Articles Tagged ‘SMF’

New airline routes launched (18 June – 24 June 2019)

New airline routes launched (18 June – 24 June 2019)

A total of 16 new routes were launched by some 13 airlines, including Wizz Air launching an additional three new routes to Baden and Castellon.

Spirit Airlines enters Hollywood Burbank and Las Vegas

Spirit Airlines enters Hollywood Burbank and Las Vegas

Spirit Airlines launched two new services from Sacramento to Hollywood Burbank and Las Vegas on 20 June.

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

anna.aero looks at the development of the US market ahead of the upcoming ACI-NA JumpStart Nashville conference. Data published by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics shows that 1.01 billion scheduled passengers flew from US airports in 2018, averaging at 2.77 million travellers a day. 


Alaska Airlines advances Hawaiian operation from Sacramento

Alaska Airlines advances Hawaiian operation from Sacramento

Alaska Airlines adds Sacramento to Kona service – airline’s second Hawaiian link from former airport. 

JetBlue Airways' love-hate relationship with Long Beach; passenger numbers up 33% in 2017, however new capacity already chopped

JetBlue Airways’ love-hate relationship with Long Beach; passenger numbers up 33% in 2017, however new capacity already chopped

JetBlue Airways currently has a 13-route network from Long Beach, having transported 2.90 million passengers from the Los Angeles airport in 2017. Jonathan Ford looks further into the airline’s schedule which shows capacity will be cut by over 30% this winter, with Southwest Airlines filling some of the void.

Air Canada ups transboarder ante with four unique US services

Air Canada ups transboarder ante with four unique US services

Airline adds US routes from Montreal, Toronto Pearson and Vancouver – all previous unserved sectors. 


Southwest Airlines debuts domestic dozen

Southwest Airlines debuts domestic dozen

Southwest Airlines expands operations with 12 new US domestic routes – eight originate from California. 

Southwest Airlines goes international five times over

Southwest Airlines goes international five times over

Southwest Airlines begins five routes from US bases to destinations in Aruba and Mexico.

Rest of the World takes back-to-back wins in 2017 Arch of Triumph competition – Europe still dominates inter-regional battle

Rest of the World takes back-to-back wins in 2017 Arch of Triumph competition – Europe still dominates inter-regional battle

With minimal route launches typically taking place in August, one might have expected a dearth of FTWAs too. Not so. We have five airports from four regions of the world competing for the Week 30 title of the 2017 Arch of Triumph competition.


Southwest Airlines links Sacramento to Long Beach and Spokane

Southwest Airlines links Sacramento to Long Beach and Spokane

Southwest Airlines begins a twice-daily service to Long Beach and a daily connection to Spokane. 

Alaska Airlines launches West Coast route quartet

Alaska Airlines launches West Coast route quartet

Alaska Airlines launches four new routes from Burbank, Portland and San Diego.

Southwest Airlines launches seven routes from seven airports

Southwest Airlines launches seven routes from seven airports

Southwest Airline begins seven new routes – will face direct competition on four.