Articles Tagged ‘Southwest Airlines’

Tenerife North celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch Part I Public Vote victory; Find out here which airport wins Part II

Tenerife North celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch Part I Public Vote victory; Find out here which airport wins Part II

With 52%, 35% more than the second placed airport, Marseille scooped Part II of the W15/16 Public Vote. It’s back to normal business this week, with anna.aero’s four judges handing out the scores on this week’s nine entries from around the world.

Southwest Airlines becomes third airline to link US with Cuba

Southwest Airlines becomes third airline to link US with Cuba

Southwest Airlines joins JetBlue Airways and Silver Airways in the country market by adding twice-daily Fort Lauderdale-Varadero flights.

US traffic growing modestly in 2016 so far; domestic capacity down, international up this winter; LCCs continue to lead the way

US traffic growing modestly in 2016 so far; domestic capacity down, international up this winter; LCCs continue to lead the way

US airlines are racking up record profits partly thanks to keeping a check on capacity growth. Passenger numbers are up only modestly this summer, while this winter domestic capacity is down at the top five carriers. We reveal which of the top 50 airports are likely to see growth this winter.


Boeing and Airbus pass 1,000 deliveries for 2016; Jet2.com welcomes first brand-new 737-800 while China Airlines receives first A350

Boeing and Airbus pass 1,000 deliveries for 2016; Jet2.com welcomes first brand-new 737-800 while China Airlines receives first A350

In the ninth month of 2016 Airbus and Boeing passed the milestone of 1,000 unit deliveries, with a total of 1,025 aircraft having been delivered by both companies between January and September. Overall Boeing handed over 10 more aircraft than its European counterpart last month. However Airbus is catching up in regards to narrow-body units.

Tampa-Salt Lake City is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”, 25,000 annual searches, a "gilt-edged" opportunity for Southwest

Tampa-Salt Lake City is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”, 25,000 annual searches, a “gilt-edged” opportunity for Southwest

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has discovered that in the last year 25,000 potential passengers searched for flights between Tampa and Salt Lake City ‒ but the route is unserved! Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines both now appear to have all the information they need to make a decision today.

Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut regains transatlantic service with arrival of Aer Lingus from Dublin

Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut regains transatlantic service with arrival of Aer Lingus from Dublin

Connecticut’s busiest airport handles around six million passengers per annum. We track the airport’s recent developments, its seasonality profile, leading airlines and routes as transatlantic flights return after eight year hiatus.


Albuquerque’s traffic is at its lowest level since 1990; Southwest Airlines is largest carrier, flying 55% of traffic in 2016 so far; Allegiant Air arrives

Albuquerque’s traffic is at its lowest level since 1990; Southwest Airlines is largest carrier, flying 55% of traffic in 2016 so far; Allegiant Air arrives

In June Albuquerque welcomed its latest carrier – Allegiant Air – which commenced twice-weekly flights from Las Vegas and Austin-Bergstrom. Hopefully Allegiant Air will help boost traffic to the New Mexico city which is welcoming nearly two million fewer passengers than it did in 2007. We look at how the airport’s other carriers are performing […]

JetBlue Airways celebrates historic Route of the Week win while Southampton Airport showcases its Cake of the Week title

JetBlue Airways celebrates historic Route of the Week win while Southampton Airport showcases its Cake of the Week title

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces an increased summer programme from Liverpool for S17 while Columbus Airport in the US welcomes its first all-female veteran honor flight.

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

For the first time this year Airbus has delivered more units than Boeing in a given month, with the European manufacturer handing over 61 aircraft in August, two more than its US counterpart. Together both companies distributed 120 units to their customers, the sixth month in 2016 which has seen both manufacturers achieve the feat […]


American Airlines fastest growing carrier at Columbus; 41% of traffic in first half of 2016 flown by Southwest Airlines; Frontier Airlines returns

American Airlines fastest growing carrier at Columbus; 41% of traffic in first half of 2016 flown by Southwest Airlines; Frontier Airlines returns

In 2015 Columbus’ John Glenn Airport welcomed 6.76 million passengers, up 6.7% when compared to the figure of 2014. However for the first six months of this year traffic is down 0.4%. We take a closer look at passenger volumes, and see how Columbus has coped as a result of North America’s airline mergers.

Long Beach Airport in California benefiting from arrival of Southwest Airlines; JetBlue Airways dominates; serves a dozen destinations

Long Beach Airport in California benefiting from arrival of Southwest Airlines; JetBlue Airways dominates; serves a dozen destinations

Long Beach Airport handled over three million passengers in 2012, but has since seen demand drop by 21%. This year will see an upturn thanks to the arrival of Southwest Airlines. We reveal the airport’s historic growth, seasonality and leading routes.

Airbus and Boeing rack up the orders in Farnborough, however both are not performing to par in deliveries

Airbus and Boeing rack up the orders in Farnborough, however both are not performing to par in deliveries

Airbus and Boeing each had a successful year at the 2016 Farnborough Airshow last month, with both racking up the orders. However neither performed to the same level of July last year when it came to deliveries. Boeing extended its lead over Airbus in the 2016 delivery race to 93 units, while a total of […]