It is usually quiet with new route launches just before the start of the next scheduling season, but not so this week. We are reporting on 25 new routes, ranging from Japan to Mexico. But which Indian airline is taking the opportunity to expand its network to the Gulf? And which two fast-growing Turkish carriers continued to grow their networks?
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This week, we have lots of pictures from the world’s 23 most recent route launches. But which new US domestic route connects two theme parks? Which is AirAsia’s latest destination in Indonesia, the low-cost airline’s new focus market? Which Dutch airline took on Ryanair between Germany and Spain? And which are the latest airlines to resume serves to Burma?
Having been busy last week at Routes in Abu Dhabi, the anna.aero team now has two weeks’ route launches to report on. Nearly 50 new air services have seen the light of day, ranging from the third operator entering a busy route to Guam, to a European low-cost airline’s first route to a newly reopened airport in Georgia. But which flag carrier is targeting the automotive industry’s links with China with its latest new route? Which Middle Eastern airline launched its first route to the EU? And which network carriers in the US are under increased competition from Spirit?
There are plenty of interesting developments in the last week’s new route launches, even though ‘only’ 14 new services were started. Which European airline entered a new country market with three routes to the same airport in one day? Which US trunk route now has a low-cost carrier competing with the legacy airlines? Which Asian airport is fast-emerging Scoot’s latest destination? And which major aviation country just got its second domestic route?
The last week’s 17 new routes worldwide involve some key new services. For example, which capital city, 11,000km from Dubai, is Emirates’ latest destination? Which route connects a major engineering company’s headquarters with its subsidiary? And which city does fast-growing Turkish Airlines now serve with its latest new route? Don’t forget to download the spreadsheet detailing all the routes.
25 new routes were launched in the last week, with the most started by the quickly emerging start-up Volotea in Europe. But which US carrier launched two routes to a new destination in its network? Which destination did Turkish Airlines become the first to serve non-stop from Europe? And which European flag carrier decided to take on another airline that had operated the route for over 40 years?
As September starts, so do a number of new routes across the world. After a number of quiet weeks recently, we now have 37 new route launches to report on. But which is Aeroflot’s latest European destination as the airline faces increased competition from Transaero? Which route has Malaysia Airlines launched in competition with AirAsia X? Which Gulf carrier now serves Iran’s capital? And which European airline launched its fourth route to Libya?
21 new routes have launched across the world in the last week, but which is the last airport to be connected with Washington DC’s Ronald Reagan Airport? Which is low-cost long-haul Scoot’s latest destination from Singapore? And which Indian low-cost airlines expanded with two new routes each?
13 new routes might not sound like much, but we have some heavyweight new routes to report on this week. Which low-cost airline became the first LCC to take on four incumbents between the capitals of India and Afghanistan? Which Latin American airline under pressure in the domestic market has launched two international routes to the capitals of neighbouring countries? And which route left vacant by now defunct Skyways now has two airlines operating?
Another quiet week for route launches, but we still have full analysis – including pictures – of new air services started in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Far East and Australia. But which US legacy carrier took over a route dropped by a low-cost airline? Which two Asian low-cost airlines launched their first routes to Bangkok? Which European flag carrier filled a route left unserved after a recent airline bankruptcy? And what seems to be the strategy for Emirates and flydubai in Iraq?
25 new routes have been launched in all corners of the world during the last week, but which is the first low-cost airline to operate between Mexico City and New York City? Which two Philippine carriers have grown their domestic networks? And which two airports are fast-growing Turkish Airlines’ next destinations?