Articles Tagged ‘Seattle’

Salt Lake City just 64,763 seats short of 30 million this year

Salt Lake City just 64,763 seats short of 30 million this year

Salt Lake City is within a whisker of 30 million seats, with Delta up strongly this summer over S19. The airport has 101 routes this year.

Jackson, Wyoming, network up 15% with busiest winter yet

Jackson, Wyoming, network up 15% with busiest winter yet

Jackson added three routes and a new airline in winter 2020, while over half of its existing network grew by 20% or more YOY.   

Qatar Airways new Seattle route won’t just be targeting India traffic

Qatar Airways new Seattle route won’t just be targeting India traffic

With Seattle times mirroring other North American routes, connectivity over Doha will be big. Traffic of 350,000 – excl. Alaska Airlines feed – targeted.


Qatar Airways announces Seattle route on FTE – anna.aero’s sister site

Qatar Airways announces Seattle route on FTE – anna.aero’s sister site

Akbar Al Bakar, Qatar Airways Group CEO, revealed the carrier’s next destination – Seattle – on 8 December during FTE-APEX’s Virtual Expo.

Aer Lingus to possibly operate Manchester - US; what routes most likely?

Aer Lingus to possibly operate Manchester – US; what routes most likely?

Aer Lingus has seemingly applied for slots to begin Manchester – US; we see where could make sense given big capacity + network cuts after Thomas Cook’s end.

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.


Delta has 8,359 flights and 151 routes at Atlanta in early October

Delta has 8,359 flights and 151 routes at Atlanta in early October

Delta will have 151 routes from Atlanta – but more flights to Chattanooga than to BOS and LGA.  58 airports have been cut YOY, but two new routes coming.

Breeze sees 500+ unserved routes; we explore 66 possibilities from 4 underserved midsized US cities

Breeze sees 500+ unserved routes; we explore 66 possibilities from 4 underserved midsized US cities

With Breeze starting scheduled ops next May, we think about its network and look at 4 underserved US cities that could have 66+ routes with between 2 and 5 weekly flights.

The US’ top-100 airports: Orlando Sanford, Charleston, Austin key for % growth since 2010

The US’ top-100 airports: Orlando Sanford, Charleston, Austin key for % growth since 2010

We explore how capacity at the US’ top-100 airports changed in 2019 versus 2010 on a % basis. Leisure markets feature highly, with some major airports thrown in.


The US’ top-100 airports: Los Angeles, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale, Nashville stand out for growth since 2010

The US’ top-100 airports: Los Angeles, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale, Nashville stand out for growth since 2010

We explore how capacity for the US’ top-100 airports changed in 2019 versus 2010. There are some big, positive standouts.

Route launches and new route announcements (26 June - 6 July)

Route launches and new route announcements (26 June – 6 July)

Wizz Air begins Abu Dhabi; American Airlines to start Seattle – Shanghai; Air Albania to be fifth airline from Tirana to London; and much, much more.

American Airlines to start Seattle - Shanghai Pudong

American Airlines to start Seattle – Shanghai Pudong

As American Airlines says it’ll end Los Angeles – Shanghai Pudong, it seeks to start Seattle – Pudong instead, which already has Delta and Hainan. Alaska Airlines feed will be key.