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Canada JetLines

Canada Jetlines (IATA code AU) is the latest airline to launch low-cost, leisure flights in the Canadian domestic market. On Thursday 22 September the carrier launched its inaugural service between Toronto YYZ and Calgary. The 2,700-kilometre route will be flown just 2-weekly initially (Thursdays and Sundays), increasing to 3-weekly in October and November. The airline’s […]

Norfolk Airport USA

Norfolk International Airport (IATA code ORF) in Virginia welcomed almost four million passengers in 2019. Despite the airport’s name, its scheduled service are currently only to US destinations. The latest passenger figures show that the airport handled a record 433,723 passengers in July 2022, the airport’s busiest ever month. This is 8% more than in […]

NLU - ACA

Mexico City’s newest airport, Felipe Ángeles International Airport (IATA code NLU), opened earlier this year on 21 March. Initially, Mexico’s three main airlines (Aeromexico, Vivaaerobus and Volaris) each operated daily service to two domestic destinations, with no route overlap. There was also a weekly service to Caracas with Conviasa, the airport’s first international route. Aeromexico […]

September 7, 2022 | Airports, News & Analysis, North America

LGW - JFK

New York is by far the biggest US market from the UK, as confirmed in our recent story looking at the London-Boston market. The market welcomed a new carrier on 12 August when Norse Atlantic Airways began daily service between London LGW and New York JFK using 787-9s, formerly operated by Norwegian. Between 2004 and […]

BOS - LGW

In 2019, Boston ranked as the fourth biggest US travel destination from London based on scheduled, non-stop seat capacity, as collated by Cirium. It was only beaten by New York JFK, Los Angeles and Chicago ORD. However, if measured by ASKs (Available Seat Kilometres), Boston falls to sixth behind San Francisco and Miami. At around […]

JetBlue and Spirit

Last Thursday it was announced that JetBlue and Spirit had agreed a merger under which JetBlue will acquire Spirit to create an airline with over 450 aircraft. Cirium schedule data for August 2022 shows that JetBlue is the sixth biggest airline operating from US airports, with Spirit just behind in seventh. As it stands, combining […]