Articles Tagged ‘LAX’

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part I – take your pick from 36 entries across the globe!

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part I – take your pick from 36 entries across the globe!

Along with cake, anna.aero is allowing the readers of anna.aero to vote for their favourite Arch of Triumph during the first week of S19. With 36 entries to choose from, make sure you select and vote for your favourite water salute, an award that is very prestigious in the eyes of the airport fire chief’s […]

Vote for your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part I  – 25 fantastic route launch showstoppers to choose from!!

Vote for your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part I – 25 fantastic route launch showstoppers to choose from!!

The S19 season was launched on 31 March, and anna.aero is letting the reader be the judge of the much anticipated anna.aero Cake of the Week competition. Having been inundated with 25 route launch masterpieces, take a look through and choose your favourite to make sure it secures the prestigious title! 

United Airlines adds San Francisco to Amsterdam service

United Airlines adds San Francisco to Amsterdam service

United Airlines starts a daily San Francisco to Amsterdam link – also adds 10 North American services.


Finnair flies into Hollywood

Finnair flies into Hollywood

Finnair begins a three times weekly service between Helsinki and Los Angeles. 

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. 

Hainan Airlines adds new connections to Europe and US

Hainan Airlines adds new connections to Europe and US

Hainan Airlines introduces new links to Paris CDG and Los Angeles.


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. 

Spirit Airlines increased Houston Intercontinental traffic by 18% in Q1 2018; airport accounts for 8.2% of the airline's annual traffic

Spirit Airlines increased Houston Intercontinental traffic by 18% in Q1 2018; airport accounts for 8.2% of the airline’s annual traffic

Spirit Airlines is one of the leading ULCCs at Houston Intercontinental Airport, handling a network of 20 destinations. Jonathan Ford looks at the carrier’s recent growth from the Texan hub, which it has served since September 2012, including its top connections and its focus on international markets.

United Airlines launches three new regional connections

United Airlines launches three new regional connections

United Airlines launches three new domestic services from its three of its hubs.


Guangzhou Airport saw 10% boost in traffic in 2017; 74 airlines serving in S18, Thailand is top international market

Guangzhou Airport saw 10% boost in traffic in 2017; 74 airlines serving in S18, Thailand is top international market

Guangzhou Airport welcomed 65.81 million passengers in 2017, a 10% increase on the previous year. Traffic at the Chinese hub has nearly doubled over the past 10 years. Nick Preston examines recent network trends at this year’s World Routes host airport, including its leading airlines and routes. 

Delta Air Lines operates 22 Cancún routes, only six are year-round; American Airlines and United Airlines both fly more seats

Delta Air Lines operates 22 Cancún routes, only six are year-round; American Airlines and United Airlines both fly more seats

Cancún is Delta Air Lines’ number one international market for seats in the Americas, offering over 5,600 departures from the Mexican resort in 2018. However, of these rotations, 46% take place during the first four months of the year. Jonathan Ford explores the SkyTeam member’s Cancún operation in more detail.

Senior WOW air, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines and Swoop execs to talk innovation at Future Travel Experience Global 2018

Senior WOW air, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines and Swoop execs to talk innovation at Future Travel Experience Global 2018

More than 750 industry innovators will gather in Las Vegas from 10-12 September for the 13th edition of anna.aero’s sister event, Future Travel Experience Global. The theme of the show is “Disrupt or be disrupted”, with many of the world’s leading airline executives speaking at the conference.