Articles Tagged ‘Southwest Airlines’
Southwest Airlines’ Nashville traffic up 54% in 10 years; January to September traffic climbs 11%; five new routes in 2019
Southwest Airlines is the largest operator at Nashville, transporting over 7.45 million passengers from the airport in 2017, up from 4.83 million in 2008. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s expansion from the airport in recent years, its performance for the first three quarters of 2018, and its top connections.
Tampa took home double honours last week, claiming the titles for Cake of the Week and best FTWA in the public votes for the warm welcome it extended to Swoop’s first flight from Hamilton. There are another eight FTWAs to choose from in Part II of this bi-annual competition this week.
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.
With the start of W18/19 now less than three weeks away, we decided to peer into the future to see which airlines will be ruling the roost this winter. Nick Preston identifies those carriers offering the most routes and which will operate from the most country markets and airports in a typical week during W18/19.
The 23rd Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit was filled with four days of great presentations and forecasts from aviation leaders from the industry as well as extra special networking events. Senior industry executives, including Oliver Wagner, CCO, Eurowings, were on hand to give their thoughts on the future for commercial aviation.
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 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.
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 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
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
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 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.