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New airline routes launched (04 June – 10 June 2019)

New airline routes launched (04 June – 10 June 2019)

In this week’s edition, a total of 29 new routes were launched by some 21 airlines, including KLM’s new nonstop service between Amsterdam and Las Vegas- the first direct connection between Holland and the US state of Nevada.

Finnair celebrates 50 Years of New York-Newark to Helsinki route

Finnair celebrates 50 Years of New York-Newark to Helsinki route

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Finnair celebrates 50 years of its New York Newark-Helsinki route, United launches a connection into Canada, La Compagnie replaces B757s with A321neo and SunExpress launches 6 additional routes out of Düsseldorf.

United adds Halifax Stanfield and Prague as new connections

United adds Halifax Stanfield and Prague as new connections

United launched two new additions to its destination portfolio with Chicago O’Hare to Halifax Stanfield on 06 June, followed by Newark to Prague on 07 June.


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. 

American Airlines ramps up domestic and international connections

American Airlines ramps up domestic and international connections

American Airlines launches new transatlantic service to Athens plus an array of domestic links. 

American Airlines adds 16th transatlantic service from Philadelphia

American Airlines adds 16th transatlantic service from Philadelphia

American Airlines starts a daily service from Philadelphia to Edinburgh – also expands domestic network.


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. 

American Airlines adventures onto six new domestic routes

American Airlines adventures onto six new domestic routes

American Airlines adds new US routes from bases in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington.


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.