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 […]

Five hundred plus new routes in 2023

Air Service One recently estimated that airlines started around 1,850 new routes across Europe (excluding Russia) in 2022. Analysis of Cirium schedules data suggests that airlines have already revealed plans for at least 500 more new routes starting in 2023. However, with airlines announcing additional new routes almost every day at the moment, that number […]

BOS - LGW

In 2019, Boston ranked as the fourth biggest US travel destination from London based on scheduled, non-stop seat capacity, as collated by Cirium. It was only beaten by New York JFK, Los Angeles and Chicago ORD. However, if measured by ASKs (Available Seat Kilometres), Boston falls to sixth behind San Francisco and Miami. At around […]

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 […]

ORD - ZRH

Among the three global US carriers, Delta had been the leading airline for most US-Europe routes before the pandemic struck. In 2019, the Atlanta-based carrier had offered 69 routes in the market, ahead of United (62) and American (58). Although non-essential travel between Europe and the US was basically banned for much of 2020 and […]

Appleton Summer Routes 22

Appleton International Airport (IATA code ATW – which must make it a favourite with our colleagues at Air Transport World) is Wisconsin’s third busiest airport after Milwaukee and Madison. Located around 160 kilometres north of Milwaukee, Appleton lies on the Fox River which is connected to nearby Lake Winnebago. The airport is just 40 kilometres […]