Articles Tagged ‘US airports’

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.

3rd anna.aero US ANNIE Awards: Honolulu, Kahului, Lihue win Hawaiian hat-trick; JFK and LAX join growth party

3rd anna.aero US ANNIE Awards: Honolulu, Kahului, Lihue win Hawaiian hat-trick; JFK and LAX join growth party

Eight US airports have won prizes in the 2013 US ANNIE Airport Awards, with Hawaiian airports wining three of the four ANNIE awards for traffic growth this year. New York JFK wins the prestigious “Airports With The Most New Airlines” award, and Los Angeles Airport takes the “The Most New International Routes” award.

jetBlue extends lead over Delta at Boston Logan; JAL launches first non-stop Dreamliner flights to Tokyo

jetBlue extends lead over Delta at Boston Logan; JAL launches first non-stop Dreamliner flights to Tokyo

Boston ranks 19th among US airports and was one of the fastest-growing US major airports last year. But which airlines have been adding (and reducing) capacity and which new routes have been launched this year? And which European destination is served by four airlines?


American Airlines still dominates Dallas/Fort Worth; Spirit Airlines growing fast, Emirates flights arrived in February

American Airlines still dominates Dallas/Fort Worth; Spirit Airlines growing fast, Emirates flights arrived in February

The fourth busiest US airport has hardly grown in a decade but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t lots of new services to get excited about. How many destinations will Spirit Airlines be serving by next summer and how do domestic fares compare with other US airports?

Philadelphia welcomes Virgin America and Alaska Airlines; serving 16 European destinations non-stop this summer

Philadelphia welcomes Virgin America and Alaska Airlines; serving 16 European destinations non-stop this summer

More freedom (of choice) for Philadelphians this summer with the arrival of not one, but two new carriers. Virgin America flights started last week and Alaska Airlines arrives in June, but how dominant is US Airways at the airport? How has traffic developed in the last decade and how does Philadelphia’s European offering compare with […]

Seattle welcomes Emirates; Alaska Airlines still accounts for 50% of Sea-Tac traffic

Seattle welcomes Emirates; Alaska Airlines still accounts for 50% of Sea-Tac traffic

Seattle this week became the latest dot on Emirates’ global network but how long do non-stop flights to Dubai take? Which airlines grew fastest at the airport in 2011? On which routes do passengers have most choice and how do domestic air fares compare with the national average?


America’s top 20 airports grew by 2.5% in 2011; Miami fastest-growing as Houston Bush drops from 7th to 10th

America’s top 20 airports grew by 2.5% in 2011; Miami fastest-growing as Houston Bush drops from 7th to 10th

Our look at America’s 20 busiest airports in 2011 reveals which grew fastest (Miami) and which saw a drop in passenger numbers (Chicago O’Hare and Houston Bush). Which two airports swopped places among the top 20 despite both reporting growth?

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport nears one million annual passengers; Spirit Airlines soon to add to Allegiant's 31 route network

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport nears one million annual passengers; Spirit Airlines soon to add to Allegiant’s 31 route network

One of North America’s fastest growing airports has an unusual seasonality profile thanks to its base carrier. When did Allegiant start all of its routes? On which day of the week should aircraft spotters not bother turning up and what new services will Spirit Airlines soon be offering?

San Diego gets more Hawaiian flights; British Airways returns to provide only transatlantic service

San Diego gets more Hawaiian flights; British Airways returns to provide only transatlantic service

California’s third busiest airport is the world’s second busiest single runway airport. How have passenger numbers develop during the last 60 years, and what’s happening in 2011? Which are the leading airlines at the airport and what new services have been launched this year? How do average domestic fares compare with other US airports?


BAD mistake in Ryanair half-year results

BAD mistake in Ryanair half-year results

Here’s a curious one. When Michael O’Leary presented Ryanair’s impressive 20% half year profit jump, he also showcased future developments including a new two aircraft base at “BAD” opening next March. BAD is the IATA three-letter code for Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana – the base of the US Air Force 2nd Bomb Wing and […]

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?

Oakland airport welcomes back Delta service to LAX; Spirit Airlines to take on Southwest on Las Vegas route

Oakland airport welcomes back Delta service to LAX; Spirit Airlines to take on Southwest on Las Vegas route

California’s fourth busiest airport has seen traffic fall by 30% in recent years, but which new carriers has it attracted in the last two years? How dominant is Southwest at the airport and what impact has this had on average domestic fares in the last three years? Which foreign LCC serves Mexico?