Articles Tagged ‘Phoenix’

Anchorage had 7.3 million seats in 2019, its highest ever – but big changes

Anchorage had 7.3 million seats in 2019, its highest ever – but big changes

We examine Anchorage and its top routes. Seattle had up to 31 daily departures and ~760,000 connected over SEA with Alaska Airlines.

Southwest reveals 9 routes from Miami, Montrose, and Palm Springs; Denver now its #1 airport

Southwest reveals 9 routes from Miami, Montrose, and Palm Springs; Denver now its #1 airport

All change for Southwest!  We explore its three new airports + investigate Denver – its new #1 airport – with 57 routes and 1,196 weekly departures.

Palm Springs to have 10 more routes in W20; November flights +17% YOY

Palm Springs to have 10 more routes in W20; November flights +17% YOY

W20 looks to be a bumper one for Palm Springs, despite – or because of – coronavirus. This builds on the airport passing three million seats last year.


American adds 6 routes from Phoenix; hub not grown + AA's share fallen

American adds 6 routes from Phoenix; hub not grown + AA’s share fallen

We explore American’s Arizona hub, its sixth-largest, at which it’ll have 98 routes this winter. We see no growth vs. 2010, but high seats per frequency.

JetBlue adds 30 new routes; big focus on Florida, Newark, Philadelphia

JetBlue adds 30 new routes; big focus on Florida, Newark, Philadelphia

As JetBlue discloses 30 new routes, we look at them + how they’ll change the carrier’s presence at Newark + Philadelphia while boosting non-NY/Boston Florida seats.

American Airlines, Delta, and United's top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

American Airlines, Delta, and United’s top hubs explored; which have grown most and least?

The largest 6 airports for American, Delta + United collectively had 680m seats last year, with the largest airports becoming stronger since 2010.


Frontier announces 3 new routes from Philadelphia + increase existing routes; Orlando 6x daily

Frontier announces 3 new routes from Philadelphia + increase existing routes; Orlando 6x daily

With Boston, Chicago O’Hare, and Phoenix coming, and increases to Atlanta, Miami, Orlando, and Tampa, Frontier’s strong growth at Philadelphia continues.

Southwest reveals 11 routes; Denver and Atlanta get three each

Southwest reveals 11 routes; Denver and Atlanta get three each

11 additional routes are coming from this winter. Involving 16 US airports, all but one has existing non-stop competition. We look at what’s happening.

Southwest Airlines' top airports by the numbers

Southwest Airlines’ top airports by the numbers

Southwest Airlines’ top-10 airports saw 186m seats and ~157m passengers, for SLF of 84%. 118m were local O&D, while 39m were in transit. Chicago Midway #1.


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?

Phoenix airport just hanging on to top 10 ranking; expanding Southwest and US Airways share 80% of flights

Phoenix airport just hanging on to top 10 ranking; expanding Southwest and US Airways share 80% of flights

Arizona’s busiest airport has only seen annual traffic decline five times in 60 years. But 2010 was only its sixth busiest ever year despite Southwest starting several new routes. How have average air fares changed during the last decade and how does Phoenix compare with other ‘top 10’ airports?