Articles Tagged ‘Southwest Airlines’

Tampa hunts down its latest Cake of the Week title

Tampa hunts down its latest Cake of the Week title

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Tampa’s Cake of the Week celebration, Ryanair and Air Malta announce a new flight partnership.

Ontario Airport traffic jumped 10% in Q1 2018; China Airlines and JetBlue Airways new for this year; five new destinations in S18

Ontario Airport traffic jumped 10% in Q1 2018; China Airlines and JetBlue Airways new for this year; five new destinations in S18

Ontario Airport in California hosted 4.55 million passengers in 2017, up 7.1% versus 2016. With growth continuing to accelerate, Jonathan Ford looks at the recent developments from the LA airport, including new routes, which airlines are growing the most, plus how China Airlines’ new service is performing.

European and US airports battle it out in Week 32 of the Arch of Triumph 2018

European and US airports battle it out in Week 32 of the Arch of Triumph 2018

Six airports battled it out in a special transatlantic edition of the Arch of Triumph this week, with two European and four US facilities fighting it out to claim victory. With five baptisms for low-cost launches, and the other a niche regional service, see which airport took the title in Week 32 of the 2018 […]


Southwest Airlines sets off on four new US sectors

Southwest Airlines sets off on four new US sectors

Southwest Airlines begins flights on four new domestic city pairs – only one faces no direct competition.

Mexico traffic up 57% from 2008 to 2017; Puebla fastest growing airport in 2017, Costa Rica sees strongest international increases

Mexico traffic up 57% from 2008 to 2017; Puebla fastest growing airport in 2017, Costa Rica sees strongest international increases

Mexican airports welcomed 136.69 million passengers through their doors in 2017, an 8.5% increase on 2016, and up 57% from 2008 levels. Nick Preston considers the country’s air service trends over the past 10 years including domestic and international capacity increases, plus airport growth rates.

Americas LCC capacity growing at half the speed of Asian market, but catching up with Europe; only three nations at +50% market share

Americas LCC capacity growing at half the speed of Asian market, but catching up with Europe; only three nations at +50% market share

In our third instalment of the world’s low-cost scene, anna.aero has set its sights on the Americas region to see how the business model has developed during the past decade. Forecast to pass half a billion seats in 2018, Jonathan Ford explores in more depth which nations have seen the greatest stimulation.


Airbus and Boeing’s productivity rate improves 3.5% in H1 2018, with the North American manufacturer responsible for 55% of deliveries

Airbus and Boeing’s productivity rate improves 3.5% in H1 2018, with the North American manufacturer responsible for 55% of deliveries

Airbus and Boeing together handed over 681 aircraft to airline customers in H1 2018, 23 more than the two managed during H1 2017. However, while overall unit deliveries are up, data shows that wide-body distribution rates dropped 5.5%. Jonathan Ford details the companies’ delivery performance for H1 2018.

Southwest Airlines selects San Antonio for latest expansion phase

Southwest Airlines selects San Antonio for latest expansion phase

Southwest Airlines launches flights to the Texan city from Fort Lauderdale and Oakland. 

Montego Bay traffic climbs 30% between 2010 and 2017; traffic for first five months of 2018 up 6.5%; Southwest Airlines expanding fast

Montego Bay traffic climbs 30% between 2010 and 2017; traffic for first five months of 2018 up 6.5%; Southwest Airlines expanding fast

Montego Bay is the largest of the two international airports in Jamaica, handling 4.28 million passengers in 2017, up by one million when compared to 2010. Jonathan Ford investigates the recent spike in traffic from the airport to see which airlines and airports are advancing at a greater rate than others.


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.

ACI-NA JumpStart Air Service Development Conference 2018 – a review of this year's event, hosted by Cleveland Airport

ACI-NA JumpStart Air Service Development Conference 2018 – a review of this year’s event, hosted by Cleveland Airport

Earlier this month ACI-NA’s JumpStart Air Service Development Conference took place in Cleveland, Ohio. Take a closer look at the events that unfolded over the three-day event, ranging from the topics discussed at the education sessions, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame party, and more.

Cardiff Airport defeats all contenders to win Part II of Arch of Triumph public vote

Cardiff Airport defeats all contenders to win Part II of Arch of Triumph public vote

Hundreds of votes were made to decide which airport produced the best Arch of Triumph to herald the second week of new route launches of S18 ‒ with Cardiff Airport’s firefighters claiming this highly-prized accolade. With the public votes now over until the start of W18/19, the four anna.aero judges return to undertake their day […]