Articles Tagged ‘YVR’
Canada’s airports reporting growth of 6% in 2014; Air Canada grows European offering, WestJet heading for Glasgow this summer
After a quiet 2012 and 2013, Canada’s airports have seen much faster growth in 2014. We reveal which of the major airports has been growing fastest each month and what new routes are already planned for this summer.
Delta Air Lines was by far the busiest carrier over the festive season, launching seven domestic and eight international routes.
Air Canada rouge now connects Vancouver to Phoenix, AZ and Palm Springs, CA with daily and thrice-weekly flights respectively, using its A319s. Competes against WestJet and US Airways.
US Airways commences seven new routes from Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ, Charlotte Douglas, NC and Los Angeles. Faces competition on three of them.
Despite the fact that a number of new routes have been launched by Delta Air Lines from Atlanta in the last 12 months, the total number of weekly departures operated by the carrier has remained unchanged this September. anna.aero undertakes an in-depth analysis of exactly what are the top 12 routes flown by the SkyTeam […]
Canadian airport traffic up 4% in Q1; WestJet launches transatlantic flights from St. John’s to Dublin
Canada’s leading airports reported traffic growth of under 3% in 2013, but 2014 has started better with passenger numbers up over 4% in Q1. We have the latest traffic data (by market segment) from the country’s busiest airports and look at some of the more interesting new routes that have launched in 2014.
Icelandair makes Vancouver its latest Canadian destination operating twice-weekly until mid-October.
Following the launch of services to Vancouver last week, Icelandair’s network now includes a total of 25 destinations in Europe along with 13 gateways in North America. As the carrier’s passenger numbers reached 2.3 million last year, anna.aero investigates the airline’s rapid expansion and its top 16 routes for S14.
Reykjavik/Keflavik forecasted to pass three million passengers in 2014; new airport charging scheme from November
Iceland’s busiest airport, Reykjavik/Keflavik, has managed to achieve impressive growth in recent years, following the local banking collapse and the volcanic eruption of Eyjafjallajökull. anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how its seasonality profile has changed and how dominant the flag carrier is this summer.
Cambridge Airport won last week’s ‘Arch of Triumph’ for its new service to Amsterdam, and it, along with five other airports from around the world, battle it out for this week’s award too. Find out inside if the UK regional airport can become only the second airport ever (following Tampa’s example) to celebrate back-to-back wins.
WestJet Encore now connects Fort McMurray to Vancouver and Kelowna with daily flights, utilising Q400s.
The start of the S14 season sees a lot of the world’s airports going the extra mile in terms of new route marketing — and that means lots of fire truck water arches (FTWA). This week, we give you, the reader, the chance to select the best of the 21 FTWAs we have been sent.