New Airline Routes

Hawaiian Inaugurates Honolulu-Boston Service, Longest Domestic Route in U.S.

Hawaiian Inaugurates Honolulu-Boston Service, Longest Domestic Route in U.S.

Hawaiian Airlines announced on Friday the start of service linking Honolulu with Boston, when Flight 90 departed Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Thursday, landing early Friday morning at Boston Logan International Airport.
At 5,095 miles (8,199 kilometers), the new Hawaiian Airlines non-stop flight from Boston Logan International Airport in Massachusetts to Daniel K. Inouye Airport in Honolulu will surpass the current record-holder for the country’s longest domestic flight, New York-Honolulu, …

Delta to Add Non-Stop Service to London-Gatwick from New York and Boston

Delta to Add Non-Stop Service to London-Gatwick from New York and Boston

Delta Air Lines announced plans on Thursday to launch service to Gatwick Airport near London from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport.
The Gatwick service will be offered in conjunction with Delta’s joint-venture partner, Virgin Atlantic Airways and will start in the summer of 2020. Gatwick Airport was the destination of Delta’s very first transatlantic flight 40 years ago.
Business-class passengers will have use of Virgin …

TAP Portugal Begins Lisbon-Tel Aviv Route

TAP Portugal Begins Lisbon-Tel Aviv Route

TAP Air Portugal announced the launch of new daily service between Lisbon and Tel Aviv on Monday.
Flights will depart Lisbon Airport at 2:20 p.m. and arrive at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv at 9:30 p.m. Return flights are scheduled to depart at 5:05 a.m. and arrive at 9 a.m.
The carrier will operate the route using Boeing 737-900 aircraft.
TAP Portugal plans to begin new service to the United States …

Air France Commences Non-Stop Service to Dallas

Air France Commences Non-Stop Service to Dallas

Air France announced on Sunday the inauguration of non-stop service linking Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
Dallas/Fort Worth is the carrier’s 13th destination in the United States.
Air France will operate the flights using Airbus A330-200 aircraft with the airline’s new business-class cabin. Seating in the business-class cabin is in a 2-2-2 configuration. Each seat extends into a 79” lie-flat bed and features 18.5” high-definition display, …

United Airlines Inaugurates Service from Paine Field with Flights to Denver and San Francisco

United Airlines Inaugurates Service from Paine Field with Flights to Denver and San Francisco

United Airlines announced the start on Sunday of non-stop daily service linking Paine Field in Snohomish County Airport in Everett, Washington, with Denver and San Francisco
The Chicago-based airline plans to operate two flights per day from Denver and four from San Francisco.
United celebrated by having aviation industry pioneer Clay Lacy present for the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Sunday’s first departure to San Francisco. Lacy began flying airplanes at the age of …

American Airlines Inaugurates Phoenix-London Service

American Airlines Inaugurates Phoenix-London Service

American Airlines announced on Sunday the start of its non-stop service from Phoenix, Arizona, to London.
The airline had originally planned to operate this as a seasonal route but changed its mind in February, when it announced it would operate year-round.
The timing of the Phoenix flights – both the London- and Phoenix-bound flights depart in the afternoon – was designed to appeal to business travelers to maximize time on the ground …

Air New Zealand to Offer Non-Stop Service to Seoul

Air New Zealand to Offer Non-Stop Service to Seoul

Air New Zealand announced plans to resume non-stop service to Seoul’s Incheon International Airport come fall.
The inaugural flight will be on November 23 and the flight will operate three times per week. Starting in late December through mid February, the flight will operate up to five times per week.
In announcing the new flights, the airline said in a statement that “inbound leisure travel from South Korea to New Zealand has …