Articles Tagged ‘Texas’

Music to the ears: KLM to start Austin

Music to the ears: KLM to start Austin

KLM is to start a three-weekly Austin service from S20. Presently, Austin has three non-stop services to Europe, with 387,000 non-stop seats available. Based on KLM’s timings, it’s estimated that 32 online destinations will be reachable over Amsterdam. These 32, plus Amsterdam, saw 205,000 passengers from Austin in 2018, up 51,000 over 2014.

San Antonio International Airport embraces ULCCs; Frontier Airlines joins Allegiant Air at sixth busiest airport in Texas

San Antonio International Airport embraces ULCCs; Frontier Airlines joins Allegiant Air at sixth busiest airport in Texas

San Antonio was the busiest US airport anna.aero had never analysed. Until now. We reveal how the airport’s traffic has developed since 1999, its seasonality profile and what’s been happening to the airport’s route network.

Southwest Airlines expands Texas' Dallas Love Field Airport seat capacity by 38% in S15 thanks to repeal of Wright Amendment

Southwest Airlines expands Texas’ Dallas Love Field Airport seat capacity by 38% in S15 thanks to repeal of Wright Amendment

Southwest Airlines has added 34 new routes from Dallas Love Field over the past year, resulting in the airline increasing capacity from the airport by 38%. anna.aero looks into this expansion, and also which markets have been trimmed following the repeal of the Wright Amendment.


Texas airports on track to handle over 150m passengers in 2013; over 40 new routes launched so far this year

Texas airports on track to handle over 150m passengers in 2013; over 40 new routes launched so far this year

With anna.aero being live in Texas next week at the IATA Slots Conference in Fort Worth we thought we would take a look at this US economic powerhouse state whose airports handle the same number of passengers as all of Italy and which are on track to pass 150 million passengers in 2013. Some 20 […]

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to break 10-million mark; British Airways launching Heathrow flights in March

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to break 10-million mark; British Airways launching Heathrow flights in March

Austin in Texas is famous for its live music scene, and also hosts the US round of motor sports F1 championship. Passenger numbers are up 15% in the last three years, while Southwest has a 40% share of the passenger market. International services are growing as Aeromar adds flights to Mexico City this week, with […]

Houston Hobby more dynamic than its larger counterpart, Houston Intercontinental

Houston Hobby more dynamic than its larger counterpart, Houston Intercontinental

With Houston Hobby showing better performance than the city’s main airport, it is no surprise that Southwest Airlines is preparing to launching its first international services there within the next three years.


American Airlines still dominates Dallas/Fort Worth; Spirit Airlines growing fast, Emirates flights arrived in February

American Airlines still dominates Dallas/Fort Worth; Spirit Airlines growing fast, Emirates flights arrived in February

The fourth busiest US airport has hardly grown in a decade but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t lots of new services to get excited about. How many destinations will Spirit Airlines be serving by next summer and how do domestic fares compare with other US airports?

Spirit Airlines now offering 18 daily flights and ultra low fares to 15 destinations non-stop from Dallas/Fort Worth

Spirit Airlines now offering 18 daily flights and ultra low fares to 15 destinations non-stop from Dallas/Fort Worth

ULCC Spirit Airlines has launched non-stop flights to 15 destinations from Dallas/Fort Worth in little more than a year. Four of these started last week. How much competition does American Airlines provide and which other carriers compete head-to-head? On which three routes does Spirit have a monopoly?

Austin-Bergstrom celebrates 10th anniversary; new Alaska Airlines services will help attract ACI delegates to October conference

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusHow has traffic developed at this Texan airport since it opened in 1999? Which are the leading carriers and which routes has it lost and gained during the last year? And what’s a ‘Nerd Bird’?


Houston, we don’t have as big a problem as many airports (despite Hurricane Ike)

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisContinental accounts for around 85% of Houston’s international airport, which keeps fares well above the US average. Emirates and Singapore have started new routes during the last year and Qatar Airways is coming in 2009. But which are the busiest domestic routes?

Texas: a tale of two cities and three airlines

Texas: a tale of two cities and three airlinesThe Lone Star state is around 25% bigger than France and its airports handle a similar number of passengers. Dallas and Houston both have airports ranked in the world’s top 20 but there are also a dozen other airports of note. American, Continental and Southwest share almost 90% of the domestic market, but who dominates international routes?

Air fares in Texas are surprisingly expensive despite Southwest’s presence

Air fares in Texas are surprisingly expensive despite Southwest’s presenceSouthwest may have been born in Texas and be dominant at several of the state’s smaller airports but what are fares like at the two largest airports in the state, Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston Bush? What according to the US DOT have been the fare premiums at the airports during the first three quarters of 2007?