Network Planning Community News

Finnair celebrates 50 Years of New York-Newark to Helsinki route

Finnair celebrates 50 Years of New York-Newark to Helsinki route

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Finnair celebrates 50 years of its New York Newark-Helsinki route, United launches a connection into Canada, La Compagnie replaces B757s with A321neo and SunExpress launches 6 additional routes out of Düsseldorf.

Air Transat launches A321neo LR services between Montreal and Bordeaux

Air Transat launches A321neo LR services between Montreal and Bordeaux

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Air Transat launches A321neo services, British Airways resumes services to Pakistan, Southampton receives best in class status, and IATA holds its Annual General Meeting…

ANA launches A380 services between Tokyo Narita and Honolulu

ANA launches A380 services between Tokyo Narita and Honolulu

In this week’s Network Planning Community Newsletter, Airbus celebrates 50 years in commercial aviation, ANA launches A380 services between Tokyo and Honolulu, Delta expands its transatlantic offering from Boston and Tampa, and SAS Scandinavian Airlines announces a partnership with Airbus to research electric aircraft. 


Corendon Airlines opens base at Münster/Osnabrück

Corendon Airlines opens base at Münster/Osnabrück

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Corendon Airlines bases a 737-800 at Münster/Osnabrück, opening 10 routes to Adana, Antalya, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Heraklion, Hurghada, Izmir, Kos, Rhodes and Tenerife South. More news also from Birmingham Airport.

Lauda announces 21 new routes from Vienna

Lauda announces 21 new routes from Vienna

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Lauda, the new name of Laudamotion, has confirmed 21 new routes from Vienna for W19/20, including Agadir, Birmingham, Liverpool and Münster. More news also from Ryanair which has confirmed it will add Kharkiv and Odessa in Ukraine to its network in June. 

40 airlines confirmed for inaugural CONNECT MEIA Conference in Dubai

40 airlines confirmed for inaugural CONNECT MEIA Conference in Dubai

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, CONNECT MEIA is delighted to confirm that 40 airlines have now registered for the inaugural event, taking place 30 April–1 May at the Dubai World Trade Centre and co-located with the Arabian Travel Market. More news also from Denver Airport.


Alaska Airlines celebrates Route of the Week award for Everett Paine Field inauguration while Gainesville heralds Cake of the Week win

Alaska Airlines celebrates Route of the Week award for Everett Paine Field inauguration while Gainesville heralds Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Alaska Airlines winning Route of the Week for its first operations from Everett Paine Field, Gainesville Airport in the US rejoices its Cake of the Week title for American Airlines’ inaugural from Dallas/Fort Worth.

Antalya to host 17th CONNECT Route Development Forum in 2020

Antalya to host 17th CONNECT Route Development Forum in 2020

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Antalya Airport in Turkey is confirmed as the host for the 17th CONNECT Route Development Forum, while Loganair announces three Scottish links to London Southend, plus news of the first scheduled commercial services from Carlisle Airport in 25 years.

Aurigny announces two new routes, returns to inter-island service between Jersey and Guernsey

Aurigny announces two new routes, returns to inter-island service between Jersey and Guernsey

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Aurigny announces two new routes for S19, including its return on inter-island flights between Guernsey and Jersey, Cork confirms four new routes with Ryanair for W19/20, plus more news from Johannesburg Airport.


Delta Air Lines to fly year-round between Atlanta and Vancouver

Delta Air Lines to fly year-round between Atlanta and Vancouver

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Vancouver Airport celebrates as Delta Air Lines converts its Atlanta link to a year-round service, Münster/Osnabrück confirms Corendon Airlines’ base announcement, plus news on Routes Americas 2020 and the new Silk Sky air transport forum to be hosted by St. Petersburg Airport.

Salvador Bahia Airport welcomes TAP Air Portugal A330-900neo services

Salvador Bahia Airport welcomes TAP Air Portugal A330-900neo services

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Salvador Bahia Airport in Brazil welcomes TAP Air Portugal’s new A330-900neo on its connection from Lisbon, Hong Kong Airport celebrates the first day of the Chinese New Year, plus more news from Iberia.

Venice Marco Polo and easyJet celebrate 20 million passenger milestone

Venice Marco Polo and easyJet celebrate 20 million passenger milestone

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, easyJet celebrates 20 million passengers at Venice Marco Polo, while Blue Islands announces two new routes from Guernsey to London Southend and Liverpool. More news also from Cebu, host destination of Routes Asia 2019, plus Milan Malpensa.