Articles Tagged ‘ORD’
SAS Scandinavian Airlines inaugurates A350 services between Copenhagen and Chicago on 28 January.
19% of United Airlines’ seats are now international, with Mexico – US its #1 connecting country-pair and Houston IAH is #1 international connecting hub.
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.
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 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.
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 launches new transatlantic service to Athens plus an array of domestic links.
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 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 introduces 13 new routes across its network – eight involve Austin.
American Airlines adds new US routes from bases in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington.
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.