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Articles Tagged ‘Fort Lauderdale’

Spirit Airlines now pushes six million passengers from Fort Lauderdale, its largest airport; 39 of 53 routes flown at least daily this summer

Spirit Airlines now pushes six million passengers from Fort Lauderdale, its largest airport; 39 of 53 routes flown at least daily this summer

Spirit Airlines is one of the leading carriers at Fort Lauderdale, carrying 6.31 million passengers from the Floridian city in 2017. This year the airline will add six new routes from its biggest base, however one destination appears to have not performed as expected. Jonathan Ford tells more on recent developments.

Spirit Airlines reveals IPO details; still has just 1% of US domestic market despite launching 14 new routes this year

Spirit Airlines reveals IPO details; still has just 1% of US domestic market despite launching 14 new routes this year

Spirit Airlines operates an interesting mix of domestic and international routes mostly from Florida. Where does it rank among US domestic airlines and which new routes has it started in 2011? How quickly is its fleet growing and which destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America does it serve?

Spirit Airlines adds routes from Fort Lauderdale and Myrtle Beach; Arnold Palmer, Niagara Falls airports set to benefit

Spirit Airlines adds routes from Fort Lauderdale and Myrtle Beach; Arnold Palmer, Niagara Falls airports set to benefit

The US self-styled Ultra LCC is linking some smaller airports to leisure destinations. Sound familiar? For one airport this marks the return of scheduled services. And on which route will the carrier go head-to-head with Allegiant?


US Annies – anna.aero's winning airports

US Annies – anna.aero’s winning airports

We examine capacity data for over 600 airports to see which have grown the fastest, and then identify winners in various size categories. Which airport has added most new destinations (total and international) and welcomed most new airlines?

Allegiant adds more low-frequency leisure routes to Arizona and Florida; will add 16 seats to all 150-seat MD80s

Allegiant adds more low-frequency leisure routes to Arizona and Florida; will add 16 seats to all 150-seat MD80s

What do Americans like to do in winter given half a chance? Enjoy some sun and play golf according to Allegiant which has announced seven new routes in just a matter of days. But which cities will benefit from these new routes?

Allegiant dominates two of its four Florida ‘focus cities’; capacity control means year-round high load factors

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisHalf of Allegiant’s ‘focus cities’ are in Florida, but which have the largest route offering? And which month only sees a fifth of the passenger numbers seen during high season?


Fort Lauderdale’s Spirit in the sky*

Base AnalysisUS ULCC Spirit is now the biggest carrier at Fort Lauderdale in Florida though it faces competition from just about every major US airline, including Southwest and JetBlue. Nearly two-thirds of its routes at FLL are to international destinations but which are its biggest routes and who are its biggest competitors?

Hurricanes and hedonism influence Florida demand

Hurricanes and hedonism influence Florida demandFlorida’s airports handled 135 million passengers in 2006. Not as many as California but about the same as all of France. Miami and Orlando are among the world’s top 30 airports. Which airline transports most passengers through the region? What role do hurricanes and ‘spring break’ play, and which two new airports has Skybus ‘discovered’?

Fort Lauderdale: welcomes over 20 new routes this winter

Image: Airport Analysis for Fort LauderdaleTraffic doubled to 22 million passengers between 1996 and 2005 but a slump in 2006 resulted in FLL losing its place among the top 50 airports of the world. This winter sees over 20 new routes starting and one of the less well-known US airlines is now the airport’s busiest airline. Which month is the busiest and how do fares compare with other US airports?