Articles Tagged ‘MCO’

Florida’s focus on leisure keeps air fares low; Southwest to add Panama City from May

Country AnalysisPassenger numbers at Florida’s airports are comparable with all of Italy but which airport defied the trend and actually grew in 2008? Which airlines have what market share at the main airports? And which airport will welcome Southwest in 2010?

AirTran reduces reliance on Atlanta; Milwaukee network grows to 17 routes this summer

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisAirTran now has lower unit costs than Southwest, but has put its fleet expansion plans on hold. Which new markets has it opened in 2008/09 and which segments of its route network are growing fastest?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 21 March – Friday 27 March)

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThe calm before the storm this week with just seven new routes identified. These came from AirAsia’s Indonesian subsidiary, Continental, jetBlue and Shanghai Airlines. Next week there will be over 200.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 31 January – Friday 6 February):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsWe identified 20 new routes from 13 airlines, including Air Canada, American Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Interjet, jetBlue, Lufthansa Italia, Mahan Air, Northwest, Ryanair, Transaero, Uzbekistan Airways, Volaris and WestJet. Click here for more.

Orlando blooms with booming international traffic; jetBlue adds most new routes

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisOrlando claims to be the fourth biggest O&D market in the US and last year traffic was down just 2.2% overall at 35.66 million passengers. International traffic has been booming thanks to the likes of jetBlue, Mexicana and TAM. But which airline is #1 and how cheap are air fares?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 24 January – Friday 30 January):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsWe identified just three new routes that started this week. Step forward City Airline (Sweden), jetBlue (US) and Wataniya Airways (Kuwait).

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 15 November – Friday 21 November):

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefThis week sees another batch of new routes launched by airlines from all across the globe including AirTran, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, Bahrain Air, Cebu Pacific, easyJet, Hainan Airlines, Insel Air, LACSA, Maldivian, Norwegian, TAM, Thai AirAsia, Tiger Airways and Volaris. Oh, and Ryanair started some new routes as well. What a surprise.

Hurricanes and hedonism influence Florida demand

Hurricanes and hedonism influence Florida demandFlorida’s airports handled 135 million passengers in 2006. Not as many as California but about the same as all of France. Miami and Orlando are among the world’s top 30 airports. Which airline transports most passengers through the region? What role do hurricanes and ‘spring break’ play, and which two new airports has Skybus ‘discovered’?