington, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Düsseldorf, and St. Petersburg airports, as well as developments from Delta Air Lines and Air Italy.


WOW air confirms India flights; targeting North American passengers with Toronto and San Francisco to be popular

WOW air confirms India flights; targeting North American passengers with Toronto and San Francisco to be popular

On 15 May WOW air confirmed that from December it will begin non-stop flights between Iceland and India. Initially flown three times weekly, the service to Delhi will grow to five times weekly in 2019. Jonathan Ford analyses the new service and highlights what will be the top connection points via Reykjavik/Keflavik. 

Europe's airports seal eighth consecutive Arch of Triumph victory

Europe’s airports seal eighth consecutive Arch of Triumph victory

Having not won a single award until Week 10 of the competition, Europe’s airports have not looked back since, securing an eighth win on the bounce. Find out which of the six gateways from the region – including this one from London Southend – wins this week, as well as which airports from around the world were […]

WOW air ups the ante to the UK and US

WOW air ups the ante to the UK and US

WOW air introduces Detroit, London Stansted and New York JFK to its network.