Afriqiyah Airways commences services on the route from Benghazi in Libya to Khartoum in Sudan.
Bahrain Air expanding with new base in Dammam. Launches flights to Sudan on 13 June, Beirut to follow on 20 June.
Turkish Airlines has started flying to Mogadishu from Istanbul Atatürk Airport.
Ethiopian Airlines now flies to Sudan’s capital Khartoum from Bahir Dar and Mek’ele.
The last week has seen the launch of 35 new routes, of which eight were filling the void in the Mexican market after Mexicana’s demise. Plenty of cakes were baked to celebrate, but which airline opened a new base at a capital city airport? Which airline has changed its name just after launching two new international routes? And which South American city got its first connection with Europe since 1984?
This week has seen the launch of over 100 new routes! The single airport to have experienced the most new routes is Keflavik Airport in Iceland, followed by Ireland’s Cork Airport. The week’s routes are between 60 of the world’s countries, giving our coverage a truly global spread. We have all the details and lots of great celebratory pictures.
A big anna.aero welcome this week to LAM Mozambique Airlines making its first appearance in our news section. We also have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Angola, Azerbaijan, Australia, Bahamas, China, Denmark, El Salvador, Honduras, India, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Sudan, Thailand, the UAE, and the USA.
A big anna.aero welcome to Air Kiribati making their first appearance in our news section. We also have details of new routes (and celebratory pictures) started this week in Canada, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, Germany, India, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sudan, Turkey, the UAE, the UK, and the USA.