Articles Tagged ‘PDX’

Portland Airport grew by 5.9% in 2014; Icelandair arrives from Reykjavik/Keflavik

Portland Airport grew by 5.9% in 2014; Icelandair arrives from Reykjavik/Keflavik

Located south of the Columbia River in Multnomah County, Portland Airport is classified as the 29th busiest airport in the US, having handled around 16 million passengers in 2014. With Icelandair touching down for the first time at the airport on 19 May (attended by anna.aero’s Chief Analyst, Ralph Anker), we take a closer look […]

anna.aero joins Icelandair for its launch of services to Portland

anna.aero joins Icelandair for its launch of services to Portland

Icelandair makes Portland in Oregon its 10th US destination, and 14th in North America. anna.aero was there for the inaugural flight in both directions. See what a water arch salute looks like from inside a 757!

Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma (which hosts ACI-NA’s JumpStart® Air Service Development Conference in June) handled 37.5 million passengers last year. With a total of 22 airlines serving the airport, anna.aero takes a closer look at the aggressive competition between Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines and reveals how dominant the local carrier is this May.


Southwest Airlines expands with 10 domestic routes

Southwest Airlines expands with 10 domestic routes

Southwest Airlines introduces new routes from Dallas Love Field Airport and Kansas City Airport, using its 737-700s. Competes against Delta Air Lines on one link.

Sacramento Airport in California reports 3.3% traffic growth in 2014; Southwest Airlines is #1 carrier

Sacramento Airport in California reports 3.3% traffic growth in 2014; Southwest Airlines is #1 carrier

Serving Sacramento (which hosts the Annual Pacific Rim Street Fest), Sacramento Airport consolidated its annual passenger performance, reporting close to nine million travellers in 2014. With a total of 10 airlines flying to 26 destinations non-stop, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant Southwest Airlines […]

Hawaiian Airlines grows by 4.8% in 2013; regional subsidiary launched in March

Hawaiian Airlines grows by 4.8% in 2013; regional subsidiary launched in March

Founded on 30 January 1929 as Inter-Island Airways to provide short sightseeing flights over O’ahu, Hawaiian Airlines has grown rapidly beyond these borders, offering flights to a total of 28 destinations this December. As the airline has recently added its second route to San Francisco, anna.aero looks at Hawaiian Airlines’ top markets by weekly capacity.


Alaska Airlines expands at San Jose del Cabo

Alaska Airlines expands at San Jose del Cabo

Alaska Airlines introduces four weekly flights from Portland, OR to San Jose del Cabo, using its 737-900s.

Volaris growing faster in US than in Mexico; has 23% of domestic market with fleet of 50 Airbus

Volaris growing faster in US than in Mexico; has 23% of domestic market with fleet of 50 Airbus

Mexican LCC Volaris began operations in March 2006 and has grown to have 50 Airbus aircraft. We look at the airline’s recent expansion in the US, its busiest airports by flights, and busiest routes by ASKs and examine its US network expansion.

Alaska Airlines expands presence in Mexico

Alaska Airlines expands presence in Mexico

Alaska Airlines now connects Portland to Puerto Vallarta and Seattle-Tacoma to Cancun with four weekly and daily flights respectively.


Volaris starts three new routes from Guadalajara

Volaris starts three new routes from Guadalajara

Volaris connects Guadalajara with Portland in US, Tampico and Villahermosa.

Burbank Bob Hope welcomes SeaPort Airlines to San Diego; best seasonality profile so far in 2014

Burbank Bob Hope welcomes SeaPort Airlines to San Diego; best seasonality profile so far in 2014

Serving the Greater Los Angeles Area, Burbank Bob Hope Airport reported over 3.8 million passengers last year. With a total of seven airlines flying to 13 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant is Southwest Airlines this October.

Frontier Airlines adds 18 domestic routes in four days

Frontier Airlines adds 18 domestic routes in four days

Frontier Airlines commences 18 domestic routes from Chicago Midway, IL, Cleveland, OH, and Denver, CO, utilising its A319s and A320s.