Articles Tagged ‘Seattle’

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. 

JetBlue adds 30 new routes; big focus on Florida, Newark, Philadelphia

JetBlue adds 30 new routes; big focus on Florida, Newark, Philadelphia

As JetBlue discloses 30 new routes, we look at them + how they’ll change the carrier’s presence at Newark + Philadelphia while boosting non-NY/Boston Florida seats.


North America – India has 6.9 million passengers; Canada ~1/4 of market

North America – India has 6.9 million passengers; Canada ~1/4 of market

North America – India has grown by 830,000 in the past few years. 75% is still indirect, despite growing non-stops. Delhi – Toronto is now #1 airport-pair.

Delta expands Pacific network from Seattle; Shanghai route next with Alaska Airlines providing feed

Delta expands Pacific network from Seattle; Shanghai route next with Alaska Airlines providing feed

Even though Delta doesn’t operate a hub in Seattle, the airline is expanding its long-haul network at the airport, announcing further routes to Asia. Feed will be provided by Alaska Airlines in a new, deepened partnership between the two airlines. But when did Delta start its long-haul focus from Seattle? And which are Delta’s biggest […]

Seattle welcomes Emirates; Alaska Airlines still accounts for 50% of Sea-Tac traffic

Seattle welcomes Emirates; Alaska Airlines still accounts for 50% of Sea-Tac traffic

Seattle this week became the latest dot on Emirates’ global network but how long do non-stop flights to Dubai take? Which airlines grew fastest at the airport in 2011? On which routes do passengers have most choice and how do domestic air fares compare with the national average?


Flight BER32: anna.aero goes to Seattle to collect airberlin’s latest 737!

Flight BER32: anna.aero goes to Seattle to collect airberlin’s latest 737!

Our second airberlin story this week is a report from the delivery of the airline’s latest 737NG. airberlin and Boeing flew anna.aero out to Seattle to find out more about the aircraft, the manufacturing and the delivery process.

Not sleeping in Seattle; Alaska Airlines racks up profits as network expansion focuses on Hawaii and Mexico

Not sleeping in Seattle; Alaska Airlines racks up profits as network expansion focuses on Hawaii and Mexico

Alaska Airlines outperformed nearly all other US airlines last year. Where are its main airports and how many of them are in Alaska? What’s happening with its subsidiary Horizon Air and which new routes has the airline started in the last year and against what competition?

Condor adds Seattle to Calgary, Recife and Split as new destinations for 2011; 58 routes from Frankfurt in S11

Condor adds Seattle to Calgary, Recife and Split as new destinations for 2011; 58 routes from Frankfurt in S11

German leisure carrier Condor is now wholly owned by Thomas Cook and is the second biggest carrier at Frankfurt. But where does it fly to (and how often), how big is its fleet and what did it do (not very successfully) in Munich in 2006?


Alaska Airlines dominant at Seattle but LCC share is growing; Hainan starts Beijing service

Alaska Airlines dominant at Seattle but LCC share is growing; Hainan starts Beijing serviceAlaska Airlines and subsidiary Horizon Air have almost half of all Sea-Tac traffic but there is plenty of competition on many routes keeping short-haul fares low. International traffic is growing fast. AirTran, jetBlue, Southwest and Virgin America have all added routes.

Seattle and San Francisco bucking US airport trends; traffic down at seven of Top 20 airports

Logo: Market TrendsWe take a detailed look at reported traffic figures at the top 20 airports in the US. Who’s up and who’s down? Which airports are struggling to match their 2007 performance and what can we learn from April and May data?