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Avelo, New U.S. Carrier Started by Former United Exec, Takes Flight

Avelo, New U.S. Carrier Started by Former United Exec, Takes Flight

Avelo Airlines, a new U.S. carrier, operated its first flight on Wednesday.
The inaugural flight departed Hollywood Burbank Airport at 10:30 a.m. local time, arriving atCharles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport shortly before noon.
The new 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. The airline’s launch was delayed by approximately six months due to the coronavirus …

To Prepare for Summer, United Airlines Adds 480 Flights to Schedule

To Prepare for Summer, United Airlines Adds 480 Flights to Schedule

United Airlines said it would fly 60% of its flights in June compared to its June 2019 schedule.
The Chicago-based airline will add more than 480 daily domestic flights to its schedule, which translates into operating over 3,100 daily domestic flights.  The increase means that United will operate 67% of its domestic schedule when compared with June 2019.
The carrier will add new flights to Alaska, Hawaii, and Montana, among other destinations.
In …

JetBlue to Begin Serving 7 New Cities as Part of Alliance with American

JetBlue to Begin Serving 7 New Cities as Part of Alliance with American

JetBlue Airways announced that it plans to add service to seven new locations from New York’s John F. Kennedy International and Boston Logan International airports. The move, which will include the carrier’s first flights to Canada, is part of the airline’s new Northeast Alliance with American Airlines.
The New York-based airline will begin service to San Antonio International Airport from both New York and Boston this October, as well as from …

JetBlue Takes Steps to Offer Tickets in the U.K. for New N.Y.-London Service

JetBlue Takes Steps to Offer Tickets in the U.K. for New N.Y.-London Service

JetBlue Airways moved forward with its plans to offer transatlantic service from New York to London with the appointment of a sales team for the United Kingdom.
The New York-based airline is pointing with Discover the World, a U.K.-based firm that serves as an outsourced sales and marketing organization for companies in the travel and hospitality industries.
The two companies announced the appointment of a dedicated sales team, naming Claire Herbert to …

American Airlines Announces 17 New Routes

American Airlines Announces 17 New Routes

American Airlines said it plans to launch over 17 new routes including new service to Nassau and multiple flights from Orlando.
Among the new routes will be eight new flights from Orlando, including service to Birmingham, Alabama; Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.
The Fort Worth-based carrier will also begin service from Austin to Nassau, Bahamas, in addition to previously announced flights …

United Airlines to Add New Flights to Athens, Dubrovnik, and Reykjavik

United Airlines to Add New Flights to Athens, Dubrovnik, and Reykjavik

United Airlines announced plans to launch three new routes to countries that have reopened to vaccinated travelers, namely to Croatia, Greece, and Iceland.
The Chicago-based airline will the country’s only non-stop service to Croatia starting July 8, with thrice-weekly flights from Chicago to Dubrovnik.
United will operate the Dubrovnik flight using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. Each plane is equipped with 30 Polaris business-class seats. The seats are 21” in width and expand into …

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 …