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New airline routes launched (25 June - 1 July 2013)

New airline routes launched (25 June – 1 July 2013)

Highlights from the 65 routes launched this week include China Airlines taking the fight to China Southern Airlines on the Taipei Taoyuan to Urumqi route, as well as Hawaiian Airlines’ new thrice-weekly route from Honolulu to Sendai. Of the 41 airlines starting services, SAS was the busiest, inaugurating 11 new routes in just seven days, half of which are in competition with LCC rival Norwegian.

New airline routes launched (18 – 24 June 2013)

New airline routes launched (18 – 24 June 2013)

Last week brought about the launch of 79 routes around the world. Among the 37 brave carriers involved were Brussels Airlines, whose service to Washington was welcomed with a giant Capitol Hill in Brussels, as well as China Southern that took this week’s Route Prize. Other highlights include Norwegian’s second route to Bangkok, OrenAir’s arrival in Munich from Omsk, as well as four new routes from WestJet Encore.

New airline routes launched (11 – 17 June 2013)

New airline routes launched (11 – 17 June 2013)

Last week brought about a total of 65 new routes from 39 airlines, about a third less than in the preceding week. While Delta and Wizz Air together with their airport partners took this week’s prizes, other highlights include American Airlines’ new service from New York JFK to Dublin, Turkish Airlines’ arrival in Tallinn and Vilnius, as well as Scoot’s inaugural flight to Seoul Incheon.


New airline routes launched (4 – 10 June 2013)

New airline routes launched (4 – 10 June 2013)

Last week brought about 89 new routes, of which 50 were launched in Russia and the US alone. While Kelowna and Riga take this week’s prizes, other highlights include FlyGeorgia’s second route to the EU, TAME’s arrival in Buenos Aires and United Airlines’ new service from Chicago O’Hare to Shannon.

New airline routes launched (28 May – 3 June 2013)

New airline routes launched (28 May – 3 June 2013)

Last week brought about the launch of 109 new routes around the world. While Norwegian’s first long-haul service was honoured with the anna.aero Route Prize, many other high-profile long-haul services commenced, including Aeroflot’s and Egyptair’s arrival in Toronto, AirEuropa’s  in Montevideo or Etihad’s in Sao Paulo Guarulhos.

New airline routes launched (21 – 27 May 2013)

New airline routes launched (21 – 27 May 2013)

51 routes were launched by a total of 29 airlines worldwide last week and while both our weekly prizes involve routes by US carriers, other highlights include flydubai’s and Qatar Airways’ launches to Salalah in Oman, Turkish Airlines’ arrival in Malta – the carrier’s 100th country market, and Jet2.com’s cake-rich expansion in Spain.


New airline routes launched (14 – 20 May 2013)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 May 2013)

28 airlines launched a total of 53 new services last week, including a fair portion of seasonal services, like Lufthansa’s summer link between Munich and Vancouver. Other highlights include Pegasus Airlines’ maiden route to Spain, Batik Air’s and Garuda Indonesia’s expansion in Jakarta and Etihad Airways’ entry into the Amsterdam market.

New airline routes launched (7 - 13 May 2013)

New airline routes launched (7 – 13 May 2013)

While the majority of Europe’s airlines and airports were living the highlife in Budapest, and doing some valuable networking as well, a total of 46 new services were being launched around the world. Highlights include SWISS’ return to Singapore with services from Zürich, as well as Air China’s new venture in the opposite direction – from Beijing to Geneva.

New airline routes launched (30 April – 6 May 2013)

New airline routes launched (30 April – 6 May 2013)

Last week brought about 104 routes launched by 49 airlines worldwide. While both anna.aero prizes were scooped up by German airports, other highlights include three inaugural cakes baked by AENA airports across Spain, United Airlines’ launch of a new service from Edmonton to Newark, as well as Virgin America #nerdbird’s debut arrival in San Jose.


New airline routes launched (23 – 29 April 2013)

New airline routes launched (23 – 29 April 2013)

Last week brought about 93 new air services from 45 airlines worldwide, as the May Day and other spring holidays created a good excuse to get away for many. Late April’s highlights include Wizz Air’s first service from the EU to Kutaisi in Georgia and two exciting routes from San Francisco – China Eastern Airlines to Shanghai and United Airlines to Paris CDG.

New airline routes launched (16 April – 22 April)

New airline routes launched (16 April – 22 April)

With 22 of the world’s airlines starting 38 routes over the last seven days, Lyon airport has been the main beneficiary, with Transavia.com France further expanding its base with inauguration of three new services. The French airport’s good week just got better, as anna.aero decided to give it the prestigious Cake of the Week award too!

New airline routes launched (9 April – 15 April)

New airline routes launched (9 April – 15 April)

After two extremely busy weeks, this week’s offering of just 58 routes from 21 airlines seems quiet by comparison. Southwest Airlines tops the bill, launching 16 new routes, mainly as a result of routes being switched from its subsidiary AirTran Airways, while fellow LCC Norwegian begins another nine, six coming from Helsinki.