Ailevon Pacific

Themes of the Week AeroMexico added two new U.S. routes. Las Vegas wins again with new flights from AA and Delta (and it wasn’t just CES additions!). United added college football flights and Notre Dame fans are the biggest winners.   Upcoming American, Skywest and Southwest have earnings calls this week. Reminder that SCASD applications […]

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 […]

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, […]

Singapore Airlines

When all long-haul country markets from Europe are considered, Singapore ranks eighth by the number of available seats in Q3 2024 (July-September). Cirium schedules information indicates that it has approximately 832,000 each way, down by about 2% versus the pre-pandemic 2019. Singapore has jumped two places in the last five years, primarily because Hong Kong […]