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 […]

Louisville Best YEar 2023

Louisville – Kentucky’s most populous city – is making waves for its passenger development. It welcomed 4.66 million passengers in 2023, meaningfully surpassing its previous record held in 2019 by a healthy 10%. The increase was particularly because of the arrival of three carriers: Spirit in May 2021, Breeze in June 2021 and Sun Country […]

TPA-SAT

Spirit commenced seasonal flights between Tampa and San Antonio on Thursday 11 January. The 1,565-kilometre service will be maintained 4-weekly, on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, with the A320 aircraft. The ULCC will compete directly against Southwest Airlines on the route. Flights will run until 5 April. What they said Jesus Saenz, Director of Airports […]

January 15, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Hartford to Europe

Hartford is by far the largest commercial airport in the US state of Connecticut. According to its own statistics, it had almost 4.7 million passengers between January and September 2023. Traffic rose by nearly 10% versus the same nine months in 2022 but remained down by more than 7% versus 2019. While Hartford’s recovery continues, […]

Hainan Airlines

With nearly five million people living in the Greater Boston area, it is among the USA’s largest city areas. Boston experienced strong growth in the pre-pandemic period, with 12.2 million passengers added between 2013 and 2019, a CAGR of about 5%. International traffic beat 2019 figures in first seven months of 2023 Massport statistics show […]

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 […]

Spirit in Charleston

Spirit is the seventh largest airline serving the USA by flights in September. With a fleet of 199 A319s, A320s and A321s, it has 5,554 weekly services making it the country’s largest ULCC ahead of Frontier (4,040). Yet Spirit has just 3.2% of the domestic market, rising to 6.4% of the short-haul international market. While […]

Spirit begins at SJC

Spirit inaugurated San Jose service on 7 June, becoming the ULCC’s seventh airport across California. It has 28-weekly departures across three routes: Las Vegas (2-daily), Dallas DFW (daily) and San Diego (daily). Spirit became San Jose’s second new airline in six months, following the 12 December 2022 launch of ZIPAIR, a wholly owned subsidiary of […]