Originally Posted by texboy
I'll be shocked if AUS gets a KE route.... or any trans ocean route this year. Y'all aren't filling the BA route more than about 80% on average first off. That, plus Houston JUST got its China, Japan and Korea routes (relatively speaking). Not trying to be a Debbie Downer for y'all, just sayin.
80% load factor is pretty darn good. Also, it is not all about the number of passengers. Freight possibilities are among other variables in deciding on new routes.
Austin (City): 885,400 +12.02% - '10-'13 | Austin MSA (5 counties): 1,943,299 +13.23% - '10-'14
San Antonio (City): 1,409,019 +6.15% - '10-'13 | San Antonio MSA (8 counties): 2,328,652 +8.69% - '10-'14
AUS-SAT "CSA" (13 counties): 4,271,951 +10.71% - '10-'14 | *SRC: US Census*