Articles Tagged ‘LAS’

USB3 hubs in 2017 – American Airlines chops, Delta Air Lines stagnates, United Airlines...is doing O.K.

USB3 hubs in 2017 – American Airlines chops, Delta Air Lines stagnates, United Airlines…is doing O.K.

It has certainly being an interesting year for the USB3 – American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines – in terms of marketing and public image, passenger experience and 747 farewells, so we decided to compare the airlines’ hub growth to see which airports are the winners and losers.  

Frontier Airlines forms six new domestic sectors

Frontier Airlines forms six new domestic sectors

Frontier Airlines begins six US domestic routes – only one faces no direct competition. 

Ottawa on track to hit 4.8 million passengers in 2017; international decline offset by stable domestic market; Orlando Melbourne next

Ottawa on track to hit 4.8 million passengers in 2017; international decline offset by stable domestic market; Orlando Melbourne next

Ottawa Airport has seen traffic grow by 1.8% during the first 11 months of 2017, with most of this coming from the domestic sector. However, the gains of the intra-Canadian market have helped soften the cuts that have been encountered in the transborder and international markets. 


Allegiant Air accelerates growth with 19 new connections

Allegiant Air accelerates growth with 19 new connections

Allegiant Air begin 19 US domestic routes – five to face direct competition. 

Spirit Airlines sets up 12 new airport pairs

Spirit Airlines sets up 12 new airport pairs

Spirit Airlines begins operations on 12 domestic and international routes – all face direct competition.

Frontier Airlines forges eight new airport pairs

Frontier Airlines forges eight new airport pairs

Frontier Airlines begins eight new routes – includes a mix of domestic and international sectors.


Frontier Airlines' route droppings revealed; 23 airport pairs no longer served with O'Hare and Atlanta seeing biggest changes

Frontier Airlines’ route droppings revealed; 23 airport pairs no longer served with O’Hare and Atlanta seeing biggest changes

We love to see airlines celebrate route launches, but route droppings are also a fact of life, though less publicised. In a week that has seen US ULCC Frontier Airlines launch a significant 30 routes, we got our data elves to rummage through its schedule data to see what routes the airline has said goodbye […]

Frontier Airlines launches 30 new routes in two days

Frontier Airlines launches 30 new routes in two days

Frontier Airlines starts seven routes from focus city Miami along with another 23 launches across the US.

Frontier Airlines slides into Long Island MacArthur

Frontier Airlines slides into Long Island MacArthur

Frontier Airlines links the New York State airport to Orlando – also starts Las Vegas to Cedar Rapids route. 


Europe goes three weeks without a win – no entries either! North America takes back-to-back victories

Europe goes three weeks without a win – no entries either! North America takes back-to-back victories

This week’s winning airport has had an unprecedented year, not because of some significant slugs of air service development, but because it has added the Arch of Triumph as the cherry on the top of those achievements. Find out which of five global airports will have something extra to celebrate this week. 

Frontier Airlines premiers in Providence

Frontier Airlines premiers in Providence

Frontier Airlines launches two routes to the capital of Rhode Island – also expands from Las Vegas. 

Frontier Airlines traffic grew by 76% from Orlando in 2016, with Q1 2017 passenger count up 28%; home to 18% of the airline's passengers

Frontier Airlines traffic grew by 76% from Orlando in 2016, with Q1 2017 passenger count up 28%; home to 18% of the airline’s passengers

Orlando is Frontier Airlines’ second largest airport operation, with it welcoming 2.63 million passengers with the airline in 2016. This is particularly impressive given that in 2009 only 110,000 passengers used the ULCC from Orlando. We look behind the airline’s expansion from the Floridian gateway in recent years.