US Airways-Delta Deal Would Cut Flights at 25 Airports

In 25 Eastern and Southern airports, the combined carrier would become dominant by providing more than half of the capacity.


How a combined US Airways-Delta would rank in size by region:

Rank based on total miles that all airline seats are flown

Source: US Airways

U.S. airports where Delta and US Airways each has less than half the capacity, but where the combined airline would have more than 50%

Airport Delta US Airways Combined

Asheville, N.C 41% 35% 77%

Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 26% 48% 74%

Chattanooga, Tenn. 43% 28% 71%

Charleston, S.C. 37% 34% 71%

Charleston. W.Va. 28% 39% 67%

Savannah, Ga. 48% 18% 67%

State College, Pa. 23% 44% 66%

Binghamton, N.Y. 17% 49% 66%

Roanoke, Va. 25% 38% 63%

Greensboro, N.C. 30% 31% 62%

Huntsville, Ala. 42% 19% 61%

Bangor, Maine 39% 21% 60%

Erie, Pa. 15% 44% 58%

Reagan Washington, D.C.15% 43% 58%

Columbia, S.C. 34% 24% 58%

Mobile, Ala. 44% 14% 58%

Pensacola, Fla. 48% 9% 57%

Myrtle Beach, S.C. 21% 36% 57%

Lexington, Ky. 44% 12% 56%

Greenville, S.C. 31% 25% 56%

Portland, Maine 24% 32% 55%

Allentown, Pa. 18% 35% 53%

Knoxville, Tenn. 34% 19% 52%

Richmond, Va. 25% 26% 51%

Harrisburg, Pa. 16% 34% 50%

Note: Based on scheduled seats on flights departing each airport this month. Does not take into account anticipated cutbacks by a merged airline.

Source: USA TODAY analysis of OAG data provided by Back Aviation Solutions.

We Recommend