Articles Tagged ‘ORD’

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

The final new route numbers are in for 2018! anna.aero has been busy studying its New Routes Database to highlight the most newsworthy network statistics from last year. We reveal the top airlines, country markets and airports for new routes in 2018, and a take a look ahead to see what is coming in 2019.

American Airlines launches 26 new routes in three weeks

American Airlines launches 26 new routes in three weeks

American Airlines begins 26 new routes across seven bases in the US. 

USB3 carriers’ leading airport pairs via top hubs revealed; data reveals its 'America First', as no European or Asian destinations make the mark

USB3 carriers’ leading airport pairs via top hubs revealed; data reveals its ‘America First’, as no European or Asian destinations make the mark

Having recently looked at the top airport pairs for the MEB3 via Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai, this week anna.aero has decided to investigate the top airport pairs for the USB3 carriers of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines via their biggest hubs at Dallas/Fort Worth, Atlanta and Chicago O’Hare.


Air New Zealand says kia ora Chicago

Air New Zealand says kia ora Chicago

Air New Zealand launches a three times weekly service between Auckland and Chicago O’Hare. 

Kuala Lumpur wins the Arch of Triumph public vote Part II of the W18/19 season; anna.aero's judges return to cast scores on eight entrants this week

Kuala Lumpur wins the Arch of Triumph public vote Part II of the W18/19 season; anna.aero’s judges return to cast scores on eight entrants this week

A total of seven airports have sent anna.aero eight FTWAs from the last two weeks of global airline route launches, with entrants coming from airports across Europe, Asia, North and South America, plus the Caribbean. WIth an average score of 28.5, see which global gateway has claimed glory this week. 

Avianca inaugurates Chicago and Munich routes from Bogota

Avianca inaugurates Chicago and Munich routes from Bogota

Avianca begins flights from the Colombian capital to new destinations in North America and Europe.


American Airlines remains top carrier at Washington Reagan with 50% of annual capacity since 2016; airline's seats static at capital airport in 2018

American Airlines remains top carrier at Washington Reagan with 50% of annual capacity since 2016; airline’s seats static at capital airport in 2018

American Airlines will provide 14.67 million two-way seats on flights serving Washington Reagan Airport in 2018, representing a marginal 0.2% decline in capacity compared to last year. Nick Preston examines the US carrier’s growth and network developments at the US capital airport over the past 10 years.

Hainan Airlines adds Austria to its European network

Hainan Airlines adds Austria to its European network

Hainan Airlines adds a twice-weekly link between Shenzhen and Vienna – also expands from Chongqing.

W18/19 airport analysis; Istanbul Atatürk leads route count while Moscow Sheremetyevo jumps up the rankings

W18/19 airport analysis; Istanbul Atatürk leads route count while Moscow Sheremetyevo jumps up the rankings

With the memories of summer beginning to fade, the start of the W18/19 season is little more than one week away. In our second seasonal sneak preview, Nick Preston looks at a typical winter week to discover which airports will offer the most routes and country markets, plus which one will host the most airlines.


Brussels Charleroi and Air Corsica celebrate their 100,000th passenger 18 months after services started

Brussels Charleroi and Air Corsica celebrate their 100,000th passenger 18 months after services started

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with the celebrations at Brussels Charleroi, OAG congratulates Chicago O’Hare for being the most-connected airport in the US, while Dublin Airport and Norwegian see 250,000 passengers on transatlantic services in just 14 months.

Aer Lingus is crowned ‘The Fastest Airline in the World’ at the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 6.0

Aer Lingus is crowned ‘The Fastest Airline in the World’ at the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 6.0

Aer Lingus has regained the title of being the world’s fastest airline at this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, having last won the award two years ago. See which other winners were announced on the day and check out the pictures from this year’s record-breaking event.

American Airlines' transatlantic capacity to grow in S19 as result of network restructure

American Airlines’ transatlantic capacity to grow in S19 as result of network restructure

American Airlines has confirmed that it will add nine new routes to its transatlantic network for S19, however it will also close six existing services. Jonathan Ford highlights the impact of the carrier’s network restructure on its capacity, plus looks into the demand potential of the new destinations it will serve.