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American launches three new routes for Thanksgiving

American launches three new routes for Thanksgiving

American launches Los Angeles – Fort Lauderdale transcontinental route against JetBlue, Spirit and Virgin America.

Spirit takes on American and United on O'Hare - Orlando

Spirit takes on American and United on O’Hare – Orlando

US ULCC takes on AirTran, American, Southwest and United on Chicago – Orlando route with daily A319 flights.

American Airlines reports falling domestic demand; growing internationally especially in Pacific markets

American Airlines reports falling domestic demand; growing internationally especially in Pacific markets

American Airlines may finally have succumbed to sales pressure from Toulouse but how has its global network been developing this year? How have things changed in the last 15 years? How many non-US airports are in its top 12 for weekly ASKs? And which new international routes has the carrier launched this year?


Cathay Pacific launches new route from Hong Kong to Chicago O’Hare

Cathay Pacific launches new route from Hong Kong to Chicago O’Hare

Cathay Pacific’s hub in Hong Kong is now connected with Chicago O’Hare, the hub of its oneworld alliance partner American Airlines.

Spirit Airlines launches new route from Las Vegas to Oakland

Spirit Airlines launches new route from Las Vegas to Oakland

Spirit Airlines now flies from Las Vegas, Nevada to Oakland, California.

Spirit Airlines expands Chicago operations; four new routes to major cities all served by AA and United started last week

Spirit Airlines expands Chicago operations; four new routes to major cities all served by AA and United started last week

Spirit Airlines is taking on American and United in Chicago, by starting routes to major cities; Boston, Dallas/Ft Worth, Detroit and New York. How intense will the competition be and what other routes does the ULCC offer from O’Hare? How do frequencies change from the beginning of September?


American Eagle launches new route to Wilmington in North Carolina

American Eagle launches new route to Wilmington in North Carolina

American Eagle now serves Wilmington in North Carolina from its Chicago O’Hare hub, joining US Airways, Delta and Allegiant at the airport.

New airline routes launched (7 - 13 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (7 – 13 June 2011)

53 new routes saw the light of day in the last week. But which low-cost airline took on three network carriers? And which airline returned to Baghdad after 21 years of absence? We have lots of pictures to go with the analysis and of course the downloadable spreadsheet detailing all the routes.

Iceland Express adds Boston, Chicago and Edinburgh

Iceland Express adds Boston, Chicago and Edinburgh

After introducing US flights last summer, Iceland Express has added two more US routes this week. But which European destinations has it dropped since last summer and how seasonal are its operations? Which are the only routes to operate daily in winter?


New airline routes launched (24 – 30 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (24 – 30 May 2011)

49 routes started in the last week, eight of which were to the Spanish island Ibiza. But which two airlines launched the same US domestic route? Which Asian low-cost carrier continued expanding with its third international route? And how come there is a new link between Baku in Azerbaijan and Aberdeen in Scotland?

American Airlines adds flights from Chicago to Finnair’s Helsinki hub

American Airlines adds flights from Chicago to Finnair’s Helsinki hub

American Airlines now flies daily between its Chicago O’Hare hub and that of its alliance partner Finnair, Finland’s capital Helsinki.

New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

51 new routes were launched across the world in the last week, with Russian, German and Canadian airports represented the most. But which airport had 500 people celebrate the arrival of its first international passenger service? And in which country did three airlines launch domestic, regional services?