Articles Tagged ‘SFO’

Virgin Atlantic Airways starts US duo from Manchester

Virgin Atlantic Airways starts US duo from Manchester

Virgin Atlantic Airways commences Boston and San Francisco services – London Gatwick gains Varadero.

LEVEL launches four routes from Barcelona base; will Fiumicino and Orly be next?

LEVEL launches four routes from Barcelona base; will Fiumicino and Orly be next?

Well we have been waiting for it for months, but finally IAG announced to the world LEVEL, its new low-cost long-haul airline to be based in Barcelona with two A330-200s from June. Initially serving four transatlantic routes, we take a look at capacity ‘levels’ of the competition in Spain and across Europe.

Orlando-Tokyo is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 260,000 annual searches; ANA's tenth US route from Narita?

Orlando-Tokyo is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 260,000 annual searches; ANA’s tenth US route from Narita?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months nearly 260,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Orlando and Tokyo ‒ but the route is unserved!? With All Nippon Airways serving nine US destinations from Tokyo Narita already, and Japan Airlines seven, will Orlando become the first Floridian airport […]


North America nets its first Arch of Triumph of 2017

North America nets its first Arch of Triumph of 2017

This week we reveal the 2017 leader board for the first time, one that still features not one airport from Europe, despite being six weeks into the annual competition. If your airport has won one of our weekly accolades already, see where you rank against other airport firefighters from around the world.

United Airlines goes Bay-to-Bay with its latest launch

United Airlines goes Bay-to-Bay with its latest launch

United Airlines begins daily flights between San Francisco and Tampa.

Over 80 new routes between North America and Europe launched since S12; North America to Asia routes up by 50% in same period

Over 80 new routes between North America and Europe launched since S12; North America to Asia routes up by 50% in same period

Our analysis reveals that 50 airports in North America have non-stop flights to Europe this summer, while 24 have non-stop service to Asia. We reveal which airports have gained the most new routes in these two markets since S12, and which airports have attained their first connections.


Singapore, Schiphol and JFK top the international hubs in Asia, Europe and North America; Miami shows biggest improvement

Singapore, Schiphol and JFK top the international hubs in Asia, Europe and North America; Miami shows biggest improvement

New York JFK is the fifth busiest airport in North America, but when it comes to international capacity amongst the region’s top 10, it has the highest share of weekly seats. Find out where the world’s biggest airports rank when international and domestic capacity is evaluated at each.

Star Alliance network covers 1,000+ airports and 4,000+ routes; Frankfurt remains largest hub (for now); SIN - LHR is #1 route for ASKs

Star Alliance network covers 1,000+ airports and 4,000+ routes; Frankfurt remains largest hub (for now); SIN – LHR is #1 route for ASKs

The Star Alliance is made up of 27 carriers, with its largest member being United Airlines. During the past 12 months, the members’ collective seat capacity has grown 3.7%, with the alliance offering over eight million monthly one-way seats. We look at Star’s top 12 routes in relation to ASKs and seats, top airports and […]

Volaris launches second route to San Francisco

Volaris launches second route to San Francisco

Volaris takes on Aeromexico and United Airlines on the link between Mexico City and San Francisco.


US-China market quadruples since 2006; Chinese carriers account for 60% of the 300+ weekly flights; 16 new routes in last two years

US-China market quadruples since 2006; Chinese carriers account for 60% of the 300+ weekly flights; 16 new routes in last two years

The US-China market has grown dramatically in the last decade. We reveal the rate of growth each year, the leading airlines and airports on both sides of the Pacific Ocean, and the new routes launched in the last two years.

Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport on course to break 6.5 million passengers; Icelandair and WOW air growing at explosive rates

Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport on course to break 6.5 million passengers; Icelandair and WOW air growing at explosive rates

Seats to Canada from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport have grown faster than any other country over the last 12 months, up by 138%, helped by the introduction of new routes like Montreal. Our data elves delve deep into the lava-filled bowels of this volcanic island to find out if this market is ready to blow!

American Airlines has carried 122 million passengers from Miami since 2005; 2016 Q1 traffic up 5.8%; Cuba services come at a price

American Airlines has carried 122 million passengers from Miami since 2005; 2016 Q1 traffic up 5.8%; Cuba services come at a price

In September American Airlines commenced scheduled flights from Miami to five destinations in Cuba, with a sixth to Havana expected to commence in November. Despite welcoming Cuba to its international route map, traffic in the market for Q1 of 2016 dropped by 4.0%, and many routes from Miami have faced cuts during the past year. […]