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Porter Airlines commenced flights between Toronto YYZ and Las Vegas on Tuesday 5 March. The 3,130-kilometre route will be maintained daily using the 132-seat E195 E2 aircraft. The carrier faces a crowded field, competing directly against Air Canada’s 13-weekly flights, Flair’s and WestJet’s 6-weekly rotations, and Canada Jetlines’ 3-weekly service. Flight PD653 departs Toronto YYZ […]

March 8, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Spirit in Charleston

Spirit is the seventh largest airline serving the USA by flights in September. With a fleet of 199 A319s, A320s and A321s, it has 5,554 weekly services making it the country’s largest ULCC ahead of Frontier (4,040). Yet Spirit has just 3.2% of the domestic market, rising to 6.4% of the short-haul international market. While […]

EAU-LAS ribbon

Sun Country (IATA code SY) launched 2-weekly seasonal flights between Eau Claire in Wisconsin and Las Vegason Friday 11 August with its 186-seat 737-800 aircraft. Services on the 2,220-kilometre route will be maintained on Mondays and Fridays. The airline faces no competition with the new flights operated as part of the federal government’s Essential Air Service (EAS) […]

August 15, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Allegiant Nashville

ULCCs are renowned for fast growth, but that is not presently the case for the USA’s Allegiant. Data supplied by the airline to Cirium for April-September (Q2/Q3) shows that it has 10.48 million available seats, -2.6% versus the same six months in 2022. In contrast, US domestic seats are +9.1%. While Allegiant has far exceeded […]

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 […]