Articles Tagged ‘Spirit Airlines’

Atlantic City welcomes AirTran, WestJet and international flights (from Toronto)

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusAtlantic City is the east coast’s answer to Las Vegas, but which ultra low-cost carrier has been dominant there in recent years? Apart from Florida, which other regions are linked to the city with direct air services?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 13 June – Friday 19 June):

Article thumbSign of a good week – some 40+ new routes have begun and no shortage of festivities as the likes of Safi Airways, Swiss, jetBlue, Thai Airways and Delta ensured their new services will be remembered. If you can fight your way through the cakes and balloons, other airlines adding to their network this week include Air Canada, Air Astana, Virgin Nigeria Airways, Wizz Air, Spirit Airlines, BlueWings, Cebu Pacific, Jet2.com, Carpatair and SkyGeorgia.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 28 February – Friday 6 March):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsAirlines across the world seem to have decided that the beginning of March is a good time to start a new route. This week we have news and analysis on 27 new routes being started by 15 different airlines. Leading the way is Tiger Airways with five new routes, Lufthansa Italia with four new routes from Milan Malpensa and Wataniya Airways with three.


Fort Lauderdale’s Spirit in the sky*

Base AnalysisUS ULCC Spirit is now the biggest carrier at Fort Lauderdale in Florida though it faces competition from just about every major US airline, including Southwest and JetBlue. Nearly two-thirds of its routes at FLL are to international destinations but which are its biggest routes and who are its biggest competitors?