Articles Tagged ‘MSP’

Delta has up to 71 hourly movements at Minneapolis

Delta has up to 71 hourly movements at Minneapolis

Delta has 120 routes and almost 2,600 weekly flights each way from Minneapolis in mid-April. We examine its network from this hub.

Sun Country adds 16 routes – but all have direct competition

Sun Country adds 16 routes – but all have direct competition

Sun Country’s 16 routes are highly spread out, sensibly making predicting where will be served much harder. Three main reasons, other than leisure, explain its new routes.

Salt Lake City just 64,763 seats short of 30 million this year

Salt Lake City just 64,763 seats short of 30 million this year

Salt Lake City is within a whisker of 30 million seats, with Delta up strongly this summer over S19. The airport has 101 routes this year.


Anchorage had 7.3 million seats in 2019, its highest ever – but big changes

Anchorage had 7.3 million seats in 2019, its highest ever – but big changes

We examine Anchorage and its top routes. Seattle had up to 31 daily departures and ~760,000 connected over SEA with Alaska Airlines.

Delta has 8,359 flights and 151 routes at Atlanta in early October

Delta has 8,359 flights and 151 routes at Atlanta in early October

Delta will have 151 routes from Atlanta – but more flights to Chattanooga than to BOS and LGA.  58 airports have been cut YOY, but two new routes coming.

JetBlue adds 30 new routes; big focus on Florida, Newark, Philadelphia

JetBlue adds 30 new routes; big focus on Florida, Newark, Philadelphia

As JetBlue discloses 30 new routes, we look at them + how they’ll change the carrier’s presence at Newark + Philadelphia while boosting non-NY/Boston Florida seats.


American Airlines, Delta, and United's top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

American Airlines, Delta, and United’s top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

The largest 6 airports for American, Delta + United collectively had 680m seats last year, with the largest airports becoming stronger since 2010.

Sun Country adds 12 routes amid ULCC transformation

Sun Country adds 12 routes amid ULCC transformation

Sun Country has implemented many changes. Minneapolis now sees 78% of its capacity, down from 95%, with non-Minneapolis growth up to almost 1 million seats. 

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

anna.aero looks at the development of the US market ahead of the upcoming ACI-NA JumpStart Nashville conference. Data published by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics shows that 1.01 billion scheduled passengers flew from US airports in 2018, averaging at 2.77 million travellers a day. 


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. 

Sun Country Airlines adds two international links from Minneapolis

Sun Country Airlines adds two international links from Minneapolis

Sun Country Airlines begins flights to Belize City and St. Kitts from Minneapolis-St. Paul. 

Sun Country Airlines nets six new Nashville routes

Sun Country Airlines nets six new Nashville routes

Sun Country Airlines beings six new routes to Nashville – also expands from Portland and Tampa.