All New Airline Routes
A total of 11 air services were launched by seven airlines during the course of last week, including China Eastern Airlines increasing its presence in Japan and South Korea, Air Lituanica starting Stockholm Bromma route as well as TAM Airlines adding its third route to Buenos Aires Ezeiza.
A total of 22 air services were launched by 16 airlines during the course of last week, including Copa Airlines expanding its Panamanian network with David, Air India starting new non-stop service to Vijayawada as well as Turkmenistan Airlines introducing its second Turkish route.
A total of 25 air services were launched by 18 airlines during the course of last week, including Pacific Coastal Airlines expanding its British Colombia offering with two new routes, flydubai commencing its 12th destination in Saudi Arabia as well as Garuda Indonesia starting its fourth route to China.
A total of 140 air services were launched by 62 airlines during the course of the last three weeks, including Delta Air Lines debuting 15 new airport pairs, Aeroflot adding two new domestic routes with daily flights from its Moscow Sheremetyevo hub, as well as Philippine Airlines starting two new Japanese routes from Cebu.
A total of 49 air services were launched by 34 airlines during the course of last week, including Alitalia adding two German airports from three Italian bases, Aeromexico launching flights to Nicaragua, as well as China Eastern Airlines commencing seasonal operations to Auckland.
A total of 41 air services were launched by 28 airlines during the course of last week, including Etihad Airways touching down at Dallas/Fort Worth, flydubai launching European trio of routes, as well as AirAsia returning to Hyderabad following a three-year hiatus.
A total of 29 air services were launched by 23 airlines during the course of last week, including airberlin touching down at Abu Dhabi from Stuttgart, Pobeda unveiling Moscow Vnukovo to Volgograd “Victory” service, as well as Hainan Airlines adding its longest Chinese domestic route, from Harbin to Sanya.
A total of 24 air services were launched by 13 airlines during the course of last week, including Alaska Airlines expanding at San Jose del Cabo from Portland, Bergen Air Transport touching down at Sumburgh from Bergen, as well as AirAsia X launching second Kuala Lumpur-Tokyo connection.
A total of 20 air services were launched by 16 airlines during the course of last week, including Tigerair Taiwan expanding with operations to Bangkok Don Mueang and Chiang Mai, Allegiant Air increasing its seasonal offering with three routes, as well as Finnair adding its second route to Thailand with Phuket flights.
After a frenetic couple of weeks heralding the start of the W14/15 season, the new route start-ups have returned to some sort of normality with 46 new services from 20 airlines this week. Highlights include 10 new routes from Germania, Texas Sky’s Austin-Bergstrom additions and Thai AirAsia’s second international sector from Krabi, this time to Guangzhou.
A total of 140 air services were launched by 57 airlines in the second week of W14/15 season, including Ryanair adding 20 new airport pairs, Air Arabia beginning services to its 100th airport, as well as JetBlue Airways expanding at Boston and Fort Lauderdale.
A total of 169 air services were launched by 62 airlines at the turn of seasons, including United Airlines commencing its first 787-9 operations from Los Angeles to Melbourne, Ryanair opening 25 routes in one week, as well as Jetstar Japan adding Kumamoto to its network from three bases.