United Airlines at Brussels

United Airlines is the number-one airline between North America and Europe by available seat kilometers (ASK) in Q3 (July-September) 2024, according to Cirium data. It is also first by the number of flights, but it is second to Delta Air Lines for available seats. Focusing on ASKs, which reflect distance, United’s capacity is at a […]

US-South Korea is fast growing thanks to Air Premia

The US has non-stop flights to 10 Asian countries (excluding the Middle East) in the first half of 2024 (January-June). According to Cirium schedules information, the continent accounts for more than one in five of the country’s long-haul international seat capacity (22%). Comparing data to the first half of 2019 shows that US-Asia seats remain […]

YYZ-SFO

Porter Airlines commenced flights between Toronto YYZ and San Francisco on Thursday 25 January. The 3,635-kilometre service will be maintained daily with the 132-seat E195 E2 aircraft. The airline will compete against Air Canada’s 28-weekly flights between the two cities, as well as United’s daily rotation. Flight PD669 departs Toronto at 10:30 local time, arriving […]

January 29, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Lynx Air New Route

Rebranded from Enerjet in 2021, Canada’s Lynx Air commenced operations in April 2022 between Vancouver and Calgary. Nearly two years later, the ULCC’s fleet comprises nine 189-seat Boeing 737 MAX 8s. Its first international route – from Toronto to Orlando – started in January 2023. Lynx Air is one of a handful of Canadian (U)LCCs […]

SFO-CHC

United launched its latest South Pacific service on Friday 8 December between San Francisco and Christchurch in New Zealand. The 11,125-kilometre seasonal route will be maintained 3-weekly, departing San Francisco on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, with the 787 aircraft. The Star Alliance member faces no competition between the two cities. Flight UA730 departs San Francisco […]

December 12, 2023 | Latest Route News +

SFO-MNL

United inaugurated flights between San Francisco and Manila, the capital of the Philippines, on Sunday 29 October. The 11,245-kilometre service will be maintained daily with the 350-seat 777-300ER aircraft. The carrier will compete directly against Philippine Airlines’ daily flights on the route. Flight UA191 departs San Francisco at 00:35 local time, arriving in Manila at […]

November 1, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Tokyo NRT-San Francisco

Asia is large and important market from the United States, including its Pacific Ocean territories. According to Cirium schedules data, there are 4,881 departing non-stop flights across August, excluding the Middle East. This makes Asia the US’s third largest continent/region after Europe (17,218) and the Caribbean (10,338). However, flights remain a third lower than in […]

FCO-SFO

ITA Airways introduced a new transatlantic service on Saturday 1 July between Rome FCO and San Francisco. The 10,080-kilometre route will initially be maintained 3-weekly on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, after which frequencies will be increased to 5-weekly from 1 August. A 334-seat A350-900 is being utilised on the service. The SkyTeam member will compete […]

July 10, 2023 | Latest Route News +

NRT-SFO ribbon

ZIPAIR (IATA code ZG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan Airlines, has added a fourth US destination from its home base at Tokyo NRT. On Friday 2 June the carrier began 5-weekly operations on the 8,245-kilometre service to San Francisco. It will operate the 290-seat 787-8s on the route on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. ZIPAIR will complement […]

June 8, 2023 | Latest Route News +

ITA AIrways

ITA Airways has 12.29 billion ASKs to, from and within Italy this summer, according to Cirium schedules information data. It is behind only Ryanair as the largest airline serving the southern European nation. Replacing Alitalia, ITA’s first commercial flight was on 15 October 2021. Eighteen months later, it remains 30% smaller by ASKs than perpetually […]

CVG - SFO

Breeze began operating out of Cincinnati on 8 February by inaugurating flights to Charleston in South Carolina and San Francisco in California. Both routes are being maintained 2-weekly, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, with the A220-300 aircraft. Breeze competes directly against Allegiant on the 800-kilometre service to Charleston, while it is the sole operator on the […]

February 13, 2023 | Latest Route News +