Articles Tagged ‘ORD’

American Airlines, Delta, and United's top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

American Airlines, Delta, and United’s top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

The largest 6 airports for American, Delta + United collectively had 680m seats last year, with the largest airports becoming stronger since 2010.

Frontier announces 3 new routes from Philadelphia + increase existing routes; Orlando 6x daily

Frontier announces 3 new routes from Philadelphia + increase existing routes; Orlando 6x daily

With Boston, Chicago O’Hare, and Phoenix coming, and increases to Atlanta, Miami, Orlando, and Tampa, Frontier’s strong growth at Philadelphia continues.

SAS starts A350 operations

SAS starts A350 operations

SAS Scandinavian Airlines inaugurates A350 services between Copenhagen and Chicago on 28 January.


United Airlines’ top-20 international connecting markets; Tel Aviv – LAX #1

United Airlines’ top-20 international connecting markets; Tel Aviv – LAX #1

19% of United Airlines’ seats are now international, with Mexico – US its #1 connecting country-pair and Houston IAH is #1 international connecting hub.

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.