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JAL Expands Codeshares with Alaska Airlines, Qatar Airways

JAL Expands Codeshares with Alaska Airlines, Qatar Airways

Japan Airlines announced that it expanded its existing codeshare agreements with both Alaska Airlines and Qatar Airways.
Under the expansion, Japan Airlines will be able to place its code on 11 Qatar Airways flights from Doha. These include three routes to Turkey, with flights to Istanbul’s Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen Airports, as well as to Ankara.
The codeshare will also cover flights from Doha to Amman, Jordan, and Baku, Azerbaijan, as well …

WestJet to Increase Summer Flights, Begin Service to London, Paris

WestJet to Increase Summer Flights, Begin Service to London, Paris

WestJet announced that it plans to increase the number of flights to multiple destinations from its Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver hubs this summer. In addition, the carrier will launch new service from Halifax to both London and Paris, beginning in April.
The airline will increase the number of flights to 15 destinations from Calgary to major cities including Las Vegas, Dallas/Fort Worth, Vancouver, Edmonton, and Montreal, as well as to smaller …

Alaska Airlines Announces Flights to 8 Cities from Historic Paine Field Near Seattle

Alaska Airlines Announces Flights to 8 Cities from Historic Paine Field Near Seattle

Alaska Airlines announced that it would begin new service to eight destinations from Paine Field in-Snohomish County Airport in Everett, Washington this fall.
Paine Field is the site of Boeing’s Everett assembly plant that was part of the 747 program. Alaska, along with United Airlines, plans to offer scheduled service from the historic airport, which began commercial service in 1939.
The carrier, starting in September, will offer daily flights to Los Angeles, …

Norwegian to Launch Service from U.S. to Amsterdam, Madrid, Milan

Norwegian to Launch Service from U.S. to Amsterdam, Madrid, Milan

Norwegian Air announced plans to launch four new routes to Europe from the United States next year.
On May 7, the carrier will begin flights to Amsterdam from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The service will operate four times a week.
This will be followed by thrice weekly service to Madrid, Spain from New York on July 18.
On June 18, the airline will launch service to Milan, Italy from Los …

Air China to Launch Shenzhen-Los Angeles Route

Air China to Launch Shenzhen-Los Angeles Route

Air China announced the start of new service between Shenzhen and Los Angeles. The route is the first non-stop between the two cities.
Flights are scheduled to depart Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport at 11:30 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, arriving at Los Angeles International Airport at 8 p.m. From Los Angeles, flights will depart at 10:50 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and will arrive at 5:40 a.m. two days …

Los Angeles Wildfires Causing Major Traffic Disruptions to LAX, While Airport Remains Open

Los Angeles Wildfires Causing Major Traffic Disruptions to LAX, While Airport Remains Open

While the intense wildfires that broke out in Southern California earlier this week are not disrupting operations at Los Angeles International Airport, they are making getting to and from the airport a nightmare for drivers.
The fires, which already pose an “extreme” danger according to authorities, have already ravaged parts of Los Angeles, including Bel-Air and Ventura, with no end in sight. Strong Santa Ana winds have helped spread the fires …

Hawaiian Airlines to Launch New Maui-San Diego Flights

Hawaiian Airlines to Launch New Maui-San Diego Flights

Hawaiian Airlines announced that it plans to launch new service between Maui and San Diego on May 1. The carrier will use newly acquired Airbus A321neo aircraft to operate the daily flights.
Flights are scheduled to depart Maui’s Kahului Airport at 12:50 p.m. and arrive at San Diego International Airport at 9:10 p.m. Flights from San Diego to Maui will depart at 8:15 a.m. and arrive at 11:15 a.m.
Hawaiian’s new Airbus …