LAX772LR wrote:NolaMD88fan wrote:NK appears to be going nearly all-in next month
I do wonder if their plans (if indeed they ever had any) to use MSY for transfer traffic, especially to limited international, are still on track then??
Very glad to see the taxiway extension proceeding along. Once things get back to normal, the decision to extend the taxiway will be very beneficial to airfield ops. AA and WN have definitely been the beneficiaries of the slow response to increased demand by UA and DL here at MSY. NK appears to be go...Jump to post
bretonrlong wrote:Does anyone have anymore info on BA restart? From the looks of it they have loaded MSY>LHR into the schedule starting Aug 1 - 6x weekly (MTWTFS ex SUN).
March 2020 domestic and December and Annual 2019 international load factors and passenger numbers by route have been calculated. International load factor for all carriers in December was 79.9%. Passenger traffic increased by 32.9% and seat count increased by 14.3% resulting in no change in load fac...Jump to post
For the week of July 13, 2020 I am seeing WN at 216 weekly departures at MSY. Routes resuming Aug 11 - STL Sep 13 - MCI, LAX, SAT, SAN Nov 1 - RDU Still no BOS, CUN, IND, PIT, SMF, SJC Thanks for the update. Looks like all of our normal daily destinations will be back by September. Slowly but surel...Jump to post
Pretty cool site that you can use to track booking activity for flights and hotels. The slight dip during the current week is simply reflective of the week not being complete. Flight bookings were down 41% last week as compared to the same period in 2019. Bookings bottomed out at 79% below 2019 leve...Jump to post
Glad to see bookings are trending up in New Orleans. Only down 41% from 2019 last week after bottoming out at 79% down in early April. Things have reopened here including bars and some live indoor music in a limited capacity. The virus is largely under control with good contact tracing going on. htt...Jump to post
WN is now over 1/3rd of the way back to pre-COVID departure count with 28 departures scheduled tomorrow. MSY was at 77 departures daily the first week of March. AA is 2nd with 11 departures which is also around 1/3rd of the way back from pre-COVID numbers. AA and WN account for 83% of all departures...Jump to post
Here is how our TATL routes compared to all other TATL routes from peer FAA defined medium hub airports in December and year to date. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1pUim6zLou2yi0OrZXam_VbjP4piD9X6G1bGOSez4ODs/edit?usp=sharing December- MSY-LHR ranked 8th out of 12 routes in pax count fallin...Jump to post
braniff2hav wrote:Well, I awoke this morning .. and discover ... British Airways has zeroed out all flights MSY LHR non-stop through July 31, only available from August 01... pretty much expected.
Same for IAH and AUS and BNA.
One thing that will help with restarting TATL and other international flights as we gradually get back to normal is that we remain very popular with the overseas crowd. In 2019, New Orleans was the 23rd most visited city in the United States by overseas visitors. We have consistently ranked 22nd or ...Jump to post
Good numbers to see and I hope that our cautious approach pays off with a faster tourism rebound compared to the likes of Florida and Texas. TS in particular seems to have be doing great for such a new route. I listened to a bit of the aviation board meeting yesterday. Not much of note, but they di...Jump to post
February 2020 domestic and November 2019 international load factors and passenger numbers by route have been calculated. International load factor for all carriers in November was 81.7%. Passenger traffic increased by 19.0% and seat count increased by 18.9% resulting in no change in load factor year...Jump to post
Here is how our TATL routes compared to all other TATL routes from peer FAA defined medium hub airports in November and year to date. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1pUim6zLou2yi0OrZXam_VbjP4piD9X6G1bGOSez4ODs/edit?usp=sharing November- MSY-LHR ranked 5th out of 12 routes in pax count falli...Jump to post
Here is how our TATL routes compared to all other TATL routes from peer FAA defined medium hub airports in November and year to date. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1pUim6zLou2yi0OrZXam_VbjP4piD9X6G1bGOSez4ODs/edit?usp=sharing November- MSY-LHR ranked 5th out of 12 routes in pax count fallin...Jump to post
QB504 wrote:Perusing the schedule. Interesting that AA and WN have by far the most flights. Terminal B must be rocking compared to what's happened with DL and UA.
