Canada’s third-largest carrier by seats, Flair Airlines’ first scheduled flight took off in September 2017. In 1H 2023, Flair has just about three million seats, according to Cirium schedules information data. It uses 27 Boeing 737s, 24 of which are MAX 8s. Some 2.3 million (77%) of its capacity is deployed domestically. Despite the entry […]

Located just 100 kilometres from the border with Mexico, Tucson is the second biggest city in Arizona (after Phoenix) with a population of over 500,000. The airport serving the city is located around 13 kilometres south of the city centre and is a joint civil-military facility. Between 2009 and 2019 annual passenger numbers had been […]

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Vancouver Island lies, not surprisingly, to the west of Vancouver on Canada’s Pacific coast. It is home to around 865,000 people, with just under half of those living in the capital, Victoria. The island has a number of water-based airports enabling seaplanes to operate between the island and Vancouver, but there are also a number […]

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Abbotsford International Airport (IATA code YXX) is located in the Fraser Valley, around 65 kilometres east of Vancouver and very close to the Canada/US border. With a population of just under 150,000, Abbotsford is the largest city in the province of dBritish Columbia outside of the Vancouver metropolitan area. The airport lies just outside of […]

Last Week Americas January 17th

Analysis of Cirium schedule data for January 2022 and pre-pandemic January 2020 reveals that several airlines are now offering more seats from US airports than they did two years. The top six airlines for additional seats are two established ULCCs (Allegiant and Spirit), two new airlines (Avelo and Breeze) and two Mexican carriers (vivaaerobus and […]

January 17, 2022 | Airlines, News & Analysis, North America