Airport Advisory CommissionJuly 10, 2024

20240710-003 Air Service Report — original pdf

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July 2024 Air Service Snapshot AUS monthly seat comparisons, January-December 2024, compared to 2019 (pre-Covid) (chart one) and compared to previous year (chart two): Source: Cirium schedule data. Highlights of recent air service announcements/developments include:  Aeromexico upgauged MEX service from 99-seat E190 to 160-seat B737-800 for June 21– Aug. 19, 2024, also Oct. 21-22, 2024 and Dec. 20, 202424 – Jan. 6, 2025  Air Canada resumed service to YVR on May 1, 2024 (served through Oct. 21) & started new service to YUL eff. May 3, 2024 (served through Oct. 22); reduced YVR from 4/Wk to 3/Wk for June-August 2024;  Alaska suspended SJC after April 11, 2024  Allegiant new 2/Wk service to EUG started May 31, 2024 (served through Aug. 13); discontinued IAD & OMA after Aug 12; suspended LAS for Aug 13-Jan 6; Allegiant will close its AUS crew base on January 7, 2025 which means service permanently cancelled to BZN, FSD, SDF & SNA after this Summer  American summary of 2024 service changes: o Discontinued ABQ, BZN, CVG, CZM, EGE, ELP, IAD, JAX, LIR, MBJ, MCI, MEM, NAS, OKC, PUJ, PVR, RSW, SMF, TPA &TUL o RNO – resumed May 6 o Added Saturday only service to ECP and VPS for June 8 – August 3 o Added 3 roundtrips to AGS in April for the Masters and 2 roundtrips to SDF in May for the Kentucky Derby o AA will discontinue IND service, last op on August 5 o AA added roundtrip service to MSN on Aug 18 (Sun) and 21 (Wed) for the Epic UGM Conf o Following flights added for college football games:  DTW round trip on Sept 6 and 8  ATL-AUS on Oct 18 and AUS-ATL on Oct 20  XNA roundtrip on Nov 15 and 17  LEX-AUS on Nov 22 and AUS-LEX on Nov 24  Copa upgauged PTY from 737-800 (154-166 seats) to MAX9 with lie flat seats (174 seats) for May- November and now extended through April, 2025  Delta started BNA 3x MAF 3x & MFE 3x on April 22; added AGS roundtrips on April 10 & 15 for the Masters golf tournament; added service for college football games for the following weekends: Gainesville (GNV) & TPA on Nov. 9, XNA on Nov. 16 & Lexington (LEX) on Nov. 23; DL reduced MAF from 3x->2x eff. Oct. 7, but added new service to HRL 1x in its place (WN flies HRL too)  Frontier started nonstop service to CLE 3/Wk on May 16  Hawaiian added HNL 4th weekly flight for May 25 – Aug 3   KLM used the 318-seat B787-10 for April 1 – June 1 and will use the B777-200ER (288 seats) from June JetBlue discontinued FLL after April 30 3 – October 26; the 275-seat B787-9 returns on October 28  Lufthansa brought back the B787-9 (294 seat) starting Jan. 15, 2024 and increased service to 5/Wk on June 5, 2024 for the Summer season; extended the B787-9 service for Oct. 28 – Mar. 29 (IATA winter season) with 3/Wk  Southwest Sat. only SJU service started Mar 9, 2024 and loaded through Jan. 5, 2025; SDF flights on May 2 and May 5 for Kentucky Derby  Spirit suspended LAX for December 2023 forward; EWR also suspended for Aug 14 – Oct 8  VivaAerobus started new MTY service eff. Mar. 22, 2024, a fourth weekly flight started in June  WestJet resumed YYC service on Apr 28, 2024 and will serve AUS through Oct. 2024  July 2024 v July 2023 (down 1 destination based on monthly schedules): o + destinations: CLE, EUG, MFE, PTY, SJU, YUL o – destinations: BOI, JAX, LIR, MBJ, MEM, NAS, PUJ New AUS Nonstop Service for 2024: Source: Cirium schedule data. July air service comparison: Source: Cirium schedule data. Current AUS air service: Source: Cirium