Articles Tagged ‘GUA’

Spirit Airlines adds Central America and Caribbean from Orlando

Spirit Airlines adds Central America and Caribbean from Orlando

Spirit Airlines launches flights from Orlando to seven destinations – six already flown to by other airlines.

Spirit Airlines launches North Carolina expansion

Spirit Airlines launches North Carolina expansion

Spirit Airlines launches flights on nine new routes, including its first to Asheville and Greensboro.

Avianca lands in Orlando on three new sectors

Avianca lands in Orlando on three new sectors

Avianca launches services to Orlando from Guatemala City, Lima and San Salvador.


Tijuana closes in on eight million passengers; Volaris still leading carrier and capital connection is route king

Tijuana closes in on eight million passengers; Volaris still leading carrier and capital connection is route king

Tijuana is Mexico’s fifth busiest facility, yet it manages to offer services to not one but two Chinese destinations. Marc Watkins reviews the airport’s recent traffic figures, its seasonality profile, as well as its biggest routes and carriers, including newcomer Hainan Airlines.

American Airlines' international capacity drops 41% from Chicago O'Hare; shifts to domestic growth; strengthening against United

American Airlines’ international capacity drops 41% from Chicago O’Hare; shifts to domestic growth; strengthening against United

American Airlines is Chicago O’Hare’s second largest airline after United Airlines, with the oneworld member operating 35% of weekly seat capacity from the US hub this summer. Overall the carrier has increased its seats from O’Hare by 3.4% this year, however the level of growth varies in different sectors.  

American Airlines takes on United Airlines from Chicago O'Hare

American Airlines takes on United Airlines from Chicago O’Hare

American Airlines adds six routes from the Windy City that are already flown by the Star Alliance member.  


Arch of Triumph double winners on display

Arch of Triumph double winners on display

This week we have not one, but two Arch of Triumph certificate celebrations from previous winners in Marseille and Sarasota – both first-time victors. Who will join the roll-call of 2016 winners as the year draws to a close – will it be an FTWA newbie or an old-hand of this four-year-old competition?

Volaris Costa Rica launches first route – to Guatemala

Volaris Costa Rica launches first route – to Guatemala

Volaris Costa Rica starts flying with first route between San Jose and Guatemala City.

Capacity in Guatemala is on the up again despite previous annual growth being inconsistent; Volaris becomes latest carrier

Capacity in Guatemala is on the up again despite previous annual growth being inconsistent; Volaris becomes latest carrier

With an estimated population of 15.8 million, Guatemala is served by two commercial airports, Flores and Guatemala City. Even though growth has been inconsistent over the past 10 years, airline capacity in the country is rising once again – anna.aero looks to see whether this growth will be sustained or if past trends of decline […]


Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Not only did Hong Kong Airport win the last Arch of Triumph weekly battle, but its score of 36.7 saw it swoop into joint second place overall with Portland in the 2015 competition. Meanwhile, 27 (yes that’s 27) airports from across the world are aiming to topple Hong Kong from that spot this week.

Volaris glides in to Guatemala

Volaris glides in to Guatemala

Volaris connects Cancun and Guadalajara with Guatemala City.

Managua Airport grows by 8.9% in 2014; Copa Airlines commands 27% of seats; Aeromexico is newest carrier

Managua Airport grows by 8.9% in 2014; Copa Airlines commands 27% of seats; Aeromexico is newest carrier

Nicaragua is the largest country in the Central American isthmus and the aviation industry plays an important role in supporting the country’s tourism, with Managua Airport being the main gateway to Nicaragua. anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this market and reveals which is the #1 country market.