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Avelo, New U.S. Carrier Started by Former United Exec, to Begin Flights on April 28

Avelo, New U.S. Carrier Started by Former United Exec, to Begin Flights on April 28

Avelo Airlines, a new U.S. carrier, announced it will commence operations at the end of April.
The mew ultra low-cost carrier was first announced by Andrew Levy, the former executive vice president and chief financial officer of United Airlines, in April 2019.
Levy, who also served as president of Allegiant Air for almost 14 years, told the NPR radio program Here & Now at that time that “[T]here’s a lot of room …

JetBlue Unveils Details of New ‘Core’ Coach Cabin on Flights to London

JetBlue Unveils Details of New ‘Core’ Coach Cabin on Flights to London

JetBlue Airways revealed its plans for coach service on its new flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
The new route will be operating using Airbus A321LR aircraft with Airspace by Airbus cabins. The cabin, which the airline will call “core” instead of coach, will feature seats that are 18.4” in width, among the widest in the industry in coach, and have a minimum seat pitch …

JetBlue Secures Slots at London Heathrow Starting in Early August

JetBlue Secures Slots at London Heathrow Starting in Early August

JetBlue Airways received 270 slots for its planned flights to and from London Heathrow Airport.
The news was revealed in the updated report for the summer of 2021 promulgated by Airport Coordination Limit, the entity that coordinates landing slots for Heathrow.
JetBlue , which will use Terminal 2 at Heathrow, will use 180 slots for its flights to and from New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and 90 are for …

WestJet to Restore Service to 5 Cities in Canada

WestJet to Restore Service to 5 Cities in Canada

WestJet announced that it plans to restart some domestic flights that had been suspended amidst the coronavirus pandemic-induced decline in travel.
Service to the affected destinations will resume beginning June 24.
The airline said it will restore service to the cities of Charlottetown, Fredericton, Moncton, Sydney, and Quebec City.
Once the flights resume, the carrier’s entire domestic network of airports will be back to what it was before the pandemic began.
In addition to …

United to Launch 26 New Routes from the Midwest and Northeast

United to Launch 26 New Routes from the Midwest and Northeast

United Airlines announced that it will begin 26 new routes from seven cities in the Midwest and the Northeast starting in May. The carrier also said that it will resume over 20 domestic routes discontinued amidst the coronavirus pandemic-induced decline in travel, as well as add new flights between Orange County and Honolulu.
The Chicago-based airline will launch thrice-weekly flights linking Cleveland to Charleston, Hilton Head, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; …

Hawaiian Air to Offer Non-Stop Service to the Inland Empire

Hawaiian Air to Offer Non-Stop Service to the Inland Empire

Hawaiian Airlines announced the start of new non-stop service linking Honolulu with Ontario, California, beginning March 17.
The new service to the Inland Empire from the Hawaiian capital will go from five times per week to daily starting May 24.
Passengers on the launch flight were treated to Hawaiian music and dance and received flower leis.  The flight leaves Ontario International Airport in San Bernardino County at 9:05 local time a.m. on …

Hawaiian Airlines Debuts New Service Linking Orlando and Honolulu

Hawaiian Airlines Debuts New Service Linking Orlando and Honolulu

Hawaiian Airlines announced new twice-weekly non-stop service linking Honolulu with the home of Walt Disney World, Orlando.
The service launched on Saturday and will operate eastbound on Sundays and Thursdays. Westbound transoceanic service will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
The Saturday flight featured Hawaiian music and dance during boarding and passengers arriving in Honolulu were welcomed with leis.
Starting in June, Hawaiian will operate the service three times a week through August 10.
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