Aeromexico

Aeromexico is the fourth largest of 12 airlines between Mexico and the US. Using Cirium to examine July-August (Q3) data shows that the Mexican flag carrier plans 761,000 departing seats and has 13% of the non-stop market. It is smaller than American Airlines, United Airlines and Volaris. Enabled by Mexico regaining US Category 1 status, […]

Lynx Air New Route

Rebranded from Enerjet in 2021, Canada’s Lynx Air commenced operations in April 2022 between Vancouver and Calgary. Nearly two years later, the ULCC’s fleet comprises nine 189-seat Boeing 737 MAX 8s. Its first international route – from Toronto to Orlando – started in January 2023. Lynx Air is one of a handful of Canadian (U)LCCs […]

Hainan Airlines

With nearly five million people living in the Greater Boston area, it is among the USA’s largest city areas. Boston experienced strong growth in the pre-pandemic period, with 12.2 million passengers added between 2013 and 2019, a CAGR of about 5%. International traffic beat 2019 figures in first seven months of 2023 Massport statistics show […]

JFK-AMS

The international market is a growing part of JetBlue’s network. According to Cirium schedules information, the carrier has a record 1.71 million departing non-US seats in October-December 2023 (Q4), up by more than a fifth versus 2022 and well above the pre-pandemic period. In contrast, domestic capacity remains down by 9% year-on-year. About 15% of […]

BOS - AMS LAUNCH

JetBlue added its latest transatlantic service on Wednesday 20 September by inaugurating flights between Boston and Amsterdam. The 5,565-kilometre route will be maintained daily with the 138-seat A321LR aircraft. The airline competes directly against Delta’s 2-daily and KLM’s daily flights between the two cities. The Boston to Amsterdam service is JetBlue’s second route to the Dutch […]

September 25, 2023 | Latest Route News +

LGW-BOS

Norse Atlantic introduced its latest long-haul service on Saturday 2 September by launching limited operations between London LGW and Boston. The 5,285-kilometre service will run 5-weekly, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with its 338-seat 787-9 aircraft. Flight Z0750 departs London LGW at 15:00 local time, arriving in Boston at 17:20 local time. The […]

September 6, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Jetblue Kansas City Launch

JetBlue is the seventh largest airline serving the US this April-June (Q2) by available seats, and fifth biggest internationally. According to Cirium schedules information data, JetBlue has 12.2 million one-way seats this Q2, its highest in any April-June period and 3.1% above its previous record (Q2 2018). As shown below, international capacity is at its […]

Delta at Atlanta

This December, Delta’s weekly seat capacity across its global network is set to be down 10% compared with the same month in 2019. Interestingly, the number of flights is down 17%, while ASKs (Available Seat Kilometres) are down by just 6%. What this means is that according to analysis of Cirium schedules data, the average […]

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 […]