schedule data. July 2024 v. 2023 carrier seat share comparison: Source: Cirium schedule data. AUS Connecting Traffic Trends: Based on U.S. DOT O&D Passenger Survey, Cirium FM Traffic and ABIA statistics: 14.7% of AUS passengers in Q4 2023 were connecting between flights at AUS. One-Way Domestic Fares for U.S. Medium & Large Hub Airports (Source: U.S. DOT, O&D Survey, CY 2023): Top 10 AUS Domestic Markets Without Nonstop Service (Source: CY2023 DOT O&D Survey) Milwaukee (MKE) 1 Richmond (RIC) 2 Boise (BOI) 3 Hartford (BDL) 4 Birmingham (BHM) 5 Ft. Myers (RSW) 6 Norfolk (ORF) 7 Buffalo (BUF) 8 Savannah (SAV) 9 Colorado Springs (COS) 10 Top 10 AUS International Markets Without Nonstop Service (Source: CY2023 FM Traffic) Paris (CDG) Seoul (ICN) Rome (FCO) San Jose (SJO) Dublin (DUB) Madrid (MAD) Barcelona (BCN) Tokyo (HND) Sao Paulo (GRU) Montego Bay (MBJ) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 AUS Airline Codes: AA AC AM AS B6 BA CM DL F9 G4 HA American Airlines Air Canada Aeromexico Alaska Airlines JetBlue Airways British Airways Copa Airlines Delta Air Lines Allegiant Air Hawaiian Airlines Frontier Airlines Inc. Airport Codes: ABQ AMA AMS ANC ATL AVL BDL BHM BNA BOI BOS BUR BWI CHS CLE CLT CMH CUN Albuquerque, NM Amarillo, TX Amsterdam, Netherlands Anchorage Atlanta, GA Asheville, NC Hartford, CT Birmingham, AL Nashville, TN Boise, ID Boston, MA Burbank, CA Baltimore, MD Charleston, SC Cleveland, OH Charlotte, NC Columbus, OH Cancun, Mexico KL LH NK SY UA VB VS WG WN WS KLM-Royal Dutch Airlines Lufthansa German Airlines Spirit Airlines Sun Country Airlines United Airlines VivaAerobus Virgin Atlantic Airways Sunwing Airlines Southwest Airlines WestJet MFE MIA MKE MSN MSP MSY MTY OAK OGG OKC OMA ONT ORD ORF PBI PDX PHL PHX McAllen, TX Miami, FL Milwaukee, WI Madison, WI Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN New Orleans, LA Monterrey, Mexico Oakland, CA Kahului – Maui, HI Oklahoma City, OK Omaha, NE Ontario, CA Chicago O’Hare, IL Norfolk, VA Palm Beach, FL Portland, OR Philadelphia, PA Phoenix, AZ CVG CZM DAL DCA DEN DFW DSM DTW ECP ELP EUG EWR FLL FRA FSD GNV GRR HNL HOU HRL IAD IAH IND JFK LAS LAX LBB LEX LGA LGB LHR LIR MAF MCI MCO MDW MEX Cincinnati, OH Cozumel, Mexico Dallas, TX Washington Reagan, DC Denver, CO Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX Des Moines, IA Detroit, MI Panama City, FL El Paso, TX Eugene, OR Newark, NJ Ft. Lauderdale, FL Frankfurt, Germany Sioux Falls, SD Gainesville, FL Grand Rapids, MI Honolulu, HI Houston Hobby, TX Harlingen, TX Washington Dulles, DC Houston Intercontinental, TX Indianapolis, IN New York JFK, NY Las Vegas, NV Los Angeles, CA Lubbock, TX Lexington, KY New York – LaGuardia, NY Long Beach, CA London, UK Liberia, Costa Rica Midland/Odessa, TX Kansas City, MO Orlando, FL Chicago Midway, IL Mexico City, Mexico Kazanoff, submitted July 1, 2024 PIT PSP PUJ PTY PVR PVU RDU RNO RSW SAN SAT SDF SEA SFB SFO SGF SJC SJD SJO SJU SLC SMF SNA SRQ STL TPA TUL TYS VPS XNA YUL YVR YYC YYZ Pittsburgh, PA Palm Springs, CA Punta Cana, Dominican Rep. Panama City, Panama Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Provo, UT Raleigh-Durham, NC Reno, NV Ft. Myers, FL San Diego, CA San Antonio, TX Louisville, KY Seattle, WA Sanford, FL San Francisco, CA Springfield, MO San Jose, CA San Jose del Cabo, Mexico San Jose, Costa Rica San Juan, Puerto Rico Salt Lake City, UT Sacramento, CA Orange County, CA Sarasota, FL St. Louis, MO Tampa, FL Tulsa, OK Knoxville, TN Valparaiso, FL Fayetteville, AR Montreal, Canada Vancouver, Canada Calgary, Canada Toronto, Canada