Articles Tagged ‘PHL’

American Airlines starts new route trio

American Airlines starts new route trio

American Airlines begins three services from three different bases.

WestJet shakes things up on the transatlantic front from Halifax by announcing its first 737 MAX 8 routes – London Gatwick and Paris CDG

WestJet shakes things up on the transatlantic front from Halifax by announcing its first 737 MAX 8 routes – London Gatwick and Paris CDG

WestJet has announced that from April it will begin daily flights from Halifax to London Gatwick and Paris CDG, marking its first operations to the French capital. The news means that the carrier will be the first to link North America to mainland Europe using 737 MAX 8s. Jonathan Ford investigates further. 

BA in the market for more A380s; Dubai and Phoenix possible new routes with type

BA in the market for more A380s; Dubai and Phoenix possible new routes with type

British Airways’ parent IAG is apparently back in the A380 market, following Emirates’ recent $16 billion deal for the superjumbo. We take a look at where BA currently flies with the type, where it may use any future aircraft and whether Iberia will get any.


Frontier Airlines' route droppings revealed; 23 airport pairs no longer served with O'Hare and Atlanta seeing biggest changes

Frontier Airlines’ route droppings revealed; 23 airport pairs no longer served with O’Hare and Atlanta seeing biggest changes

We love to see airlines celebrate route launches, but route droppings are also a fact of life, though less publicised. In a week that has seen US ULCC Frontier Airlines launch a significant 30 routes, we got our data elves to rummage through its schedule data to see what routes the airline has said goodbye […]

Vilnius Airport celebrates runway opening in style after a successful 35-day reconstruction project

Vilnius Airport celebrates runway opening in style after a successful 35-day reconstruction project

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with the celebrations from the Lithuanian capital, VietJetAir announces its first service to Indonesia that will begin in December, plus Shannon Airport toasts American Airlines’ expansion for 2018.  

Danish delight in first-ever Arch of Triumph win

Danish delight in first-ever Arch of Triumph win

Denmark’s Copenhagen Airport is renowned for its slick B2B aviation marketing…yet it has taken until the fourth year of the Arch of Triumph competition to claim its first-ever win. A further 12 airports also sent us their offerings this week.


Southwest Airlines starts 22 services in one day

Southwest Airlines starts 22 services in one day

Southwest Airlines begins 22 routes on 4 June – only seven sectors are unique. 

Icelandair inaugurates new services to the UK and US

Icelandair inaugurates new services to the UK and US

Icelandair begins flights to Belfast City in the UK and Philadelphia in the US.

Las Vegas is second biggest airport for Spirit Airlines; 21 destinations served this summer; going head-to-head with Southwest on 15 of them

Las Vegas is second biggest airport for Spirit Airlines; 21 destinations served this summer; going head-to-head with Southwest on 15 of them

Since the summer of 2010 Spirit Airlines has launched 21 routes from Las Vegas and dropped just two. We reveal the airline’s growth at the airport and a snapshot of one-way ‘bare’ fares for the week ahead from the Nevada airport.


Nassau-Los Angeles is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 64,000 annual searches; American Airlines' licence to print money?

Nassau-Los Angeles is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 64,000 annual searches; American Airlines’ licence to print money?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has discovered that in the last year over 64,000 potential travellers hunted on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Nassau and Los Angeles ‒ but the route is unserved!? Will it be American Airlines’ or Delta that provides travellers with a non-stop route from Bahamian bliss to La-La Land?

Seat capacity to Jamaica grows by 3.3% in 2016; capacity at Kingston and Montego Bay down 6.3% when compared to a decade ago

Seat capacity to Jamaica grows by 3.3% in 2016; capacity at Kingston and Montego Bay down 6.3% when compared to a decade ago

Situated in the Caribbean, Jamaica is the third largest island in the region, with over 2.9 million inhabitants. A majority of traffic goes through Montego Bay and Kingston. We take a closer look at how capacity has grown from the island, and who the leading carriers are. 

Over 80 new routes between North America and Europe launched since S12; North America to Asia routes up by 50% in same period

Over 80 new routes between North America and Europe launched since S12; North America to Asia routes up by 50% in same period

Our analysis reveals that 50 airports in North America have non-stop flights to Europe this summer, while 24 have non-stop service to Asia. We reveal which airports have gained the most new routes in these two markets since S12, and which airports have attained their first connections.