Articles Tagged ‘Virgin America’

Washington's big three handling 10 million more passengers than in 2008; Southwest presides over capital; Atlanta leading destination

Washington’s big three handling 10 million more passengers than in 2008; Southwest presides over capital; Atlanta leading destination

Washington Dulles, Washington Reagan and Baltimore/Washington airports are expected to handle over 73 million passengers in 2017, up 18% when compared to 10 years ago. Marc Watkins takes a closer look into the main airports serving the US capital, investigates the traffic split between the three, and reveals what Washington’s leading destinations are.

Frontier Airlines' route droppings revealed; 23 airport pairs no longer served with O'Hare and Atlanta seeing biggest changes

Frontier Airlines’ route droppings revealed; 23 airport pairs no longer served with O’Hare and Atlanta seeing biggest changes

We love to see airlines celebrate route launches, but route droppings are also a fact of life, though less publicised. In a week that has seen US ULCC Frontier Airlines launch a significant 30 routes, we got our data elves to rummage through its schedule data to see what routes the airline has said goodbye […]

Alaska Airlines now serves Nashville from San Francisco

Alaska Airlines now serves Nashville from San Francisco

Alaska Airlines, operated by Virgin America, links San Francisco to Nashville with a daily service. 


US traffic growing modestly in 2016 so far; domestic capacity down, international up this winter; LCCs continue to lead the way

US traffic growing modestly in 2016 so far; domestic capacity down, international up this winter; LCCs continue to lead the way

US airlines are racking up record profits partly thanks to keeping a check on capacity growth. Passenger numbers are up only modestly this summer, while this winter domestic capacity is down at the top five carriers. We reveal which of the top 50 airports are likely to see growth this winter.

ULCCs Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth in S16; Air Canada and Emirates growing by 20%

ULCCs Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth in S16; Air Canada and Emirates growing by 20%

US airlines set domestic and international traffic records in 2015. We reveal the leading airlines this summer in the US domestic and international markets and how their seat capacities compare with last summer.

Virgin America links LA to Kahului

Virgin America links LA to Kahului

Virgin America becomes fifth carrier to serve city pair – will operate daily A320 service.


Virgin America links LA to Honolulu

Virgin America links LA to Honolulu

Virgin America begins a daily service between the California and Hawaii airports – will face five incumbents.

Virgin America faces uncertain future following Alaska Airlines purchase; 60 aircraft give it just 1.1% of US domestic market this Spring

Virgin America faces uncertain future following Alaska Airlines purchase; 60 aircraft give it just 1.1% of US domestic market this Spring

Virgin America serves 21 US and three Mexican destinations with 60 A320-series aircraft. We reveal how the airline has developed since 2007, which are its busiest airports and biggest routes, as well as destinations no longer served.

The busiest week for 2016 so far with 11 FTWAs entered; Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden poses with its winner’s certificate

The busiest week for 2016 so far with 11 FTWAs entered; Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden poses with its winner’s certificate

In the week before the start of S16, the Arch of Triumph competition has its busiest seven days so far, with 11 entries. With participants from Australasia, Asia, North and South America, Caribbean as well as Europe, we are truly global this week.


Virgin America descends on Denver

Virgin America descends on Denver

Virgin America begins services between San Francisco and Denver using its A320 fleet – becomes fourth carrier to serve city pair.

Delhi shows off its winners certificate for Shandong Airlines FTWA

Delhi shows off its winners certificate for Shandong Airlines FTWA

The firefighters at Delhi Airport now have not one but two Arch of Triumph certificates on the station walls, both won in 2015 – and happy they are about it too. Find out which one of 11 global airports has won one of the last Arch of Triumph titles of 2015.

Virgin America adds two routes to network

Virgin America adds two routes to network

Virgin America adds services between Las Vegas and Dallas Love Field while also linking San Francisco with Kahului in Hawaii.