Articles Tagged ‘OAK’

Norwegian to close long-haul; lost €159 million in 2019, RDC shows

Norwegian to close long-haul; lost €159 million in 2019, RDC shows

Norwegian won’t resume long-haul operations and will instead focus on its core. We explore financial performance and top routes, airports, and countries.

Latest new routes (19 - 25 November)

Latest new routes (19 – 25 November)

Tampa sees six new routes, QantasLink gets tropical on new Canberra – Cairns, Star Air launches new Delhi Hindon service, and much more.

Spirit jets off from Orange County to Oakland and Las Vegas

Spirit jets off from Orange County to Oakland and Las Vegas

Spirit began Orange County operations on 17 November, with its network to comprise three destinations from January with Phoenix coming.


Southwest reveals 9 routes from Miami, Montrose, and Palm Springs; Denver now its #1 airport

Southwest reveals 9 routes from Miami, Montrose, and Palm Springs; Denver now its #1 airport

All change for Southwest!  We explore its three new airports + investigate Denver – its new #1 airport – with 57 routes and 1,196 weekly departures.

Spirit adds Orange County, its 6th airport in CA; initial routes well above RASK-distance trend

Spirit adds Orange County, its 6th airport in CA; initial routes well above RASK-distance trend

As Spirit adds its next California airport, we examine why Orange County. And we see that the ULCC’s California and West Coast presence is reducing.

Alaska begins San Jose, CA, from Spokane

Alaska begins San Jose, CA, from Spokane

Alaska took off from Spokane to San Jose on 1 September, with a once-daily service; supplements existing San Francisco.


Southwest Airlines' top airports by the numbers

Southwest Airlines’ top airports by the numbers

Southwest Airlines’ top-10 airports saw 186m seats and ~157m passengers, for SLF of 84%. 118m were local O&D, while 39m were in transit. Chicago Midway #1.

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. 

Southwest Airlines heads for Hawaii

Southwest Airlines heads for Hawaii

Southwest Airlines launches flights between Oakland and Honolulu – adds another eight routes too. 


The 2019 air service development conference tour starts at Routes Americas in Quebec; read about the action in anna.aero's Show Dailies

The 2019 air service development conference tour starts at Routes Americas in Quebec; read about the action in anna.aero’s Show Dailies

The 2019 air service development community’s global conference agenda was launched at Routes Americas in Quebec City between 12-14 February. With that also came the start of anna.aero’s tour of creating its well-known Show Dailies. Catch-up on all the snowy action from the conference right here! 

JetBlue Airways' love-hate relationship with Long Beach; passenger numbers up 33% in 2017, however new capacity already chopped

JetBlue Airways’ love-hate relationship with Long Beach; passenger numbers up 33% in 2017, however new capacity already chopped

JetBlue Airways currently has a 13-route network from Long Beach, having transported 2.90 million passengers from the Los Angeles airport in 2017. Jonathan Ford looks further into the airline’s schedule which shows capacity will be cut by over 30% this winter, with Southwest Airlines filling some of the void.

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.