JumPStart 2022

Since the start of the pandemic, domestic air travel in many countries has recovered more quickly than international air travel, as many countries put in place severe travel restrictions aimed at reducing the number of imported cases of Covid. Countries with large domestic markets (such as the US, Turkey and Mexico), or where domestic air […]

BWI - SYR balloon

Sunday 14 November was a milestone day for Syracuse Hancock International Airport (IATA code SYR) as it welcomed its first ever service with Southwest. The legendary low-cost carrier chose that day to launch 3-daily service on the 440-kilometre route from its hub at Baltimore/Washington. No other airline connects these two airports, although American offers 3-daily […]

November 17, 2021 | Airports, News & Analysis

BLI first flight

Bellingham International Airport (IATA code BLI) lies in the northern part of the state of Washington, just 40 kilometres from the Canadian border and 90 kilometres from downtown Vancouver. Between 2005 and 2013 the airport grew rapidly thanks mainly to Alaska Airlines and Allegiant. Alaska mostly focussed on increasing service to its major hub in Seattle-Tacoma, […]

November 12, 2021 | Airports, News & Analysis, North America

North America welcomes 184 routes

Latest daily figures provided by the US TSA show that average weekly passenger numbers passing through US airports are now at around 80% of the level they were back in 2019. With Independence Day falling on a Sunday this year, passenger numbers peaked on 4 July at 85% of the level reported in 2019. However, while […]