Articles Tagged ‘Southwest Airlines’

Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the second month in a row; Xiamen Airlines receives its 100th Boeing aircraft, a 737-800

Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the second month in a row; Xiamen Airlines receives its 100th Boeing aircraft, a 737-800

Airbus delivers 58 airframes in November, more units than the American manufacturer for the second month in a row. However, Boeing continues to lead the 2013 delivery race by 19 units with just one month of data to go. 

Ryanair, Norwegian and Southwest lead way in 2013 as 351 airlines started 2,400 new services across 172 countries

Ryanair, Norwegian and Southwest lead way in 2013 as 351 airlines started 2,400 new services across 172 countries

We’ve crunched a lot of data and can now reveal the top 15 airlines for new services in 2013, and the top 15 countries whose airports welcomed the most new services. Although 1,000 new services were by carriers creating additional competition on existing routes, there were over 1,400 genuinely new routes. We also take a […]

Southwest Airlines adds 17 new routes for the winter

Southwest Airlines adds 17 new routes for the winter

Southwest Airlines launches 17 new routes; Atlanta takes four new services.


Texas airports on track to handle over 150m passengers in 2013; over 40 new routes launched so far this year

Texas airports on track to handle over 150m passengers in 2013; over 40 new routes launched so far this year

With anna.aero being live in Texas next week at the IATA Slots Conference in Fort Worth we thought we would take a look at this US economic powerhouse state whose airports handle the same number of passengers as all of Italy and which are on track to pass 150 million passengers in 2013. Some 20 […]

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to break 10-million mark; British Airways launching Heathrow flights in March

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to break 10-million mark; British Airways launching Heathrow flights in March

Austin in Texas is famous for its live music scene, and also hosts the US round of motor sports F1 championship. Passenger numbers are up 15% in the last three years, while Southwest has a 40% share of the passenger market. International services are growing as Aeromar adds flights to Mexico City this week, with […]

Pittsburgh’s new Nashville node; Billund’s new based unit; Ryanair celebrates eight years at Bratislava

Pittsburgh’s new Nashville node; Billund’s new based unit; Ryanair celebrates eight years at Bratislava

Community News from Southwest’s Pittsburgh to Nashville launch as well as TUIfly’s new based 737-800 at Billund Airport.


Viva Las Vegas; McCarran International Airport set to welcome World Routes delegates this weekend

Viva Las Vegas; McCarran International Airport set to welcome World Routes delegates this weekend

McCarran International Airport serving Las Vegas, has slipped from being ranked 10th in the world (in 2005) to 23rd. We take a closer look at why the airport has stopped growing, and which carriers are Southwest Airlines’ nearest challengers at the airport. We also examine Nevada’s other main airport at Reno, and what other scheduled […]

Southwest Airlines adds an international city pair plus three domestic routes

Southwest Airlines adds an international city pair plus three domestic routes

Southwest Airlines inaugurated four new routes in one day, linking Des Moines Airport to Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport; Nashville Airport with Pittsburgh Airport; Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta Airport to San Diego Airport, and; Fort Lauderdale to San Juan Airport in Puerto Rico.

Athens Airport's new incentive scheme, Southwest Airlines arrives in Grand Rapids, and BHX pose with CotW certificate

Athens Airport’s new incentive scheme, Southwest Airlines arrives in Grand Rapids, and BHX pose with CotW certificate

In this week’s helping of Network Planning Community News, AIA announces new Targeted Incentives’ Scheme, Birmingham Airport pose for a photo with their CotW award and Southwest is hosted by Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford International Airport for the launch of services as part of its integration with AirTran Airways.


Memphis Airport: AirTran Airways/Southwest Airlines touch down in the land of the Delta Blues

Memphis Airport: AirTran Airways/Southwest Airlines touch down in the land of the Delta Blues

Marc Cohn once sang about “Walking in Memphis”, but Delta Air Lines is choosing to walk away from the city, that was once Northwest’s third biggest hub. It will still serve almost 30 destinations and have 60% of the market, but AirTran Airways has started three new routes that will be taken over by Southwest […]

Southwest Airlines leads way with 44 new routes in our analysis of new US airline route launches in 2013

Southwest Airlines leads way with 44 new routes in our analysis of new US airline route launches in 2013

Despite no increase in domestic passenger numbers in the first few months of 2013, US airlines have still launched over 200 new routes. Our free, downloadable, sortable spreadsheet has been massively updated to reveal which airlines have been busiest so far this year, and also reveal how many more new routes are planned for 2013.

Southwest Airlines celebrates new Las Vegas to Flint route

Southwest Airlines celebrates new Las Vegas to Flint route

Southwest Airlines rolls out new Las Vegas McCarran Airport to Flint Airport route.