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Articles Tagged ‘Las Vegas’

To new lands: the development of Frontier Airlines

To new lands: the development of Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines has had a turbulent past, including bankruptcy protection. But since 2015, it has actively pursued its ULCC model which has resulted in it nearly doubling in size to 27 million seats. anna.aero explores this airline and its approach to route development, which is now highly focused on leisure markets away from Denver.

Southwest Airlines is Las Vegas' #1 carrier with 41% of seats in S17; 2.3 million more passenger flown annually when compared to a decade ago

Southwest Airlines is Las Vegas’ #1 carrier with 41% of seats in S17; 2.3 million more passenger flown annually when compared to a decade ago

Southwest Airlines is the largest airline in Las Vegas, with the Nevadan city being the carrier’s third largest airport operation. In 2015, the airline flew 17.6 million passengers from Las Vegas, just under 16% more passengers than it flew from the city in 2006. We take a closer look at its traffic development, the airline’s […]

Allegiant Air welcomes anna.aero

Allegiant Air welcomes anna.aero

anna.aero was warmly invited by Allegiant Air to visit its crew training facilities and headquarters in Las Vegas on 13 April. Take a closer look to see behind the scenes at the airline, and how the carrier is planning to expand heading into the future.


Las Vegas Airport is having a bumper year as it sees 1.8 million extra passengers for the first 10 months; Norwegian latest carrier

Las Vegas Airport is having a bumper year as it sees 1.8 million extra passengers for the first 10 months; Norwegian latest carrier

This week, Virgin America commenced a 12 times weekly service between Las Vegas and Dallas Love Field, meaning that the carrier now operates to a total of five destinations from the Nevada hub. However, it’s not just Virgin America which is growing from Las Vegas. anna.aero delves into what other carriers are doing at the […]

Viva Las Vegas; McCarran International Airport set to welcome World Routes delegates this weekend

Viva Las Vegas; McCarran International Airport set to welcome World Routes delegates this weekend

McCarran International Airport serving Las Vegas, has slipped from being ranked 10th in the world (in 2005) to 23rd. We take a closer look at why the airport has stopped growing, and which carriers are Southwest Airlines’ nearest challengers at the airport. We also examine Nevada’s other main airport at Reno, and what other scheduled […]

Allegiant Air - the world's second most profitable airline

Allegiant Air – the world’s second most profitable airline

Allegiant Air may only rank as the 13th biggest airline in the US domestic market, but its profitability is second only to another US LCC. We examine the airline’s extraordinary day-of-week driven operations, its biggest airports, and which destinations have been added to the network in the last 12 months. We also reveal what’s coming […]


airberlin: ‘Shape & Size’ – which routes have been cut since last summer, and which have been added?

airberlin: ‘Shape & Size’ – which routes have been cut since last summer, and which have been added?

Among Europe’s biggest airlines the only one carrying fewer passengers than last summer is airberlin. We take a close look at which routes have been dropped from which German airports, and which have been added. And why has one destination in particular has been added from so many airports?

Southwest celebrates 30 years in Las Vegas; easyJet reaches 50 million in Switzerland; Wizz Air 2 million at Brussels Charleroi; Chinese New Year comes to Helsinki

Southwest celebrates 30 years in Las Vegas; easyJet reaches 50 million in Switzerland; Wizz Air 2 million at Brussels Charleroi; Chinese New Year comes to Helsinki

easyJet threw a big bash with a special flight to celebrate reaching 50 million passengers in Switzerland, offering Michelin star food and entertainment. Meanwhile, there have been further celebrations in Las Vegas, at Brussels Charleroi and Helsinki Airport.

2nd anna.aero US ANNIES honour Spirit, Southwest, Volaris, Miami, Chicago Midway, Vegas

2nd anna.aero US ANNIES honour Spirit, Southwest, Volaris, Miami, Chicago Midway, Vegas

At last the good news!!! Four airlines and seven airports win prizes in the 2011 anna.aero US ANNIE awards. Remember, all our awards are based on science, statistics and evidence rather than people’s opinions (and votes). These network development-related awards give recognition to real number-based achievement for the Airline With the Most New Airports through […]


Leaving Las Vegas: US Airways drops non hub-serving routes; goes from 68 services in 2007 to just four

Leaving Las Vegas: US Airways drops non hub-serving routes; goes from 68 services in 2007 to just four

America West was once the leading airline in Las Vegas. Once merged with US Airways traffic grew further for a couple of years. But how have the number of destinations served (and passengers carried) evolved since 1997? What competition does it face on the latest batch of routes that it plans to close?

Which airports are benefiting most from Southwest’s 4% growth in 2011? Chicago Midway now bigger than Las Vegas

Which airports are benefiting most from Southwest’s 4% growth in 2011? Chicago Midway now bigger than Las Vegas

What happened to Southwest’s network in 2010? Which are the airline’s leading airports and how many does it now serve? Which airports have seen the greatest increase in flights during the last 12 months, and which have seen the biggest cutbacks?

Sun Country belatedly fills void left by Allegiant at Lansing in Michigan; winter sun routes now, Washington starts April

Sun Country belatedly fills void left by Allegiant at Lansing in Michigan; winter sun routes now, Washington starts April

One of America’s niche carriers has found a new focus city in Michigan. Which routes is it starting and which carriers are already there? How have passenger numbers evolved in the last 20 years at the airport?