Articles Tagged ‘SFO’

Virgin America makes Palm Springs its 16th destination

Virgin America makes Palm Springs its 16th destination

Virgin America launches daily seasonal intra-Californian flights between San Francisco and Palm Springs. Also offering ‘same plane’ service between JFK and Palm Springs.

Virgin America's route network; which destinations have the highest (and lowest) load factors in 2010 and 2011?

Virgin America’s route network; which destinations have the highest (and lowest) load factors in 2010 and 2011?

Virgin America has now been operating for over four years, but which routes from Los Angeles and San Francisco have the fewest empty seats? Which new route is performing well, and which destination appears to be lagging behind all others? And why does Hugh Jackman get a mention in our story?

Virgin America launches third route to Mexico

Virgin America launches third route to Mexico

Virgin America now flies from San Francisco International Airport to Puerto Vallarta in Mexico.


United Airlines launches new route from San Francisco to Oklahoma City

United Airlines launches new route from San Francisco to Oklahoma City

United Express now flies from San Francisco to Oklahoma City, complementing its five other routes to Will Rogers World Airport.

Oklahoma City welcomes new United San Francisco service

Oklahoma City welcomes new United San Francisco service

Which famous person is Oklahoma City’s airport named after and how has traffic developed at the airport during the last decade? Which services has it gained and lost during the last two years? And how do air fares at the airport compare with the national average since 2008?

AeroMexico launches new routes to Miami, San Francisco and Guatemala City

AeroMexico launches new routes to Miami, San Francisco and Guatemala City

AeroMexico launched three international routes, to Miami, San Francisco and Guatemala City, all previously operated by Mexicana.


New airline routes launched (7 - 13 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (7 – 13 June 2011)

53 new routes saw the light of day in the last week. But which low-cost airline took on three network carriers? And which airline returned to Baghdad after 21 years of absence? We have lots of pictures to go with the analysis and of course the downloadable spreadsheet detailing all the routes.

New airline routes launched (24 – 30 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (24 – 30 May 2011)

49 routes started in the last week, eight of which were to the Spanish island Ibiza. But which two airlines launched the same US domestic route? Which Asian low-cost carrier continued expanding with its third international route? And how come there is a new link between Baku in Azerbaijan and Aberdeen in Scotland?

New airline routes launched (15-21 February 2011)

New airline routes launched (15-21 February 2011)

The last week has been busy, with 56 new routes starting. But which single airline launched 20 routes as it opened two bases? Which island nation attracted three new routes? Which route resumed after a hiatus of over five-years? Which busy domestic route got a low-cost carrier to compete? And which capital city airport got […]


New airline routes launched (18-24 January 2011)

New airline routes launched (18-24 January 2011)

Although it has been a slow week in terms of new route launches, we have excellent photo coverage to go with the 12 new routes launched. Read about new services starting all over the world; in Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and the Middle East.

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!

Zurich traffic up 4.7% in 2010; Swiss’ San Francisco service stimulates North American traffic by 11%

Zurich traffic up 4.7% in 2010; Swiss’ San Francisco service stimulates North American traffic by 11%

Zurich looks set to break its now 10-year-old passenger record this year. What have been the demand trends in 2010? Which regions are growing fastest and how is transfer traffic evolving? What new routes were started in 2010 and what’s coming in 2011?