Articles Tagged ‘Houston’

Continental to axe 8% of ASMs (and 12 routes) from its biggest base at Houston

Continental to axe 8% of ASMs (and 12 routes) from its biggest base at HoustonAs part of its recent capacity-cutting exercise, Continental has axed 12 destinations from its largest base at Houston. But it will still serve over 160 destinations from IAH. How big are these dropped routes and on how many of its biggest routes does Southwest compete from Houston Hobby?

Texas: a tale of two cities and three airlines

Texas: a tale of two cities and three airlinesThe Lone Star state is around 25% bigger than France and its airports handle a similar number of passengers. Dallas and Houston both have airports ranked in the world’s top 20 but there are also a dozen other airports of note. American, Continental and Southwest share almost 90% of the domestic market, but who dominates international routes?