Articles Tagged ‘PHX’

Volaris lands in Phoenix

Volaris lands in Phoenix

Volaris makes Phoenix its eighth US destination from Guadalajara. Will take on US Airways.

Mesa Airlines affected by changes to the network philosophy of US majors; Capacity cuts give better LFs

Mesa Airlines affected by changes to the network philosophy of US majors; Capacity cuts give better LFs

Mesa Airlines, one of the largest US regional airlines, has certainly been affected by the volatile economic conditions in the last decade. Just over a year after its emergence from Chapter 11, anna.aero examines the airline’s network.

Cakes everywhere! anna.aero’s sweet edition of Network Planning Community News

Cakes everywhere! anna.aero’s sweet edition of Network Planning Community News

Darwin Airport is the furthest away place to send us cake pictures this week, but many other airports decided to enhance their respective celebrations with a tasty bake.


SkyWest Airlines continues to defy the crisis; grows by 5% in 2012; starts partnership with American Airlines

SkyWest Airlines continues to defy the crisis; grows by 5% in 2012; starts partnership with American Airlines

Over the last four decades, SkyWest Airlines seems to have built an agile business model flying regional routes for major carriers. New business opportunities from restructuring partners, continue to drive the business forward.

Southwest Airlines adds five domestic routes including LaGuardia from Nashville

Southwest Airlines adds five domestic routes including LaGuardia from Nashville

Southwest Airlines inaugurates services on five domestic routes; adds two routes from Nashville, TN, and one each from Fort Lauderdale, FL, Milwaukee, WI, and Ontario, CA.

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?


Frontier expands at Colorado Springs and Denver airports

Frontier expands at Colorado Springs and Denver airports

Frontier Airlines now flies from Colorado Springs to Los Angeles, Phoenix, Seattle and Portland.

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?

US Airways connects Phoenix with New York LaGuardia

US Airways connects Phoenix with New York LaGuardia

US Airways launches services between Phoenix Sky Harbour and New York LaGuardia.


Southwest operates two new routes from Atlanta

Southwest operates two new routes from Atlanta

Southwest complements existing AirTran services to Las Vegas and Phoenix from Atlanta.

WestJet adds first route to Puerto Rico among four new ‘winter sun’ routes

WestJet adds first route to Puerto Rico among four new ‘winter sun’ routes

Canada’s WestJet has launched four more low-frequency routes to help Canadians escape their cold winter weather.

WestJet adds Las Vegas and Phoenix cross-border routes

WestJet adds Las Vegas and Phoenix cross-border routes

Canada’s WestJet has launched two more routes from smaller Canadian airports to the US; Las Vegas and Phoenix welcome new services.