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United Airlines to Add 8 New International Routes

United Airlines to Add 8 New International Routes

United Airlines said it plans to introduce eight new international routes and increase the number of flights to 19 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Latin America.
The new routes, which will begin to operate in December, include non-stop service linking Los Angeles and San Jose, Costa Rica and San Pedro Sula, Honduras; Denver and Belize City, Belize, and San Jose; and Washington, D.C. and Santo Domingo; as well as the …

Southwest Airlines to Offer Service from O’Hare and George Bush Intercontinental Airports

Southwest Airlines to Offer Service from O’Hare and George Bush Intercontinental Airports

Southwest Airlines plans to add service out of Chicago O’Hare International and George Bush Intercontinental airports next year, the airline said Monday.
The Dallas-based carrier operated from Intercontinental on its first day of operations in 1971 and moved to Hobby shortly thereafter.  Houston Hobby, formally William P. Hobby Airport, is an operating base for the airline and Southwest began international service from there in 2015. Southwest operated from both airports between 1980 …

Southwest to Offer New Service to Miami, Palm Springs, and Telluride

Southwest to Offer New Service to Miami, Palm Springs, and Telluride

Southwest Airlines announced new additions to its winter schedule with routes to destinations in California, Colorado, and Florida.
The airline said that it “critically” needs new sources of revenue to offset the impact of the coronavirus pandemic-induced decline in travel.
“Southwest is stretching into new places to provide for two needs: desired options for our Customers who seek snow or sun, and wide-open spaces to enjoy a break from the unexpected that …

United Airlines to Resume Non-Stop Service to China Later This Month

United Airlines to Resume Non-Stop Service to China Later This Month

United Airlines said Sunday it would restart non-stop service to China between San Francisco and Shanghai.
The airline had suspended its flights to China amidst the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic earlier in the year.
The flights will no longer stop in Seoul for a crew change.
“We look forward to resuming nonstop service and offering our customers greater convenience and shorter flight times,” said Patrick Quayle, the airline’s vice president for international …

JetBlue to Link Hartford with Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Las Vegas

JetBlue to Link Hartford with Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Las Vegas

JetBlue Airways announced four new non-stop routes from Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, the second largest airport in New England.
The new destinations from Bradley include Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Las Vegas, as well as Cancún.
““We are excited to roll out these new routes connecting Hartford to some of our largest leisure destinations,” said Scott Laurence, who heads the airline’s revenue and planning group.
JetBlue will launch the three routes with …

JetBlue to Add 24 New Routes ‘to Generate More Cash’

JetBlue to Add 24 New Routes ‘to Generate More Cash’

JetBlue Airways announced 24 new routes on Thursday. The new flights are centered on destinations where the airline said it expects an increased demand for leisure travel including Florida, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
New routes include six new flights linking Newark Liberty International Airport and Cancun; Montego Bay; Nassau, Bahamas; and Punta Cana, flights between Los Angeles International Airport and Charleston, Cancun, Palm Beach, and Costa Rica.
The New York-based airline …

United Airlines to Add New International Routes Including Flights to Africa and India

United Airlines to Add New International Routes Including Flights to Africa and India

United Airlines announced a major expansion to its international network.  The Chicago-based carrier will add new non-stop service to Africa, India, and Hawaii.
The carrier will introduce non-stop service linking Chicago and New Delhi in December, and add non-stop service between San Francisco and Bangalore in the spring, at which time it will also add service from its New York area hub to Johannesburg. Other new routes to Africa include Washington, D.C. …