AS GUA Alaskan Airways Launch

Alaska Airlines is the US’s fifth-largest airline by available seats in W23. Examining Cirium schedule information shows that it accounts for about 5% of the country’s domestic market and 2% of international. This hides the fact that international seats are at their highest level for the season. The Alaska Airlines Group’s intention to acquire Hawaiian […]

Alaskan and Hawaiin Air

The Alaska Air Group plans to acquire Hawaiian Airlines. In an overall sense, the pair’s networks do not overlap much but it is a different story between Hawaii and the US mainland. The deal would, of course, enable the Alaska Air Group to significantly increase its presence to, from and within Hawaii, rather than materially […]

Reflecting on the window of time that bookends the U.S. onset of Covid-19, Lance Lyttle fully embraces the irony that Seattle-Tacoma International Airport now hosts more international services, destinations and airlines in 2022 than the Pacific Northwest gateway did pre-pandemic in 2019. “It has been simply amazing,” the Port of Seattle Managing Director proclaimed, noting […]

Air Service One

Turkish Airlines has launched a new service to the US with the introduction on Friday 27 May of 4-weekly service between Istanbul IST and Seattle in the state of Washington. The 9,770-kilometre route will be flown using the Star Alliance member’s 300-seat 787-9s. Flights depart Istanbul every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 14:05 local […]

LAX - BZE bag tags

Alaska Airlines on Friday 19 November launched its first ever flights to Belize (located between Mexico and the Caribbean), not from one, but two airports. There are now 2-weekly seasonal flights (Fridays and Saturdays until late May) on the 4,540-kilometre route from Seattle and 4-weekly year-round flights (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays) on the 3,500-kilometre […]

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