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Delta to Begin 11 New Transatlantic Routes this Summer

Delta to Begin 11 New Transatlantic Routes this Summer

Delta Air Lines announced plans to launch and re-launch approximately 11 routes between the United Sates and Europe this summer.
The carrier will begin new flights between Atlanta and Lisbon, as well as service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to the Azores, Portugal. The latter will be the carrier’s first route to the Portuguese archipelago.
Delta will launch new Indianapolis-Paris flights, the carrier’s first European service from the Indiana …

Delta to Resume Service to Mumbai After Three Years

Delta to Resume Service to Mumbai After Three Years

Delta Air Lines announced that it will begin new service from the United States to Mumbai next year. The service will be the carrier’s first to the country in over three years.
The airline last flew to India on a New York JFK-Amsterdam-Mumbai route on March 28, 2015. On that date, the carrier discontinued the Mumbai portion of the route.
The service is subject to government approval, and Delta said that details …

Virgin Atlantic to Begin Flights to Las Vegas, Add Extra Flight to Boston

Virgin Atlantic to Begin Flights to Las Vegas, Add Extra Flight to Boston

Virgin Atlantic announced that it will begin new and additional flights from London Heathrow.
The carrier will launch a new London-Las Vegas route on March 31, which will be operated using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
The airline will also add a second daily flight to its London-Boston route on this date. The service will be operated using Airbus A330-300 aircraft.
In addition, Virgin will bring back its seasonal London Heathrow-Barbados route, which will …

Air China to Begin Beijing-Hanoi Flights

Air China to Begin Beijing-Hanoi Flights

Air China announced plans to launch new service between Beijing and Hanoi, Vietnam, on June 1. The carrier will operate the route four times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
Flights are scheduled to depart Beijing at 1:25 a.m. and arrive in Hanoi at 4:15 a.m. Flights from Hanoi will depart at 5:45 a.m. and arrive in Beijing at 10:25 a.m.
Air China will use Airbus A321 aircraft equipped with …

Wow Air to Launch Flights to New Delhi from Newark, Chicago, Los Angeles

Wow Air to Launch Flights to New Delhi from Newark, Chicago, Los Angeles

Wow Air announced on December 5 plans to launch new service from nine U.S. cities to New Delhi, India, with a stopover in Reykjavik.
The carrier will offer flights to the Indian capital from Newark, Boston, Baltimore, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Detroit, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and St. Louis.
Wow will use Airbus A330neo aircraft on the new flights. The planes will be outfitted with the carrier’s new Wow premium seats, with 37” legroom.
The …

United to Increase East Coast Flights from Newark and Washington, D.C.

United to Increase East Coast Flights from Newark and Washington, D.C.

United Airlines announced plans to increase flights to various East Coast destinations from its hubs in Newark and Washington, D.C. this fall. The carrier said that it will also begin new service to Palm Springs in the winter.
Beginning October 4, the airline will increase its flights from Newark Liberty International Airport to Pittsburgh and Orlando to nine daily flights each; service to Nashville to seven flights a day; and service …

Delta to Begin Boston-Philadelphia Route

Delta to Begin Boston-Philadelphia Route

Delta Air Lines announced plans to launch new daily service between Boston and Philadelphia on October 1. Flights will be operated by Delta Connection carrier Endeavor Air.
Flights are scheduled to depart Boston’s Logan International Airport at 6:45 a.m., 11:05 a.m., 1:50 p.m., and 6:35 p.m., arriving at Philadelphia International Airport at 8:23 a.m., 12:49 p.m., 3:41 p.m., and 8:10 p.m., respectively. From Philadelphia, flights are scheduled to depart at 9 …