Articles Tagged ‘RST’
US traffic increases by 19% from 2008 to 2017; Stewart was fastest expanding airport last year, Cuba leads international growth race
There were 965 million passengers on flights to and from US airports in 2017, 19% more than the previous year. Nick Preston examines traffic developments in the US over the past 10 years and identifies its domestic and international growth trends, as well the fastest growing airports and international markets.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Verona Airport welcomes its newest airline partner Cyprus Airways, while Cardiff Airport and Flybe celebrate the airline’s three-year anniversary of its base opening, and there is news from Montpellier, Austin, Rochester, St. Petersburg and Birmingham airports.
United Airlines’ largest operation is at Chicago O’Hare, a hub which its shares with American Airlines (its third biggest base), and is growing marginally this year. Marc Watkins takes a look at the carrier’s biggest routes and country markets from the Windy City.
5th US ANNIES honours Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Allegiant Air; Azul Airlines does it for the little guys!
Four airlines have won prizes in the 2015 US ANNIES, with Allegiant Air adding to its trophy cabinet a win in the prestigious “Airline with the biggest increase in the number of US airports in its network” category. Other winners are Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and Azul Airlines.
Delta Air Lines adds two new routes from Atlanta, GA to Lincoln, NE and Rochester, MN, and from Detroit, MI to Rochester, MN with daily operations, utilising ExpressJet Airlines and Endeavor Air’s metal.
Allegiant Air now serves Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Lansing, Michigan and Rochester, Minnesota.