Miami International Airport handled a record 52.3 million passengers in 2023

Miami International Airport (MIA) stands as the vibrant heart of Miami-Dade County, serving not only as a critical transportation hub but also as a key economic engine for the entire region. With its strategic location and unparalleled connectivity, MIA plays a pivotal role for Florida’s global connectivity, managing nearly 60% of the state’s total international […]

Tampa Airport to Pittsburgh and San Diego.

Tampa is Florida’s fourth-busiest airport and has welcomed multiple carriers in recent years. In 2021, Breeze, Avelo and Eurowings Discover (now called Discover Airlines) started; Discover replaced Lufthansa. Virgin Atlantic joined them in 2022, with Lynx Air and Porter starting in late 2023. Tampa gains 25 new routes since May 2023 The following routes are brand-new […]

Air Service One talks with

The Air Service One talks with series has become one of the most followed over the last couple years and as the aviation world gets set to attend the 28th Routes World event in Istanbul we were able to catch up with Emir Pineda, Director Marketing and Air Service Development for Miami International Airport, who, […]

AVELO Airlines

Nearly two years after Avelo’s first revenue-generating flight (on 28 April 2021 from Burbank to Santa Rosa), the carrier (IATA code XP) is the USA’s 13th largest domestic airline. With a fleet of 15 737-700s and -800s, all between 10 and 20 years old (according to planespotters.net), it has 620,000 one-way summer domestic seats planned […]

According to our painstaking research over the course of 2022, Air Service One estimates that airlines last year launched over 650 new routes involving at least one North American airport. This compares with over 1,250 that we identified in 2021. As travel restrictions were eased in 2021 airlines tried all sorts of interesting new routes […]

Fort Lauderdale’s recovery lags despite many new routes

Fort Lauderdale ended 2021 with 28.1 million passengers, according to the airport’s own statistics. This was 24% lower than 2019, when the Florida airport welcomed a record 36.8 million customers. Some 12 million additional passengers were added between 2014 and 2019 (+49%), the result of huge growth by Allegiant, American, JetBlue, Southwest and Spirit. While […]

December 21, 2022 | Airports, News & Analysis, North America