Articles Tagged ‘Washington’
As JetBlue discloses 30 new routes, we look at them + how they’ll change the carrier’s presence at Newark + Philadelphia while boosting non-NY/Boston Florida seats.
The largest 6 airports for American, Delta + United collectively had 680m seats last year, with the largest airports becoming stronger since 2010.
Southwest Airlines’ top-10 airports saw 186m seats and ~157m passengers, for SLF of 84%. 118m were local O&D, while 39m were in transit. Chicago Midway #1.
19% of United Airlines’ seats are now international, with Mexico – US its #1 connecting country-pair and Houston IAH is #1 international connecting hub.
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’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
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
Washington’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?