Articles Tagged ‘YXE’

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 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.

WestJet selects Saskatoon for its newest Orlando connection

WestJet selects Saskatoon for its newest Orlando connection

WestJet begins a weekly, winter seasonal service between Saskatoon and Orlando.

Flair Airlines first mover in Canadian ULCC market; Edmonton is largest base, competition with Swoop on three routes this summer

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’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.

Endeavor Air has 124 aircraft serving 105 airports; hubs at Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit and New York's JFK and LaGuardia airports

Endeavor Air has 124 aircraft serving 105 airports; hubs at Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit and New York’s JFK and LaGuardia airports

Endeavor Air, formerly known as Pinnacle Airlines, flies under the Delta Connection banner for Delta Air Lines. Its four hubs account for nearly 44% of its weekly departing seat capacity this winter. We take a closer look at the US regional airline to learn more about its operations.

Air Canada in its strongest position at Vancouver in ten years; mainline operation grows 18% in 12 months; Brisbane and Delhi now served

Air Canada in its strongest position at Vancouver in ten years; mainline operation grows 18% in 12 months; Brisbane and Delhi now served

During the past year, Air Canada’s annual seat capacity from its second largest airport operation has risen by 18%. We take a closer look at Air Canada’s expansion from the British Columbia airport during the past decade, and to see how its Jazz and Rouge operations have also played an important part in its growth.


Kelowna celebrates second Arch of Triumph win

Kelowna celebrates second Arch of Triumph win

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 begins serving 11 Canadian airports; will face competition from WestJet on four routes; bases at Hamilton, Kelowna and Winnipeg

NewLeaf begins serving 11 Canadian airports; will face competition from WestJet on four routes; bases at Hamilton, Kelowna and Winnipeg

Last week witnessed Canada’s newest airline, ULCC NewLeaf, take to the skies, with it launching domestic routes from 11 airports, with its main focus of operation being at Hamilton, Kelowna and Winnipeg airports. anna.aero takes a look at the airline’s current schedule, with the airline seemingly following the style of a certain ULCC across the […]

Winnipeg Airport passenger traffic is up 4% for the first six months of 2015; S15 capacity down -0.4%

Winnipeg Airport passenger traffic is up 4% for the first six months of 2015; S15 capacity down -0.4%

For the first six months of 2015, Winnipeg Airport has witnessed just over 74,000 additional passengers fly from the facility when compared to the same time period last year, representing an increase of 4%. However despite this, S15 capacity is down -0.4% when compared to last year according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. anna.aero investigates […]


WestJet Encore launches fifth domestic route from Saskatoon

WestJet Encore launches fifth domestic route from Saskatoon

WestJet Encore now links Saskatoon to Winnipeg with 12 weekly flights utilising its Q400s. Competes against Air Canada.

United Airlines adds two Canadian destinations from Chicago O’Hare and Washington Dulles

United Airlines adds two Canadian destinations from Chicago O’Hare and Washington Dulles

United Airlines commences flights between Chicago O’Hare Airport and Saskatoon Airport, as well as Washington Dulles Airport to Québec City Airport.

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!