Articles Tagged ‘LAS’

New airline routes launched (18 June – 24 June 2019)

New airline routes launched (18 June – 24 June 2019)

A total of 16 new routes were launched by some 13 airlines, including Wizz Air launching an additional three new routes to Baden and Castellon.

Spirit Airlines enters Hollywood Burbank and Las Vegas

Spirit Airlines enters Hollywood Burbank and Las Vegas

Spirit Airlines launched two new services from Sacramento to Hollywood Burbank and Las Vegas on 20 June.

Vegas McCarran comes up trumps for KLM

Vegas McCarran comes up trumps for KLM

 We have had water arch salutes from five contenders this week with three US-originating routes dominating.


KLM parties its way into Las Vegas from Amsterdam

KLM parties its way into Las Vegas from Amsterdam

KLM launched a nonstop transatlantic service between Amsterdam to Las Vegas on 06 June.

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. 

Alaska Airlines celebrates Route of the Week award for Everett Paine Field inauguration while Gainesville heralds Cake of the Week win

Alaska Airlines celebrates Route of the Week award for Everett Paine Field inauguration while Gainesville heralds Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Alaska Airlines winning Route of the Week for its first operations from Everett Paine Field, Gainesville Airport in the US rejoices its Cake of the Week title for American Airlines’ inaugural from Dallas/Fort Worth.


Alaska Airlines initiates Everett Paine Field operations

Alaska Airlines initiates Everett Paine Field operations

Alaska Airlines begins its first three routes from Everett Paine Field to Las Vegas, Phoenix and Portland.

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. 

Spirit Airlines starts 13 sectors which are all served already

Spirit Airlines starts 13 sectors which are all served already

Spirit Airlines introduces 13 new routes across its network – eight involve Austin. 


Edmonton Airport set to record 7.8 million terminal passengers for 2018; ULCCs Flair Airlines and Swoop drive second consecutive year of growth

Edmonton Airport set to record 7.8 million terminal passengers for 2018; ULCCs Flair Airlines and Swoop drive second consecutive year of growth

Edmonton Airport handled 7.38 million terminal passengers in 2017, returning to growth after two years of declining traffic. Figures for 2018 suggest that it was on target to exceed 7.80 million passengers by the end of December. Nick Preston takes a closer look at the Albertan airport’s network developments.

American Airlines launches 26 new routes in three weeks

American Airlines launches 26 new routes in three weeks

American Airlines begins 26 new routes across seven bases in the US. 

Kuala Lumpur wins the Arch of Triumph public vote Part II of the W18/19 season; anna.aero's judges return to cast scores on eight entrants this week

Kuala Lumpur wins the Arch of Triumph public vote Part II of the W18/19 season; anna.aero’s judges return to cast scores on eight entrants this week

A total of seven airports have sent anna.aero eight FTWAs from the last two weeks of global airline route launches, with entrants coming from airports across Europe, Asia, North and South America, plus the Caribbean. WIth an average score of 28.5, see which global gateway has claimed glory this week.