Articles Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

Mexicana’s uncertain future: Big network shake-up posed by possible removal of biggest player; 30% of domestic market and 20% of US-Mexico market up for grabs

Mexicana’s uncertain future: Big network shake-up posed by possible removal of biggest player; 30% of domestic market and 20% of US-Mexico market up for grabs

The airline’s situation is changing on a daily basis but what was its route network before it was forced to make changes? What would its collapse mean for the US-Mexican market and how much competition does it face on its main domestic routes?

JetBlue dominant at Long Beach with 30 daily departures to 13 destinations; operational restrictions limit growth

JetBlue dominant at Long Beach with 30 daily departures to 13 destinations; operational restrictions limit growth

Long Beach is just 30 kilometres from Los Angeles and has some interesting attractions. But why is the airport with its famous art deco terminal not growing? And which other LCC has just started new flights from the airport?

United/Continental merger creates latest global mega-network carrier serving 370 airports in 59 countries; will be #1 for US-Europe flights and US-Asia flights

United/Continental merger creates latest global mega-network carrier serving 370 airports in 59 countries; will be #1 for US-Europe flights and US-Asia flights

After we recently said goodbye to Northwest, the Continental name will soon also be discarded, leaving just four US airlines with major international networks. How does the new United compare with other carriers on the US-Europe and US-Asia markets?


Ten for Tuesday: announcements from Sun Country, Kingfisher, airBaltic, bmi, Carpatair, Jin Air, Lufthansa, Mango, Spanair, and Virgin America

Ten for Tuesday: announcements from Sun Country, Kingfisher, airBaltic, bmi, Carpatair, Jin Air, Lufthansa, Mango, Spanair, and Virgin America

Which airlines have decided to start routes identified recently by anna.aero as having potential? Who’s going transatlantic with a 737-800? Which is airBaltic’s latest ‘country of the week’  and whose second international route is to Guam?

Southwest dominates Las Vegas – California market; Virgin America boosts San Francisco

Article Thumbnail: Route AnalysisEach year around 10 million passengers make their way between Las Vegas and California. What have been some of the recent developments and which airline is consistently cheaper than Southwest?

Southwest and Virgin America grow LAX – San Francisco route by 50% in two years

Route AnalysisHow does demand change when Southwest enters a big market? And what happens when Virgin America joins in as well? Do they take passengers from existing carriers or stimulate new traffic? We have the answers on LAX-SFO.


Delta/Northwest matches rivals fares on Los Angeles – Las Vegas route; Southwest not noticeably cheaper

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchLos Angeles and Las Vegas are both attractive places to visit for different reasons. Four legacy carriers and Southwest compete head-to-head but how do return fares for the rest of July compare?

V Australia finally launches with Sydney to Los Angeles route

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryOriginally scheduled to start flying before Christmas Virgin Blue’s new transpacific carrier finally launched this week. How has the Australia to USA market been developing in recent years and what competition will V Australia face? Which other routes does it plan to start this year with new 777-300ERs?

Allegiant Air heads for Hollywood! Blockbuster profits continue as airline grew 30% last year

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisApparently Allegiant Air doesn’t like being written about. Sorry guys, but your network development is much too interesting for us to ignore. We provide a handy file summarising the airline’s 130 routes serving 70 airports this summer including Los Angeles.


Sweet dreams for LAX*; A380 and Emirates both make first appearance at airport as major development plans are revealed

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisThe world’s busiest O&D airport has had a busy few weeks PR-wise. Which are its biggest airlines and how competitive are the busiest routes? Which new airline has made it into the airport’s Top 10 for the first time this winter?

California’s stagnant market is boosted by Virgin America and Southwest

Californias stagnant market is boosted by Virgin America and SouthwestThe world’s eighth biggest economy didn’t see much growth in air travel at its airports in 2006. Passenger numbers in California are similar to those in Germany and are dominated by two major airports where United is the leading carrier. But at the next seven busiest airports the same airline dominates – and it’s not United. What’s new in 2007?