Articles Tagged ‘SEA’

Southwest Airlines adds five new domestic routes

Southwest Airlines adds five new domestic routes

Southwest Airlines launches five new routes, including two from Austin-Bergstrom to Orange County and St. Louis.

Hainan Airlines launches US routes from Shanghai

Hainan Airlines launches US routes from Shanghai

Hainan Airlines links Shanghai Pudong with Boston and Seattle-Tacoma.

Portland Airport grew by 5.9% in 2014; Icelandair arrives from Reykjavik/Keflavik

Portland Airport grew by 5.9% in 2014; Icelandair arrives from Reykjavik/Keflavik

Located south of the Columbia River in Multnomah County, Portland Airport is classified as the 29th busiest airport in the US, having handled around 16 million passengers in 2014. With Icelandair touching down for the first time at the airport on 19 May (attended by anna.aero’s Chief Analyst, Ralph Anker), we take a closer look […]


Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma reports 7.7% traffic growth in 2014; Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines compete on 44 routes

Seattle-Tacoma (which hosts ACI-NA’s JumpStart® Air Service Development Conference in June) handled 37.5 million passengers last year. With a total of 22 airlines serving the airport, anna.aero takes a closer look at the aggressive competition between Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines and reveals how dominant the local carrier is this May.

Berlin Tegel displays with pride ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate; another win for Europe in this week’s competition

Berlin Tegel displays with pride ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate; another win for Europe in this week’s competition

Ich bin ein Berliner. Famous words from a famous US president, instilling pride in the city’s residents, which was nearly matched again last week as Berlin Tegel Airport lifted its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate. Nine airports from across the world slug it out for this week’s award.

Delta Air Lines increases network with three new routes

Delta Air Lines increases network with three new routes

Delta Air Lines now links Salt Lake City to Amsterdam as well as Seattle-Tacoma to Boise and Sacramento.


Dallas Love Field takes two awards in fifth US ANNIES; Savannah/Hilton Head joins growth party

Dallas Love Field takes two awards in fifth US ANNIES; Savannah/Hilton Head joins growth party

More eagerly awaited by the world’s airport and airline industry than the Skytrax awards, are anna.aero’s US ANNIES prizes! The awards are back for their fifth outing, with awards for seven airports that have achieved notable route and traffic-related success in the US over the past 12 months.

Southwest Airlines expands with 10 domestic routes

Southwest Airlines expands with 10 domestic routes

Southwest Airlines introduces new routes from Dallas Love Field Airport and Kansas City Airport, using its 737-700s. Competes against Delta Air Lines on one link.

Sacramento Airport in California reports 3.3% traffic growth in 2014; Southwest Airlines is #1 carrier

Sacramento Airport in California reports 3.3% traffic growth in 2014; Southwest Airlines is #1 carrier

Serving Sacramento (which hosts the Annual Pacific Rim Street Fest), Sacramento Airport consolidated its annual passenger performance, reporting close to nine million travellers in 2014. With a total of 10 airlines flying to 26 destinations non-stop, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant Southwest Airlines […]


Alaska Airlines expands domestically to Washington Dulles

Alaska Airlines expands domestically to Washington Dulles

Alaska Airlines now connects Seattle-Tacoma to Washington Dulles with daily flights, using its 737-800s. Competes against United Airlines.

Detroit pursues Midwest to Middle East developments

Detroit pursues Midwest to Middle East developments

One clear example of Detroit Metro Airport’s catchment credentials for additional service to the Middle East is the fact that the Islamic Center of America is a Shia mosque located in Dearborn, Michigan close to the airport ‒ the largest mosque in North America.

30-Second Interview ‒ Kevin Burke, President and CEO, Airports Council International-North America

30-Second Interview ‒ Kevin Burke, President and CEO, Airports Council International-North America

With one-to-one mega-hub providers like American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines in the same room as LCCs like Allegiant Air, Southwest Airlines and Spirit Airlines, ACI-NA’s JumpStart® Conference will undoubtedly deliver air service development. anna.aero grabs 30 seconds with ACI-NA’s President and CEO Kevin Burke to discuss his expectations for the Seattle event.