Articles Tagged ‘SRQ’

Allegiant Air adds Sarasota to its Florida destination list

Allegiant Air adds Sarasota to its Florida destination list

Allegiant Air now links Sarasota with Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Pittsburgh. 

St. Petersburg celebrates Route of the Week accolade for the arrival of Qatar Airways, while Orlando Melbourne toasts Cake of the Week win

St. Petersburg celebrates Route of the Week accolade for the arrival of Qatar Airways, while Orlando Melbourne toasts Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Icelandair announces that it will begin a seasonal route to Kansas City starting 25 May 2018, while Allegiant Air has confirmed two new sectors from Pittsburgh for S18. More news also from Luxair at Berlin Tegel and SilkAir in Darwin.   

Arch of Triumph double winners on display

Arch of Triumph double winners on display

This week we have not one, but two Arch of Triumph certificate celebrations from previous winners in Marseille and Sarasota – both first-time victors. Who will join the roll-call of 2016 winners as the year draws to a close – will it be an FTWA newbie or an old-hand of this four-year-old competition?


Akron-Canton Airport celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch victory

Akron-Canton Airport celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch victory

Akron-Canton delivered North America’s third win of 2016, joining the likes of Denver and Kelowna with weekly wins in the Arch of Triumph battle. With 50% of this week’s six entries, North America may just provide back-to-back wins.

Elite Airways selects Sarasota as its fourth Floridian gateway

Elite Airways selects Sarasota as its fourth Floridian gateway

Elite Airways begins serving Sarasota from Portland in Maine, a route it will operate twice-weekly.

WestJet welcomes five new services to network

WestJet welcomes five new services to network

WestJet begins five new international services – two of which connect Charlottetown and Toronto with Florida.


North America nets its second FTWA win of 2015; Europe goes five weeks without a win

North America nets its second FTWA win of 2015; Europe goes five weeks without a win

All tied at the top of the inter-regional ‘Arch of Triumph’ table again, with North America joining Asia at the summit of the leader board. This week’s victorious airport also charges into the top two of the inter-airport battle, squeezing in between Delhi and Turin.

United Airlines introduces second route to Sarasota in Florida

United Airlines introduces second route to Sarasota in Florida

United Airlines now operates daily from New York Newark to Sarasota in Florida, utilising its 737-800s.

Delta launches three winter sun routes from two New York airports

Delta launches three winter sun routes from two New York airports

Delta commences services from New York JFK to Fort Myers, FL, and St. Maarten; adds flights from LaGuardia to Sarasota, FL.


United Airlines sets up new routes in Chicago, Denver and Washington

United Airlines sets up new routes in Chicago, Denver and Washington

United Airlines launches new routes from Chicago O’Hare, Denver, and Washington Dulles.

jetBlue doubles New York LaGuardia route network

jetBlue doubles New York LaGuardia route network

jetBlue starts four new routes to Florida, including three from LaGuardia to Fort Myers, Sarasota/Bradenton and Tampa.

New airline routes launched (16-22 November)

New airline routes launched (16-22 November)

Ahead of Thanksgiving, US carriers dominate the last week’s 38 route launches. But where does it seem Americans want to fly for the holidays? Which airline launched a new route to its future alliance partner’s hub? And which routes were launched in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe?