Articles Tagged ‘Southwest Airlines’

Ethiopian Airlines set to serve more country markets than MEB3 in S19, Ryanair still tops route table

Ethiopian Airlines set to serve more country markets than MEB3 in S19, Ryanair still tops route table

The start of the S19 season is fast approaching, so it is high time to take a look at how the world’s schedules are shaping up. Nick Preston reveals which airlines will operate the most airport pairs, serve the largest number of country markets and fly from the most airports in a typical week during […]

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

The final new route numbers are in for 2018! anna.aero has been busy studying its New Routes Database to highlight the most newsworthy network statistics from last year. We reveal the top airlines, country markets and airports for new routes in 2018, and a take a look ahead to see what is coming in 2019.

Southwest Airlines' Nashville traffic up 54% in 10 years; January to September traffic climbs 11%; five new routes in 2019

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.


Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – W18/19 Part II - voting extended

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – W18/19 Part II – voting extended

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’ 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.

W18/19 network analysis; airlines serving most routes, country markets and airports identified here

W18/19 network analysis; airlines serving most routes, country markets and airports identified here

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.


400 industry leaders dive into Denver for 23rd Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit

400 industry leaders dive into Denver for 23rd Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit

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.

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.