Articles Tagged ‘IAH’

Sun Country adds 16 routes – but all have direct competition

Sun Country adds 16 routes – but all have direct competition

Sun Country’s 16 routes are highly spread out, sensibly making predicting where will be served much harder. Three main reasons, other than leisure, explain its new routes.

Qatar Airways new Seattle route won’t just be targeting India traffic

Qatar Airways new Seattle route won’t just be targeting India traffic

With Seattle times mirroring other North American routes, connectivity over Doha will be big. Traffic of 350,000 – excl. Alaska Airlines feed – targeted.

Latest new routes (19 - 25 November)

Latest new routes (19 – 25 November)

Tampa sees six new routes, QantasLink gets tropical on new Canberra – Cairns, Star Air launches new Delhi Hindon service, and much more.


United Express take off from Tallahassee to Houston Intercontinental

United Express take off from Tallahassee to Houston Intercontinental

United Express launched Tallahassee – Houston on 18 November, targeting the 180,000+ passengers that could be logically served over its Texas hub.

Key West adds four routes this winter – 2021 could be airport's best year

Key West adds four routes this winter – 2021 could be airport’s best year

As Key West gets ready to welcome new routes for a potential record 2021, we examine the airport’s network and key unserved markets.

Latest route launches (30 September - 7 October)

Latest route launches (30 September – 7 October)

United Express begins two routes, Aer Lingus Regional’s final pieces of its Belfast City puzzle, Jazeera Airways becomes the only carrier to Dhaka, + more.


United Express jets off to Chattanooga from Houston

United Express jets off to Chattanooga from Houston

United Express, using SkyWest CRJ-200s, started Houston – Chattanooga on 30 September, its fourth destination in Tennessee from its Texas hub.

American Airlines, Delta, and United's top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

American Airlines, Delta, and United’s top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

The largest 6 airports for American, Delta + United collectively had 680m seats last year, with the largest airports becoming stronger since 2010.

United Airlines’ top-20 international connecting markets; Tel Aviv – LAX #1

United Airlines’ top-20 international connecting markets; Tel Aviv – LAX #1

19% of United Airlines’ seats are now international, with Mexico – US its #1 connecting country-pair and Houston IAH is #1 international connecting hub.


Ethiopian Airlines launches Lomé to Houston flights

Ethiopian Airlines launches Lomé to Houston flights

Ethiopian Airlines launches Lomé to Houston flights, in partnership with ASKY Airlines.

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

anna.aero looks at the development of the US market ahead of the upcoming ACI-NA JumpStart Nashville conference. Data published by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics shows that 1.01 billion scheduled passengers flew from US airports in 2018, averaging at 2.77 million travellers a day. 

Spirit Airlines now transports two million passengers a year from Atlanta; offering 13% the number of departures on routes versus Delta

Spirit Airlines now transports two million passengers a year from Atlanta; offering 13% the number of departures on routes versus Delta

Spirit Airlines has ramped-up its operations from the world’s busiest airport, growing from just under a quarter of a million passengers a year and a single route in 2009, to 2.23 million passengers and 17 routes in 2018. Jonathan Ford looks into the carrier’s expansion from Atlanta in recent years in more detail.