Articles Tagged ‘PHL’
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.
The 2019 Arch of Triumph competition has entered its third week and it’s a hat-trick of wins for Asian airports! This is the first week of the 2019 competition in which the anna.aero judges have received entries from Europe and North America, but it wasn’t enough to stop another Asian airport taking home the crown.
Frontier Airlines adds twice-weekly service to Burlington from Orlando – expands from Philadelphia too.
American Airlines adds new US routes from bases in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington.
Spirit Airlines begins flights from Philadelphia to Southwest Florida and Tampa.
Frontier Airlines begins three new routes to Sarasota and one from Orlando.
A total of seven airports across Europe, North America and the Caribbean entered this week’s Arch of Triumph competition. With an average score of 27.6 out of 40, it has certainly been a par week of performances. Find out here to see which airport did enough to climb into the top ten with its superb display.
American Airlines launches daily flights between Philadelphia and Worcester in Massachusetts.
American Airlines has confirmed that it will add nine new routes to its transatlantic network for S19, however it will also close six existing services. Jonathan Ford highlights the impact of the carrier’s network restructure on its capacity, plus looks into the demand potential of the new destinations it will serve.
Detroit-Dublin is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 21,000 searches; Aer Lingus’ 13th US route??
In the past year, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that over 21,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for services between Detroit and Dublin ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? Aer Lingus’ 13th US route perhaps?? Unlucky for some…but hopefully very lucky for the Michigan airport.
Budapest Airport traffic up 15% during H1 2018; on course for 15 million passengers this year; data shows it’s time for more long-haul
Budapest Airport has encountered phenomenal growth in recent years, with annual traffic growing 54% between 2013 and 2017. Jonathan Ford investigates the developments of the Hungarian capital airport in recent years, which new carriers have joined the airport’s roll call, and where the airport ranks in Europe.
PSA Airlines traffic grew 127% from 2014 to 2017, thanks to American Airlines CRJ transfer; 48% of routes involve Charlotte Douglas
PSA Airlines, which operates under the American Eagle brand, flew just shy of 12.63 million passengers in 2017, up from only 5.57 million in 2014. Jonathan Ford takes a closer look into the Dayton-based operator, seeing how traffic has progressed and which airports are enjoying the benefits of this major growth.