Articles Tagged ‘FAI’

Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma (which hosts ACI-NA’s JumpStart® Air Service Development Conference in June) handled 37.5 million passengers last year. With a total of 22 airlines serving the airport, anna.aero takes a closer look at the aggressive competition between Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines and reveals how dominant the local carrier is this May.

Alaska Airlines targets Delta’s Salt Lake City hub after Delta’s short-haul expansion in Seattle-Tacoma

Alaska Airlines targets Delta’s Salt Lake City hub after Delta’s short-haul expansion in Seattle-Tacoma

Alaska Airlines is currently the second most profitable US airline (by operating margin) after Allegiant Air, but its key Seattle-Tacoma hub is coming under increasing pressure from Delta Air Lines which wants to use the airport as an Asian gateway. We take a closer look at how Alaska Airlines has responded to Delta’s advances.

Alaska Airlines connects San Diego and Hawaiian Lihue; adds seasonal flights from Portland to Fairbanks

Alaska Airlines connects San Diego and Hawaiian Lihue; adds seasonal flights from Portland to Fairbanks

Alaska Airlines commences daily flights from San Diego Airport to Lihue Airport in Hawaii and seasonal services from Portland Airport in Oregon to Fairbanks Airport in Alaska.


United Airlines adds nine routes; launches Shannon from Chicago O’Hare and Tokyo Narita from Denver

United Airlines adds nine routes; launches Shannon from Chicago O’Hare and Tokyo Narita from Denver

United Airlines celebrates the launch of nine routes; commences services from Chicago O’Hare Airport to Shannon Airport, and from Denver Airport to Tokyo Narita Airport.

United Airlines launches six new routes to its network

United Airlines launches six new routes to its network

United Airlines now flies from Washington Dulles Airport to Dublin Airport in Ireland as well as Honolulu, Hawaii.

New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 22 June - Monday 28 June):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 22 June – Monday 28 June):

This has been a busy week for route launches. Out of 75 new routes, 25 are started by Ryanair which launched its new Malaga base. Still, we have information and photos from all the remaining 50 worldwide routes, ranging from CityJet’s short hop across the English Channel to Qatar Airways new South American service.


New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 11 May - Monday 17 May):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 11 May – Monday 17 May):

54 new routes were launched in the last week, with the most airports involved located in the United States, followed by Italy. 25 European countries are represented as well as the US, Canada, Malaysia, India, Pakistan, UAE, Afghanistan, Greenland, Kuwait, Oman and Singapore.

Anchorage dominates Alaskan airport landscape; Palin-mania may boost traffic as state gets massive media coverage

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusThe largest state in the US is also the most sparsely populated, so air travel plays a key role. Anchorage is the dominant airport but which airlines operate the most flights at the airport? And why is Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky important?