Articles Tagged ‘PHL’

Southwest’s 34 dropped routes revealed (but 58 new routes and bigger 737-800s mean capacity up 3% this summer)

Southwest’s 34 dropped routes revealed (but 58 new routes and bigger 737-800s mean capacity up 3% this summer)

After our extremely popular analysis last week of which routes easyJet has dropped for this summer, this week we take a look at legendary Southwest Airlines of the US. It has dropped routes this summer from 39 airports with Orlando and Philadelphia hardest hit. But ASKs are still up 5%.

Spirit Airlines launches nine routes; Dallas/Fort Worth gets three new services

Spirit Airlines launches nine routes; Dallas/Fort Worth gets three new services

Spirit Airlines adds eight domestic routes and one international service

Spirit Airlines expands in Dallas/Fort Worth

Spirit Airlines expands in Dallas/Fort Worth

Spirit Airlines adds services from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX, to both Minneapolis/St Paul, MN, and Philadelphia, PA.


US Airways launches two Texan routes from Philadelphia

US Airways launches two Texan routes from Philadelphia

US Airways now flies from Philadelphia to San Antonio and Austin in Texas

Delta launches nine domestic and three transborder routes from New York LaGuardia; adds Louisville to its JFK network

Delta launches nine domestic and three transborder routes from New York LaGuardia; adds Louisville to its JFK network

Delta starts flying to nine domestic and three Canadian destinations from New York LaGuardia; launches services from New York JFK to Louisville in Kentucky.

US Airways merger with American Airlines would create dominant carrier at Washington National

US Airways merger with American Airlines would create dominant carrier at Washington National

What would a potential merger with American Airlines mean for US Airways’ busiest airports? At which airports would the combined carrier significantly increase its market share? And at which North American airport that it serves does US Airways currently have its smallest presence?


Alaska Airlines launches new route to Philadelphia from Seattle-Tacoma Airport

Alaska Airlines launches new route to Philadelphia from Seattle-Tacoma Airport

Alaska Airlines now flies from Seattle-Tacoma Airport to Philadelphia and from San Diego to Santa Rosa.

What would be the network implications of an American Airlines and US Airways merger?

What would be the network implications of an American Airlines and US Airways merger?

Speculation is growing of a possible merger between American Airlines and US Airways. But which would be the combined airline’s biggest hubs? Which would be its biggest monopoly routes (in terms of weekly flights) and what are the implications for transatlantic services?

Virgin America launches San Francisco to Philadelphia route

Virgin America launches San Francisco to Philadelphia route

Virgin America now flies to its latest destination Philadelphia from San Francisco as well.


Philadelphia welcomes Virgin America and Alaska Airlines; serving 16 European destinations non-stop this summer

Philadelphia welcomes Virgin America and Alaska Airlines; serving 16 European destinations non-stop this summer

More freedom (of choice) for Philadelphians this summer with the arrival of not one, but two new carriers. Virgin America flights started last week and Alaska Airlines arrives in June, but how dominant is US Airways at the airport? How has traffic developed in the last decade and how does Philadelphia’s European offering compare with […]

Virgin America makes Philadelphia its 17th market

Virgin America makes Philadelphia its 17th market

Virgin America launches Los Angeles to Philadelphia flights versus US Airways, United and Delta.

Southwest finally enters Atlanta; axes routes in Philadelphia

Southwest finally enters Atlanta; axes routes in Philadelphia

Most of Southwest’s airports will see little difference this year compared to 2011 but which airports will see the greatest change in terms of weekly departures? We take a closer look at the five routes the airline has dropped from Philadelphia and how Southwest’s load factors and fares compared with those of its rival US […]