Latest Airline Route News
British Airways began Heathrow – Lahore on 12 October, joining Islamabad. Lahore had 173,000 passengers from Heathrow last year.
Blue Air began Bucharest – Amsterdam on 9 October, with an initial four-weekly offering. The airport-pair had almost 276,000 seats last year.
Wizz Air has opened its new Catania base. It’ll have 20 routes from the airport when are all operational.
United Express began Rochester – Denver on 1 October, with connectivity across multiple states. Phoenix is the top market.
Windrose began Kiev Borispol – Zagreb on 4 October, the first time in three decades that the two have been linked non-stop.
United Express, using SkyWest CRJ-200s, started Houston – Chattanooga on 30 September, its fourth destination in Tennessee from its Texas hub.
Jazeera Airways began Kuwait – Dhaka on 1 October. It is presently the only operator on the airport-pair, which had a 14-weekly offering this time in 2019.
Aer Lingus Regional has launched Belfast City to both East Midlands and Leeds Bradford, with these routes having a combined 295,000+ passengers last year.
Amelia took off from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris Orly today, filling a gap left by the end of Hop on the route which had 165,000 seats in the year to March.
Aer Lingus Regional has launched Birmingham and Manchester from Belfast City, with these two routes having 546,000 passengers last year.
Eastern Airways today (14 September) reconnected Teesside with Heathrow after an 11-year absence.
Loganair began Glasgow – Belfast City today (4 September), reconnecting the two airports following the end of flybe; an important market served once again.