Articles Tagged ‘EWR’
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.
MEB3 network review 2018; Qatar Airways dominates new route race; US is biggest market by ASKs, India and UK top capacity table
Qatar Airways stretched its lead over Emirates and Etihad Airways in terms of destinations served between peak S17 and peak S18. anna.aero reveals which routes have been added and dropped by the MEB3 carriers since summer 2017, plus the fastest growing destination markets across the trio’s networks.
Southwest Airlines’ Nashville traffic up 54% in 10 years; January to September traffic climbs 11%; five new routes in 2019
Southwest Airlines is the largest operator at Nashville, transporting over 7.45 million passengers from the airport in 2017, up from 4.83 million in 2008. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s expansion from the airport in recent years, its performance for the first three quarters of 2018, and its top connections.
Eurowings begins operations between Düsseldorf and New York Newark, adding to its existing JFK link.
Singapore Airlines returns to its signature Singapore – New York Newark route which it last flew in 2013.
Spirit Airlines launches flights on nine new routes, including its first to Asheville and Greensboro.
Paris traffic climbed 2.8% during H1 2018; 19.56 million more passengers than in 2009; Norwegian becoming a major player
Paris is served by Beauvais, CDG and Orly airports, with the three processing 105.16 million passengers in 2017, up 23% versus 2009. Jonathan Ford highlights which airports are reporting the biggest net gain in passengers, the top destinations, plus the growth patterns of the French capital’s leading airlines.
London’s airports handle 44 million more passengers than in 2010; four of the top five airlines don’t serve Heathrow
London’s Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, City and Southend airports hosted over 171.06 million passengers last year, up from 127.17 million in 2010. Jonathan Ford highlights which airports are reporting the biggest net gain in passengers, the top destinations, plus the growth patterns of its leading airlines.
Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings
Narrow-body aircraft are typically workhorses for short- and medium-haul flying. However, some carriers choose to deploy single-aisle types on longer sectors, including a growing number of LCCs. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for long-haul narrow-body flights in S18.
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.
JetBlue Airways grows Orlando passenger numbers 69% from 2008 to 2017; 31-destination network; weekly departures down 4.4% in S18
JetBlue Airways flew 5.49 million revenue passengers from Orlando in 2017, up from 3.26 million back in 2008. Jonathan Ford looks at how the airline has grown its network from the Floridian city in recent years, which markets are the most popular, and how the airline is losing market share despite growing.
In a week when the nation’s football team failed to beat Croatia in the FIFA World Cup Round of 16, a little bit of Danish national pride will have been restored as a result of an Arch of Triumph win against 14 other airports in the FTWA World Competition.