Articles Tagged ‘Virgin America’
Almost 80% of US domestic routes are a monopoly; either of United’s possible mergers would have little effect on domestic competition
With United talking to both Continental and US Airways, what impact might a merger have on domestic competition? Which carriers compete head-to-head on most routes and which are the most competitive domestic routes?
Ten for Tuesday: announcements from Sun Country, Kingfisher, airBaltic, bmi, Carpatair, Jin Air, Lufthansa, Mango, Spanair, and Virgin America
Which airlines have decided to start routes identified recently by anna.aero as having potential? Who’s going transatlantic with a 737-800? Which is airBaltic’s latest ‘country of the week’ and whose second international route is to Guam?
Asia, Europe and North America’s top routes experience different levels of competition; Asia most competitive
How much competition is there on some of the world’s busiest routes? Which European route is still the busiest despite a 40% drop in traffic? And just how many carriers are there on India’s busiest domestic route?
Each year around 10 million passengers make their way between Las Vegas and California. What have been some of the recent developments and which airline is consistently cheaper than Southwest?
A big anna.aero welcome this week to LAM Mozambique Airlines making its first appearance in our news section. We also have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Angola, Azerbaijan, Australia, Bahamas, China, Denmark, El Salvador, Honduras, India, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Sudan, Thailand, the UAE, and the USA.
US domestic air travel market; over 300 routes dropped by biggest airlines in last year though Allegiant adds 13
Since 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?
In just 18 months Virgin America has grown to a fleet of almost 30 aircraft, but just 10 routes and seven airports. This week Boston became #8 and two more routes were added. Which airline competes with Virgin America on 11 of its 12 routes? On which routes does Virgin America face the least and the most competition?
New routes this week from AeroMexico (Mexico), Alaska Airlines (USA), Athens Airways (Greece), Blue1 (Finland), Cimber Sterling (Denmark), easyJet (France), Jet2.com (UK), Mexicana (Mexico) and Virgin America (USA).
Sweet dreams for LAX*; A380 and Emirates both make first appearance at airport as major development plans are revealed
The world’s busiest O&D airport has had a busy few weeks PR-wise. Which are its biggest airlines and how competitive are the busiest routes? Which new airline has made it into the airport’s Top 10 for the first time this winter?
New route started this week operated by Air Asia, Alaska Airlines, Best Air, bmibaby, Hong Kong Express, Monarch, Northwest, Virgin America and Westjet.
The world’s eighth biggest economy didn’t see much growth in air travel at its airports in 2006. Passenger numbers in California are similar to those in Germany and are dominated by two major airports where United is the leading carrier. But at the next seven busiest airports the same airline dominates – and it’s not United. What’s new in 2007?
Southwest returns to San Francisco, Virgin America links LAX to JFK and MAXjet starts all business class service to London Stansted. Not your average week in California. Who is Southwest taking on and what fares are currently being charged in the LAX-JFK market? And what happened to Frontier?