All New Airline Routes
Turkish Airlines begins a four times weekly service from Istanbul New Airport to London Gatwick.
A total of 16 routes were launched by 11 airlines over the course of the past seven days, including Garuda Indonesia beginning a non-stop service between London Heathrow and Denpasar, GX Airlines commencing only its second international service from Nanning, plus VietJet Air homing in on Van Don.
A total of 28 routes were launched by 18 airlines during the past week, including HK Express commencing its 11th route to Japan from Hong Kong, Turkish Airlines launching a new capital connection between its home market and Georgia, plus AirAsia India embarking on a new connection to Mumbai.
A total of 22 routes were launched by 11 airlines during the past week, including SUN-AIR launching its second connection from Friedrichshafen and Turkish Airlines adding Ankara to London Gatwick, plus VietJet Air’s introduction of its third route to Japan.
A total of 181 routes were launched by 79 airlines between 18 December 2018 and 7 January 2019, including 26 additional airport pairs from American Airlines, Hainan Airlines adding two routes to Paris CDG, plus Qatar Airways adding its third destination in Vietnam.
A total of 82 routes were launched by 41 airlines during the past week, including China Eastern Airlines commencing a new long-haul service from Xi’an, Copa Airlines inaugurating routes 79 and 80 from Panama City, plus Air Arabia opening its newest connection from Sharjah.
A total of 40 routes were launched by 25 airlines during the course of last week, including easyJet inaugurating five new routes, Air Italy making a move for Delhi from Milan Malpensa, plus Frontier Airlines creating four new Floridian connections.
A total of 38 routes were launched by 30 airlines during the course of last week, including Jet Airways inaugurating its fourth route to Singapore, Eurowings taking over from Lufthansa between Düsseldorf and New York Newark, plus AirAsia starting three new city pairs across Asia.
A total of 20 routes were launched by 12 airlines during the course of last week, including SpiceJet launching a daily service between Delhi and Hong Kong, Virgin Australia Airlines going international from Newcastle, plus Wizz Air further expanding from Vienna.
A total of 132 routes were launched by 50 airlines during the course of the last two weeks, including Frontier Airlines commencing 28 new services, of which 20 involve airports in Florida, Fly Corporate stepping in for JETGO in Wollongong, plus Adria Airways returning to the London market.
A total of 203 routes were launched by 65 airlines over the past seven days, including 45 new services from Ryanair, 21 from easyJet, plus the first operations from the new Istanbul Airport by Turkish Airlines.
A total of 262 routes were launched by 70 airlines during the course of the first week of the W18/19 season, including 61 new routes by Ryanair, 19 from easyJet, plus 17 from Laudamotion.