Condor Airlines

Condor is famous for its striking and highly controversial stripey livery. According to Planespotters.net, the leisure carrier’s fleet consists of 49 aircraft: 12 A320s, 13 A321s, 13 A330-900s, nine 757-300s and two 767-300ERs. Its A330neos were all delivered between December 2022 and January 2024. The last of its 767s will be retired in March ahead […]

AS GUA Alaskan Airways Launch

Alaska Airlines is the US’s fifth-largest airline by available seats in W23. Examining Cirium schedule information shows that it accounts for about 5% of the country’s domestic market and 2% of international. This hides the fact that international seats are at their highest level for the season. The Alaska Airlines Group’s intention to acquire Hawaiian […]

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