JetBlue has removed 25 airports since 2019, with eight leaving in 2024

All airlines remove airports from their network, whether because of underperformance, a negotiating stance over fees/charges, competition, an inability to expand, better opportunities with its limited resources, and more. JetBlue is no exception, and not just because of its continuing troubles. These include the end of the Northeast Alliance with American, calling off its proposed […]

JetBlue JFK-CDG

New York JFK is famous for being by far the USA’s largest international gateway, for having the most foreign airlines, and for being the number one airport serving the nation’s largest population. Not helped by JetBlue’s ongoing woes and American’s cuts, the latest Cirium schedules data shows that JFK is the USA’s sixth-busiest airport in […]

Avelo LAS route launch

Avelo’s first revenue-generating flight was on 21 April 2021, in the middle of the pandemic, from Burbank to Santa Rosa. It carried about 2.3 million passengers in 2023, with 135 passengers per flight and an 80% load factor. It has benefited from relatively shallow capacity growth, which has hopefully helped with fares and yields. Nearly […]

Miami International Airport handled a record 52.3 million passengers in 2023

Miami International Airport (MIA) stands as the vibrant heart of Miami-Dade County, serving not only as a critical transportation hub but also as a key economic engine for the entire region. With its strategic location and unparalleled connectivity, MIA plays a pivotal role for Florida’s global connectivity, managing nearly 60% of the state’s total international […]

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 […]