JetBlue has removed 25 airports since 2019, with eight leaving in 2024

All airlines remove airports from their network, whether because of underperformance, a negotiating stance over fees/charges, competition, an inability to expand, better opportunities with its limited resources, and more. JetBlue is no exception, and not just because of its continuing troubles. These include the end of the Northeast Alliance with American, calling off its proposed […]

JetBlue JFK-CDG

New York JFK is famous for being by far the USA’s largest international gateway, for having the most foreign airlines, and for being the number one airport serving the nation’s largest population. Not helped by JetBlue’s ongoing woes and American’s cuts, the latest Cirium schedules data shows that JFK is the USA’s sixth-busiest airport in […]

Air Service One Weekly News Round Up March 22

It was another fairly quiet week for new route launches in Europe and North America. Air Service One identified just 18 new routes across the two regions. These were [date of first flight, weekly frequency]: Advanced Air launched two intra-California routes from Crescent City to Oakland [17/3, daily] and Hawthorne[17/3, 2-weekly] using Dornier 328 Jets. […]

Avelo LAS route launch

Avelo’s first revenue-generating flight was on 21 April 2021, in the middle of the pandemic, from Burbank to Santa Rosa. It carried about 2.3 million passengers in 2023, with 135 passengers per flight and an 80% load factor. It has benefited from relatively shallow capacity growth, which has hopefully helped with fares and yields. Nearly […]

AIlevon Pacific

Themes of the Week ·     Another market return for Delta in DTW… FWA is back! ·     Our next Airport Roundtable will be April 15-17 and hosted by SDF. American, Alaska, Southwest, and Sun Country have already confirmed their attendance, and you can find more information and register here. Capacity Update Alaska decreased its October through […]

Air Service One talks with….. Jo-Anne Meaux Arends, Aviation Business Development Executive Aruba Airport Authority N.V

Air Service One talks with… has been a popular series of interviews over the last 3 years delivering a mixture of serious and fun insight into the lives of familiar faces within the air service development sector. Jo-Anne Meaux Arends, Aviation Business Development Executive Aruba Airport Authority, has been one of those familiar faces within […]