Articles Tagged ‘Fort Lauderdale’
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?
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
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
Half 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?
US 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?
Florida’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’?
Traffic 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?