Articles Tagged ‘jetBlue’

US airlines report steady figures for August; Alaska Airlines, jetBlue and Southwest outperforming ‘legacy’ carriers

US airlines report steady figures for August; Alaska Airlines, jetBlue and Southwest outperforming ‘legacy’ carriers

US carriers have reported traffic data for August and the picture is fairly similar to July. But how do demand figures compare with those of two years ago? And which two carriers managed to report better load factors in August than in July?

New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 31 August - Monday 6 September):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 31 August – Monday 6 September):

The new route season is back on track. This week offers 42 route launches, half of which are on Ryanair. Nonetheless, we also have all you need to know about the routes that launched in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia – and the pictures to go with it.

US airlines all growing and flying fewer empty seats; Alaska Airlines takes Allegiant’s load factor crown in July

US airlines all growing and flying fewer empty seats; Alaska Airlines takes Allegiant’s load factor crown in July

Since our last look at the stats a couple of months ago, US airlines have continued to report (modest) growth and improved load factors. How does the performance of the legacy carriers compare with those of LCCs?


JetBlue dominant at Long Beach with 30 daily departures to 13 destinations; operational restrictions limit growth

JetBlue dominant at Long Beach with 30 daily departures to 13 destinations; operational restrictions limit growth

Long Beach is just 30 kilometres from Los Angeles and has some interesting attractions. But why is the airport with its famous art deco terminal not growing? And which other LCC has just started new flights from the airport?

US airlines launch over 30 new routes this week in time for summer peak; Delta dominates domestic hub rankings

US airlines launch over 30 new routes this week in time for summer peak; Delta dominates domestic hub rankings

This has been a popular week for US carriers to launch new routes but which are the most significant? What domestic market share do the top 15 carriers have in the US, and what has Sun Country done with a 737 this week?

Finally, all major US airlines report year-on-year demand growth in May; load factors also up versus last year

Finally, all major US airlines report year-on-year demand growth in May; load factors also up versus last year

And so it came to pass that all major US airlines returned to growth in May. But who is growing fastest (and slowest) and what have been the trends in load factors this year. How is the new Frontier performing?


New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 11 May - Monday 17 May):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 11 May – Monday 17 May):

54 new routes were launched in the last week, with the most airports involved located in the United States, followed by Italy. 25 European countries are represented as well as the US, Canada, Malaysia, India, Pakistan, UAE, Afghanistan, Greenland, Kuwait, Oman and Singapore.

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 4 May - Monday 10 May)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 4 May – Monday 10 May)

The last week has been another busy week with 87 routes being launched by 27 of the world’s airlines. New routes have started in countries as varied as across 25 European countries as well as Canada, China, Dominican Republic, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, South Africa and the US.

City Airline adjusts network policy; JetBlue finally gets to serve Reagan; Nas Air ramps up international routes; Wizz Air raises Luton network to 20 routes

City Airline adjusts network policy; JetBlue finally gets to serve Reagan; Nas Air ramps up international routes; Wizz Air raises Luton network to 20 routes

Sweden’s City Airline is under new ownership and tweaks its schedule while JetBlue reveals plans for Washington’s downtown airport. Nas Air is expanding across the Middle East while Wizz Air’s Luton ‘base’ gets bigger.


Almost 80% of US domestic routes are a monopoly; either of United's possible mergers would have little effect on domestic competition

Almost 80% of US domestic routes are a monopoly; either of United’s possible mergers would have little effect on domestic competition

With United talking to both Continental and US Airways, what impact might a merger have on domestic competition? Which carriers compete head-to-head on most routes and which are the most competitive domestic routes?

jetBlue celebrates 10th birthday; New York still #1 base serving over 50 destinations including many in Caribbean

jetBlue celebrates 10th birthday; New York still #1 base serving over 50 destinations including many in Caribbean

Which are its biggest bases and most important routes? Who is its biggest competitor on key routes and which new Caribbean destinations are being added this year?

New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 30 January - Tuesday 9 February)

New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 30 January – Tuesday 9 February)

A busy 10 days to look back on with almost 50 new routes launched. Countries benefiting from new services include Australia, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Denmark, Finnland, Germany, Greece, India, Iraq, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Morocco, Netherlands, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, the UAE, the UK and the US.