All New Airline Routes
A total of 28 routes were launched by 13 airlines during the course of last week, including Frontier Airlines adding seven US domestic routes to its network, KLM connecting Amsterdam to three European cities, and Xiamen Airlines beginning its third route to Cebu in the Philippines.
A total of 46 routes were launched by 29 airlines during the course of last week, including Blue Air adding its latest route from Turin, SpiceJet starting a new service to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, and Alaska Airlines expanding its domestic network from Seattle-Tacoma with flights to San Luis Obispo and Wichita.
A total of 91 routes were launched by 41 airlines during the course of last week, including Wizz Air broadening its Budapest network with five new routes, American Airlines expanding from Washington Reagan, and Xiamen Airlines commencing its fourth route to the Philippines.
A total of 196 routes were launched by 69 airlines during the second week of the S17 season, including Jet2.com opening its new bases at Birmingham and London Stansted, Air Niugini beginning services to Townsville from Port Moresby, and JetBlue Airways returning to Atlanta after 13 years.
A total of 161 routes were launched by 59 airlines during the course of the first week of the S17 season, including Ryanair adding 48 new routes to its network, airBaltic beginning flights to Tampere, and British Airways and Virgin Atlantic Airways intensifying their US networks from London Heathrow.
14 airlines launched a total of 22 routes over the last seven days, including four new sectors being started by Alaska Airlines, Malindo Air becoming the fourth carrier on the route between Kuala Lumpur and Guangzhou and Air Arabia adding Azerbaijan to its network.
A total of 28 routes were launched by 12 airlines during the course of last week, including Wizz Air opening up four routes from Katowice, Hawaiian Airlines adding its latest intra-Hawaiian connection, plus Vistara launching its second connection to Amritsar.
A total of 23 routes were launched by 18 airlines during the course of last week, including SalamAir beginning flights to Dubai Al Maktoum, US-Bangla Airlines starting its fourth international route from Dhaka, plus Volaris adding three new services between Mexico and the US.
A total of 12 routes were launched by 11 airlines during the course of last week, including Lion Air adding a further two Indonesian airports to its Kuala Lumpur network, LOT Polish Airlines introducing a second Kiev airport to its route map, plus Condor swooping into Funchal from Hannover.
22 airlines launched a total of 43 routes over the last seven days, including 11 new sectors being started by Allegiant Air, All Nippon Airways commencing its longest route between Tokyo Narita and Mexico City and Fly Corporate adding its sixth route from Brisbane.
A total of 11 routes were launched by seven airlines during the course of the last seven days, including easyJet starting two new routes from its London Luton HQ, Thai Lion Air starting two new domestic routes and Sunwing Airlines adding a new route to Cuba.
A total of 17 routes were launched by 14 airlines during the course of the last seven days, including KLM returning to London City after an eight-year hiatus, Volaris switching airports in Florida, oh yeah…plus the world’s longest commercial flight by Qatar Airways between Doha and Auckland.