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Air China becomes first carrier to serve new Hongyuan Airport

Air China becomes first carrier to serve new Hongyuan Airport

Air China connects Chengdu with new airport at Hongyuan using A319s.

YANAIR adds second route to Georgia

YANAIR adds second route to Georgia

YANAIR now connects Kiev Zhulyany to Tbilisi with twice-weekly operations, using its Saab 340s. Competes against Air Caucasus.

Frontier Airlines expands domestic network from Washington Dulles

Frontier Airlines expands domestic network from Washington Dulles

Frontier Airlines adds five routes from Washington Dulles, VA to Atlanta, GA, Charlotte Douglas, NC, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN, Orlando, FL and Tampa, FL, using A320s and competing with Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways.


Washington Dulles’ Frontier Airlines FTWA takes victory in all-American “Arch of Triumph” week

Washington Dulles’ Frontier Airlines FTWA takes victory in all-American “Arch of Triumph” week

North America has secured its second win of the 2014 competition this week, with a Fire Truck Water Arch entry from Washington Dulles Airport, to celebrate the historic base launch by Frontier Airlines.

Finnair adds destination #6 in Russia

Finnair adds destination #6 in Russia

Finnair begins thrice-weekly flights from Helsinki to Kazan, using Flybe Finland’s E190s.

Airnorth starts Darwin to Cairns route - via Gove

Airnorth starts Darwin to Cairns route – via Gove

Airnorth makes Cairns its 13th destination from Darwin; will compete against Jetstar Airways and Qantas.


Russian airport wins Arch of Triumph for the second consecutive week

Russian airport wins Arch of Triumph for the second consecutive week

Following last week’s win of Samara (pictured), Russia secures its second Arch of Triumph winner in 2014. Therefore, the gateway to the capital of Republic of Tatarstan achieved this week’s monumental feat of airport marketing prowess, entering the ranking at position #8.

Spirit Airlines arrives at Kansas City with five routes

Spirit Airlines arrives at Kansas City with five routes

Spirit Airlines begins services to Kansas City from Chicago O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston Intercontinental, Detroit and Las Vegas with daily flights, using A319s.

Emirates starts its second US destination in 2014 – Chicago O’Hare

Emirates starts its second US destination in 2014 – Chicago O’Hare

Emirates begins operations to its ninth US destination completing the MEB3 trio at Chicago O’Hare.


Russian airport wins ‘Arch of Triumph’ – first this year

Russian airport wins ‘Arch of Triumph’ – first this year

Russia wins its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ title in 2014, and in the process secures a spot on the overall leader board. The winning airport joins Vologograd (pictured) to become only the second Russian facility to win the prestigious airport marketing award.

flyvista starts operations with Tbilisi to Tehran link

flyvista starts operations with Tbilisi to Tehran link

flyvista, the Georgian start-up airline, will use its single 737-300 to connect to the capital of Iran.

China Southern Airlines launches second route to Moscow

China Southern Airlines launches second route to Moscow

China Southern Airlines introduces thrice-weekly flights between Wuhan and Moscow Sheremetyevo using A330s.