Articles Tagged ‘LGB’

JetBlue Airways' love-hate relationship with Long Beach; passenger numbers up 33% in 2017, however new capacity already chopped

JetBlue Airways’ love-hate relationship with Long Beach; passenger numbers up 33% in 2017, however new capacity already chopped

JetBlue Airways currently has a 13-route network from Long Beach, having transported 2.90 million passengers from the Los Angeles airport in 2017. Jonathan Ford looks further into the airline’s schedule which shows capacity will be cut by over 30% this winter, with Southwest Airlines filling some of the void.

US traffic increases by 19% from 2008 to 2017; Stewart was fastest expanding airport last year, Cuba leads international growth race

US traffic increases by 19% from 2008 to 2017; Stewart was fastest expanding airport last year, Cuba leads international growth race

There were 965 million passengers on flights to and from US airports in 2017, 19% more than the previous year. Nick Preston examines traffic developments in the US over the past 10 years and identifies its domestic and international growth trends, as well the fastest growing airports and international markets.

US regional airports accounted for 19% of seats in 2017; ULCCs report greatest growth; Pittsburgh and Cleveland are on the up

US regional airports accounted for 19% of seats in 2017; ULCCs report greatest growth; Pittsburgh and Cleveland are on the up

With much of the recent talk in US route development surrounding the topic of secondary cities gaining transatlantic service, anna.aero has decided to see what the trends are at the nation’s regional airports, ranging from passenger traffic gains to last year’s seat capacity increases.    


Southwest Airlines links Sacramento to Long Beach and Spokane

Southwest Airlines links Sacramento to Long Beach and Spokane

Southwest Airlines begins a twice-daily service to Long Beach and a daily connection to Spokane. 

Airport winners of US ANNIES 2017 revealed; airports in California and Florida star

Airport winners of US ANNIES 2017 revealed; airports in California and Florida star

Last week we looked at which airlines were the most dynamic in the US market. This week we have seven US ANNIES awards for airports, four for growth and three for network/carrier development. We even have a tie in one category as seven different airports claim victory.

JetBlue Airways expands Florida and California offerings

JetBlue Airways expands Florida and California offerings

JetBlue Airways begins new routes from Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and San Jose.


Reno-Tahoe celebrates Cake of the Week for Long Beach link

Reno-Tahoe celebrates Cake of the Week for Long Beach link

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Belo Horizonte celebrates eight years of Copa Airlines flights while Birmingham Airport breaks through the 11 million passenger barrier. More news also from Tigerair Australia and British Airways which brought back record-breaking Team GB from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

JetBlue Airways links Long Beach to Reno-Tahoe

JetBlue Airways links Long Beach to Reno-Tahoe

JetBlue Airways begins a daily service on the link between the two cities – becomes Reno-Tahoe’s second JetBlue route after New York JFK.

Long Beach Airport in California benefiting from arrival of Southwest Airlines; JetBlue Airways dominates; serves a dozen destinations

Long Beach Airport in California benefiting from arrival of Southwest Airlines; JetBlue Airways dominates; serves a dozen destinations

Long Beach Airport handled over three million passengers in 2012, but has since seen demand drop by 21%. This year will see an upturn thanks to the arrival of Southwest Airlines. We reveal the airport’s historic growth, seasonality and leading routes.


Portland Airport grew by 5.9% in 2014; Icelandair arrives from Reykjavik/Keflavik

Portland Airport grew by 5.9% in 2014; Icelandair arrives from Reykjavik/Keflavik

Located south of the Columbia River in Multnomah County, Portland Airport is classified as the 29th busiest airport in the US, having handled around 16 million passengers in 2014. With Icelandair touching down for the first time at the airport on 19 May (attended by anna.aero’s Chief Analyst, Ralph Anker), we take a closer look […]

New York JFK reports 5.2% growth so far in 2014; excellent SVID result

New York JFK reports 5.2% growth so far in 2014; excellent SVID result

The US’ sixth busiest gateway according to passengers handled in 2013, New York JFK Airport handled 50 million passengers last year, growing by 2.3%. With a total of 68 airlines operating from the airport this December, anna.aero investigates JFK’s recent activity and reveals how dominant JetBlue Airways is.

Burbank Bob Hope welcomes SeaPort Airlines to San Diego; best seasonality profile so far in 2014

Burbank Bob Hope welcomes SeaPort Airlines to San Diego; best seasonality profile so far in 2014

Serving the Greater Los Angeles Area, Burbank Bob Hope Airport reported over 3.8 million passengers last year. With a total of seven airlines flying to 13 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant is Southwest Airlines this October.