Articles Tagged ‘USA’

Royal Air Maroc’s transatlantic seats up strongly; where do its Montreal passengers connect?

Royal Air Maroc’s transatlantic seats up strongly; where do its Montreal passengers connect?

Montreal is Royal Air Maroc’s #2 North American destination, from the French Connection. We examine this important market and its connectivity.

Aer Lingus to use A321neos to Newark + Toronto, with its A330-300s having 50% higher costs, RDC Apex platform shows

Aer Lingus to use A321neos to Newark + Toronto, with its A330-300s having 50% higher costs, RDC Apex platform shows

As Aer Lingus will use its A321neos on more transatlantic routes from S21, replacing its mainstay A330-300s, we see how the two aircraft differ economically. 

Aeroflot’s North America network analysed; New York #1, but where do people connect from Miami?

Aeroflot’s North America network analysed; New York #1, but where do people connect from Miami?

Aeroflot’s North America network had over 1 million seats last year. We examine its development and look in particular at Miami’s connections, with Miami having above-avg SLF + the highest local fare.


Qatar Airways to serve Toronto; we analyse connections and look at MEB3 to North America

Qatar Airways to serve Toronto; we analyse connections and look at MEB3 to North America

Qatar Airways’ new Toronto route will have 33 two-way connections, a market of 1.8 million, helping to push the carrier from #4 for MEB3 + Turkish seats to Canada.

Consultants' Corner: COVID-19 and the impact on US airlines

Consultants’ Corner: COVID-19 and the impact on US airlines

US aviation has been hard hit by COVID-19, with nearly 15 million seats lost in two months. Ailevon Pacific’s Sophie Wang looks at the virus on US airlines.

North America – India has 6.9 million passengers; Canada ~1/4 of market

North America – India has 6.9 million passengers; Canada ~1/4 of market

North America – India has grown by 830,000 in the past few years. 75% is still indirect, despite growing non-stops. Delhi – Toronto is now #1 airport-pair.


American Airlines to start Seattle – Bangalore; big connectivity over Seattle

American Airlines to start Seattle – Bangalore; big connectivity over Seattle

Seattle – Bangalore has 36,000 P2P and Seattle – India over 170,000. American Airlines’ new service means 15 non-stop routes from North America to India.

United Airlines’ top-20 international connecting markets; Tel Aviv – LAX #1

United Airlines’ top-20 international connecting markets; Tel Aviv – LAX #1

19% of United Airlines’ seats are now international, with Mexico – US its #1 connecting country-pair and Houston IAH is #1 international connecting hub.

Allegiant Air announces 44 new routes; 42 are unserved

Allegiant Air announces 44 new routes; 42 are unserved

We look at the numbers behind Allegiant’s 44 new routes. It’d be quite straightforward to predict future Allegiant routes, of which it sees 600.


Norwegian 56% lower fare to US than airlines from Heathrow

Norwegian 56% lower fare to US than airlines from Heathrow

Norwegian has six million Europe – US seats and Gatwick is key. From Gatwick, NYC, Tampa, Seattle, Austin, and LA perform well by fare/mile; others don’t.

Denver adds 17 million seats since 2015; United contributes 9 million

Denver adds 17 million seats since 2015; United contributes 9 million

Denver has 95 million seats, up 17 million in 5 years – mainly from United’s expansion. United, Southwest and Frontier have 84% of Denver’s capacity.

Sun Country adds 12 routes amid ULCC transformation

Sun Country adds 12 routes amid ULCC transformation

Sun Country has implemented many changes. Minneapolis now sees 78% of its capacity, down from 95%, with non-Minneapolis growth up to almost 1 million seats.