Articles Tagged ‘US airports’
Atlantic City (falling) and El Paso (rising) see big changes in airport fares in 2010 Q4; Newark most expensive overall
So which US airports have the highest fares for domestic air travel? Using BTS data we look at 2010 Q4 data and also make comparisons with 2009 Q4. Which state has three of the top four airports for lowest fares? And which airline has two of its bases among the most expensive?
Phoenix airport just hanging on to top 10 ranking; expanding Southwest and US Airways share 80% of flights
Arizona’s busiest airport has only seen annual traffic decline five times in 60 years. But 2010 was only its sixth busiest ever year despite Southwest starting several new routes. How have average air fares changed during the last decade and how does Phoenix compare with other ‘top 10’ airports?
Fresno regains Guadalajara link thanks to AeroMexico and Volaris; American and United compete on #1 route to LAX
Fresno may only just rank as one of the top 10 airports in California, but it still handles over one million passengers per annum and recently saw not one, but two carriers re-enter from the Mexican market after Mexicana’s collapse last year. But which domestic destinations are served by which airlines?
Once a major base for American Airlines, then for Midwest, now Delta is making a bid to be top dog at Raleigh-Durham. How has traffic evolved over the last quarter century and which new routes has Delta recently added? What international services are there and how do fares compare with other US airports?
Nashville welcomes two new Southwest routes to Music City this week; American to start JFK flights in April
America’s self-proclaimed ‘Music City’ welcomed two new Southwest routes this week. Which other carriers are also present and by how much did traffic grow last year? How seasonal is demand, and which routes are the cheapest (and most expensive) when taking into account sector length?
We’ve collected detailed traffic data for the top 20 airports in America last year. How many of them grew their passenger numbers in 2010 and which were the notable exceptions? Which was the only top 20 airport to report double-digit growth? Which airlines are moving up (and down) the rankings?
Orlando in Florida is blessed with two airports but the smaller airport suffered last year when Allegiant moved some flights to the bigger airport. Now they’re back and the airport expects traffic to grow considerably. In what year did international flights peak and what role do UK charter airlines play?
The US get their own Annies; eight airport and five airline awards for route development excellence (and cakes)
Our Annie awards are back! After our Euro Annies in May this time we’re looking at the US market. No votes, no expert panel, no opinions just analysis of raw, transparent data decide who wins our awards (well, apart from one).
We examine capacity data for over 600 airports to see which have grown the fastest, and then identify winners in various size categories. Which airport has added most new destinations (total and international) and welcomed most new airlines?
Washington’s downtown airport can handle almost 20 million annual passengers, but which carrier is #1. How has JetBlue managed to gain access to the slot-constrained airport and which new routes is Delta starting in the winter season? And just how much more than average do passengers pay for flights at DCA?
Bradley International welcomes eight new services from five carriers in second half of 2010; JetBlue arriving in November
Serving Hartford in Connecticut and Springfield in Massachusetts, Bradley’s traffic numbers have fallen significantly from their 2005 peak. However, several new routes will be starting soon including JetBlue services for the first time.
Only half of America’s top 30 airports reporting capacity growth; Charlotte only airport growing more than 10%
In the USA only 15 of the country’s top 30 airports are reporting capacity growth. Which are growing fastest (and shrinking the most) and which new routes have helped Charlotte grow by more than 10%?