Articles Tagged ‘United Airlines’

United Express take off from Tallahassee to Houston Intercontinental

United Express take off from Tallahassee to Houston Intercontinental

United Express launched Tallahassee – Houston on 18 November, targeting the 180,000+ passengers that could be logically served over its Texas hub.

Boeing 737 NGs had 1.55 billion seats in 2019 – we explore routes

Boeing 737 NGs had 1.55 billion seats in 2019 – we explore routes

With the Boeing 737 MAX re-entry coming, we look at the crucial NGs. In this first part, it’s the -600 & -700; the -600 has just 0.30% of NG seats globally.

Boeing 747-400s: top airlines and routes in this decade

Boeing 747-400s: top airlines and routes in this decade

With multiple airlines retiring Boeing 747-400s, we look at the type’s top operators and routes globally this decade. Which are in and which aren’t?


Latest route launches (30 September - 7 October)

Latest route launches (30 September – 7 October)

United Express begins two routes, Aer Lingus Regional’s final pieces of its Belfast City puzzle, Jazeera Airways becomes the only carrier to Dhaka, + more.

United Airlines' big long-haul expansion with 5 routes to Africa + India; P2P demand of 524,000

United Airlines’ big long-haul expansion with 5 routes to Africa + India; P2P demand of 524,000

As United Airlines unveils multiple new routes, as it redeploys 2021 capacity from Europe, we explore them and the US – India and US – Africa markets.   

Spirit Airlines has direct competition on 84% of routes; Southwest is #1 by route overlap

Spirit Airlines has direct competition on 84% of routes; Southwest is #1 by route overlap

With very significant head-to-head competition, we explore how this has changed and the core airlines and routes on which Spirit Airlines overlaps.


United Airlines' website suggests 89 long-haul routes will restart from May

United Airlines’ website suggests 89 long-haul routes will restart from May

May is an important period for United Airlines’ long-haul operations, according to its booking engine. We look at what’s expected (which could change!).

Coronavirus: up to 18% drop in global long haul flights

Coronavirus: up to 18% drop in global long haul flights

We look at the impact of COVID-19 coronavirus on air travel.

North America – India has 6.9 million passengers; Canada ~1/4 of market

North America – India has 6.9 million passengers; Canada ~1/4 of market

North America – India has grown by 830,000 in the past few years. 75% is still indirect, despite growing non-stops. Delhi – Toronto is now #1 airport-pair.


United Airlines’ top-20 international connecting markets; Tel Aviv – LAX #1

United Airlines’ top-20 international connecting markets; Tel Aviv – LAX #1

19% of United Airlines’ seats are now international, with Mexico – US its #1 connecting country-pair and Houston IAH is #1 international connecting hub.

United Airlines launches Newark to Cape Town route

United Airlines launches Newark to Cape Town route

United Airlines adds its first South African connection with a three-weekly Newark to Cape Town service.

United Airlines orders 50 A321XLRs to replace 757s to Europe

United Airlines orders 50 A321XLRs to replace 757s to Europe

United Airlines is the largest user of the 757 from the US-Europe. In S19, United had 14 European routes with the 757. The A321XLR is to replace them.