Articles Tagged ‘GDL’

Dallas Love Field takes two awards in fifth US ANNIES; Savannah/Hilton Head joins growth party

Dallas Love Field takes two awards in fifth US ANNIES; Savannah/Hilton Head joins growth party

More eagerly awaited by the world’s airport and airline industry than the Skytrax awards, are anna.aero’s US ANNIES prizes! The awards are back for their fifth outing, with awards for seven airports that have achieved notable route and traffic-related success in the US over the past 12 months.

Volaris launches first service to Houston

Volaris launches first service to Houston

Volaris now connects Guadalajara with Houston, competing with United Airlines and VivaAerobus.

Sacramento Airport in California reports 3.3% traffic growth in 2014; Southwest Airlines is #1 carrier

Sacramento Airport in California reports 3.3% traffic growth in 2014; Southwest Airlines is #1 carrier

Serving Sacramento (which hosts the Annual Pacific Rim Street Fest), Sacramento Airport consolidated its annual passenger performance, reporting close to nine million travellers in 2014. With a total of 10 airlines flying to 26 destinations non-stop, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant Southwest Airlines […]


Mexico joins the 100 million airport passenger club; air travel demand up 8.4% as Interjet and Volaris battle for domestic leadership

Mexico joins the 100 million airport passenger club; air travel demand up 8.4% as Interjet and Volaris battle for domestic leadership

The Mexican air travel market is showing signs of maturity with growth of around 8% for the third successive year. We reveal the country’s busiest airports and who’s winning the domestic battle. Plus a look at new international services for 2015.

Fuerteventura shows off its winner’s certificate; first blood to Europe

Fuerteventura shows off its winner’s certificate; first blood to Europe

The first week of the 2015 ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition sees 12 entries from around the world, including two airports sending us two FTWAs each. The last weekly winners of 2014 – the firefighters from Fuerteventura – get the Airport Director to share in their glory.

Reno-Tahoe International Airport welcomes first international service in 15 years; seasonal London service set to start in December

Reno-Tahoe International Airport welcomes first international service in 15 years; seasonal London service set to start in December

Nevada’s second busiest airport has seen passenger numbers drop by a third in the last seven years, but international services have recently returned to the airport. We look at the airport’s seasonality profile, top 10 routes and leading airlines.


Volaris launches two routes to Nevada

Volaris launches two routes to Nevada

Volaris adds Vegas from Cancun and Reno from Guadalajara, both operating twice-weekly.

Orlando and Delhi airports receive certificates for Volaris and Jet Airways respectively

Orlando and Delhi airports receive certificates for Volaris and Jet Airways respectively

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Air Choice One jets off from Chicago O’Hare to Mason City, while Flybe announces year-round services from Liverpool to Belfast City from 2 February 2015. More news from Tampa, Warsaw Chopin, Marseille and Malta airports.

Volaris adds second Guadalajara-Chicago link

Volaris adds second Guadalajara-Chicago link

Volaris now connects Guadalajara with Chicago O’Hare as well as Chicago Midway.


VivaAerobus launches two new routes to US

VivaAerobus launches two new routes to US

VivaAerobus links Guadalajara to Houston Intercontinental, and Monterrey to San Antonio with 737-300s.

Volaris growing faster in US than in Mexico; has 23% of domestic market with fleet of 50 Airbus

Volaris growing faster in US than in Mexico; has 23% of domestic market with fleet of 50 Airbus

Mexican LCC Volaris began operations in March 2006 and has grown to have 50 Airbus aircraft. We look at the airline’s recent expansion in the US, its busiest airports by flights, and busiest routes by ASKs and examine its US network expansion.

Volaris adds second route to Orlando in Florida

Volaris adds second route to Orlando in Florida

Volaris starts twice-weekly service from Guadalajara to Orlando using A320s.