Articles Tagged ‘PDX’

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

We had an interior shot of one of the 15 FTWAs sent in to this week’s competition, which has all the arches from the last two weeks of route launches (because we were in Krakow last week). Find out which airport sent it and whether the all-important exterior shot was good enough to win.

PenAir parades onto Portland duo

PenAir parades onto Portland duo

PenAir begins services from Portland to Arcata-Eureka and Redding onboard its Saab 340 fleet – neither route faces direct competition.

Frontier Airlines flies onto 35 US domestic routes

Frontier Airlines flies onto 35 US domestic routes

Frontier Airlines commences services on 35 US domestic routes – only three not currently served.


Virgin America faces uncertain future following Alaska Airlines purchase; 60 aircraft give it just 1.1% of US domestic market this Spring

Virgin America faces uncertain future following Alaska Airlines purchase; 60 aircraft give it just 1.1% of US domestic market this Spring

Virgin America serves 21 US and three Mexican destinations with 60 A320-series aircraft. We reveal how the airline has developed since 2007, which are its busiest airports and biggest routes, as well as destinations no longer served.

The busiest week for 2016 so far with 11 FTWAs entered; Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden poses with its winner’s certificate

The busiest week for 2016 so far with 11 FTWAs entered; Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden poses with its winner’s certificate

In the week before the start of S16, the Arch of Triumph competition has its busiest seven days so far, with 11 entries. With participants from Australasia, Asia, North and South America, Caribbean as well as Europe, we are truly global this week.

PenAir parades into North Bend

PenAir parades into North Bend

PenAir begins daily services between Portland and North Bend – replaces SeaPort Airlines on the sector.


Alaska Airlines now #5 in US domestic market; 30 million passengers and 20 new routes in 2015; focus on California growth in 2016

Alaska Airlines now #5 in US domestic market; 30 million passengers and 20 new routes in 2015; focus on California growth in 2016

Not an LCC, not a member of a global alliance, but now the fifth biggest carrier in the US domestic market, we look at Alaska Airlines’ biggest and fastest-growing airports in 2016 and the new routes launched since the start of 2015.

Alaska Airlines commences Portland trio

Alaska Airlines commences Portland trio

Alaska Airlines begins services from the Oregon airport to Kansas City, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Omaha – all flown by the carrier’s E175s.

Orange County’s domestic market makes up 96% of the airport’s overall seat capacity; Phoenix remains #1 route

Orange County’s domestic market makes up 96% of the airport’s overall seat capacity; Phoenix remains #1 route

Orange County this winter will be connected to 26 destinations, of which only four are international. So far in 2015, passenger traffic to the Californian airport is up 6.7%, with the facility expecting to reach the 10 million milestone if this trend continues. As the domestic market is so significant to the airport, anna.aero looks […]


Alaska Airlines adds four routes to network

Alaska Airlines adds four routes to network

Alaska Airlines begins services on four new US domestic services which will all operate daily – only one route will compete against direct competition.

Icelandair sponsors anna.aero’s Marine Corps Marathon on back of big 16 North American destinations

Icelandair sponsors anna.aero’s Marine Corps Marathon on back of big 16 North American destinations

Icelandair, forever launching new routes on both sides of the Atlantic, most recently to Orlando, was the exclusive sponsor of anna.aero’s TeamBron in Washington DC’s 40th Marine Corps Marathon, raising a considerable sum for the George Washington University Cancer Institute.

Liverpool loves its latest award – the Arch of Triumph certificate

Liverpool loves its latest award – the Arch of Triumph certificate

Getting a new route up and running gives an airport a special kind of buzz. Winning the Arch of Triumph competition is the icing on that celebratory cake – as it was at Liverpool. Find out who joins them on the leader board with the ultimate feel-good factor this week from the ten contending global […]