New Airline Routes

Sichuan Airlines to Launch Chengdu-Auckland Route

Sichuan Airlines to Launch Chengdu-Auckland Route

Sichuan Airlines announced that it plans to begin new service between Chengdu, China and Auckland, New Zealand on June 13.
The carrier will operate the route three days a week, using Airbus A330 aircraft.
Flights are scheduled to depart Chengdu at 1:55 a.m. and arrive in Auckland at 6:45 p.m. Flights from Auckland to Chengdu will depart at 8:30 p.m. and arrive at 6:30 a.m. the next morning.
Sichuan Airlines was founded in …

Beijing Capital Airlines to Launch Beijing-Lisbon Route

Beijing Capital Airlines to Launch Beijing-Lisbon Route

Capital Airlines, or Beijing Capital Airlines, announced that it plans to launch new flights between Beijing, China, and Lisbon, Portugal, on July 26.
The carrier will operate the service three times a week.
Flights will depart Beijing Capital International Airport at 1:10 a.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive in Lisbon at 7:30 a.m. the next morning. From Lisbon, flights are scheduled to depart at 11 a.m., also on Wednesdays, Fridays, …

Turkish Airlines Begins Service to Samara, Russia

Turkish Airlines Begins Service to Samara, Russia

Turkish Airlines announced the launch of new service between Istanbul and Samara, Russia. The carrier will operate the route three times a week.
Flights will depart Istanbul Atatürk Airport at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and arrive at Kurumoch International Airport in Samara at 12:55 a.m. the next morning. Return flights are scheduled to depart at 2:05 a.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, arriving back in Istanbul at 4:45 …

Alaska Airlines Links Seattle with Wichita, San Luis Obispo

Alaska Airlines Links Seattle with Wichita, San Luis Obispo

Alaska Airlines announced the launch of new daily service from Seattle to Wichita, Kansas and San Luis Obispo, California. The new routes will be operated by SkyWest Airlines.
Flights to Wichita will depart Seattle at 11:45 a.m. and arrive at 5:05 p.m. From Wichita, flights are scheduled to depart at 5:50 p.m. and arrive back in Seattle at 7:40 p.m.
Flights from Seattle to San Luis Obispo will depart at 8 a.m. …

Alaska Airlines to Link Dallas Love Field with Seattle, Portland, San Diego, San Jose

Alaska Airlines to Link Dallas Love Field with Seattle, Portland, San Diego, San Jose

Alaska Airlines announced that it plans to launch new service from Dallas Love Field to four destinations on the West Coast. The carrier will begin twice-daily flights to Seattle and daily service to Portland, Oregon on August 27. In addition, it will begin daily flights to San Diego and San Jose, California on February 16, 2018.
Flights to Seattle will depart Dallas Love Field at 10:20 a.m. and 3:38 p.m., arriving …

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 …

Southwest to Begin New West Coast Flights From Sacramento

Southwest to Begin New West Coast Flights From Sacramento

Southwest Airlines announced plans to launch various new routes on the West Coast this summer.
On August 1, the carrier will begin twice-daily service between Sacramento and Long Beach, California, as well as once-daily service between Sacramento and Spokane, Washington.
On June 5, the airline will expand its service between Sacramento and Seattle to 11 flights a day, and between Sacramento and San Diego to six daily flights.
San Diego International Airport will …