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 +

LAX-BNE

United introduced a new transpacific service on Wednesday November 29 between Los Angeles and Brisbane. The 11,525-kilometre route will be maintained 3-weekly, departing LAX on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, with the 257-seat 787-9 aircraft. The Star Alliance member will compete against Qantas’ daily flights. It complements United’s other Brisbane service, from San Francisco, launched a […]

December 1, 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 +

DUB - CLE

Cleveland Hopkins Airport in Ohio has just celebrated the return of non-stop flights to Europe, with the introduction of Aer Lingus’s new 4-weekly service to Dublin utilising the airline’s A321neoLRs. The airport’s last flights to Europe were back in the summer of 2018, when, somewhat bizarrely, both Icelandair and local rival WOW air launched seasonal […]

American Jackson Hole 2022 redone runway

Jackson Hole enjoys a world-class location. Situated in Grand Teton National Park and not too far from Yellowstone, Jackson Hole is Wyoming’s busiest airport. Well placed to capitalise on the pandemic-driven desire for outdoor activities, including skiing, Jackson Hole welcomed more than one million passengers in 2021. As the following figure shows, it was the […]

COLORADO SPRINGS AIRPORT

Situated about 100 kilometres south of Denver, Colorado Springs welcomed over 2.1 million passengers in 2022, according to the airport’s statistics. Its best year since 2001, traffic exceeded 2019 figures by 27%. It is primarily due to one key development: the arrival of Southwest. The airline, which launched Colorado Springs almost two years ago in […]