Articles Tagged ‘IAD’

Three regions battle it out for victory in Week 39 of the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition

Three regions battle it out for victory in Week 39 of the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition

A total of seven airports across Europe, North America and the Caribbean entered this week’s Arch of Triumph competition. With an average score of 27.6 out of 40, it has certainly been a par week of performances. Find out here to see which airport did enough to climb into the top ten with its superb display.

United Airlines expands regional routes from Denver and Washington

United Airlines expands regional routes from Denver and Washington

United Airlines adds Monterrey from Denver while Washington Dulles gains three domestic links.

Cathay Pacific Airways launches its longest link

Cathay Pacific Airways launches its longest link

Cathay Pacific Airways commences services from Hong Kong to Washington Dulles.


United Airlines launches three new regional connections

United Airlines launches three new regional connections

United Airlines launches three new domestic services from its three of its hubs.

Africa accepts its first Arch of Triumph win of 2018

Africa accepts its first Arch of Triumph win of 2018

Having won once in 2016, but yielding no victories last year, its great news that an African airport has taken this week’s Arch of Triumph title – the first awarded to the region in 2018. Find out which European and US airport attempts were beaten into the minor places by the African lion!

Primera Air pops over to Trump's gaff in Washington

Primera Air pops over to Trump’s gaff in Washington

Primera Air commences services from London Stansted to Washington Dulles.


London's airports handle 44 million more passengers than in 2010; four of the top five airlines don't serve Heathrow

London’s airports handle 44 million more passengers than in 2010; four of the top five airlines don’t serve Heathrow

London’s Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, City and Southend airports hosted over 171.06 million passengers last year, up from 127.17 million in 2010. Jonathan Ford highlights which airports are reporting the biggest net gain in passengers, the top destinations, plus the growth patterns of its leading airlines.

Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings

Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings

Narrow-body aircraft are typically workhorses for short- and medium-haul flying. However, some carriers choose to deploy single-aisle types on longer sectors, including a growing number of LCCs. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for long-haul narrow-body flights in S18.

Air Tanzania gets 787-8 – but where will it fly it? Mumbai, London and Guangzhou best options

Air Tanzania gets 787-8 – but where will it fly it? Mumbai, London and Guangzhou best options

Air Tanzania reached a significant milestone earlier this month, when VIPs, staff and crew alike greeted the African airline’s first wide-body to its fleet – ushering in a new chapter in its development. Marc Watkins investigates the carrier’s existing network and its long-haul route plans for the future.


JetBlue Airways grows Orlando passenger numbers 69% from 2008 to 2017; 31-destination network; weekly departures down 4.4% in S18

JetBlue Airways grows Orlando passenger numbers 69% from 2008 to 2017; 31-destination network; weekly departures down 4.4% in S18

JetBlue Airways flew 5.49 million revenue passengers from Orlando in 2017, up from 3.26 million back in 2008. Jonathan Ford looks at how the airline has grown its network from the Floridian city in recent years, which markets are the most popular, and how the airline is losing market share despite growing.

Munich Airport celebrates United Airlines anniversary

Munich Airport celebrates United Airlines anniversary

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Santo Domingo La Isabela Airport welcomes its third route from Air Century, while Columbia Metropolitan Airport celebrates American Airlines upgauging its Dallas/Fort Worth operation with cake, and there is news from Cluj-Napoca, Manchester, Weeze, St. Petersburg and Lisbon airports.

Delta Air Lines grows network from New York and Seattle

Delta Air Lines grows network from New York and Seattle

Delta Air Lines adds New York JFK to San Jose, plus Seattle-Tacoma to Kansas City and Washington Dulles.