Lufthansa has grown its route network with 12 new routes, both within Europe and to China.
Ak Bars Aero of Russia now flies from St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport to Lithuania’s capital Vilnius.
UTair now flies from St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport to Khanty-Mansiysk and Naryan-Mar.
Uzbekistan Airways now flies to St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport from Karshi in Uzbekistan.
Emirates now flies daily to St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport in Russia from its Dubai hub.
Donavia expands in Mineralnye Vody in North Caucasus with domestic Russian and international routes.
Rossiya Airlines now flies from St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport to Bukhara in Uzbekistan.
Vladivostok Air becomes the ninth airline to compete for passengers between Moscow and St Petersburg.
Out of this week’s 63 routes, Ryanair stands for 20. But which US low-cost carrier entered a route where it faces five competing airlines that already operate over 30 flights a day? And which European national carrier began serving Turkey? Don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet in left-hand column on the website, detailing all of this week’s new routes.
51 new routes were launched across the world in the last week, with Russian, German and Canadian airports represented the most. But which airport had 500 people celebrate the arrival of its first international passenger service? And in which country did three airlines launch domestic, regional services?
The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European low-cost carriers opened new bases?