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United to Launch Four New Routes this Month

United to Launch Four New Routes this Month

United Airlines announced it will begin four new routes next week.
On October 26, the carrier will begin new service between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia.  The flights will operate six times a week, using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft configured with 48 seats in first class, and 204 in economy, including 88 in United Economy Plus, the airline’s premium economy lite section.  The new Los Angeles-Melbourne route will be the carrier’s …

Etihad to Add Flights to Upcoming Abu Dhabi-Dallas/Fort Worth Service

Etihad to Add Flights to Upcoming Abu Dhabi-Dallas/Fort Worth Service

Etihad Airways announced it will increase its flights on its Abu Dhabi-Dallas/Fort Worth route next April. The new service, set to begin on December 3 of this year, was first announced by the airline last December.
When it first begins this year, the service will operate three times a week, on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, expanding to seven times a week on April 16, 2015, with the additional flights set to …

TAME Airlines Launches New Quito-Fort Lauderdale Flights

TAME Airlines Launches New Quito-Fort Lauderdale Flights

TAME Airlines announced the launch of new service between Quito, Ecuador and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport last week.
The new service operates daily, with flights departing Quito at 2:15 a.m. and arriving in Fort Lauderdale at 7:15 a.m., and flights from Fort Lauderdale to Quito departing at 9:00 a.m. and arriving at 12:00 p.m.
The airline uses an Airbus 320, able to seat 162 passengers, and an Airbus 319, with a capacity …

Alaska Airlines to Begin San Diego-Kona, Hawaii Route

Alaska Airlines to Begin San Diego-Kona, Hawaii Route

Alaska Airlines announced it will launch new service between San Diego and Kona, Hawaii, on March 5 of next year.
The service will operate three times a week.
Flights from San Diego will depart at 5:55 p.m.  local time on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, arriving in Kona at 10:10 p.m.  From Kona, flights will depart at 9:00 a.m., also on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and will arrive in San Diego at 4:25 …

American Airlines to Launch Miami-Frankfurt Route in 2015

American Airlines to Launch Miami-Frankfurt Route in 2015

American Airlines said it will continue to expand its Miami hub, including adding a non-stop flight to Frankfurt, Germany.
The Fort Worth-based airline recently announced plans for new routes out of Miami, linking the city to Austin, Kansas City, San Antonio, and Salt Lake City.  It also recently began service between Miami and Cap-Haitien, Haiti.
Speaking in front of a group of journalists, Doug Parker, the airline’s CEO, said that American would …

Southwest Launches Seven New Routes From Dallas Love Field

Southwest Launches Seven New Routes From Dallas Love Field

Southwest Airlines announced the launch of new, non-stop flights to seven new destinations from Dallas Love Field on Monday.  The carrier began service to Baltimore, Chicago Midway, Denver, Washington Reagan, Orlando, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles.
The new flights follow the repeal of the Wright Amendment, which was lifted on Monday.  Originally imposed in 1979, the amendment limited the number of destinations that Dallas Love Field could serve.
In addition to the …

Virgin America Begins Flights From Dallas Love Field

Virgin America Begins Flights From Dallas Love Field

Virgin America announced the launch of new, non-stop flights from Dallas Love Field to San Francisco International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, and Washington Reagan National Airport.  The airline will operate thrice-daily flights on each of the new routes.
Flights to San Francisco depart at 7:50 a.m., 2:45 p.m., and 7:25 p.m., and arrive at 9:35 a.m., 4:30 p.m., and 9:10 p.m.  From San Francisco, flights depart at 7:20 a.m., 11:40 …