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AILEVON PACIFIC Aviation Consulting-Weekly Airline Schedule Update – May 20th 2024

Themes of the Week

  • American wants to be your Caribbean queen
  • Delta added even more college football flights
  • United cancelled LAX to Brisbane and Auckland flights


  • Our next Airport Roundtable will be hosted by AVL in September; mark your calendars and RSVP here
  • Good luck at JumpStart and if you see any APAC members, say hi!

Capacity Update

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

Air Canada

  • Removed EWR to YOW from future schedules


  • Announced and filed new Caribbean and Latin American routes: St Vincent (SVD) to CLT and JFK; and PHL to Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR); resumed MIA to La Romana, Dominican Republic (LRM) in December (last served April 2017)
  • Removed DFW to FAY from future schedules; this market has been in service since June 2010
  • Removed LAX to SJC from future schedules; this leaves Alaska, Delta, Southwest and Spirit in the market



  • Cancelled MCO to MIA from July onward
  • Cancelled PSC to STS from mid-June onward



  • Added eight college football flights for this fall
  • Seasonally suspended LAX to San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) from August 18 through November 11



  • Suspended service to Marsh Harbor, Bahamas (MHH) from MCO, PBI and Tampa from mid-August through Mid-November; service will still be offered to MHH from FLL during that time


Prague International Airport


  • Reduced capacity in October and November 6% and 7% respectively week over week
  • Seasonally suspended 18 routes in the late summer through fall season
  • Resumed DFW to IAH in August; market was last served in September 2013
  • Filed new service from FLL to ROC and LAX to RNO starting in August; Congrats to Andy Moore and Team ROC on the new service!


Sun Country

  • Seasonally suspended seven routes in the fall



  • Reduced October capacity 2% week over week
  • Cancelled LAX to Auckland, New Zealand (AKL) and Brisbane, Australia (BNE) from future schedules; increased SFO to BNE flights to daily from December through March
  • Added flights back in October to RDD due to the postponement of the runway rehabilitation project


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

United States capacity by airline has been added this week, with a year over year snapshot.

Top 15 Unserved Government Contract Routes

With the FAA Reauthorization Bill being signed by President Biden last week, five additional roundtrip slots will be allocated to airlines at DCA outside of the perimeter. Several airlines and airports have already expressed interest. Below are the top 15 routes ranked by estimated daily passengers that the government said would use the General Services Administration (GSA) FY 2024 City Pair Program. The FY 2025 fares will be announced this summer and go in effect on October 1, 2024.

Read the full Weekly, Airline Schedule Update Here

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