The inaugural flight lands in Providence with flags at the ready. The airline will operate a thrice-weekly service to the Rhode Island airport, using its only 757-200, and replacing the carrier’s only US service to Boston which ended on 29 May.
- TACV Cabo Verde Airlines launched three routes from Praia (RAI) this week, starting on 2 June with a new thrice-weekly service to Providence (PVD). The 5,457-kilometre sector will operate using the airline’s only 757-200, and becomes its only US destination, replacing Boston which ended on 29 May. On 5 June, the carrier launched flights to Recife (REC), its second Brazilian destination after Fortaleza. The 2,853-kilometre route operates weekly on Fridays using the airline’s single 737-800. The final route launch took place on 8 June, with the airline beginning flights to Bissau (OXB). The 911-kilometre sector also operates weekly, with a Monday service flown by the carrier’s ATR-72s. None of the new routes face direct competition according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. See how Providence Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.