Articles Tagged ‘SFO’

Americas-Caribbean S18 review: US has two-thirds of seats; Rio-São Paulo is busiest route

Americas-Caribbean S18 review: US has two-thirds of seats; Rio-São Paulo is busiest route

With peak season fast approaching, anna.aero decided to take a look around the world at the busiest country markets, airlines and routes for a typical week in S18. Nick Preston starts the worldwide review with a look at the Americas and Caribbean region, offering a comparison of this year’s schedules with S17.

Lisbon Lions take second title in three weeks

Lisbon Lions take second title in three weeks

It has been another record-breaking seven days in the Arch of Triumph competition, with last week’s tally of 23 entries being matched by this week’s haul. As a result, the 250 FTWA mark has been passed a month earlier than in 2017.

United Airlines debuts 11 new services from five bases

United Airlines debuts 11 new services from five bases

United Airlines launched 10 domestic routes plus an international link from California to Europe.


US-Canada market sees 4.0% capacity boost in 2017, Air Canada is leading carrier in S18, Toronto Pearson top origin airport

US-Canada market sees 4.0% capacity boost in 2017, Air Canada is leading carrier in S18, Toronto Pearson top origin airport

The available capacity between the US and Canada grew by 4.0% in 2017 with the number of two-way seats increasing to 37.15 million. The market has now witnessed eight consecutive years of steady growth. Nick Preston examines the leading airlines, airports and routes in this North American country pair.

Icelandair takes flight for Texas and California

Icelandair takes flight for Texas and California

Icelandair launches flights from Reykjavik/Keflavik to Dallas/Fort Worth and San Francisco. 

The Icelandic air bridge between US and Europe; Copenhagen top airport from North America, but London leading city

The Icelandic air bridge between US and Europe; Copenhagen top airport from North America, but London leading city

The number of US citizens passing through Reykjavik/Keflavik over the past five years has increased by 381%, with Canadian travellers also showing a similar trend. Jonathan Ford looks at the development of passengers from North America, and informs on the top connections to Europe.


WOW air confirms India flights; targeting North American passengers with Toronto and San Francisco to be popular

WOW air confirms India flights; targeting North American passengers with Toronto and San Francisco to be popular

On 15 May WOW air confirmed that from December it will begin non-stop flights between Iceland and India. Initially flown three times weekly, the service to Delhi will grow to five times weekly in 2019. Jonathan Ford analyses the new service and highlights what will be the top connection points via Reykjavik/Keflavik. 

French Bee buzzes into San Francisco and Papeete

French Bee buzzes into San Francisco and Papeete

French Bee begins A350-900 operations to Tahiti via US.

United Airlines expands by 3% at biggest hub; San Francisco #1 sector but has capacity clipped

United Airlines expands by 3% at biggest hub; San Francisco #1 sector but has capacity clipped

United Airlines’ largest operation is at Chicago O’Hare, a hub which its shares with American Airlines (its third biggest base), and is growing marginally this year. Marc Watkins takes a look at the carrier’s biggest routes and country markets from the Windy City.


Air Canada adds two crossborder sectors

Air Canada adds two crossborder sectors

Air Canada opts for Omaha as latest Toronto Pearson route; also starts new Edmonton sector.

30-Second Interview – Ulrich Topp, Director Aviation Marketing, Düsseldorf Airport

30-Second Interview – Ulrich Topp, Director Aviation Marketing, Düsseldorf Airport

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford recently flew to Düsseldorf for Eurowings’ inaugural New York JFK service. While there he met with Ulrich Topp, Director Aviation Marketing, Düsseldorf Airport, plus his colleagues Christina Knicker and Florian Bongard, to discuss the airport’s route network plans for the future.

Iberia begins sixth US sector

Iberia begins sixth US sector

Iberia adds three times weekly Madrid to San Francisco route.