Articles Tagged ‘United’

Continental links oil hubs of Houston, Texas and Lagos, Nigeria

Continental links oil hubs of Houston, Texas and Lagos, Nigeria

Continental starts first ever daily scheduled service between Texas and Africa. Route will be operated by 787s in the future.

Latin America only market still growing for global US carriers

Latin America only market still growing for global US carriers

Despite a sluggish economy the biggest US airlines are making money thanks to commendable and previously unheard of capacity restraint. But which smaller, niche carriers reported demand growth in October? How did load factors compare with last year? How did load factors compare with last month?

United launches new route between Houston, TX and Palm Springs, CA

United launches new route between Houston, TX and Palm Springs, CA

United Airlines, through United Express/SkyWest, now flies between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Texas and Palm Springs, California.


US international growth (+3.5) outperforms domestic growth (+2.1%) so far in 2011; Korean Air ups capacity 26%

US international growth (+3.5) outperforms domestic growth (+2.1%) so far in 2011; Korean Air ups capacity 26%

The US international market is growing faster than the domestic market, but which are the leading country markets and how much have they grown during the last year? Which are the leading airlines in this market and how many have cut international capacity compared with last year?

Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines report double-digit RPM growth in September; Delta grows 14% in Latin America

Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines report double-digit RPM growth in September; Delta grows 14% in Latin America

No great surprises among US airlines’ traffic data for September. But which carriers have seen a fall in RPM and which have seen a drop in their load factor? How do the remaining ‘Big 4’ compare across different geographic segments in September?

United Airlines launches new route from San Francisco to Oklahoma City

United Airlines launches new route from San Francisco to Oklahoma City

United Express now flies from San Francisco to Oklahoma City, complementing its five other routes to Will Rogers World Airport.


Oklahoma City welcomes new United San Francisco service

Oklahoma City welcomes new United San Francisco service

Which famous person is Oklahoma City’s airport named after and how has traffic developed at the airport during the last decade? Which services has it gained and lost during the last two years? And how do air fares at the airport compare with the national average since 2008?

International markets outperform domestic at biggest US airlines; Atlantic benefits from poor 2010 and...new routes!

International markets outperform domestic at biggest US airlines; Atlantic benefits from poor 2010 and…new routes!

With data available for the first half of 2011 we take a closer look at the network trends at the biggest US airlines. We also reveal how quickly the biggest airlines are growing (or not) in terms of RPMs. Which airline is the biggest? Which are shrinking and which are growing fastest?

American, Delta and United traffic still below pre-recession levels; Allegiant reports 7% drop in May demand

American, Delta and United traffic still below pre-recession levels; Allegiant reports 7% drop in May demand

Nine out of the 10 biggest US airlines reported load factor improvements in May compared with last year, but which ones have seen demand grow most rapidly? How does demand (RPKs) in May 2011 compare with May 2008 for America’s biggest airlines?


20 airlines to start 28 new Transatlantic routes in 2011; summer capacity up 4.1%; Delta still on top

20 airlines to start 28 new Transatlantic routes in 2011; summer capacity up 4.1%; Delta still on top

Delta recently blamed overcapacity on the transatlantic for some of its financial woes in Q1, so who’s adding routes and capacity this summer compared to last? What country market is growing by more than 10% for the second year running and which airline has grown capacity most this summer?

UK - US transatlantic air traffic down 3.3% in 2010; British Airways adding winter capacity on existing routes

UK – US transatlantic air traffic down 3.3% in 2010; British Airways adding winter capacity on existing routes

The supposedly lucrative transatlantic market is still shrinking, at least between the UK and the US. Where is the traffic reduction coming from? Which airlines have added capacity this winter (and how), and which carrier’s seasonal route has been axed for this summer?

New airline routes launched (4 – 10 January 2011)

New airline routes launched (4 – 10 January 2011)

anna.aero has now passed the 7,000 mark for new routes reported! Last week’s 23 routes is the perfect week to celebrate this, with diverse routes having launched in all corners of the world. The capitals of Peru and Estonia, Lima and Tallinn, are the only ones with more than one route launch, so we have […]