Excellent work SumChristianus. Nice to see a consistent increase in traffic over the past couple of weeks.Jump to post
Hopefully not too long. If someone is that uncomfortable, they probably shouldn't be flying in the first place.Jump to post
Re: DE... much of the time, there's a delay between what's posted in OAG and what is shown on the airline website....but not always. I think the key will be if the flights are still showing this Sunday. In other news, COPA has decided to retire all 73G's... IMO, not good news for their lower volume...Jump to post
And so it begins...UK CAA stats are out for March. https://www.caa.co.uk/uploadedFiles/CAA/Content/Standard_Content/Data_and_analysis/Datasets/Airport_stats/Airport_data_2020_03/Table_12_1_Intl_Air_Pax_Traffic_Route_Analysis.pdf The MSY-LHR route had an estimated load factor of 77.4% in March. There...Jump to post
February 2020 statistics. https://www.flymsy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Airline-Statistics-February-2020.pdf The airport reported 1,110,097 passengers in February which was a 12.1% increase over February 2019. MSY was the 37th busiest airport in the nation year to date and was positioned between...Jump to post
January 2020 domestic and October 2019 international load factors and passenger numbers by route have been calculated. International load factor for all carriers in October was 82.5%. Passenger traffic fell by -8.8% and seat count fell by -9.9% resulting in a 1% increase in load factor year over yea...Jump to post
DE got a reprieve today courtesy of German govt and Hessian state loan guarantees. MSY needs to keep the BA and DE signs up (even though they won't return this summer) https://www.aerotime.aero/aerotime.team/24877-germany-pledges-550m-lifeline-to-ailing-condor Flights are now for sale beginning Jun...Jump to post
Here is how our TATL routes compared to all other TATL routes from peer FAA defined medium hub airports in October and year to date. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1pUim6zLou2yi0OrZXam_VbjP4piD9X6G1bGOSez4ODs/edit?usp=sharing October- MSY-LHR ranked 11th out of 19 routes in pax count falling...Jump to post
January 2020 statistics. https://www.flymsy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Airline-Statistics-January-2020.pdf The airport reported 1,070,547 passengers in January which was a 6.9% increase over January 2019. MSY was the 35th busiest airport in the nation and was positioned between HOU and RDU. Mixe...Jump to post
LAX772LR wrote:MSY-LHR nonstop is still bookable for the fall on BA's site and others, so while I understand it's not a reflection of their expectant fall schedule; it still somewhat gives *some* hope that it'll come back.
As stated in a previous post, MSY finished 2019 as the 38th busiest airport in the country ranking between RDU and OAK. The airport had the 21st highest growth rate at 3.98%, and was positioned between MSP and SEA. BNA was the fastest growing airport at 14.24% growth. MDW saw the biggest decline in ...Jump to post
The airport posted December 2019 statistics. They also posted January and February 2020 data, but I will address that in subsequent posts as I need to gather data for other airports to see how we ranked first. https://www.flymsy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Airline-Statistics-December-2019.pdf, Th...Jump to post
New Orleans airport has third-most TSA agents stricken with coronavirus among U.S. airports https://www.nola.com/news/crime_police/article_9caa2260-801a-11ea-b427-c7e494edb7ba.html This makes sense since we have the 2nd highest per capita testing rate in the nation. I wonder if they tested all of t...Jump to post
Total non-sequitur, but booked on what may be one of my final MD-88 flight in August with DL. Flying back from DSM through ATL after visiting an old college buddy and his family. Mad dogs are by far my favorite aircraft (thus my handle), so it will be a bittersweet end to what will be a nice vacation.Jump to post
42.8 million for MSY and 8.4 million for BTR. https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge ... 595a3.htmlJump to post
So cool to see two 744 parked at MSY. Shared from local spotters page. https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/92466629_10156659067461268_1957305682998853632_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_sid=ca434c&_nc_ohc=bMdfXb7kqyQAX9uwrdu&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-2.xx&oh=1397a2286701c8941d719a8bf667e3...Jump to post
F9 cancelled our June flights to PHL, and we now have a credit to use for a future flight. Already re-booked with AA. I think they will be around as travel demand picks up over the Summer and Fall. Now it's time to figure out where we go with those credits.Jump to post
Aviation geek = freaking awesome. Human being = sad about why they were here.Jump to post
ET flew 4 777-200LR aircraft to MSY today to pick up Carnival Cruise line crews based out of Galveston, New Orleans, and Mobile. Mixed feelings about it. Cool to see the ET livery here, but also sad that is due to everything going on right now. https://flightaware.com/live/findflight?origin=KMSY&...Jump to post
UK CAA stats are out for February. https://www.caa.co.uk/uploadedFiles/CAA/Content/Standard_Content/Data_and_analysis/Datasets/Airport_stats/Airport_data_2020_02/Table_12_1_Intl_Air_Pax_Traffic_Route_Analysis.pdf The MSY-LHR route had an estimated load factor of 74.6% in February. There were 6,708 p...Jump to post
December and Annual 2019 domestic and September 2019 international load factors and passenger numbers by route have been calculated. International load factor for all carriers in September was 76.0%. Passenger traffic fell by -1.3% and seat count fell by -6.1% resulting in a 3.7% increase in load fa...Jump to post