Articles Tagged ‘SFO’

Alaska Airlines returns to Mexico City with Californian connections

Alaska Airlines returns to Mexico City with Californian connections

After a two-year hiatus, Alaska Airlines returns to Mexico City with Los Angeles and San Francisco routes.

Etihad Airways confirms it is ending service to San Francisco; route averaged 79% load factor in 2016; Qatar Airways' entry the final straw?

Etihad Airways confirms it is ending service to San Francisco; route averaged 79% load factor in 2016; Qatar Airways’ entry the final straw?

Etihad Airways has recently confirmed that it is ending its service to San Francisco after three years of operation. We take a look behind the numbers and analyse the factors that have resulted in the MEB3 carrier’s decision to withdraw from the city.

Alaska Airlines serenades Minneapolis-St. Paul with San Francisco

Alaska Airlines serenades Minneapolis-St. Paul with San Francisco

Alaska Airlines begins a twice-daily service on the city pair – becomes fourth carrier on the route. 


New York's big three handling 20 million more passengers than in 2007; Newark passes 40 million mark; Chicago leading destination

New York’s big three handling 20 million more passengers than in 2007; Newark passes 40 million mark; Chicago leading destination

New York’s JFK, Newark and LaGuardia airports handled over 129 million passengers in 2016, up 18% when compared to a decade ago. We take a closer look into the city that never sleeps to see how this growth has been distributed, and discover what New York’s leading unserved destinations are.  

SkyWest Airlines is present at over 230 airports flying for United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines

SkyWest Airlines is present at over 230 airports flying for United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines

SkyWest Airlines in 2016 carried over 31 million passengers, up 3.7% when compared to 2015. The airline serves as a feeder carrier, operating under contract with various US airlines. We take a closer look at how SkyWest has evolved in recent years, and look further into its extensive network of over 230 airports. 

Southwest Airlines starts 22 services in one day

Southwest Airlines starts 22 services in one day

Southwest Airlines begins 22 routes on 4 June – only seven sectors are unique. 


LEVEL lifts off from Barcelona on its low-cost long-haul venture

LEVEL lifts off from Barcelona on its low-cost long-haul venture

LEVEL celebrates its inaugural services with its first flights to Los Angeles and Oakland. 

Finnair sets its sights on San Francisco

Finnair sets its sights on San Francisco

Finnair begins a three times weekly service between Helsinki and San Francisco. 

United Airlines commences fifth route to Bavarian capital

United Airlines commences fifth route to Bavarian capital

United Airlines starts daily flights between San Francisco and Munich.


airberlin starts second Californian route from German capital

airberlin starts second Californian route from German capital

airberlin connects Berlin Tegel with San Francisco with four weekly flights.

Birmingham and Bristol celebrate Route of the Week for BA's return

Birmingham and Bristol celebrate Route of the Week for BA’s return

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Manchester is rewarded for its creative San Francisco cake, baked for the start of Thomas Cook Airlines’ new route to the US city, plus Leeds Bradford celebrates the one-year anniversary of Aurigny services. More news also from Southampton, Belfast City, Vienna, Aberdeen and Reus airports. 

Thomas Cook Airlines starts San Francisco service

Thomas Cook Airlines starts San Francisco service

Thomas Cook Airlines confirms its position as the biggest carrier to the US from Manchester.