Articles Tagged ‘YLW’
Flair Airlines will face direct competition on 75% of its coming 24 routes – most without an LCC. The summer will be key for the Canadian carrier.
Swoop inaugurates four new routes from its London Ontario and Winnipeg bases.
Edmonton Airport set to record 7.8 million terminal passengers for 2018; ULCCs Flair Airlines and Swoop drive second consecutive year of growth
Edmonton Airport handled 7.38 million terminal passengers in 2017, returning to growth after two years of declining traffic. Figures for 2018 suggest that it was on target to exceed 7.80 million passengers by the end of December. Nick Preston takes a closer look at the Albertan airport’s network developments.
Canadian capacity increased by 34% from 2008 to 2017; foreign flights account for most seats; Portugal fastest-growing international market
There were 139.28 million two-way seats serving Canadian airports in 2017, 34% more than in 2008. Nick Preston examines the main trends in this market over the past 10 years, including a comparison of domestic and international capacity and the fastest-growing airports and international country markets.
Flair Airlines first mover in Canadian ULCC market; Edmonton is largest base, competition with Swoop on three routes this summer
Things are hotting up on the Canadian ULCC scene. Flair Airlines was the first ultra-low fare new entrant in the country’s domestic market and has since been joined by Swoop. With Canada Jetlines expected to start operations in 2019, Nick Preston reviews Flair Airlines’ network and its growing competition.
WestJet’s Calgary capacity up for seventh straight year in 2017; Vancouver and Las Vegas top domestic and international links
WestJet offered nearly 5.2 million seats from Calgary in 2017, an increase of 2.5% when compared to the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at the airline’s network developments from the Canadian airport since 2008, including its growth trends and leading domestic and international links.
Flair Air connects Edmonton to Toronto Pearson, Vancouver and Kelowna – latter airport also gains Vancouver link.
Kelowna was Canada’s fastest growing major airport during H1 2017; top airports handled an extra 3.8 million passengers
Between January and June this year, Canada’s top airports transported over 61.9 million passengers, up 6.6% when compared to the same period of 2016. We look to see how each airport has developed during the first half of 2017, and where the majority of growth is taking place.
Victoria Airport traffic up 19% in three years; domestic market growing the quickest; Delta Air Lines returns with Seattle-Tacoma service
Victoria Airport in 2016 welcomed just under 1.86 million passengers. This is up 19% from the total of 1.56 that travelled through the airport in 2013. We take a closer look at market developments, and what airlines are doing from the British Columbia airport.
Canadian airports see traffic growth of just under 5% so far in 2016; NewLeaf is newest domestic airline as WestJet’s UK services launch
We look at how Canada’s busiest airports are developing in 2016. Which airports are growing fastest and which are shrinking? Plus an analysis of the growth by geographic markets for the country’s biggest airport.
Canada has only won two Arch of Triumph weekly titles in the competition’s four-year history – and both times it’s been Kelowna Airport that has done the business. See which of this week’s eight contestants will join the Canadian airport and bask in FTWA glory.
NewLeaf adds routes from Hamilton, Kelowna, Edmonton, Kamloops and Winnipeg – now serves 11 Canadian destinations.