Articles Tagged ‘Southwest’

Charlotte passes 40 million milestone, welcomes Southwest, and US Airways services to Heathrow and Sao Paulo

Charlotte passes 40 million milestone, welcomes Southwest, and US Airways services to Heathrow and Sao Paulo

North Carolina’s Charlotte Douglas Airport is now among the 10 busiest in the US, thanks to US Airways’ continued growth. Traffic has grown by 80% in the last decade and Southwest Airlines has this week replaced AirTran Airways at the airport. Average domestic return fares of $401 currently make it among the more expensive of […]

World’s airlines already announced over 900 routes for 2013; Barcelona Airport #1 in the world for new services

World’s airlines already announced over 900 routes for 2013; Barcelona Airport #1 in the world for new services

Despite the global economic malaise, 2012 was a record-breaking year for route development. In 2013, Ryanair and Southwest are amongst the airline “usual suspects” with the most additional services on their respective new routes list.

Southwest Airlines launches five new routes

Southwest Airlines launches five new routes

Southwest Airlines now flies five new routes from Atlanta, Chicago Midway, Las Vegas and Washington National.


anna.aero presents at World Low Cost Airline Congress; network stability of 31 worldwide LCCs analysed

anna.aero presents at World Low Cost Airline Congress; network stability of 31 worldwide LCCs analysed

On Monday anna.aero was ‘live’ at the World Low Cost Airline Congress in London, presenting detailed analysis of the network stability of 31 of the world’s leading LCCs. Download the presentation for free and also the bonus Excel file with a summary of all the data for all the airlines.

Baltimore/Washington welcomes Spirit Airlines and Condor in 2012; Southwest/AirTran share 71% of traffic in 2011

Baltimore/Washington welcomes Spirit Airlines and Condor in 2012; Southwest/AirTran share 71% of traffic in 2011

BWI handled a record 22.4 million passengers last year and ranks 23rd among US airports. But how has traffic developed since 1970, which are the leading carriers and routes, and how do domestic air fares compare with elsewhere in the US?

Southwest heading for 50% of seat capacity at Lambert-St. Louis as LaGuardia and San Antonio are added to network

Southwest heading for 50% of seat capacity at Lambert-St. Louis as LaGuardia and San Antonio are added to network

St. Louis has had TWA, American and now Southwest as its ‘home’ carrier. But just how dominant has Southwest become at the city famous for its magnificent arch, and which two city destinations generate the most competition? How do domestic fares compare with other US airports?


Southwest Airlines launches six new domestic routes

Southwest Airlines launches six new domestic routes

Southwest Airlines has begun operating six new routes from its base airports in Chicago, Atlanta, Nashville and St Louis.

Boeing maintains lead over Airbus; 3 new Asian LCCs receive A320s

Boeing maintains lead over Airbus; 3 new Asian LCCs receive A320s

The gap between Airbus and Boeing remains to the advantage of the American air framer in June. But which start-up airline launched last week with an all-A320 fleet delivered in June? How many 787s did ANA receive last month? And by how many single-aisle frames does Airbus lead over Boeing?

Southwest launches flights to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Southwest launches flights to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Southwest Airlines now flies from Austin, Texas to the US capital’s Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.


Southwest joins AirTran in offering Atlanta - Los Angeles flights

Southwest joins AirTran in offering Atlanta – Los Angeles flights

Southwest starts daily transcontinental flights between Atlanta and Los Angeles to complement AirTran’s existing four daily flights.

Southwest launches two new routes

Southwest launches two new routes

Southwest now links Chicago Midway and Oklahoma City, and Houston Hobby and Seattle-Tacoma.

AirTran launches new routes to Mexico and Puerto Rico

AirTran launches new routes to Mexico and Puerto Rico

AirTran now flies between Fort Lauderdale, Florida and San Juan, Puerto Rico as well as from San Antonio and Austin in Texas to Mexico.