AILEVON PACIFIC Aviation Consulting-Weekly Airline Schedule Update – April 29th 2024

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Themes of the Week

  • Alaska is increasing capacity in regional markets and adding two new routes
  • Avelo is adding a new intra-Florida route
  • Breeze is adding five new routes
  • Frontier is growing in SJU
  • Hainan is shipping (back) up to BOS
  • Southwest is exiting four stations
  • United is adding a seasonal flight to YUL
  • There is still no SCASD announcement, you can check here
  • Air Canada and Frontier have earnings calls this week

Capacity Update

For a detailed view of capacity changes by airline and route click here.

Aerolineas Argentinas is suspending JFK to Buenos Aires, AR (EZE) from August 10 onward.

AeroMexico is resuming ATL to Querétaro, MX (QRO) in August. It was last served in September 2019.

Air New Zealand removed ORD to Auckland, NZ (AKL) from future schedules.

Alaska increased capacity from November onward in many key Pacific Northwest and California routes. Some examples include: EUG and MFR to LAX both increasing to two flights per day for the first time since they started service; and LAS to LAX increasing up to six flights per day. They also announced and filed new and returning service starting in September and October. New service from LAS to SAN and LAX to PSC and returning service from LAX to RNO.

American removed four routes from future schedules: AUS to EGE and PVR; DFW to KOA; and LAX to RNO. They suspended several Europe routes in the fall off-peak period: CLT and DFW to Dublin, Ireland (DUB); DFW to Rome, Italy (FCO); JFK to Athens, Greece (ATH) and Barcelona, Spain (BCN); and ORD to Paris, France (CDG). They added special flights in September between PHL and Sao Paulo, Brazil (GRU) for the Philadelphia Eagles game being played there. Go Birds!

Avelo filed and announced new once weekly service between MCO and MIA starting in June.

Breeze announced and filed five new routes starting in June: MYR to AVP, CAK and HPN; HPN to PWM; and PBI to RDU.

Athens International Airport

Delta is resuming service from JFK to Lagos, Nigeria (LOS) in December. The route was last served in October 2022. They suspended nine routes in the fall off-peak period (ATL and LGA to HHH; MSP to BTV, BUF, COS, MYR, PVD, PWM and RNO).

Frontier announced and filed three new routes starting in July: CLT to MIA; and SJU to Bridgetown, Barbados (BGI) and Santiago, Dominican Republic (STI).

Hainan Airlines will be resuming BOS to Beijing, China (PEK) in May. It was last served in March 2020.

Southwest extended their schedule through March 5, 2025. They also announced they would be leaving four stations (BLI, CZM, IAH and SYR) and reducing operations in ATL and ORD. They removed ORD to RSW from future schedules.

United filed new service from SFO to YUL from July through October.

Note: Schedule information presented in the Weekly Airline Schedule Summary comes from what is loaded in Cirium schedules via Diio Mi and may not reflect what airlines are actually selling.

United States Capacity by Carrier

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Athens International Airport