Articles Tagged ‘LAS’

Eurowings rationalises route offering in W19; seats down 2 million YOY

Eurowings rationalises route offering in W19; seats down 2 million YOY

Eurowings offers 11.7 million seats in W19, down two million on W18 in its attempt to return to profitability. However, it is still opening new routes, including Frankfurt to Windhoek.

Nashville gets Spirit with launch of new base

Nashville gets Spirit with launch of new base

Spirit launches its Nashville base with five routes and more to come in 2020.

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.


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.