Norwegian Oslo-Montpellier

Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport is situated in Southern France, roughly halfway between Marseille and Toulouse and only about 130 kilometres from the Spanish border. It had almost 1.75 million passengers in 2023, down versus 2019 and 2022, not helped by ATC strikes. Helping Montpellier’s recovery is Transavia France stationing an aircraft at the airport for the full […]

Ailevon Pacific

Themes of the Week Alaska added 18 new routes this week; oh boy oh Boise! American added flights for Techies and Film lovers. American added a new destination, XSC and if you know that code you win #avgeekoftheweek! Breeze added more new routes. Frontier reduced fall off-peak capacity.   Upcoming Reminder that SCASD applications are […]

Hampton Brown

Air Service One recently attended this year’s ACI-NA JumpStart conference, an annual event that brings airports and airlines together from across North America.  We caught up with Hampton Brown, Vice President Revenue, Marketing, and Innovation / CRO at San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, a veteran of the aviation industry of over 20 years and […]

CM RDU launch

Based on August 2024 departing flights, Panama’s Copa is the seventh-largest foreign airline serving the US. Far fewer flights are to Canada, a market it added in 2011. As it has not added additional Canadian destinations since 2014 or grown frequencies to a meaningful degree, it is only that country’s joint-20th largest international operator. The […]

Virgin Atlantic

Over 10 million people flew between Europe and India last year – about 27,000 daily. Sixth-freedom carriers were critical: about seven in ten passengers transferred to another flight en route. Many people connected in the Middle East, and Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways were the three largest sixth-freedom operators. In fourth place was Air India, […]

MHT-CHS

Manchester-Boston is by far the busiest of three New Hampshire airports with scheduled airline flights. Situated approximately 84 kilometres north of Boston, it was once a lower-cost and far less congested alternative to Boston for Southwest. Southwest has served Manchester-Boston since 1998, and it first flew to Boston itself in 2009. The immediate impact on […]

95 years of LOT

LOT Polish Airlines has been a prominent player in the aviation industry for nearly a century. Marking its 95th anniversary this year, it has weathered significant historical and economic changes, evolving into one of Central and Eastern Europe’s largest airlines. In the past decade alone, LOT has grown considerably. According to Cirium schedules data, available […]