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WestJet to Offer Dreamliner Service from Calgary to London

WestJet to Offer Dreamliner Service from Calgary to London

WestJet announced plans to launch new service between Calgary and London.
Flights would begin next spring.
“This is an important recovery milestone as we forge new connections between Canada and one of the world’s most sought after global hubs,” said the airline’s chief commercial officer, John Weatherill.
The low-cost Canadian carrier did not disclose the planned frequency of the service or any departure or arrival times in its announcement.
WestJet will operate the flights …

United Adds Extra Flights for 2022 CES Show

United Adds Extra Flights for 2022 CES Show

United Airlines announced that it plans to add dozens of new flights to bring attendees and exhibitors to and from the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
CES 2022 takes place from January 5 through January 8, 2022.
The Chicago-based airline said it will add 14 new non-stop flights linking Las Vegas’ recently-renamed Harry Reid International Airport with airports in Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and San Jose, California.  It will also …

JetBlue Launches New Service Linking San Antonio to Boston and New York City

JetBlue Launches New Service Linking San Antonio to Boston and New York City

JetBlue Airways said it had launched new service linking San Antonio International Airport in Texas to New York’s John F. Kennedy International and Boston Logan International airports.
The first flights from the two East coast cities landed Sunday afternoon.
The New York-based carrier said it would operate the flights with a mix of Airbus A320 and A220 aircraft.
The airline cited the “growing demand” for travel between the southwest and the Northeast in …

Hawaiian Air to Ramp Up Holiday Service to Seattle and California

Hawaiian Air to Ramp Up Holiday Service to Seattle and California

Hawaiian Airlines announced plans to ramp up service linking the Aloha State with Seattle and multiple destinations in California.
Hawaii has enjoyed some of the lowest infection, hospitalization, and death rates in the nation throughout the pandemic although, more recently, the islands experienced a large surge of delta variant cases, causing the state’s governor, David Ige, to ask visitors to delay trips.  Governor Ige now says that the return to a …

United Airlines to Launch New Shuttle from Newark to Washington, D.C.

United Airlines to Launch New Shuttle from Newark to Washington, D.C.

United Airlines announced plans to introduce a new hourly shuttle service linking the New York metropolitan area with Washingto, D.C.
The shuttle will operate between Newark Liberty International and Reagan National airports on a “near-hourly” basis starting at 6 a.m. local time and ending at 10 p.m.
The Chicago-based airline will operate the new shuttle using the Bombardier CRJ-550 aircraft.  The two-class airliner  and seats ten in the first-class cabin, 30 in …

With ‘Big Expectations,’ United Airlines Will Ramp Up Transatlantic Service in 2022

With ‘Big Expectations,’ United Airlines Will Ramp Up Transatlantic Service in 2022

United Airlines announced a major expansion of its transatlantic service, adding five routes and increasing the frequency of flights to five more including new capital-to-capital service to Berlin from the United States.
In making the announcement. United said it has “big expectations for a rebound in travel to Europe for summer.”
The Chicago-based carrier said it will start new flights from Washington, D.C. to Amman in Jordan and from New York City …

United Airlines to Operate 91% of Pre-Pandemic Domestic Schedule in December

United Airlines to Operate 91% of Pre-Pandemic Domestic Schedule in December

United Airlines said Thursday it plans to operate its busiest domestic schedule since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in order to meet what it termed a “surge in holiday travel” in December.
The airline said it expects its busiest travel days to be November 24 and 28 for Thanksgiving, and December 23, 2021 and January 2, 2022 for travel during the unofficial winter break period.
“We’re seeing a lot of pent-up …