Latest Airline Route News
Tampa International Airport celebrated the new Frontier route to New York LaGuardia on 1 December 2021 with custom-made cookies for the passengers. The new service is operated three times per week.
Contrary to its airport code – PIE – St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport also loves a good cake. The airport recently celebrated both the Swoop inaugural from PIE to Toronto and the Allegiant launch from PIE to Key West with spectacular cakes, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize.
Virgin Atlantic launched a twice-weekly route from London Heathrow to the Bahamas on 20 November 2021. The service departs Heathrow, arriving in Nassau and then travelling on to Montego Bay, and is operated with the airline’s B787-9 aircraft.
Ryanair has announced a twice-weekly service from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Brussels Charleroi, as well as the return of flights to the popular Croatian holiday destination Zadar for summer 2022, with twice-weekly flights. Both routes commence at the end of March 2022.
United Airlines launched a daily non-stop Denver service from Shreveport on 31 October 2021. Shreveport Airport celebrated with a spectacular route launch cake in the shape of the 50-seat CRJ200 that is used for the service. United also flies to Houston from Shreveport.
Tampa International Airport has celebrated the launch of four new destinations with Spirit Airlines. St. Louis and Milwaukee services were launched on 17 November and Louisville and Manchester, NH on 18 November. There were special luggage tags and ‘cake in a jar’ treats for passengers.
Spirit Airlines has launched new daily nonstop routes between Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Fort Myers, and Phoenix. The airport held an inaugural launch celebration at the gate, with passengers treated to cookies, first flight certificates, and fun MKE swag.
Coffs Harbour Airport has welcomed back the Virgin Australia service between Coffs Harbour and Melbourne. Up to seven services per week will operate between Melbourne and Coffs Harbour between 18 November 2021 and 25 April 2022, providing more than 20,000 seats.
Ryanair has launched a new base at Riga Airport with two new based aircraft and a significantly-expanded route network. Riga Airport baked a specially-designed cake to celebrate the occasion with airline representatives. With the base opening, Ryanair launches services from Riga to 17 new destinations.
Tampa International Airport has welcomed back British Airways with a real fanfare after a 20-month hiatus, with the airline restoring its nonstop connection to London Gatwick. Celebrations included a beautiful cake, balloons, and a band playing British songs at the gate.
Oman Airports has been pleased to see the return of traffic services. It has recently welcomed several new services, including Flydubai from Dubai to Sohar, Edelweiss Air from Zurich to Muscat, Air France from Paris to Muscat, and Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to Muscat.
Northern Tasmania now has unprecedented access to Western Australia. Virgin Australia launched non-stop flights from Launceston to Perth on 5 November 2021. Launceston Airport celebrated with a spectacular cake, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize.