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United Airlines Announces Initial International Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Destinations

United Airlines Announces Initial International Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Destinations

United, which took delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner earlier in the month, announced the six initial international routes the type will operate on.
The Chicago-based airline will offer Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner service from Newark Liberty International Airport in the New York metropolitan area to Frankfurt and Tel Aviv starting March 30. In April it will add service to Paris and Barcelona, and in May, it will add Brussels and …

Delta to Launch Atlanta-Hollywood Service in 2019

Delta to Launch Atlanta-Hollywood Service in 2019

Delta Air Lines announced plans for twice-daily non-stop service from Atlanta to Hollywood next summer.
The new flight will operate between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Hollywood Burbank Airport starting on July 8, 2019.
Noting the importance of the city, Delta Vice President Ranjam Goswami said, “If LA is the entertainment capital of the world, Burbank is the heart of the action.”
The Atlanta-based carrier will operate the new flights using Boeing 737-700 aircraft …

Southwest Launches New Routes from San Jose, Burbank, New York, and Washington, D.C.

Southwest Launches New Routes from San Jose, Burbank, New York, and Washington, D.C.

Southwest Airlines announced the launch of six new routes, a new weekend route, and an increase in frequency in seven existing routes.
Starting today, the airline is offering non-stop service between San Jose, California, and Tucson, Arizona; Burbank and Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport; and Burbank and Chicago Midway Airport. The flights will operate Sunday through Friday.
In addition, the Dallas-based carrier launched non-stop service between Oklahoma City and Reagan National Airport in …

United Airlines to Offer Additional New York-Shanghai Flight

United Airlines to Offer Additional New York-Shanghai Flight

United Airlines said late Friday that it plans to add a second daily flight from its New York metro area hub to Shanghai starting in June 2020.
The airline submitted an application to the U.S. Department of Transportation requesting permission to introduce the second flight.
United currently operates morning flight from Newark Liberty International Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport and the new flight would leave mid afternoon at 3:45 p.m. local time …

United Begins San Francisco-Papeete Flights

United Begins San Francisco-Papeete Flights

United Airlines announced the launch of new service between San Francisco and Papeete, the capital city of Tahiti.
United will offer the flight on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and, beginning March 30, 2019, the carrier will offer year-round service on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
United will operate the route using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, equipped with 36 lie-flat seats in the United Polaris business-class cabin, 70 seats in its premium-economy lite cabin, …

WestJet Announces 3 New Routes, Toronto-Barcelona, Calgary-Atlanta, and St. John’s-Fort Lauderdale

WestJet Announces 3 New Routes, Toronto-Barcelona, Calgary-Atlanta, and St. John’s-Fort Lauderdale

WestJet announced seasonal service linking Toronto with Barcelona and St. John’s with Fort Lauderdale as well as year-round service between Calgary and Atlanta.
The airline will offer thrice-weekly non-stop service between Toronto Pearson International Airport and Barcelona starting on May 24, 2019, running through October 21, 2019.
The inaugural St. John’s-Fort Lauderdale flight will take place on March 11, 2019 and the service will operate through May 13.
St. John’s is the capital …

United Airlines Inaugurates New Service from Chicago to León

United Airlines Inaugurates New Service from Chicago to León

United Airlines announced the start of non-stop service on Monday between Chicago and León, Guanajuato, Mexico.
Calling León a “key business and tourism center,” the airline said the new flight will support one-stop connections from 42 cities in the United States, Asia, and Europe.
The Chicago-based airline is operating the León flight with Embraer ERJ-175 aircraft configured with 12 recliner seats in first class, 16 seats in the airline’s premium economy-lite section, …