Articles Tagged ‘USA’

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.


UK overtakes Mexico to become second biggest country market for US travellers this summer after Canada

UK overtakes Mexico to become second biggest country market for US travellers this summer after Canada

International capacity from US airports is up around 1% this June versus last year. But which country markets are growing fastest? Which US airports offer the most international services and which have been growing fastest in the last year?

20 airlines to start 28 new Transatlantic routes in 2011; summer capacity up 4.1%; Delta still on top

20 airlines to start 28 new Transatlantic routes in 2011; summer capacity up 4.1%; Delta still on top

Delta recently blamed overcapacity on the transatlantic for some of its financial woes in Q1, so who’s adding routes and capacity this summer compared to last? What country market is growing by more than 10% for the second year running and which airline has grown capacity most this summer?

UK - US transatlantic air traffic down 3.3% in 2010; British Airways adding winter capacity on existing routes

UK – US transatlantic air traffic down 3.3% in 2010; British Airways adding winter capacity on existing routes

The supposedly lucrative transatlantic market is still shrinking, at least between the UK and the US. Where is the traffic reduction coming from? Which airlines have added capacity this winter (and how), and which carrier’s seasonal route has been axed for this summer?