Articles Tagged ‘YLW’

Kelowna Airport: +3.2% growth so far in 2013; LAX and Whitehorse amongst new destinations

Kelowna Airport: +3.2% growth so far in 2013; LAX and Whitehorse amongst new destinations

Serving a highly attractive corner of Canada, Kelowna Airport managed to keep its traffic steady throughout the meager post-2008 years and is now back on the growth track. anna.aero new examines the impact of new regional and trans-border services that have landed in Kelowna in 2013.

Air North launches new service from Whitehorse to British Columbia

Air North launches new service from Whitehorse to British Columbia

Air North starts flying from Whitehorse Airport in Yukon to Kelowna Airport and Vancouver Airport in Canadian British Columbia.

United launches three each domestic and international services

United launches three each domestic and international services

United starts flying from Washington Dulles, VA, to San Salvador; adds flights from Chicago O’Hare, IL, to Monterrey, and from Los Angeles, CA, to Kelowna; launches three domestic routes operated by United Express.


WestJet launches three seasonal routes to Mexico and the US

WestJet launches three seasonal routes to Mexico and the US

WestJet starts flying from Calgary to Manzanillio and from Thunder Bay to Cancun; adds Los Angeles, CA from Kelowna.

Canada's busiest airports report 5.4% growth in Q1 2012

Canada’s busiest airports report 5.4% growth in Q1 2012

Canada’s airports have seen traffic grow by a healthy 5% in the first three months of this year. But which are the fastest-growing airports, how much are the domestic, transborder and international markets growing at each of the top eight airports, and which airlines will be introducing new services at the biggest airports?

WestJet adds Las Vegas and Phoenix cross-border routes

WestJet adds Las Vegas and Phoenix cross-border routes

Canada’s WestJet has launched two more routes from smaller Canadian airports to the US; Las Vegas and Phoenix welcome new services.


Canadian airports see passenger numbers rise 3.7% during 2010; Air Canada and WestJet growing much faster

Canadian airports see passenger numbers rise 3.7% during 2010; Air Canada and WestJet growing much faster

Eight out of the top 10 Canadian airports have grown in 2010. Which are the two exceptions and which airport is growing fastest? But how can the nation’s two biggest carriers Air Canada and WestJet both be both growing much faster?

Passenger numbers stable in Canada in Q1; Ottawa only top 10 airport growing at more than 5%; Demand up at Air Canada and WestJet

Passenger numbers stable in Canada in Q1; Ottawa only top 10 airport growing at more than 5%; Demand up at Air Canada and WestJet

Air travel at Canada’s airports has shown little growth yet both Air Canada and WestJet have seen an increase in demand (RPMs). How can this be? How dominant are these two carriers at Canada’s top airports?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 12 – Friday 18 December)

New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 12 - Friday 18 December)Over 60 new routes this week from 30 airlines. Countries involved in celebrating new services include Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Netherlands, Nepal, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, the UAE, the UK, and the USA. Phew, I guess that’s what you’d call global coverage