Celebrating the Route of the Week award for Air France’s new service from Paris CDG launched 29 March are Vancouver Airport’s: Carl Jones, Director of Air Service Development; Anne Murray, VP of Marketing and Communications; Jason Tse, Manager of Air Service Development; and Sophie Wang, Aviation Marketing Analyst.
On 31 March, Amsterdam Airport celebrated with a massive clog-shaped cake the opening of easyJet’s base. The LCC will link Amsterdam to Dubrovnik, Olbia, Toulouse, Venice Marco Polo, Ibiza, Corfu and Palermo.
On 30 March, Lisbon Airport celebrated with a cake and an impressive water arch salute the arrival of Wizz Air’s twice-weekly flights from Budapest. The Hungarian ULCC will face competition on the new sector from TAP Portugal’s daily departures.
On 31 March, Virgin Atlantic Airways’ daily flights between London Heathrow and Delhi became the fourth route in the airline’s network to be flown by the carrier’s new 787-9. The arrival was welcomed at the Indian gateway with the traditional water arch salute.
On 29 March, SAS touched down at Budapest Airport from Stockholm Arlanda, having been welcomed with a cake by Sándor Saly, Airline Development Manager, Budapest Airport. The 1,360-kilometre sector will be served by a mixed fleet of the Star Alliance member’s 120-seat 737-600s, 141-seat 737-700 as well as 186-seat 737-800s.