Articles Tagged ‘USA’

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. 

Top-20 unserved routes: Eastern USA to the Caribbean

Top-20 unserved routes: Eastern USA to the Caribbean

In the 12 months to August 2019, 25 million flew from the Eastern USA to the Caribbean, with six million million indirect. The top-20 unserved routes were mainly across San Juan, Punta Cana and Montego Bay; these saw almost 600,000 passengers. Could Cleveland – Montego Bay be a new route? 


Irish backstop begorrah! Aer Lingus ‘US-HUB-at-DUB’ thrives with 60% transferring

Irish backstop begorrah! Aer Lingus ‘US-HUB-at-DUB’ thrives with 60% transferring

Aer Lingus has increased capacity to North America by almost 80% in five years, with nearly double the number of destinations. While its average local fare is USD$664 one-way, San Francisco and Toronto stand out for the opposite reason.

To new lands: the development of Frontier Airlines

To new lands: the development of Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines has had a turbulent past, including bankruptcy protection. But since 2015, it has actively pursued its ULCC model which has resulted in it nearly doubling in size to 27 million seats. anna.aero explores this airline and its approach to route development, which is now highly focused on leisure markets away from Denver.

Copa or gold? Panama's hub of the Americas

Copa or gold? Panama’s hub of the Americas

Copa Airlines operates its hub of the Americas in Panama. Within a seven-hour radius lies all key areas of North and South America. What are the numbers behind Copa’s five key traffic flows? How many waves does it have a day and when?  And crucially, will it continue to remain steadfast to its core?


Brazil sees seat slowdown; capacity stagnant in 2017, Colombia is fastest growing international market

Brazil sees seat slowdown; capacity stagnant in 2017, Colombia is fastest growing international market

There were 142.30 million two-way seats serving Brazilian airports in 2017, representing a very marginal 0.1% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston examines some of the main trends taking shape in the South American market over the past 10 years, including international and domestic growth rates.

Akron-Canton Airport celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch victory

Akron-Canton Airport celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch victory

Akron-Canton delivered North America’s third win of 2016, joining the likes of Denver and Kelowna with weekly wins in the Arch of Triumph battle. With 50% of this week’s six entries, North America may just provide back-to-back wins.

Allegiant Air arrives in New York

Allegiant Air arrives in New York

Allegiant Air begins four routes to New York Newark – also launches a further four routes. 


Allegiant Air avoids Hurricane Matthew mayhem by launching seven routes

Allegiant Air avoids Hurricane Matthew mayhem by launching seven routes

Hurricane Matthew may have caused severe damage across the Caribbean and Florida, but it was not enough to stop Allegiant Air launching seven new routes, four of which connect to the Sunshine State.

Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

We reveal which are the leading airlines and country markets in the first quarter of 2016 and by how much they are growing (or shrinking). Plus a look at which airlines and countries are seeing the biggest increase in capacity.

Transatlantic market grows by 6% in 2015; Delta Air Lines, British Airways, United Airlines and American Airlines lead way

Transatlantic market grows by 6% in 2015; Delta Air Lines, British Airways, United Airlines and American Airlines lead way

Despite currency fluctuations the Europe to North America market looks in good shape this summer with capacity up and many new routes being launched among the almost 60 airlines serving the market.