New Airline Routes

American Airlines to Add 13 Seasonal Routes

American Airlines to Add 13 Seasonal Routes

American Airlines announced plans to add seven new seasonal routes starting in December and January.
The new routes will link Phoenix with four destinations, namely Cedar Rapids, Fort Lauderdale, New Orleans, and Wichita.  These routes will launch December 18, 2019.   The airline is also adding Los Angeles to Memphis, New York (LaGuardia) to Key West, and Washington D.C. (Reagan) to Panama City, Florida.
With the exception of the New York-Key West route, …

Two French Low-Cost Carriers to Offer Service to New York in 2020

Two French Low-Cost Carriers to Offer Service to New York in 2020

Two low-cost French airlines announced plans to offer non-stop service from Paris Orly Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport in the New York metropolitan area.
Both French bee and Corsair International will offer flights starting on June 10, 2020.  French bee will operate its flights using Airbus A350-900 aircraft.  Corsair will use Airbus A330-900neo jets.
Founded in 2016, French bee was originally known as French Blue until it changed its name following …

Lufthansa to Take Over Air Canada’s Seasonal Service from Ottawa to Frankfurt

Lufthansa to Take Over Air Canada’s Seasonal Service from Ottawa to Frankfurt

Star Alliance partners Lufthansa and Air Canada announced that the German flag carrier would begin to operate summer seasonal service linking Ottawa and Frankfurt and that Air Canada would discontinue its own service after this year.
The last Air Canada flight on the route will be operated on October 24, 2019. Lufthansa will take over the route on May 16, 2020 and operate it through October 24, 2020.
The Ottawa-Frankfurt service will …

JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service to Georgetown, Guyana

JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service to Georgetown, Guyana

JetBlue Airways announced plans to offer new non-stop service from New York City to Georgetown, Guyana.
The New York-based airline will begin to offer service between John F. Kennedy International Airport and Cheddi Jagan International Airport starting April 2, 2020.
The carrier will operate the route using its new A321neo aircraft.
“Guyana service introduces a diverse and underserved destination to the JetBlue route map which will benefit both leisure travelers, as well as …

American Airlines to Add New Flights to Alaska and Montana

American Airlines to Add New Flights to Alaska and Montana

American Airlines said it will add new seasonal flights to Big Sky Country in Montana from New York, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles, as well as three new routes to Alaska, all starting next spring.
The airline plans to introduce daily service to Bozeman, Montana, from Los Angeles as well as Saturday service to Bozeman from Philadelphia and New York’s La Guardia Airport, starting in June 2020.  At the same time, it …

El Al to Open New Routes to Dublin and Düsseldorf

El Al to Open New Routes to Dublin and Düsseldorf

El Al Israel Airlines announced plans to introduce non-stop thrice-weekly service to both Dublin and Düsseldorf.
The new routes were introduced with the carrier’s second quarter financial results.
Dublin is considered a strategic market as it will be the only English-speaking capital city in the European Union after Brexit.
Düsseldorf will be the Israeli flag carrier’s fourth destination in Germany. With the addition of the two routes, El Al will offer non-stop service …

Azul to Offer Non-Stop Service from Fort Lauderdale to Belo Horizonte

Azul to Offer Non-Stop Service from Fort Lauderdale to Belo Horizonte

Brazilian low-cost carrier Azul announced plans to offer non-stop thrice-weekly service from Fort Lauderdale to Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
The new flights will start on December 16, 2019.
Passengers can connect to 38 additional destinations from Belo Horizonte and can connect to the airline’s Fort Lauderdale flights via the airline’s interline and codeshare partners including JetBlue Airways.
Azul already provides non-stop service to Belo Horizonte from Orlando.
The carrier will operate the service using Airbus …