Articles Tagged ‘OAK’

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.

Southwest Airlines selects San Antonio for latest expansion phase

Southwest Airlines selects San Antonio for latest expansion phase

Southwest Airlines launches flights to the Texan city from Fort Lauderdale and Oakland. 


Lisbon Lions roar with pride over Arch of Triumph win

Lisbon Lions roar with pride over Arch of Triumph win

Winners don’t get prouder than this, as 15 members of last week’s victors from Lisbon Airport’s fire crew take centre stage – including Miguel Moreira with the certificate. It is a record week of entries, with 23 FTWAs battling it out to get that little piece of paper on their airport’s fire station walls.

Allegiant Air opens Oakland to Memphis connection

Allegiant Air opens Oakland to Memphis connection

Allegiant Air starts twice-weekly flights between the two cities – also adds latest Orlando Sanford service.

Cologne Bonn and Oakland observe Cake of the Week victories

Cologne Bonn and Oakland observe Cake of the Week victories

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with the German and US airport cake celebrations, easyJet toasts 15 years of based operations at Newcastle, while Norwegian carries its four millionth passenger from Aalborg. More news also from Lufthansa at Helsinki. 


IAG considers bid for Norwegian; Gatwick would become bigger hub than Dublin; deal would strengthen market lead over Ryanair in Spain

IAG considers bid for Norwegian; Gatwick would become bigger hub than Dublin; deal would strengthen market lead over Ryanair in Spain

International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced its interest in pursuing options for Norwegian. With this in mind, Jonathan Ford has looked to see where the LCC currently competes directly with IAG carriers, and how its network fits, plus strengthens, the IAG business model. 

Norwegian now operates into Oakland from Paris

Norwegian now operates into Oakland from Paris

Norwegian opens its seventh route to Oakland from Europe, starting twice-weekly flights from Paris CDG. 

American Airlines strengthens domestic connections

American Airlines strengthens domestic connections

American Airlines adds six new domestic routes from five bases – two routes face no competition. 


Norwegian opts for Oakland route from Rome Fiumicino

Norwegian opts for Oakland route from Rome Fiumicino

Norwegian enters Eternal City to Bay Area market.

Stavanger-Paris is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 33,000 searches; Norwegian's next Norwegian route?

Stavanger-Paris is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 33,000 searches; Norwegian’s next Norwegian route?

In the past 12 months, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that over 33,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Stavanger and Paris ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? Will SAS or Air France resume this city pair, or does Norwegian fancy connecting to is new US routes from […]

Mexico City-Barcelona is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 540,000 searches; Aeromexico's next Euro route after Amsterdam?

Mexico City-Barcelona is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 540,000 searches; Aeromexico’s next Euro route after Amsterdam?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 540,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Mexico City and Barcelona ‒ but the route is unserved!? Aeromexico launched services to Amsterdam last year, but is yet to make any plans to start any further European flights – we […]