Articles Tagged ‘Southwest’
JetBlue begins at Miami and Key West, Southwest launches Chicago O’Hare and Sarasota, GoAir starts the Maldives, and more.
Southwest has launched Chicago O’Hare and Sarasota. O’Hare has five routes and 112 departures this week, while Sarasota will have eight routes and 67 departures come March.
Southwest has announced its initial routes from Fresno and Santa Barbara, two new airports in its networks. It’ll serve 13 California airports this year.
Savannah has grown very strongly and will have eight routes in W20 that weren’t operated in W19. Yet the airport remains woefully underserved by non-stops.
Aruba makes access even easier as Southwest resumed service on 5 November while the Caribbean island becomes Jetblue’s first for entry testing.
Southwest’s 10 new routes will have 231 weekly departures. It’ll now serve 105 airports in mid-March – and it has a new shortest route.
With the Boeing 737 MAX re-entry coming, we look at the crucial NGs. In this first part, it’s the -600 & -700; the -600 has just 0.30% of NG seats globally.
As Spirit adds its next California airport, we examine why Orange County. And we see that the ULCC’s California and West Coast presence is reducing.
Alaska took off from Spokane to San Jose on 1 September, with a once-daily service; supplements existing San Francisco.
This service comes about from being the largest market from Norfolk to the West Coast, strong YOY traffic growth, high average fare, and 95% SLF from last year’s nine-week trial.
San Jose has grown very strongly, with Southwest, Alaska, and Delta primarily accounting for this. We examine what’s been happening.
We explore how capacity at the US’ top-100 airports changed in 2019 versus 2010 on a % basis. Leisure markets feature highly, with some major airports thrown in.