Articles Tagged ‘United Airlines’

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.

Back to the future, part one: 767 still 3rd by transatlantic capacity, and Boeing's future NMA?

Back to the future, part one: 767 still 3rd by transatlantic capacity, and Boeing’s future NMA?

This week saw rumours of a re-engining for the Boeing 767. We look at how, 37 years after EIS, one of the most used types in the transatlantic market could evolve into the perfect New Mid-market Aircraft.

Finnair celebrates 50 Years of New York-Newark to Helsinki route

Finnair celebrates 50 Years of New York-Newark to Helsinki route

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Finnair celebrates 50 years of its New York Newark-Helsinki route, United launches a connection into Canada, La Compagnie replaces B757s with A321neo and SunExpress launches 6 additional routes out of Düsseldorf.


15 airlines and 53 airports attend third Volaire Air Service Forum

15 airlines and 53 airports attend third Volaire Air Service Forum

Volaire Aviation recently held its spring 2019 air service forum in Tuscon, Arizona. In total, 135 people attended the event, including airlines such as Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Boutique Air, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines and United Airlines. Take a closer look at the event highlights.

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part I – take your pick from 36 entries across the globe!

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part I – take your pick from 36 entries across the globe!

Along with cake, anna.aero is allowing the readers of anna.aero to vote for their favourite Arch of Triumph during the first week of S19. With 36 entries to choose from, make sure you select and vote for your favourite water salute, an award that is very prestigious in the eyes of the airport fire chief’s […]

Vote for your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part I  – 25 fantastic route launch showstoppers to choose from!!

Vote for your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part I – 25 fantastic route launch showstoppers to choose from!!

The S19 season was launched on 31 March, and anna.aero is letting the reader be the judge of the much anticipated anna.aero Cake of the Week competition. Having been inundated with 25 route launch masterpieces, take a look through and choose your favourite to make sure it secures the prestigious title!