Articles Tagged ‘MSP’

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.


Delta Air Lines operates 22 Cancún routes, only six are year-round; American Airlines and United Airlines both fly more seats

Delta Air Lines operates 22 Cancún routes, only six are year-round; American Airlines and United Airlines both fly more seats

Cancún is Delta Air Lines’ number one international market for seats in the Americas, offering over 5,600 departures from the Mexican resort in 2018. However, of these rotations, 46% take place during the first four months of the year. Jonathan Ford explores the SkyTeam member’s Cancún operation in more detail.

Frontier Airlines expands from five bases across the US

Frontier Airlines expands from five bases across the US

Frontier Airlines expands its network from Austin, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, San Antonio and San Diego.

Sun Country Airlines sets off for Santa Barbara

Sun Country Airlines sets off for Santa Barbara

Sun Country Airlines adds twice-weekly service to the Californian airport from Minneapolis-St. Paul. 


Sun Country Airlines to launch Nashville services

Sun Country Airlines to launch Nashville services

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Sun Country Airlines confirms that from 1 November it will launch flights from Nashville to six destinations. More news also this week from Frontier Airlines which has announced six new destinations from Southwest Florida, plus Aberdeen Airport in the UK.

United Airlines expands by 3% at biggest hub; San Francisco #1 sector but has capacity clipped

United Airlines expands by 3% at biggest hub; San Francisco #1 sector but has capacity clipped

United Airlines’ largest operation is at Chicago O’Hare, a hub which its shares with American Airlines (its third biggest base), and is growing marginally this year. Marc Watkins takes a look at the carrier’s biggest routes and country markets from the Windy City.

JetBlue Airways adds domestic and Dominican Republic links

JetBlue Airways adds domestic and Dominican Republic links

JetBlue Airways adds services to Minneapolis-St.Paul, Worcester and Santo Domingo.


Spirit Airlines strengthens network with 10 new connections

Spirit Airlines strengthens network with 10 new connections

Spirit Airlines begins operations on nine domestic links and adds Cap-Haitien in Haiti to its route map. 

Frontier Airlines flies into 2018 summer season with 56 new routes

Frontier Airlines flies into 2018 summer season with 56 new routes

Frontier Airlines adds 56 routes to its S18 programme – adds to the six routes already launched this year.

Sun Country Airlines makes a move for Myrtle Beach

Sun Country Airlines makes a move for Myrtle Beach

Sun Country Airlines inaugurates non-stop service between Minneapolis-St. Paul and Myrtle Beach.