New Airline Routes

Hainan to Begin Beijing-Oslo Flights

Hainan to Begin Beijing-Oslo Flights

Hainan Airlines announced that it plans to launch new service between Beijing and Oslo, Norway on May 15. The route will be the carrier’s first non-stop to Norway, as well as the first non-stop service between China and Norway.
Hainan will operate the route three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
The carrier will use Airbus A330-300 aircraft that are equipped with 32 lie-flat seats in business class and 262 …

Austrian Airlines to Offer Vienna-Montreal Route

Austrian Airlines to Offer Vienna-Montreal Route

Austrian Airlines announced that it will begin new daily service between Vienna and Montreal on April 29, 2019.
The Austrian flag carrier will operate the flights daily through the summer and then five times per week afterwards. The new service will replace the airline’s current Vienna-Toronto flights. That route will be taken over by the airline’s Star Alliance partner, Air Canada.
The carrier will operate the service using Boeing 767 aircraft, equipped …

United Airlines to Launch Non-Stop Flights Between New York and Cape Town, South Africa

United Airlines to Launch Non-Stop Flights Between New York and Cape Town, South Africa

United Airlines said late Monday that it plans to offer non-stop seasonal service from the New York metropolitan area to Cape Town, South Africa, later in the year.
The airline has applied for authority to offer the thrice-weekly service from Newark Liberty International Airport to Cape Town International Airport starting in December 2019.
The new flights will be operated using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.  United’s 787-9 Dreamliners feature 48 seats in the …

JetBlue Announces Its Longest Route Ever, New York to Guayaquil, Ecuador

JetBlue Announces Its Longest Route Ever, New York to Guayaquil, Ecuador

JetBlue Airways announced it will begin new daily service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Guayaquil, Ecuador on December 5.
The new route will become the longest in the airline’s network by over 200 nautical miles (370 kilometers).
Flights will depart New York at 2 p.m. and arrive at José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport in Guayaquil at 9:04 p.m. Return flights are scheduled to depart at 10:55 p.m. …

JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service to London from New York and Boston

JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service to London from New York and Boston

JetBlue Airways announced plans to offer non-stop service from both New York City and Boston to London, with service starting in 2021.
The news was announced at an employee event at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.
The airline will operate the flights using Airbus A321LR or Long Range aircraft. London will be the airline’s first European destination.
The New York-based airline said it has not yet determined which airport in …

United Airlines to Connect Washington, D.C. with Fort Myers and Sarasota

United Airlines to Connect Washington, D.C. with Fort Myers and Sarasota

United Airlines announced plans to add new non-stop service linking Washington, D.C. with Fort Myers and Sarasota in Florida.
The airline also plans to extend its season service from D.C. to Miami.
United will offer twice-daily, year-round service lining Washington Dulles International Airport with Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and with Southwest Florida International Airport, which serves Fort Myers and Florida’s Gulf Coast.
United said it also plans to start its seasonal service from …

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, …