Articles Tagged ‘ELM’
USB3 hubs in 2017 – American Airlines chops, Delta Air Lines stagnates, United Airlines…is doing O.K.
It has certainly being an interesting year for the USB3 – American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines – in terms of marketing and public image, passenger experience and 747 farewells, so we decided to compare the airlines’ hub growth to see which airports are the winners and losers.
United Airlines starts domestic link from Chicago O’Hare to Elmira using ExpressJet Airlines’ ERJ 145s.
Allegiant Air launches multiple new routes from Punta Gorda, FL, and St Petersburg/Clearwater; adds services in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Phoenix-Masa.
Delta launches daily flights to nine new domestic destinations from JFK. Only carrier on six of them, competes with jetBlue on the rest.
Ahead of Thanksgiving, US carriers dominate the last week’s 38 route launches. But where does it seem Americans want to fly for the holidays? Which airline launched a new route to its future alliance partner’s hub? And which routes were launched in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe?
This week sees another batch of new routes launched by airlines from all across the globe including AirTran, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, Bahrain Air, Cebu Pacific, easyJet, Hainan Airlines, Insel Air, LACSA, Maldivian, Norwegian, TAM, Thai AirAsia, Tiger Airways and Volaris. Oh, and Ryanair started some new routes as well. What a surprise.