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Southwest to Add New Routes to Hawaii, Add Inter-Island Service

Southwest to Add New Routes to Hawaii, Add Inter-Island Service

Southwest Airlines, which launched its first non-stop service to Hawaii on Sunday, will add additional non-stop flights in the coming months as well as intra-island service.
The airline’s first flight was from Oakland, California, to Honolulu.
The airline will add non-stop service from Oakland to Maui on April 7 and to Kona on May 12. It will inaugurate service from San Jose to Honolulu on May 5, and add San Jose-Kona and …

United Airlines Adds 18 New Routes from Denver, L.A., N.Y., San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.

United Airlines Adds 18 New Routes from Denver, L.A., N.Y., San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.

United Airlines announced the addition of 18 new routes from a list of cities that includes Cleveland, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.
The Chicago-based airline inaugurated service from Denver to Brownsville, Texas; Destin/Fort Walton Beach, Florida; Pensacola; Santa Rosa, California; Sarasota; and West Palm Beach earlier in March. It also added service from Cleveland to Tampa, and from Los Angeles to Redding, California.
United said that it …

Southwest to Add 6 Non-Stop Routes with Flights to St. Louis, Nashville, Buffalo, Houston, and Baltimore

Southwest to Add 6 Non-Stop Routes with Flights to St. Louis, Nashville, Buffalo, Houston, and Baltimore

Southwest Airlines announced plans to add new non-stop service between multiple city pairs including St. Louis and Salt Lake City, Nashville and Buffalo, Houston and Amarillo, and Dallas and Cleveland.
The Dallas-based airline is also restarting service between Baltimore/Washington and Newark, which was last served in March 2013.
Three new routes will start on October 5: weekend service between Nashville and Buffalo; Sunday service between Houston (Hobby) and Amarillo; and Sunday service between …

Southwest Airlines to Begin Service to Hawaii

Southwest Airlines to Begin Service to Hawaii

Southwest Airlines, which announced plans last May to offer service to Hawaii for the first time, said that the first flights will take place on March 17, 2019.
The inaugural flights will be Oakland, California to Honolulu on the 17th and from Oakland to Maui on April 7.
The airline will then launch service from San Jose to Honolulu on May 5 and from San Jose to Kahului on May 26.
In addition …

Hainan Launches Non-Stop Shenzhen-Tel Aviv Route

Hainan Launches Non-Stop Shenzhen-Tel Aviv Route

Hainan Airlines announced the start of its non-stop twice-weekly service between Shenzhen and Tel Aviv.
The airline is operating the flights with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The first flight took place on February 22, 2019.
Hainan Airlines’ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners are equipped with 30 lie-flat seats in business class and 258 seats in economy. Business-class seats are 22” wide and have a pitch of 74”.
This will be the carrier’s fourth service to …

JetBlue Launches Fort Lauderdale-Guayaquil, Ecuador, Adds Second Seasonal Flight to Quito

JetBlue Launches Fort Lauderdale-Guayaquil, Ecuador, Adds Second Seasonal Flight to Quito

JJetBlue Airways announced the start of new daily service linking Fort Lauderdale with Guayaquil, Ecuador, on Friday, as well as the addition of a second seasonal daily flight to Quito.
The inaugural flight departed Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport at approximately 7 p.m. local time and arrived shortly before 11 p.m.
Guayaquil is known for its museums, outdoor gardens, and zoos, as well as for its nearby island beaches.
Quito is the world’s …

Hainan Airlines Links Haikou, China, with Osaka

Hainan Airlines Links Haikou, China, with Osaka

Hainan Airlines inaugurated its new route linking Haikou, the capital of the Hainan Province in southern China, and Osaka, Japan.
Hainan will use Boeing 737-800 aircraft to operate the thrice-weekly flight.
China plans to increase tourism in the region, the government has said, and hopes to turn it into a global destination by 2035. The province expects to welcome two million visitors next year and predicts an increase of 25% per annum …