New Airline Routes

Delta to Link New York with Lagos, Nigeria

Delta to Link New York with Lagos, Nigeria

Delta Air Lines announced that it will begin new service to Lagos, Nigeria from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on March 24, 2017. The carrier will operate the service three times a week, using Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
Flights to Lagos’ Murtala Muhammad International Airport are scheduled to depart New York at 10:50 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and arrive at at 2:05 p.m. the next day. From Lagos, …

Hainan Airlines to Launch Chengdu-New York Flights

Hainan Airlines to Launch Chengdu-New York Flights

Hainan Airlines announced that it will begin new service between Chengdu and New York on October 26. The route will be the carrier’s second non-stop to North America from Chengdu, after its Chengdu-Los Angeles route.
Flights to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport will initially depart on Thursdays and Saturdays, while flights to Chengdu will operate on Fridays and Sundays. Beginning October 29, flights to New York will switch to …

American Airlines to Add Service to Budapest and Prague from Philly

American Airlines to Add Service to Budapest and Prague from Philly

American Airlines said it will offer seasonal service to Budapest and Prague from its hub in Philadelphia starting next year. In addition, the carrier said it will add service from Chicago to Venice, Italy.
The three new flights will operate between May 4, 2018 and October 27.
Flights to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport will leave Philadelphia at 6:25 p.m. and arrive the following day at 9:35 a.m. Flights destined for Prague …

Alaska Airlines Begins Mexico City Flights from San Francisco, Los Angeles

Alaska Airlines Begins Mexico City Flights from San Francisco, Los Angeles

Alaska Airlines announced the launch of new service to Mexico City from both San Francisco and Los Angeles. The carrier will operate both routes daily, and will add a second daily Los Angeles-Mexico City flight on November 6.
Flights from San Francisco will depart San Francisco International Airport at 9:55 a.m. and arrive at Benito Juarez International Airport at 4:20 p.m. From Mexico City, flights are scheduled to depart at 3:15 …

Hainan Airlines to Begin Beijing-Belgrade Flights

Hainan Airlines to Begin Beijing-Belgrade Flights

Hainan Airlines announced that it plans to launch new service to Belgrade, Serbia from Beijing, with a stopover in Prague, on September 15.
The route would be an extension of the carrier’s current Beijing-Prague service, which the airline operates on Mondays and Fridays.
Hainan will operate the Beijing-Prague-Belgrade flights using Airbus A330-300 aircraft, equipped with 32 lie-flat seats in business class and 260 seats in economy. Business-class seats are 21” wide and …

Delta to Launch Orlando-Amsterdam Flights

Delta to Launch Orlando-Amsterdam Flights

Delta Air Lines announced that it will begin new daily service between Orlando and Amsterdam on March 30 next year.
Flights will depart Orlando International Airport at 9:45 p.m. and arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol at 12:45 p.m. the next day. From Amsterdam, flights are scheduled to depart at 1:15 p.m. and arrive in Orlando at 5:41 p.m.
Delta will operate the service using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, equipped with 36 lie-flat seats in …

Brussels Airlines to Increase Frequency on Mumbai Flights

Brussels Airlines to Increase Frequency on Mumbai Flights

Brussels Airlines announced that it will increase its frequency between Brussels and Mumbai from five to six weekly flights starting on October 29.
The additional flights will operate on Saturday, and will depart Brussels at 10:20 a.m. local time, arriving in Mumbai at 11:25 p.m. From Mumbai, flights are scheduled to depart at 1:15 a.m. and arrive back in Brussels at 6:35 a.m.
Once the new flight has been added, the carrier …