Articles Tagged ‘Spirit 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.

Spirit Airlines springs eight Floridian sectors

Spirit Airlines springs eight Floridian sectors

Spirit Airlines launches eight routes to Florida – also welcomes Akron-Canton to its network.

Spirit Airlines serves 20 destinations from Detroit Airport; second biggest carrier after Delta; Denver is most competitive route

Spirit Airlines serves 20 destinations from Detroit Airport; second biggest carrier after Delta; Denver is most competitive route

Spirit Airlines is Detroit’s second biggest carrier. We look at the development of the airline’s network from Michigan’s busiest airport and reveal what competition the ULCC faces on each route.


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.

Ryanair welcomes over 30 new aircraft in first four months of 2016; Airbus and Boeing deliver 106 units in April

Ryanair welcomes over 30 new aircraft in first four months of 2016; Airbus and Boeing deliver 106 units in April

The Irish carrier last month heralded the arrival of its 400th 737 from the North American manufacturer. After delivering 54 aircraft in March, Boeing has opened up a strong lead over its European counterpart of 53 units for the first four months of the 2016 delivery race.

Airbus hands over more single-aisle units than Boeing in March; US manufacturer delivers 150% more wide-bodies

Airbus hands over more single-aisle units than Boeing in March; US manufacturer delivers 150% more wide-bodies

After delivering 71 aircraft in March, Boeing has opened up a strong lead over its European counterpart of 51 units for the first three months of 2016. The month was also a celebration for IndiGo, with the Indian LCC welcoming its first A320neo. Overall both manufacturers delivered a total of 128 units in March.


Spirit Airlines starts six services

Spirit Airlines starts six services

Spirit Airlines begins services on six US domestic routes – Atlanta, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New Orleans and Philadelphia each garner two new sectors.

Spirit Airlines springs between LA and Phoenix

Spirit Airlines springs between LA and Phoenix

Spirit Airlines begins double-daily services between Los Angeles and Phoenix – city pair already served by four incumbents.

Cuba set for US airline expansion; Havana – Miami #1 required service; Sunwing Airlines overtakes Cubana to become #1 carrier

Cuba set for US airline expansion; Havana – Miami #1 required service; Sunwing Airlines overtakes Cubana to become #1 carrier

On 16 February the US and Cuba signed a deal which restored commercial air traffic rights between the two countries for the first time in five decades, which will allow dozens of new daily flights between the two nations. anna.aero takes a closer look at which routes airlines have applied for between the US and […]


US airlines will have started over 500 new domestic routes in just two years by the end of 2016; despite mega profits fares not really falling

US airlines will have started over 500 new domestic routes in just two years by the end of 2016; despite mega profits fares not really falling

US airlines have never had it so good, with record profits and domestic demand is going through a period of sustained growth. Most of the leading airlines are growing their domestic networks this summer, but fares are falling only slowly.

Baltimore/Washington sees winter seat capacity rise by 6.5%; Allegiant Air to become next carrier

Baltimore/Washington sees winter seat capacity rise by 6.5%; Allegiant Air to become next carrier

On 12 January, Allegiant Air announced that it would commence operations from Baltimore/Washington to Asheville, Cincinnati, Knoxville, Lexington, Savannah and Tulsa. With this news, anna.aero decided to review how the airport is looking in regards to its airline and route mix, and also to see how passenger traffic has developed over the past few years.

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

In a new feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mails) and preparing this week’s stories.