Articles Tagged ‘STL’

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

The summer keeps moving on and so does the number of water arches that we receive, with another 17 sent in this week. Another seven days like that and we will pass the 200-mark of FTWAs three weeks sooner than last year.

WOW air continues US expansion with St. Louis service

WOW air continues US expansion with St. Louis service

WOW air inaugurates St. Louis operations – marks the return of transatlantic flights at the US airport. 

Southwest Airlines debuts domestic dozen

Southwest Airlines debuts domestic dozen

Southwest Airlines expands operations with 12 new US domestic routes – eight originate from California. 


Southwest Airlines closing in on 15 million passengers at Phoenix; 290,000 extra seats added in S18; LaGuardia first new route in two years

Southwest Airlines closing in on 15 million passengers at Phoenix; 290,000 extra seats added in S18; LaGuardia first new route in two years

Southwest Airlines is the second largest carrier at Phoenix after American Airlines, with it transporting 34% of passengers from the airport in 2017. Despite not launching a new route for two years, the carrier has increased its annual passenger throughput by 800,000 since 2015. Jonathan Ford explores further.  

Alaska Airlines gets the most out of the West Coast

Alaska Airlines gets the most out of the West Coast

Alaska Airlines expands its route offerings from San Diego and San Francisco. 

Southwest Airlines seduces Cancún with two new services

Southwest Airlines seduces Cancún with two new services

Southwest Airlines now links the Mexican resort with Nashville and St. Louis. 


Frontier Airlines launches 30 new routes in two days

Frontier Airlines launches 30 new routes in two days

Frontier Airlines starts seven routes from focus city Miami along with another 23 launches across the US.

Kansas City is now the largest unserved market in the US from Europe; over 40 airports in the US to have direct flights in S18

Kansas City is now the largest unserved market in the US from Europe; over 40 airports in the US to have direct flights in S18

With WOW air announcing Cleveland and St. Louis, while British Airways has confirmed it will begin flights to Nashville and Delta Air Lines to link Indianapolis with Paris CDG, Kansas City has now become the largest unserved US destination from Europe. We look to see what are the other top unserved markets, and what demand […]

Southwest Airlines skates onto 11 new sectors

Southwest Airlines skates onto 11 new sectors

Southwest Airlines begins 11 new routes – five face direct competition.


Frontier Airlines flies onto 35 US domestic routes

Frontier Airlines flies onto 35 US domestic routes

Frontier Airlines commences services on 35 US domestic routes – only three not currently served.

Southwest Airlines now serving almost 100 airports; biggest growth this summer at Dallas Love Field and Denver

Southwest Airlines now serving almost 100 airports; biggest growth this summer at Dallas Love Field and Denver

Of Southwest Airlines’ top 10 airports in 2006, eight are still in its top 10 in 2015. We reveal which two airports are new and which have dropped out as well as highlighting the airports with the biggest increases in Southwest services this summer.

Vorsprung durch FTWA for this week’s Arch of Triumph winner

Vorsprung durch FTWA for this week’s Arch of Triumph winner

A German airport won the 2014 Arch of Triumph competition, when Munich Airport produced the highest score (38.9) of the entire contest for its welcome of United Airlines’ Houston Intercontinental service. Find out whether this week’s German entry can live up to a nation’s lofty expectations.