Articles Tagged ‘PHL’

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 […]


Even more sunny Philadelphia: Virgin America makes PHL 17th destination; LA and SFO flights start April

Even more sunny Philadelphia: Virgin America makes PHL 17th destination; LA and SFO flights start April

Which carriers will Virgin America be competing against when it starts these routes in April? Which carrier operates one of these routes seasonally? And what do US government statistics reveal about air fares in both of these markets? We also have a selection of quotes including one from Mayor Nutter.

Delta launches new route from Los Angeles to Philadelphia

Delta launches new route from Los Angeles to Philadelphia

Delta Air Lines now flies from Los Angeles, California to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Southwest exits 12 non-stop markets involving 15 airports; so just how poorly did these routes perform in early 2011?

Southwest exits 12 non-stop markets involving 15 airports; so just how poorly did these routes perform in early 2011?

We were curious to see whether there were any clues in the traffic data to help explain why Southwest will be dropping the routes recently announced. We dug up monthly load factor data for January through April for all of the 12 axed routes and found some surprising results.


New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]

New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

Out of this week’s 63 routes, Ryanair stands for 20. But which US low-cost carrier entered a route where it faces five competing airlines that already operate over 30 flights a day? And which European national carrier began serving Turkey? Don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet in left-hand column on the website, detailing all of this […]

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton airport welcomes American Airlines; 85% of passengers connecting via major hubs to/from AVP

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton airport welcomes American Airlines; 85% of passengers connecting via major hubs to/from AVP

This airport near both Philadelphia and New York handles over 400,000 annual passengers and was recently visited by anna.aero’s Editor. But how has its network of hub feeding services changed in recent years?