Articles Tagged ‘Memphis’

Memphis Airport: AirTran Airways/Southwest Airlines touch down in the land of the Delta Blues

Memphis Airport: AirTran Airways/Southwest Airlines touch down in the land of the Delta Blues

Marc Cohn once sang about “Walking in Memphis”, but Delta Air Lines is choosing to walk away from the city, that was once Northwest’s third biggest hub. It will still serve almost 30 destinations and have 60% of the market, but AirTran Airways has started three new routes that will be taken over by Southwest […]

Delta gets the blues in Memphis; passenger traffic down 16% in last decade; new Mexico City service started this week

Delta gets the blues in Memphis; passenger traffic down 16% in last decade; new Mexico City service started this week

Delta’s hub at Memphis used to belong to Northwest. Passenger numbers have been in gradual decline for most of the last decade, but Delta has added several new destinations in the last couple of years. We examine how average air fares compare with other US airports.