Articles Tagged ‘SFO’

Virgin America adds Boston as 8th destination

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisIn just 18 months Virgin America has grown to a fleet of almost 30 aircraft, but just 10 routes and seven airports. This week Boston became #8 and two more routes were added. Which airline competes with Virgin America on 11 of its 12 routes? On which routes does Virgin America face the least and the most competition?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 7 February – Friday 13 February):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsNew routes this week from AeroMexico (Mexico), Alaska Airlines (USA), Athens Airways (Greece), Blue1 (Finland), Cimber Sterling (Denmark), easyJet (France), Jet2.com (UK), Mexicana (Mexico) and Virgin America (USA).

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 18 October – Friday 24 October):

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefThis week’s new routes feature airBaltic, Allegiant Air, easyJet, Jetairfly, jetBlue and Volaris. Which new country is easyJet serving for the first time from this week? Watch out for next week’s newsletter when we provide a spreadsheet of all the new routes starting with the introduction of the winter schedules.


San Francisco only major US airport exceeding 5% growth every month this year

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsNine of America’s top 20 airports are now reporting a year-to-date reduction in passenger numbers. In August, 12 of 16 reporting airports showed a fall in demand. But which airports are bucking the trend and still growing?

New routes launched during the last week
(30 August – 5 September 2008)

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefNew routes started this week operated by Air Asia, clickair, Finnair, Hainan Airlines, Kingfisher, LAN, Northwest, S7, Sama and Southwest.

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?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 5 July – Friday 11 July 2008)

Global new routes round-up (Saturday 5 July - Friday 11 July 2008)News, commentary and photos on routes launched this week by Air One, Delta Connection (SkyWest), Flybe, United Express (Skywest) and Wizz Air.

California’s stagnant market is boosted by Virgin America and Southwest

Californias stagnant market is boosted by Virgin America and SouthwestThe world’s eighth biggest economy didn’t see much growth in air travel at its airports in 2006. Passenger numbers in California are similar to those in Germany and are dominated by two major airports where United is the leading carrier. But at the next seven busiest airports the same airline dominates – and it’s not United. What’s new in 2007?

SFO welcomes new airlines to support growth

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisSFO may have turned 80 this year, but August 2007 is likely to be remembered for years to come as the month when both Southwest and Virgin America started flights from the airport. Which are the leading airlines at SFO and what role does international traffic play? What role do near neighbours Oakland and San Jose play?