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 […]

WestJet Minneapolis

Minneapolis had 3.33 million two-way revenue passengers in July 2023, based on the most recent statistics report from the Metropolitan Airports Commission. There were about 111,000 passengers daily. Domestic traffic was enormous, accounting for about 93% of the total. While passengers rose by 15.9% year-on-year, they were 10.8% lower than in 2019; the recovery continues. […]

September 18, 2023 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

DTW-KEF

Delta introduced a new seasonal service between Detroit and Reykjavik on Monday 15 May, becoming its third route between the US and Iceland’s capital after New York JFK and Minneapolis/St. Paul. The 4,495-kilometre service will be maintained 4-weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, with the 193-seat 757 aircraft. It will compete directly against Icelandair, […]

May 22, 2023 | Latest Route News +

JFK-Gatwick

The United States to Europe is by far the world’s largest long-haul market. According to Cirium schedules information data, there are 3,903-weekly one-way flights this August (about 558 daily). They have risen by 1.7% versus the same week in 2019. Some 320 airport pairs and 466 routes are served in this all-important month. Much has […]

Avelo at Wilmington

While not the capital of Delaware, the USA’s second-smallest state by geographic area, Wilmington is the largest city. Located fewer than 34 kilometres from Philadelphia’s airport, it is Wilmington’s location which has historically hindered the airport’s development. But now it has a record number of routes and seats. Avelo launched in February 2023 Wilmington is […]

ATL-STR

The recent resumption of Delta’s non-stop transatlantic service from Atlanta to Stuttgart was some much-needed good news for the German airport. Ranked as the country’s sixth busiest in 2019 with 12.7 million passengers, it has struggled (along with several other medium-sized airports in the country) to get traffic back to anywhere near pre-pandemic levels. Passenger […]