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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. 

Spirit Airlines starts 13 sectors which are all served already

Spirit Airlines starts 13 sectors which are all served already

Spirit Airlines introduces 13 new routes across its network – eight involve Austin. 


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.

Spirit Airlines increased Houston Intercontinental traffic by 18% in Q1 2018; airport accounts for 8.2% of the airline's annual traffic

Spirit Airlines increased Houston Intercontinental traffic by 18% in Q1 2018; airport accounts for 8.2% of the airline’s annual traffic

Spirit Airlines is one of the leading ULCCs at Houston Intercontinental Airport, handling a network of 20 destinations. Jonathan Ford looks at the carrier’s recent growth from the Texan hub, which it has served since September 2012, including its top connections and its focus on international markets.

'The Magnificent Seven' network planning high flyers react to individual nominations for this year's World Routes Marketing Awards

‘The Magnificent Seven’ network planning high flyers react to individual nominations for this year’s World Routes Marketing Awards

Having spoken to the airports nominated for this year’s World Routes Marketing Awards, anna.aero now talks to the individuals up for this year’s prize. Read about the nominees, who represent Adelaide, Amsterdam, Avinor, Billund, London Stansted and New Orleans airports, plus Vueling.


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.

London Stansted goes all Broadway for transtatlanic launches

London Stansted goes all Broadway for transtatlanic launches

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with new route festivities from London there are celebrations from Nashville, Manchester, Wellington, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Düsseldorf, and St. Petersburg airports, as well as developments from Delta Air Lines and Air Italy.

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. 


Southwest Airlines debuts domestic dozen

Southwest Airlines debuts domestic dozen

Southwest Airlines expands operations with 12 new US domestic routes – eight originate from California. 

Southwest Airlines closing in on 15 million passengers at Phoenix; 290,000 extra seats added in S18; LaGuardia first new route in two years

Southwest Airlines closing in on 15 million passengers at Phoenix; 290,000 extra seats added in S18; LaGuardia first new route in two years

Southwest Airlines is the second largest carrier at Phoenix after American Airlines, with it transporting 34% of passengers from the airport in 2017. Despite not launching a new route for two years, the carrier has increased its annual passenger throughput by 800,000 since 2015. Jonathan Ford explores further.  

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.