John Wayne Airport

John Wayne, Orange County, Santa Ana. They’re all names used for the slot-constrained airport in the enormous LA Basin. The airport, which will hereafter be referred to as John Wayne, had 11.7 million passengers in 2023, up by one million passengers over 2019. It added more additional traffic than any other airport in the LA […]

Sun Country, Avianca, Viva Aerobus

Oakland is a busy airport serving the highly populous and vibrant San Francisco Bay area. It welcomed nearly 7.5 million passengers in the first eight months of 2023, according to the airport’s own statistics. While that was down by about 16% versus the same period in 2019, it was up by only 3% versus 2022 because […]

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 […]

Spirit RNO

The “Biggest Little City In The World”, Reno welcomed 2.18 million passengers in the first half of 2023 – its highest number in 15 years. It was particularly driven by the arrival of Spirit and Sun Country and good growth by incumbent Southwest. The Nevada city is located near popular attractions including Lake Tahoe and […]

BNA Welcome Sign

Probably best known as ‘the home of country music’, Nashville in the state of Tennessee, is also home to one of America’s fastest-growing airports. According to Cirium data, between May 2022 and May 2023 Nashville International Airport’s seat capacity grew by almost 20%. Among the top 30 US airports only Chicago MDW registered a higher […]

Southwest begins Montrose

This April-June, Southwest is the USA’s second-biggest airline – and number one if only domestic is considered. According to Cirium schedules information data, it has 57.8 million total seats available, relegating Delta, with 54.9 million, to third place. Southwest’s Q2 2023 total capacity has increased by 8.7% versus Q2 2019. It is because domestic seats […]