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Last Week Americas January 17th

Analysis of Cirium schedule data for January 2022 and pre-pandemic January 2020 reveals that several airlines are now offering more seats from US airports than they did two years. The top six airlines for additional seats are two established ULCCs (Allegiant and Spirit), two new airlines (Avelo and Breeze) and two Mexican carriers (vivaaerobus and […]

January 17, 2022 | Airlines, News & Analysis, North America

STR - GRZ

There are several ‘rules’ that have defined how Europe’s low-cost carriers operate. These include high aircraft utilisation and no night-stopping of crews. To satisfy both of these rules that has usually meant trying to operate three return flights (or six sectors) in a day, airport curfews permitting. As a result, you might imagine that the […]

January 14, 2022 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

Allegiant surprised many industry observers last week by announcing an order with Boeing for brand new aircraft. It will purchase 50 737 MAX aircraft (a mix of 737-7s and 737-8-200s) and has an option to purchase 50 more. This marks an evolution of the airline’s fleet policy which has previously been based around using older, […]

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AUS - ABQ

American continues to expand its network from Austin in Texas. On 4 January the carrier launched daily service to Albuquerque in New Mexico using E175s operated by Envoy Air. Year-round competition on the 1,000-kilometre route comes from Southwest, which also operates a daily service between the two airports. In addition, Allegiant offers 2-weekly service (Mondays […]

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