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Delta to Launch Five New Routes From Seattle

Delta to Launch Five New Routes From Seattle

Delta Air Lines announced it will begin service from Seattle to five new destinations next summer.  The carrier plans to launch flights to Denver, Colorado; Sacramento, California; Boise, Idaho; and both Ketchikan and Sitka, Alaska.
On May 4, 2015, the airline will begin four daily flights between Seattle and both Sacramento and Boise.  All of the flights will be operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines, with the exception of one …

Alaska Airlines to Launch Seattle-Milwaukee, Seattle-Oklahoma City, Portland-St. Louis Routes

Alaska Airlines to Launch Seattle-Milwaukee, Seattle-Oklahoma City, Portland-St. Louis Routes

Alaska Airlines announced it will add three new routes next July, two from Seattle and one from Portland, Oregon.  The carrier is expanding its partnership with SkyWest Airlines, and will operate the new flights using SkyWest Embraer E175 planes under a capacity purchase agreement.
Beginning July 1, 2015, Alaska will offer daily service between Seattle and Milwaukee.  Flights will depart Seattle at 9:35 a.m. and arrive in Milwaukee at 3:10 p.m., …

American’s US Airways Unit to Launch Daytime London-Philly Route

American’s US Airways Unit to Launch Daytime London-Philly Route

American Airlines announced plans to operate a daytime flight linking Philadelphia and London next spring.  The flight will be operated by its US Airway subsidiary.
Flights will depart Philadelphia International Airport at 9:55 a.m. and arrive at London Heathrow at 10:10 p.m.  Flights from London will depart at 8:20 a.m. and arrive in Philadelphia at 11:35 a.m.
American will operate the flight using Boeing 757-200 aircraft.
On Friday, Delta Air Lines announced that …

Delta to Launch Philly-London Service in 2015

Delta to Launch Philly-London Service in 2015

Delta Air Lines announced it will begin new daily, non-stop service between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and London, England next spring.
Flights will depart Philadelphia International Airport at 7:04 p.m. and arrive at London Heathrow at 7:30 a.m. local time. From London, flights will depart at 12:30 p.m., and arrive in Philadelphia at 4:01 p.m.
Delta will operate the flights using a Boeing 757-200.  The service will commence on April 8, 2015.
The aircraft is configured …

Delta to Cut Four Memphis Routes, Lay Off Dozens of Employees

Delta to Cut Four Memphis Routes, Lay Off Dozens of Employees

Delta Air Lines announced that it will cease operating four of its non-stop routes from Memphis International Airport next year, although it will begin serving several new cities from its former hub.
Beginning January 5, 2015, the airline will no longer offer non-stop service from Memphis to Pittsburgh International Airport, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.  In addition, the carrier will discontinue its Memphis-Washington Reagan route …

Etihad Inaugurates Abu Dhabi-San Francisco Route

Etihad Inaugurates Abu Dhabi-San Francisco Route

Etihad Airways announced the launch of new, daily service between Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and San Francisco on Tuesday.  The airline operates the new flights using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
Flights depart Abu Dhabi International Airport at 2:15 a.m. and arrive at San Francisco International Airport at 6:30 a.m. the same day.  Flights from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi depart at 8:30 a.m. and arrive at 12:40 …

Alaska Airlines to Launch Seattle-Washington Dulles Service Next Spring

Alaska Airlines to Launch Seattle-Washington Dulles Service Next Spring

Alaska Airlines announced it will begin new daily, non-stop flights between Seattle and Washington Dulles International Airport on March 11 next year.  Once the new flights begin, Alaska will offer service from Seattle to all three Washington D.C.-area airports, including Washington Reagan and Baltimore/Washington International.
Flights will depart Seattle at 9:20 a.m. and arrive at Washington Dulles at 5:20 p.m.  From Dulles, flights, will depart at 6:20 p.m., and arrive in …