Articles Tagged ‘US airports’

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.

Leading generators of transfer traffic at top four US airports revealed

Leading generators of transfer traffic at top four US airports revealed

Atlanta, Chicago O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth and Los Angeles are the four busiest US airports in 2015. We reveal the top 15 sources of transfer traffic at each of these airports. Only one involves non-US airports.

Reno-Tahoe International Airport welcomes first international service in 15 years; seasonal London service set to start in December

Reno-Tahoe International Airport welcomes first international service in 15 years; seasonal London service set to start in December

Nevada’s second busiest airport has seen passenger numbers drop by a third in the last seven years, but international services have recently returned to the airport. We look at the airport’s seasonality profile, top 10 routes and leading airlines.


Cleveland gets boost from Frontier’s new services

Cleveland gets boost from Frontier’s new services

United Airlines may have terminated over 30 routes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in Ohio, but Frontier Airlines senses an opportunity. The Denver-based carrier has launched eight new routes from the airport this week and will grow its network to 17 non-stop destinations by year-end.

Indianapolis Airport races to 4% growth, driven by increases from Southwest Airlines and extra capacity to Fort Myers

Indianapolis Airport races to 4% growth, driven by increases from Southwest Airlines and extra capacity to Fort Myers

Although the weather was chilly in Indianapolis, the new United Airlines service to San Francisco, which launched on 7 January with daily A319 flights, will have been like a bit of warm Californian sunshine for Indiana’s biggest airport, which has seen annual traffic bounce between seven and eight million annual passengers since 2009.

77% of US domestic air routes are a monopoly; nine routes have at least five airlines fighting for passengers

77% of US domestic air routes are a monopoly; nine routes have at least five airlines fighting for passengers

The US domestic air travel market consists of around 2,800 routes, of which more than three-quarters are operated by just one carrier. We take a closer look at which routes are ultra-competitive, with two routes from Los Angeles each being served by six carriers. We reveal what the impact of on-going mergers will have on […]


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 […]

Salt Lake City Airport: Capacity +7.4% in August 2013; Delta Air Lines dominates, while Alaska Airlines moves in

Salt Lake City Airport: Capacity +7.4% in August 2013; Delta Air Lines dominates, while Alaska Airlines moves in

Delta Air Lines benefits from Salt Lake City’s favourable location, generating more than three quarters of the airport’s traffic, but other airlines are keen to bite into the cake.

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.


Charlotte passes 40 million milestone, welcomes Southwest, and US Airways services to Heathrow and Sao Paulo

Charlotte passes 40 million milestone, welcomes Southwest, and US Airways services to Heathrow and Sao Paulo

North Carolina’s Charlotte Douglas Airport is now among the 10 busiest in the US, thanks to US Airways’ continued growth. Traffic has grown by 80% in the last decade and Southwest Airlines has this week replaced AirTran Airways at the airport. Average domestic return fares of $401 currently make it among the more expensive of […]

Minneapolis/St Paul: Delta has 77% of the market; low-cost influence still limited

Minneapolis/St Paul: Delta has 77% of the market; low-cost influence still limited

Since 2008, when anna.aero last analysed Minneapolis/St Paul, the airport has witnessed the emergence of Delta Air Lines as the dominant carrier following its merger with Northwest Airlines. While the arrival of Southwest Airlines in 2009 and Spirit Airlines last year improved the offering, the low-cost influence at the airport remains limited, resulting some of […]

Chicago O’Hare ready to overhaul 70m mark again; LaGuardia leads largest route league

Chicago O’Hare ready to overhaul 70m mark again; LaGuardia leads largest route league

With 14 additional services in anna.aero’s New Route Database for 2013 already, Chicago O’Hare expects to see a significant return to passenger growth this year.