Articles Tagged ‘US airlines’

Republic’s new Frontier faces growing Southwest, United competition in Denver

Airline AnalysisFrontier has emerged from Chapter 11 with its “talking” tailfins intact. How much competition does the airline face on its major routes and which seasonal destinations will be re-starting shortly?

United’s Chicago O’Hare base third biggest in US; London (Ontario) service started this week

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisNearly 70 million passengers passed through O’Hare last year, around half travelling with United. But which routes has the airline added (and dropped) and how many international destinations are served?’s global aviation trendwatch

Market TrendsWe reveal the latest traffic trends in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Europe (eight countries), India, Japan, Mexico, Russia and the USA. See which markets are showing signs of recovery and which are still struggling. We don’t think you’ll find this much useful aviation data in one place anywhere else on the web.

Midwest becomes Republic; chance to regain market share at Milwaukee as LCCs threaten

Midwest becomes Republic; chance to regain market share at Milwaukee as LCCs threatenRapidly downsized Midwest is now part of Republic. Which routes has it given up in the last year and where is increased competition coming from at Milwaukee? Which are its busiest routes?

US domestic traffic down 10.4% in 2009 Q1; Southwest grows market share lead over AA

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsUS BTS data reveals just how much US domestic traffic has been declining in recent months. Southwest is doing relatively well but how does a combined Delta/Northwest compare?

Southwest continues its march into bigger markets with launch of New York LaGuardia services this week

Article Thumbnail: Lead StorySouthwest may not be growing in terms of passenger numbers right now but it is venturing into new markets. This week it arrived in the Big Apple and will soon be making an appearance in Boston and Milwaukee.

AirTran reduces reliance on Atlanta; Milwaukee network grows to 17 routes this summer

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisAirTran now has lower unit costs than Southwest, but has put its fleet expansion plans on hold. Which new markets has it opened in 2008/09 and which segments of its route network are growing fastest?

US domestic air travel market; over 300 routes dropped by biggest airlines in last year though Allegiant adds 13

Article Thumbnail: Lead StorySince the beginning of last summer the biggest US airlines have abandoned some 300 routes, but which airlines have been wielding the axe most vigorously? And which airlines have actually increased the number of city-pairs served? Three of the top 20 US domestic airports have seen route growth. Which ones?

American Airlines tightens Miami Vice; hub now serves 60 foreign destinations

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisMiami is America’s third busiest international airport and busiest for US carriers. American operates a major hub with 60 international and 42 domestic destinations. How does it schedule its flights through a typical day and which routes has it added in the last year and which have fallen by the wayside?

Allegiant Air heads for Hollywood! Blockbuster profits continue as airline grew 30% last year

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisApparently Allegiant Air doesn’t like being written about. Sorry guys, but your network development is much too interesting for us to ignore. We provide a handy file summarising the airline’s 130 routes serving 70 airports this summer including Los Angeles.

Virgin America adds Boston as 8th destination

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisIn just 18 months Virgin America has grown to a fleet of almost 30 aircraft, but just 10 routes and seven airports. This week Boston became #8 and two more routes were added. Which airline competes with Virgin America on 11 of its 12 routes? On which routes does Virgin America face the least and the most competition?

Southwest increases number of routes by 6% but reduces flights by 5%; Denver and San Francisco biggest winners

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisEven Southwest has had to reduce capacity this winter. We look at which of its 64 airports have gained and lost flights during the last 12 months. Chicago Midway has seen one in six flights cut but how many destinations?