Articles Tagged ‘YHZ’

New airline routes launched (04 June – 10 June 2019)

New airline routes launched (04 June – 10 June 2019)

In this week’s edition, a total of 29 new routes were launched by some 21 airlines, including KLM’s new nonstop service between Amsterdam and Las Vegas- the first direct connection between Holland and the US state of Nevada.

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.

United adds Halifax Stanfield and Prague as new connections

United adds Halifax Stanfield and Prague as new connections

United launched two new additions to its destination portfolio with Chicago O’Hare to Halifax Stanfield on 06 June, followed by Newark to Prague on 07 June.


Swoop soars with four new services

Swoop soars with four new services

Swoop inaugurates four new routes from its London Ontario and Winnipeg bases.

Flair Airlines first mover in Canadian ULCC market; Edmonton is largest base, competition with Swoop on three routes this summer

Flair Airlines first mover in Canadian ULCC market; Edmonton is largest base, competition with Swoop on three routes this summer

Things are hotting up on the Canadian ULCC scene. Flair Airlines was the first ultra-low fare new entrant in the country’s domestic market and has since been joined by Swoop. With Canada Jetlines expected to start operations in 2019, Nick Preston reviews Flair Airlines’ network and its growing competition.

Swoop sweeps Hamilton off its feet with ultra-low-cost launch

Swoop sweeps Hamilton off its feet with ultra-low-cost launch

Swoop, the WestJet-owned ULCC, begins operations from its first base at Hamilton. 


WestJet takes flight for the City of Lights

WestJet takes flight for the City of Lights

WestJet inaugurates operations between Halifax and Paris CDG, its first mainland European destination.

Europe's airports seal eighth consecutive Arch of Triumph victory

Europe’s airports seal eighth consecutive Arch of Triumph victory

Having not won a single award until Week 10 of the competition, Europe’s airports have not looked back since, securing an eighth win on the bounce. Find out which of the six gateways from the region – including this one from London Southend – wins this week, as well as which airports from around the world were […]

WestJet MAX-imises transatlantic network

WestJet MAX-imises transatlantic network

WestJet begins 737 MAX 8 transatlantic operations with new link between Halifax and London Gatwick.


Hamburg-Toronto is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 73,000 searches; Eurowings' entry into Canadian market??

Hamburg-Toronto is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 73,000 searches; Eurowings’ entry into Canadian market??

In the last year, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 73,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Hamburg and Toronto ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? With Eurowings and Condor positioned at the German end of the route and three airlines poised in Canada, who will be […]

Swoop swings into the Canadian market with low fares and five initial routes, however schedules suggest that there's room for more

Swoop swings into the Canadian market with low fares and five initial routes, however schedules suggest that there’s room for more

Swoop, a ULCC created by WestJet, announced its first routes on 1 February, with it basing aircraft in Abbotsford and Hamilton. Schedules show that three aircraft are needed at first, but evidence suggests that a fourth may also be required, meaning more routes are likely to be confirmed soon. Jonathan Ford takes a closer look […]

WestJet shakes things up on the transatlantic front from Halifax by announcing its first 737 MAX 8 routes – London Gatwick and Paris CDG

WestJet shakes things up on the transatlantic front from Halifax by announcing its first 737 MAX 8 routes – London Gatwick and Paris CDG

WestJet has announced that from April it will begin daily flights from Halifax to London Gatwick and Paris CDG, marking its first operations to the French capital. The news means that the carrier will be the first to link North America to mainland Europe using 737 MAX 8s. Jonathan Ford investigates further.