Articles Tagged ‘Washington’

US Airways merger with American Airlines would create dominant carrier at Washington National

US Airways merger with American Airlines would create dominant carrier at Washington National

What would a potential merger with American Airlines mean for US Airways’ busiest airports? At which airports would the combined carrier significantly increase its market share? And at which North American airport that it serves does US Airways currently have its smallest presence?

Washington Reagan welcomes JetBlue and more Delta routes in November; fares are 25% above average

Washington Reagan welcomes JetBlue and more Delta routes in November; fares are 25% above average

Washington’s downtown airport can handle almost 20 million annual passengers, but which carrier is #1. How has JetBlue managed to gain access to the slot-constrained airport and which new routes is Delta starting in the winter season? And just how much more than average do passengers pay for flights at DCA?

British Airways extracts £200pp premium from families for 'summer holiday' flights between London and Washington

British Airways extracts £200pp premium from families for ‘summer holiday’ flights between London and Washington

Complementing our transatlantic market trend analysis this week’s farewatch looks at lowest fares every day for the next eight months on the London Heathrow – Washington Dulles route. What is causing the fare ‘spikes’ in each direction?


US election not boosting traffic at Washington’s two major airports; United adding Dubai this winter, JetBlue heads south

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisWashington’s two major airports are struggling this year to match the 45 million passengers they handled in 2007. United dominates IAD and US Airways is the clear leader at DCA, but how much of an issue are the high fares?