Articles Tagged ‘Oakland’

Southwest reveals five routes from Fresno and Santa Barbara

Southwest reveals five routes from Fresno and Santa Barbara

Southwest has announced its initial routes from Fresno and Santa Barbara, two new airports in its networks. It’ll serve 13 California airports this year.

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.

Oakland welcomes rapid growth in transatlantic traffic as Norwegian and IAG get feisty; Southwest still #1 with 70% of seats and 30 routes

Oakland welcomes rapid growth in transatlantic traffic as Norwegian and IAG get feisty; Southwest still #1 with 70% of seats and 30 routes

Oakland International Airport is conveniently located to serve San Francisco as well as Oakland. We look at the airport’s developments since 1990, the growth in destinations served, the leading airlines and most popular routes.


Oakland celebrates 85th anniversary; still strong on Hawaii

Oakland celebrates 85th anniversary; still strong on Hawaii

Oakland International Airport in the San Francisco Bay Area turns 85, but what made the airport famous 85 years ago and how does that compare with the current operations?

Tampa Airport welcomes Spirit with a truly Texan cake; Oakland celebrates Allegiant’s new base; Haikou and Jetstar Asia promote air link via Singapore

Tampa Airport welcomes Spirit with a truly Texan cake; Oakland celebrates Allegiant’s new base; Haikou and Jetstar Asia promote air link via Singapore

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, there are some gorgeous cakes from recent route launch celebrations and other colourful pictures from other festivities. Which US airline was welcomed to Oakland with a celebratory cake? Which Chinese airport teamed up with Jetstar Asia to promote Aussie routes? And which US airport baked a truly extraordinary […]

Oakland airport welcomes back Delta service to LAX; Spirit Airlines to take on Southwest on Las Vegas route

Oakland airport welcomes back Delta service to LAX; Spirit Airlines to take on Southwest on Las Vegas route

California’s fourth busiest airport has seen traffic fall by 30% in recent years, but which new carriers has it attracted in the last two years? How dominant is Southwest at the airport and what impact has this had on average domestic fares in the last three years? Which foreign LCC serves Mexico?