New Airline Routes

Alaska to Begin Los Angeles-Havana Route

Alaska to Begin Los Angeles-Havana Route

Alaska Airlines announced that it plans to launch new daily service to Havana, Cuba from Los Angeles on January 5, 2017.
The route will be the only service to Cuba from the West Coast of the United States.
Flights are scheduled to depart Los Angeles International Airport at 8:50 a.m. and arrive at José Martí International Airport in Havana at 4:55 p.m. Flights from Havana to Los Angeles will depart at 5:55 …

Air Canada to Link Toronto with Mumbai

Air Canada to Link Toronto with Mumbai

Air Canada announced that it plans to launch new service between Toronto and Mumbai, India on July 1 next year. The carrier will operate the service three times a week, using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.
Flights will depart Toronto at 9:35 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and arrive in Mumbai at 9:30 p.m. the following evening. From Mumbai, flights are scheduled to depart at 11:55 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays, and …

Xiamen Airlines Begins Xiamen-Shenzhen-Seattle Flights

Xiamen Airlines Begins Xiamen-Shenzhen-Seattle Flights

Xiamen Airlines announced the launch of new Xiamen-Shenzhen-Seattle service. The route is the carrier’s first with a destination in the United States.
Xiamen Airlines will operate the service using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
The service is also the first route between Shenzhen and the United States.
Xiamen Airlines, founded in 1982, is a member of the SkyTeam alliance and is headquartered in Xiamen, China.
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JetBlue to Begin Orlando-Los Angeles Service

JetBlue to Begin Orlando-Los Angeles Service

JetBlue Airways announced that it plans to launch new flights between Orlando and Los Angeles on January 5, 2017. The carrier will operate the route daily, using Airbus A320 aircraft.
Flights are scheduled to depart Orlando International Airport at 7:05 p.m. and arrive at Los Angeles International Airport at 9:39 p.m. From Los Angeles, flights will depart at 10:30 p.m. and arrive at 6:10 a.m. the next day.
JetBlue’s Airbus A320 aircraft …

Air Canada to Link Montreal with Shanghai

Air Canada to Link Montreal with Shanghai

Air Canada announced that it will launch new daily service between Montreal and Shanghai on February 16 of next year. The carrier will operate the service using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.
Flights are scheduled to depart Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport in the early afternoon and arrive at Shanghai Pudong International Airport in the late afternoon the next day. Flights from Shanghai to Montreal will depart in the early evening and arrive …

Finnair to Begin Helsinki-San Francisco Route

Finnair to Begin Helsinki-San Francisco Route

Finnair announced that it plans to launch new seasonal route between Helsinki and San Francisco on June 1, 2017. The carrier will operate the service with its joint business partners American Airlines, British Airways, and Iberia.
The airline will operate the service four times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, through September 30.
San Francisco will be Finnair’s fourth U.S. destination, joining New York, Chicago, and Miami.
Additionally, the airline announced that …

Air China Begins Beijing-Warsaw Route

Air China Begins Beijing-Warsaw Route

Air China announced the launch of new service between Beijing and Warsaw, Poland. The carrier will operate the route four times a week, using Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
Flights will depart Beijing at 2:30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, and arrive in Warsaw at 6:20 a.m. From Warsaw, flights will depart at 2:10 p.m. and arrive in Beijing at 4:30 a.m. the next day.
Air China’s A330-200s are configured with 30 …