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WestJet Plans Non-Stop Service Linking Halifax with Manchester

WestJet Plans Non-Stop Service Linking Halifax with Manchester

WestJet announced plans to offer non-stop seasonal service from Halifax to Manchester.
The inaugural flight will take place on June 5, 2020 and flights will operate four times per week. Seasonal service will end on October 24.
The carrier will operate the service using Boeing 737-700 aircraft, equipped with 12 seats in economy plus and 118 seats in economy. Economy plus-seats are 17” wide and have a width of 36”.
Manchester is the third …

Southwest Airlines to Offer Additional Flights for Super Bowl

Southwest Airlines to Offer Additional Flights for Super Bowl

Southwest Airlines announced flights for football fans traveling to the Super Bowl in Miami.
The Super Bowl is scheduled to take place Sunday, Februrary 2 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The National Football Conference champion San Francisco 49ers will face the American Football Conference champion Kansas City Chiefs.
The Dallas-based airline will offer three additional non-stop flights to Fort Lauderdale from Kansas City on January 31, for a …

Alaska to Offer Non-Stop Service Between Seattle and Monterey

Alaska to Offer Non-Stop Service Between Seattle and Monterey

Alaska Airlines announced plans to offer non-stop daily service linking Seattle with Monterey, California.
“We’re excited to welcome Alaska Airlines and its service to Seattle to our community and our region,” Michael La Pier, executive director of Monterey Regional Airport.
Horizon Air, Alaska’s regional subsidiary, will operate the flights, which commence on June 18, 2020, using Embraer 175 aircraft.  The E175 jets seat 76 people in two cabins.  The recliner seats in …

KLM Plans Service to Cork, Ireland

KLM Plans Service to Cork, Ireland

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced it will add daily non-stop seasonal service to Cork, Ireland’s second largest city.
Flights will begin on March 29, 2020 and will continue through October 24.
The Dutch flag carrier will operate the flights using Embraer 175 and 190 aircraft, which seat between 88 to 100 passengers per flight.
Cork was founded as a monastic settlement in the sixth century. It started to become a city in the …

Eastern Airlines to Offer Non-Stop Flights to Ecuador and Guyana

Eastern Airlines to Offer Non-Stop Flights to Ecuador and Guyana

The storied name of Eastern Air Lines, a major U.S. carrier from 1926 to 1991, may once again take to the skies, this time as Eastern Airlines.
While the name is familiar, the new Eastern has no connection to the original other than the name, which was acquired by a new company, Eastern Air Lines Group, in the early 2010s. The airline operated charters from Miami and was sold to Swift Air …

LOT Polish Airlines to Offer Non-Stop Service to Washington, D.C.

LOT Polish Airlines to Offer Non-Stop Service to Washington, D.C.

LOT Polish Airlines announced plans to offer non-stop thrice-weekly seasonal service linking Warsaw with Washington, D.C.
The new flights will commence on June 2 from Washington Dulles International Airport and will operate on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
LOT, which was the first European airline to deploy the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, will use that aircraft type for the new service. All LOT Dreamliners have fully lie-flat seats in the business-class cabin in a 2-2-2 …

JetBlue to Expand Service from Boston to 15 Cities

JetBlue to Expand Service from Boston to 15 Cities

JetBlue Airways announced plans to increase service from Boston to Austin and 15 other cities in 2020.
The airline will add a third daily non-stop to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, bringing the total number of flights to three.
Other cities to which JetBlue will add flights to include Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, Nantucket, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Seattle.
Once these flights have been added, JetBlue will operate a total of 180 daily …