News & Analysis

BMA - AAR

Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA) has existed for eight years. The first commercial flight by the Swedish carrier was in February 2016. According to Planespotters.net, it now has 14 72-seat ATR 72-600s. Confusingly, they are operated by Braathens Regional Airways (also BRA), which is a Norwegian-owned Swedish operator. Both are separate from Braathens International Airways, which […]

Lynx YYZ-CUN

Mexico is an ever-popular destination from Canada, particularly in winter for snowbirds. Indeed, examining Cirium data shows that December 2023 had more available seats than June, July and August combined. Mexico’s location, many destinations, and the extent of service mean it is Canada’s second-largest international market, behind the US. There were 3.4 million departing seats […]

MCY-Mildura

The Sunshine Coast – affectionately called the Sunny Coast – continues to break its passenger traffic records. The closest airport to some of Australia’s best tourist locations, it welcomed 180,600 passengers in January 2024 – more than any other month in history.  In 2023, it had 1.85 million passengers, smashing previous records. This is primarily […]

February 20, 2024 | Airlines, Airports, News & Analysis, Top Story

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Latest Route News

MCO-EVV

Breeze continued it network expansion with the launch of flights between Orlando MCO and Evansville in Indiana on Friday 23 February. The 1,210-kilometre service will be maintained 2-weekly, Mondays and Fridays, with the 137-seat A220-300 aircraft. There is no competition between the two cities. Flight MX812 departs Orlando MCO at 17:47 local time, arriving at […]

February 29, 2024 | Latest Route News +

MCO-SWF

Breeze added flights between Orlando MCO and New York SWF on Thursday 15 February. The 1,590-kilometre service will be maintained 2-weekly, on Thursdays and Sundays, with the 137-seat A220-300 aircraft. The carrier faces no direct competition on the route, although Allegiant maintains operations from Orlando SFB. The airline is complementing the new service with the […]

February 28, 2024 | Latest Route News +

PHX-PSC

American launched a new domestic service on Thursday 15 February between Phoenix and Pasco in Washington state, served by Tri-Cities Airport. The 1,545-kilometre route will be maintained daily with the 76-seat E175 aircraft operated by American’s capacity provider SkyWest Airlines under the American Eagle brand. It faces no competition between the two cities. Flight AA4944 […]

February 27, 2024 | Latest Route News +

PHX-TIJ

American commenced flights between Phoenix and Tijuana in Mexico on Thursday 15 February. The 475-kilometre route will be maintained daily with the 76-seat E175 aircraft operated by American’s capacity provider SkyWest Airlines under the American Eagle brand. It faces no competition between the two cities. Flight AA4841 is wheels up from Phoenix at 11:15 local […]

February 26, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Porter Airlines between Otawwa and Calgary

Porter Airlines commenced a new domestic service between Ottawa and Calgary on Wednesday 14 February. The 2,885-kilometre route will be maintained daily with the 132-seat E195 E2 aircraft. The carrier faces competition from WestJet, which operates 2-daily flights between the two cities. Flight PD277 departs Ottawa at 18:20 local time, touching down in Calgary at […]

February 23, 2024 | Latest Route News +

MCO-BTV, MSN cupcakes

Breeze introduced flights from Orlando MCO to both Burlington in Vermont and Madison in Wisconsin on Wednesday 14 February. The carrier will deploy its 137-seat A220-300 aircraft on both the 1,920-kilometre service to Burlington, and the 1,780-kilometre route to Madison. The pair will be maintained 2-weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays. While the Burlington service faces […]

February 22, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Air Service Community News

Billund Airport welcomes route development delegates to Denmark.

Billund Airport, the primary gateway to West Denmark, is poised to welcome this year’s route development event attendees to an unparalleled travel experience as the conference makes its way to nearby Aarhus from 22 – 24 April. Located just an hour’s drive away from Aarhus City Centre, Billund Airport serves as a convenient access point […]

February 19, 2024 | Air Service Community News

easyJet base launch Nantes

This year is the 20th anniversary of the first CONNECT event (then known as French CONNECT) which was held in Liverpool in the UK. My first experience of the event was the following year in 2005 when it was held in Sheffield. It was the first time I had stayed away from home since the […]