Articles Tagged ‘Spirit Airlines’

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.

Spirit Airlines sprints onto Baltimore/Washington – Orlando city pair

Spirit Airlines sprints onto Baltimore/Washington – Orlando city pair

Spirit Airlines begins daily services between the two cities in direct competition with Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways.

US-Caribbean seats up by 2.5%; Delta Air Lines leads the way in terms of W15/16 capacity increases; Norwegian services starting soon

US-Caribbean seats up by 2.5%; Delta Air Lines leads the way in terms of W15/16 capacity increases; Norwegian services starting soon

It has been three years since our data elves last looked at the US to Caribbean market so a review was overdue. Even over the last year four additional US airports have Caribbean connections, three new airlines have joined the market and scheduled service has been launched to a most significant new country market – […]


Cincinnati, Cleveland and Memphis continue to deal with USB3 capacity cull; numbers looking positive again after years of decline

Cincinnati, Cleveland and Memphis continue to deal with USB3 capacity cull; numbers looking positive again after years of decline

For an airport, the pain of being de-hubbed is acute and numbing. We look at how three US airports – Cincinnati, Cleveland and Memphis ‒ are getting over falling out of love with their main airline partner and which carriers are now plucking their respective network growth heart strings.

Spirit Airlines opts into Oakland to LA route

Spirit Airlines opts into Oakland to LA route

Spirit Airlines starts intra-Californian route along with linking two party cities – New Orleans and Las Vegas.

Spirit Airlines sprouts routes from Atlanta

Spirit Airlines sprouts routes from Atlanta

Spirit Airlines commences two new routes from Atlanta to Boston and Southwest Florida – both competing with Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines.


Spirit Airlines springs into Atlanta from Los Angeles

Spirit Airlines springs into Atlanta from Los Angeles

Spirit Airlines joins the competitive market that links Atlanta with Los Angeles – an airport pair already served by four carriers.

American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

The merger of American Airlines and US Airways has resulted in the ‘new’ American becoming the number one carrier out of Los Angeles, with the number one carrier in S14, United Airlines, slipping to third. anna.aero investigates to see which airlines are growing the most from the Californian hub, and which markets are becoming more popular.

Spirit Airlines reports passenger growth of 23% in H1; network grows from 133 to 170 routes, but Cleveland is only new airport

Spirit Airlines reports passenger growth of 23% in H1; network grows from 133 to 170 routes, but Cleveland is only new airport

Spirit Airlines is growing rapidly, and profitably. We reveal the US ULCC’s top 15 airports this summer and how quickly they are growing. Plus the airline’s #1 route and which new routes are still to start in 2015.


Boeing edges ahead in 2015 deliveries while Airbus delivers to its second A350 operator

Boeing edges ahead in 2015 deliveries while Airbus delivers to its second A350 operator

While Vietnam Airlines received its first A350-900 aircraft from Airbus, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2015 delivery race by 73 units. Overall, both Airbus and Boeing stepped up their deliveries in the sixth month of the year, handing over a […]

Spirit Airlines debuts two routes from Los Angeles

Spirit Airlines debuts two routes from Los Angeles

Spirit Airlines launches its latest services from Los Angeles to Kansas City and Baltimore/Washington – both facing competition from Southwest Airlines.

Spirit Airlines adds three routes from Atlanta

Spirit Airlines adds three routes from Atlanta

Spirit Airlines launches new domestic routes from Atlanta to Baltimore/Washington, Philadelphia and Tampa, all operated using the airline’s A319s.