Articles Tagged ‘PIT’

Spirit Airlines sees hope in troubled Cancun and announces five routes

Spirit Airlines sees hope in troubled Cancun and announces five routes

Spirit Airlines is to start five routes to Cancun, taking its total to 11. 47 other US cities have a median 41,000 indirect passengers to Cancun.

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

anna.aero looks at the development of the US market ahead of the upcoming ACI-NA JumpStart Nashville conference. Data published by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics shows that 1.01 billion scheduled passengers flew from US airports in 2018, averaging at 2.77 million travellers a day. 

Hamilton wins Cake of the Week Part I; vote from 26 creations and select your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part II

Hamilton wins Cake of the Week Part I; vote from 26 creations and select your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part II

With Hamilton Airport tasting success in Part I for the cake it commissioned for Norwegian’s first flight from Dublin, it is now time for S19 Part II of the Public Vote. With another 26 entries overt the past two weeks, which will be your choice for Cake of the Week? Vote now!!


British Airways launches 33rd and 34th transatlantic routes from Heathrow

British Airways launches 33rd and 34th transatlantic routes from Heathrow

British Airways initiates flights from London Heathrow to Pittsburgh and Charleston in US.

Frontier Airlines commences 28 new connections

Frontier Airlines commences 28 new connections

Frontier Airlines begins 28 new routes, with 20 involving a connection to or from Florida.

Airports on three continents battle for Arch of Triumph glory

Airports on three continents battle for Arch of Triumph glory

As you can see, airport staff, like these people in Japan, jump for joy when a new route receives its baptism. Find out whether it will be firefighters from Europe, Asia or North America which will be jumping for joy in the fire station this week.


Alaska Airlines spills the beans with Seattle to Pittsburgh service

Alaska Airlines spills the beans with Seattle to Pittsburgh service

Alaska Airlines inaugurates a daily service between Seattle-Tacoma and Pittsburgh.

Frontier Airlines forges forward with growth by launching 25 routes

Frontier Airlines forges forward with growth by launching 25 routes

Frontier Airlines begins 25 new routes with many launching from the carrier’s new San Antonio base.

Salvador Bahia takes Route of the Week for Copa Airlines inaugural

Salvador Bahia takes Route of the Week for Copa Airlines inaugural

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Salvador Bahia celebrating its Route of the Week win, Doncaster Sheffield welcomes Wizz Air’s Budapest route announcement, while Pittsburgh heralds the first charter flight from Shanghai. More news also from Manchester and Leeds Bradford.


Allegiant Air traffic from Punta Gorda up 37% in H1 2018; six based aircraft operating a 40-destination network; Cincinnati is leading route

Allegiant Air traffic from Punta Gorda up 37% in H1 2018; six based aircraft operating a 40-destination network; Cincinnati is leading route

Punta Gorda is Allegiant Air’s fourth largest airport operation in terms of weekly seat capacity in S18, with the airline transporting 1.24 million passengers from the airport last year. Jonathan Ford takes a closer look at the carrier’s expansion from the airport since 2010 and highlights its top routes this summer.

Delta Air Lines expands from Salt Lake City and New York

Delta Air Lines expands from Salt Lake City and New York

Delta Air Lines adds two domestic routes from Salt Lake City and one from New York LaGuardia. 

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

The summer keeps moving on and so does the number of water arches that we receive, with another 17 sent in this week. Another seven days like that and we will pass the 200-mark of FTWAs three weeks sooner than last year.