Articles Tagged ‘SJC’

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.

Air China grows international capacity by 13% per annum since 2013; US is biggest market by ASKs, Japan routes have most seat capacity

Air China grows international capacity by 13% per annum since 2013; US is biggest market by ASKs, Japan routes have most seat capacity

Air China now operates over 100 international routes. We look at the airline’s international seat growth since 2006, the leading country markets (and their rate of growth) and the leading routes as measured by ASKs.

Find out which European airport wins its third Arch of Triumph in 2016

Find out which European airport wins its third Arch of Triumph in 2016

Handling less than 1.5 million annual passengers in 2015, this small European airport joins Sydney in becoming the only two airports to have won three Arch of Triumph titles in one year. Find out which airport it is here.


Air China launches first US route from Shanghai

Air China launches first US route from Shanghai

Air China makes San Jose in California its first US service from Shanghai Pudong.

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

The glory of winning the weekly Arch of Triumph certificate is beyond comparison for the inhabitants of airport fire stations around the world – as displayed here by Auckland Airport’s Brown Watch. Find out which of this week’s 17 combatants will secure the global accolade.

Lufthansa adds two more spokes to its two biggest hubs

Lufthansa adds two more spokes to its two biggest hubs

Lufthansa adds San Jose to its Frankfurt hub, while Munich gains Tehran Imam Khomeini flights.


American Airlines commences 21 US domestic routes

American Airlines commences 21 US domestic routes

American Airlines launches service on 21 domestic routes of which 10 connect to Los Angeles.

Air Canada jumps into Jacksonville and San Jose

Air Canada jumps into Jacksonville and San Jose

Air Canada launches weekend services to the Floridian airport from its Toronto Pearson base while San Jose sees double-daily services from Vancouver.

British Airways shows network carrier credentials

British Airways shows network carrier credentials

British Airways launches four routes, one domestic, one European and two long-haul from two of its London bases.


Virgin America faces uncertain future following Alaska Airlines purchase; 60 aircraft give it just 1.1% of US domestic market this Spring

Virgin America faces uncertain future following Alaska Airlines purchase; 60 aircraft give it just 1.1% of US domestic market this Spring

Virgin America serves 21 US and three Mexican destinations with 60 A320-series aircraft. We reveal how the airline has developed since 2007, which are its busiest airports and biggest routes, as well as destinations no longer served.

Alaska Airlines now #5 in US domestic market; 30 million passengers and 20 new routes in 2015; focus on California growth in 2016

Alaska Airlines now #5 in US domestic market; 30 million passengers and 20 new routes in 2015; focus on California growth in 2016

Not an LCC, not a member of a global alliance, but now the fifth biggest carrier in the US domestic market, we look at Alaska Airlines’ biggest and fastest-growing airports in 2016 and the new routes launched since the start of 2015.

UK-US market set to break 15-year-old record; Oakland, Salt Lake City and San Jose raise number of destinations served non-stop to 30

UK-US market set to break 15-year-old record; Oakland, Salt Lake City and San Jose raise number of destinations served non-stop to 30

The UK-US market peaked as long ago as 2000 but this year could set a new record. We look at historic traffic data, which carriers and destinations are growing fastest and what impact the value of the US Dollar may have on demand.