Articles Tagged ‘USA’

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.


Allegiant Air expands domestically with six new routes

Allegiant Air expands domestically with six new routes

Allegiant Air commences six new domestic routes from Fort Lauderdale, Orlando Sanford, Punta Gorda, St. Pete-Clearwater, Savannah and Tulsa using its MD-80s.

5th US ANNIES honours Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Allegiant Air; Azul Airlines does it for the little guys!

5th US ANNIES honours Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Allegiant Air; Azul Airlines does it for the little guys!

Four airlines have won prizes in the 2015 US ANNIES, with Allegiant Air adding to its trophy cabinet a win in the prestigious “Airline with the biggest increase in the number of US airports in its network” category. Other winners are Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and Azul Airlines.

Allegiant Air expands seasonal offering with three routes

Allegiant Air expands seasonal offering with three routes

Allegiant Air starts three domestic routes from St. Pete-Clearwater, FL, Orlando Sanford, FL and Phoenix-Mesa, AZ, using its A320s, MD-80s and A319s.


American Airlines dominates market between North and South America; capacity up 9% versus last January

American Airlines dominates market between North and South America; capacity up 9% versus last January

Non-stop services between airports in North and South America are growing steadily with several carriers launching new services in recent months. We rank the top 12 country pairs and the top 12 airlines in the market, and reveal the top 10 airports in each region for capacity to the other. Plus we reveal what made […]

Allegiant Air launches seven new domestic routes in four days

Allegiant Air launches seven new domestic routes in four days

Allegiant Air expanded its domestic network with seven new routes, launched from Orlando Sanford, FL, Punta Gorda, FL, and Montrose, CO, utilising a mixed fleet of MD80s and A320s.

UK international traffic up 1.3% in first half of 2012; US up 300,000 passengers, Lithuania up 46%

UK international traffic up 1.3% in first half of 2012; US up 300,000 passengers, Lithuania up 46%

The UK market may not be growing much overall but which are the top 10 country markets for growth so far in 2012, and what is driving that growth? We also take a closer look at why the Australian market isn’t doing as badly as the data would suggest.