Articles Tagged ‘SWF’
US traffic increases by 19% from 2008 to 2017; Stewart was fastest expanding airport last year, Cuba leads international growth race
There were 965 million passengers on flights to and from US airports in 2017, 19% more than the previous year. Nick Preston examines traffic developments in the US over the past 10 years and identifies its domestic and international growth trends, as well the fastest growing airports and international markets.
Allegiant Air traffic from Punta Gorda up 37% in H1 2018; six based aircraft operating a 40-destination network; Cincinnati is leading route
Punta Gorda is Allegiant Air’s fourth largest airport operation in terms of weekly seat capacity in S18, with the airline transporting 1.24 million passengers from the airport last year. Jonathan Ford takes a closer look at the carrier’s expansion from the airport since 2010 and highlights its top routes this summer.
WestJet shakes things up on the transatlantic front from Halifax by announcing its first 737 MAX 8 routes – London Gatwick and Paris CDG
WestJet has announced that from April it will begin daily flights from Halifax to London Gatwick and Paris CDG, marking its first operations to the French capital. The news means that the carrier will be the first to link North America to mainland Europe using 737 MAX 8s. Jonathan Ford investigates further.
Ireland sees strong capacity growth over past three years, led by international expansion; Ryanair remains top carrier
The number of seats available on services to, from and within the Ireland increased by 5.0% from 2016 to 2017. anna.aero has been digging out the top trends in the country’s domestic and international links over the past 10 years, including the biggest airline and destination market movers.
Allegiant Air begin 19 US domestic routes – five to face direct competition.
Norwegian now links Belfast International, Cork, Dublin and Shannon to the US – Bergen also connected.
Edinburgh Airport’s elated with Route of the Week victory while Cluj-Napoca celebrates 100 years of aviation
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Frankfurt welcomes the arrival of Air Astana’s newest route from Uralsk, while Vueling celebrates passing 500,000 passengers from Bordeaux. More news also from Southampton, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen and Vienna airports.
This is a landmark edition of the 2017 Arch of Triumph battle, as we pass the 200-FTWA barrier in the 23rd week of the annual competition. With a massive 18 entries this week, including four from Blue Air and three each from Norwegian and Air Arabia Maroc, its no surprise we’ve had a busy week […]
Norwegian makes a start on 737 flights from Edinburgh – but no 737 MAX operations yet.
Belfast airports welcomed a record 7.81 million passengers in 2016; international traffic doubles since the turn of the Millennium
Belfast in Northern Ireland is served by two airports – City and International. Last year the two combined welcomed a record number of passengers, with it being the first year since 2002 to see traffic grow at a double-digit rate. We take a closer look at the city’s traffic growth and how it is split between […]
Norwegian takes transatlantic battle up a level with Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh and Shannon launches
Easy as B-C-D-E and S, Norwegian announces 10 new routes and 38 weekly transatlantic flights from Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh and Shannon to greater New York, Boston and New England areas. We take a look at the transatlantic landscape at all of the UK and Irish airports involved as the LCC enters the market this summer.
Allegiant Air begins seasonal service from Myrtle Beach to Stewart, joining existing services to St. Pete-Clearwater.