New Airline Routes

Eurowings to Launch Düsseldorf-Las Vegas Service Next July

Eurowings to Launch Düsseldorf-Las Vegas Service Next July

Eurowings announced plans to offer thrice-weekly service between Düsseldorf and Las Vegas starting next summer.
The Lufthansa low-cost subsidiary will operate the flights using a combination of Airbus A330 and A340 aircraft. Both aircraft feature fully lie-flat seats in the carrier’s business-class cabin.
Flights from Düsseldorf Airport to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will operate on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Return flights will operate on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Eurowings will launch …

Aer Lingus to Offer New Non-Stop Service Linking Dublin with the Twin Cities

Aer Lingus to Offer New Non-Stop Service Linking Dublin with the Twin Cities

Aer Lingus announced plans to offer daily non-stop service between Dublin, Ireland, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
The inaugural flight will take place on July 8, 2019.
“There is significant demand among Minnesota’s business community for direct air service to Ireland,” said Brian Ryks, executive director of the Metropolitan Airports Commission for the Twin Cities.
Dublin is the capital of Ireland and that country’s largest city. It’s located at the mouth of the River Liffey …

JetBlue Inaugurates Ontario, California-New York Non-Stop Service

JetBlue Inaugurates Ontario, California-New York Non-Stop Service

JetBlue Airways announced the return on Wednesday of non-stop service between John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and Ontario International Airport in Southern California.
The flight is JetBlue’s 73rd destination from JFK.
JetBlue Flight 355 departed JFK at 6:35 p.m. local time and was slated to land in Ontario at 9:59 p.m. PDT.
“This is a great day for our airport and region as we welcome back JetBlue and its nonstop …

Primera Air to Link Berlin to Boston, New York, and Toronto

Primera Air to Link Berlin to Boston, New York, and Toronto

Primera Air and Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg announced plans for new non-stop service from the German capital to Boston, New York, and Toronto.
Flights will commence in June 2019 and the airline will operate them using Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft.
The new service demonstrates that the airline “sees the tourist and economic potential of the capital’s region,” said Engelbert Lütke Daldrup, chairman of the airport’s board of directors.
The flights will operate between …

Southwest to Link St. Louis with Jamaica and the Dominican Republic

Southwest to Link St. Louis with Jamaica and the Dominican Republic

Southwest Airlines announced the addition of several new seasonal international routes to its schedule.
The new routes link St. Louis with Montego Bay, Jamaica, and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Both will operate once a week on Saturdays and service is slated to begin on March 9, 2019, pending government approval.
Southwest will operate the routes using Boeing 737 aircraft.
The Dallas-based airline also announced new weekly seasonal service on Saturdays between Cleveland and …

United to Launch Non-Stop Service to Amsterdam, Naples, and Prague

United to Launch Non-Stop Service to Amsterdam, Naples, and Prague

United Airlines announced new routes linking San Francisco with Amsterdam and the New York metro area with Naples, Italy, and Prague.
The airline will launch non-stop year-round Dreamliner service from San Francisco International Airport to Schiphol Airport Amsterdam on March 30, 2019. The airline already serves Amsterdam from Chicago, Houston, Newark, and Washington Dulles.
It will commence seasonal service from Newark Liberty International Airport to Naples International Airport on May 22, 2019. …

Alaska Airlines to Add Non-Stop Between Seattle and Columbus

Alaska Airlines to Add Non-Stop Between Seattle and Columbus

Alaska Airlines announced plans for daily non-stop service between Seattle, Washington, and Columbus, Ohio.
The new route is the first non-stop flight linking the Pacific Northwest and Central Ohio according to the airline, and will go into service on March 7, 2019.
“This new service to Columbus represents Alaska’s first destination in the Buckeye State, and our commitment to offer the most nonstop destinations from our hometown of Seattle,” said John Kirby, …