Articles Tagged ‘Southwest’

Consultants' Corner: COVID-19 and the impact on US airlines

Consultants’ Corner: COVID-19 and the impact on US airlines

US aviation has been hard hit by COVID-19, with nearly 15 million seats lost in two months. Ailevon Pacific’s Sophie Wang looks at the virus on US airlines.

Tampa – Portland “Unserved Route of the Week”: 404,000 searches powered by Kiwi.com

Tampa – Portland “Unserved Route of the Week”: 404,000 searches powered by Kiwi.com

78,110 passengers, PDEW of 107, $235 average one-way fare, and strongly balanced market by origin. Calling Alaska Airlines to start Portland – Tampa.

Southwest Airlines' top airports by the numbers

Southwest Airlines’ top airports by the numbers

Southwest Airlines’ top-10 airports saw 186m seats and ~157m passengers, for SLF of 84%. 118m were local O&D, while 39m were in transit. Chicago Midway #1.


Indianapolis gains more Spirit as Routes Americas 2020 approaches

Indianapolis gains more Spirit as Routes Americas 2020 approaches

The host of Routes Americas 2020, Indianapolis now has over 50 destinations, with Spirit Airlines the newest carrier to serve the airport. 

New airline routes launched (10 January - 15 January)

New airline routes launched (10 January – 15 January)

Check out network planning news as it happens on our Instagram daily digests! In this week’s new airline routes launched, SAS relaunches Copenhagen – Los Angeles, and Tampa International wins cake of the week.

USA's top-50 unserved routes total 3.5 million passengers

USA’s top-50 unserved routes total 3.5 million passengers

With PDEW of 162, Raleigh Durham – San Diego is now the #1 unserved domestic route. These 50 had a median of 67,000 passengers and a median PDEW of 92.  


Florida's #1 airline is American Airlines; Southwest cut capacity

Florida’s #1 airline is American Airlines; Southwest cut capacity

American Airlines is Florida’s #1 airline with 53 million seats. While American Airlines added nearly 1 million seats YOY, Southwest cut 600,000 seats.

Denver adds 17 million seats since 2015; United contributes 9 million

Denver adds 17 million seats since 2015; United contributes 9 million

Denver has 95 million seats, up 17 million in 5 years – mainly from United’s expansion. United, Southwest and Frontier have 84% of Denver’s capacity.

Spirit connects Tampa and Nashville

Spirit connects Tampa and Nashville

Spirit Airlines launches four-times-weekly services between Tampa and Nashville.


Boyd Group’s 24th International Aviation Forecast Summit

Boyd Group’s 24th International Aviation Forecast Summit

As the world’s only aviation forecast event, Boyd Group’s 24th IAFS provided forecasts, insights and data from the true leaders of the industry to an audience of 400 attendees, including over 80 airline representatives.  McCarran International Airport and Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority were awesome hosts who provided fabulous networking events.

Qantas' quest: test flights announced from London to Sydney

Qantas’ quest: test flights announced from London to Sydney

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Qantas announces research flights from London and New York to Sydney, Wizz Air expands in Vienna and announces Southend services, Seoul Incheon welcomes its 700-millionth passenger, Vietjet announces first Indian routes, FlyArystan announces a new base, Tigerair Taiwan orders the A320neo, Southwest axes 20 routes in a bid to […]

New airline routes launched (06 August - 12 August 2019)

New airline routes launched (06 August – 12 August 2019)

A total of six routes were launched by six airlines this week, including Vistara’s new service between Mumbai and Singapore Changi. The Indian airline will compete head-to-head with FSCs Singapore Airlines and Air India, which already serve this route.