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Delta, Aeromexico to Launch Multiple New U.S.-Mexico Routes

Delta, Aeromexico to Launch Multiple New U.S.-Mexico Routes

Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico announced multiple new routes and increased frequencies as part of their new joint venture.
The two will launch five new routes, increase the frequency on four existing routes, and upgauge aircraft used to serve two routes.  All told, the two plan changes that they say will yield a 10% increase in transborder seat capacity by the end of the year.
The two carriers will begin new service …

Alaska Airlines to Link Mexico City with San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego

Alaska Airlines to Link Mexico City with San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego

Alaska Airlines announced that it plans to launch new service to Mexico City from three California cities, namely San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego, this year.
On August 8, the carrier will begin daily flights between Los Angeles and Mexico City, which are slated to depart Los Angeles at 8:18 a.m. and arrive in Mexico City at 1:55 p.m. Return flights will depart at 5:25 p.m. and arrive at 7:25 …

Wow Air to Offer Service to Tel Aviv from Boston, Newark, Los Angeles

Wow Air to Offer Service to Tel Aviv from Boston, Newark, Los Angeles

Wow Air, a low-cost carrier, announced that it will launch new service to Tel Aviv, Israel from several cities in the United States this fall.
Beginning September 12, the carrier will offer flights from Boston’s Logan International, Newark Liberty International, and Baltimore-Washington International airports.
The airline will also launch flights from Pittsburgh International, Chicago O’Hare International, and Miami International airports, as well as West Coast flights from San Francisco International and Los …

Delta to Begin LAX Terminal Relocation Later This Week

Delta to Begin LAX Terminal Relocation Later This Week

Delta Air Lines will begin the first phase of its relocation to Terminals 2 and 3 at Los Angeles International Airport later this week. The move from the carrier’s current home at Terminals 5 and 6 is expected to impact 21 airlines.
Delta said that the transition will begin May 12 and completed by the morning of May 17.
The move is part of a major $1.9-billion project at LAX that will …

Emirates to Decrease Service to U.S., Citing Significant Drop in Demand

Emirates to Decrease Service to U.S., Citing Significant Drop in Demand

Emirates Airline announced that it plans to reduce the number of flights it offers to the United States, citing recent government efforts to ban a wide swath of travelers from the Middle East as having lowered the demand for travel to the country. The airline also cited the highly-publicized ban on computers and tablets as carry-on items.
The carrier said it will continue to fly to the 12 U.S. destinations it …

Jet Airways, Virgin Atlantic to Expand Partnership

Jet Airways, Virgin Atlantic to Expand Partnership

Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic announced that the two are expanding their existing codeshare agreement.
Beginning April 19, Jet Airways will place its code on Virgin Atlantic flights between London Heathrow and nine destinations in the United States, namely Atlanta, Boston, Newark, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington Dulles.
Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic first began their codeshare partnership on flights in 2009. Under the agreement, Virgin has …

Austrian Airlines Links Vienna with Los Angeles

Austrian Airlines Links Vienna with Los Angeles

Austrian Airlines announced the launch of new service between Vienna and Los Angeles. The carrier will operate the service five times a week initially, and will increase to six flights a week beginning June 13.
Flights will depart Vienna International Airport at 10:03 a.m. and arrive at Los Angeles International Airport at 1:20 p.m. Flights from Los Angeles to Vienna are scheduled to depart at 3:05 p.m. and arrive at 12:05 …