Articles Tagged ‘SFO’
US airline consolidation is complete; 90% of domestic market in the hands of American, Delta, United and Southwest.
3rd anna.aero US ANNIE Awards: Honolulu, Kahului, Lihue win Hawaiian hat-trick; JFK and LAX join growth party
Eight US airports have won prizes in the 2013 US ANNIE Airport Awards, with Hawaiian airports wining three of the four ANNIE awards for traffic growth this year. New York JFK wins the prestigious “Airports With The Most New Airlines” award, and Los Angeles Airport takes the “The Most New International Routes” award.
Southwest Airlines now flies five new routes from Atlanta, Chicago Midway, Las Vegas and Washington National.
Virgin America now flies from San Francisco International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in D.C.
United Airlines now flies from San Francisco International Airport in California to Raleigh-Durham (RDU) in North Carolina.
United Airlines now flies from Newark Liberty Airport to Istanbul Atatürk Airport in Turkey, the hub of its Star Alliance partner Turkish Airlines.
Virgin America now flies from Los Angeles and San Francisco in California to Portland, Oregon.
AirTran adds seven US domestic routes and three routes to Mexico.
XL Airways France now flies from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to San Francisco in California, USA.
United Airlines starts new route from San Francisco to Washington Reagan.
Virgin America now flies to its latest destination Philadelphia from San Francisco as well.
Even more sunny Philadelphia: Virgin America makes PHL 17th destination; LA and SFO flights start April
Which carriers will Virgin America be competing against when it starts these routes in April? Which carrier operates one of these routes seasonally? And what do US government statistics reveal about air fares in both of these markets? We also have a selection of quotes including one from Mayor Nutter.