AUH - BOS

Etihad Airways’ first flight was in November 2003. It ended up replacing Gulf Air, whose Abu Dhabi hub closed in 2005. Etihad first served Europe in 2004 with the launch of London Heathrow flights, with North America following in October 2005 with the start of Toronto. North America capacity remains down by much more than […]

JetBlue JFK-CDG

New York JFK is famous for being by far the USA’s largest international gateway, for having the most foreign airlines, and for being the number one airport serving the nation’s largest population. Not helped by JetBlue’s ongoing woes and American’s cuts, the latest Cirium schedules data shows that JFK is the USA’s sixth-busiest airport in […]

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic’s first commercial flight was between London LGW and Newark in June 1984. More than 39 years later, the long-haul-only airline is the fourth-largest carrier to serve the UK by Available Seat Kilometres (ASKs) this winter. Only British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet are larger in this sense. According to Planespotters.net, Virgin’s 41-strong fleet averages […]

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 […]

Norse Atlantic CDG-JFK

Some 47 European airports have non-stop flights to New York JFK and/or Newark this summer. Between them, they have 8.8 million one-way seats for sale, according to Cirium schedules information data. That is 14.0% more than in S22 and 1.3% more than in S19. Of the 47 airports, Paris CDG ranks second while Paris ORY […]

UK - USA

Last week JetBlue became the latest airline to venture into what was, pre-pandemic, the apparently highly lucrative air travel market between the UK and the US. Travel restrictions were recently eased for US citizens wanting to visit the UK. Sadly, there remain major restrictions for UK citizens wishing to travel to the US. Despite this, […]

August 17, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, North America, Top Story