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United Airlines Plots Major Expansion on Flights Between U.S. and Europe

United Airlines Plots Major Expansion on Flights Between U.S. and Europe

United Airlines announced on Tuesday what it termed the largest expansion in its history.
The airline will launch or resume 30 transatlantic flights from mid-April through early June, adding new non-stop flights to the United Kingdom, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and France as well as to Jordan, Norway, Portugal, and Spain.
The list of cities to be served includes London, Milan, Munich, Nice, and Zürich in addition to Amman, Jordan; Bergen, Norway; …

WestJet Launches New Service to London’s Heathrow Airport from Calgary

WestJet Launches New Service to London’s Heathrow Airport from Calgary

WestJet launched new service from Calgary to London Sunday night.
The airline’s first flight to London Heathrow Airport arrived at noon local time there.
The carrier will operate the flights using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.
WestJet’s Dreamliners seat 320 passengers in a three-class configuration. The airline offers a business-class cabin with fully lie-flat seats, as well as a premium-economy cabin with seats in a 2-3-2 configuration.
The carrier first announced plans for the new …

JetBlue Inaugurates New Service Linking Boston and New York with Milwaukee and Kansas City

JetBlue Inaugurates New Service Linking Boston and New York with Milwaukee and Kansas City

JetBlue Airways inaugurated new service linking New York City and Boston with both Milwaukee and Kansas City.
The first flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy International and Boston Logan International airports left for Milwaukee Mitchell International and Kansas City International airports early Monday morning.
The move was based on customer and employee request.
“Our customers and crewmembers have been asking for years to add flights to the Midwest and we listened,“ said …

Delta Adds New Flights to Europe for the Summer Travel Season

Delta Adds New Flights to Europe for the Summer Travel Season

Delta Air Lines announced multiple new flights to Europe and said it will also increase frequencies and upgauge aircraft on other routes.
The list of new flights includes New York to Stockholm, which will start on June 1, 2022, and Salt Lake City to London Heathrow, commencing on May 14.
The Atlanta-based carrier said it would operate up to 74 daily flights to 21 European cities from its ten U.S. gateway cities …

Delta to Restart Longest Domestic Flight, New York to Honolulu

Delta to Restart Longest Domestic Flight, New York to Honolulu

Delta Air Lines announced plans to restart what will be the longest domestic flight in the United States and one of the longest domestic flights in the world, non-stop service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu.
The flight, at 4,970 miles (8,000 kilometers) is further from New York than is Moscow (4,650 miles or 7,483 kilometers) or Rio De Janeiro (4,810 …

American Airlines to Increase Frequency of New Dominica Service

American Airlines to Increase Frequency of New Dominica Service

 
American Airlines announced it will increase the frequency of its recently launched service between Miami and Dominica starting in April.
The twice weekly Dominica service, which will increase to thrice-weekly in January 2022, is expected to further increase to daily service in April.
Dominica is an island nation in the Caribbean Sea that was first settled in the fifth century.  The island is surrounded by two overseas departments of the French Republic, …

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 …