Articles Tagged ‘USA’

Transatlantic capacity up 2.4% this summer; at least 24 new routes starting with ‘new’ United battling Delta for #1 status

Transatlantic capacity up 2.4% this summer; at least 24 new routes starting with ‘new’ United battling Delta for #1 status

Things are picking up on the historically lucrative transatlantic market with capacity up this summer and over two dozen new routes. But which are the leading country-pair markets and which airlines are expanding (and reducing) their presence.

UK airlines less vulnerable to seasonality on routes to US; Delta serves 34 European airports in summer

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsHow do the European and US carriers cope with seasonality in the transatlantic market? Who was the biggest carrier this summer and which US airline has cut the most flights this winter?

US propensity for air travel is 15 times greater than in China; Cyprus tops European rankings

Lead StoryEver wondered which countries generate the highest number of airport passengers relative to their population size? Well we’ve been doing some research among European countries and across the globe. And we’ve produced some helpful graphs.


Half British Airways’ capacity on transatlantic routes; London City to JFK coming soon

Half British Airways’ capacity on transatlantic routes; London City to JFK coming soonBA’s fortunes have suffered a dramatic reversal in the last 12 months. We take a closer look at one of its major problems; high exposure to the transatlantic market. Just how much of a nuisance is Virgin Atlantic?

US domestic traffic down 10.4% in 2009 Q1; Southwest grows market share lead over AA

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsUS BTS data reveals just how much US domestic traffic has been declining in recent months. Southwest is doing relatively well but how does a combined Delta/Northwest compare?

Canada – US market generates 23 million passengers but none on US LCCs; Air Canada has one-third of market

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryFlights between Canada and the US operate from 23 Canadian airports and 60 US airports but which are the leading airports, routes and airlines? Which Canadian airport has seen the market grow by almost 20% in 2009?


New York’s airports serve 73 countries; Southwest launches LaGuardia flights in June

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusNew York and New Jersey’s airports handled over 125 million passengers last year. How many airports handled more than one million passengers and how do average fares compare across the airports? Which are the leading country markets?

US domestic air travel market; over 300 routes dropped by biggest airlines in last year though Allegiant adds 13

Article Thumbnail: Lead StorySince the beginning of last summer the biggest US airlines have abandoned some 300 routes, but which airlines have been wielding the axe most vigorously? And which airlines have actually increased the number of city-pairs served? Three of the top 20 US domestic airports have seen route growth. Which ones?

San Francisco breaks into US top 10; seven of top 20 airports still reported growth in 2008

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsSan Francisco and Denver were the fastest-growing airports in the US top 10 last year. Which other airports are still reporting growth and which are having a harder time? And which major airport just doesn’t like to share?


“Open-Skies” shifts demand from Gatwick to Heathrow; overall capacity down 5%

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsSeveral US airlines finally got into ‘fortress Heathrow’ last year. But what did it do to passenger numbers to the US from London’s two biggest airports? Which airlines have added capacity in the last 12 months and which have cut back? How dominant is BA in the market?

US Midwest airports handle over 250 million annual passengers; Chicago dominates but demand is down over 15% in November; Southwest coming to Minneapolis/St. Paul

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusThe US Midwest has 12 major airports with Chicago, Detroit and Minneapolis/St. Paul the busiest. Where is traffic falling fastest, and which offer the best fares to passengers? Which airlines are market leaders at each airport?

Anchorage dominates Alaskan airport landscape; Palin-mania may boost traffic as state gets massive media coverage

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusThe largest state in the US is also the most sparsely populated, so air travel plays a key role. Anchorage is the dominant airport but which airlines operate the most flights at the airport? And why is Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky important?