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Delta Gets Green Light from China to Restart Service to Shanghai

Delta Gets Green Light from China to Restart Service to Shanghai

Delta Air Lines said had received permission from the Chinese government  to restart its service to Shanghai from both Seattle and Detroit, with two weekly flights from each hub.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China said Monday it would allow U.S. airlines to operate four weekly flights to the country.  In addition, the provincial Shanghai government gave Delta permission to restart its service to Shanghai.
Under the agreement with Chinese authorities, the …

Southwest Airlines to Add New Routes from Atlanta, Denver, Long Beach

Southwest Airlines to Add New Routes from Atlanta, Denver, Long Beach

Southwest Airlines announced the addition of multiple new routes with the publication of its flight schedule through early January.
“Never before has Southwest been more primed to emerge as the preferred choice of corporate travel as the business climate across America begins its recovery,” said Andrew Watterson, the airline’s chief commercial officer.
On November 1, the airline will add non-stop service linking Long Beach with Phoenix three times a day and with …

JetBlue to Restart Service to 13 International Destinations in June

JetBlue to Restart Service to 13 International Destinations in June

JetBlue Airways announced tentative plans to restart a number of international flights that were suspended amidst the coronavirus from several U.S. cities next month.
The New York-based airline will restart service linking John F. Kennedy International Airport to 11 cities including Cancun; Grenada; Kingston and Montego Bay, Jamaica; Port-au-Prince; Provincials and Turks and Caicos, St. Lucia; and Santiago, Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
The carrier will also bring …

Delta Plans New Service Linking Memphis and Boston

Delta Plans New Service Linking Memphis and Boston

Delta Air Lines announced plans to launch new service between Memphis and Boston.
The daily non-stop flights between Memphis International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport are slated to commence on October 4, 2020.
The addition of the Boston flight brings the number of destinations Delta will serve from Memphis to eight. Boston will join Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Orlando, and Salt Lake City on the list.
The flight, Delta said, …

Alaska Airlines to Offer Non-Stop Service from Seattle to Cincinnati

Alaska Airlines to Offer Non-Stop Service from Seattle to Cincinnati

Alaska Airlines announced plans for new service to Cincinnati from its hub in Seattle.
The daily non-stop flights from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport will commence on August 18, 2020.
First settled in 1788, Cincinnati was the first city founded after the American Revolution and was the among the top ten cities in the United States by population in the 19th century.  Today the city is known for its …

Southwest Airlines to Offer Non-Stop Service from Denver to Steamboat Springs

Southwest Airlines to Offer Non-Stop Service from Denver to Steamboat Springs

Southwest Airlines announced plans to offer seasonal non-stop daily service from Denver to Steamboat Springs
Flights to Yampa Valley Regional Airport are slated to start by year-end.
“Whether you’re a skier, snowboarder, or just enjoy a winter wonderland, Steamboat Springs has something for everyone,” said Adam Decaire, the airline’s vice president for network planning.
Steamboat Springs is an internationally known winter ski resort destination and is also home to natural hot springs that …

WestJet to Add Multiple New Destinations including Boston and Rome from Calgary Hub

WestJet to Add Multiple New Destinations including Boston and Rome from Calgary Hub

WestJet announced multiple new destinations from its hub in Calgary as well as the increase in frequency of numerous flights.
New destinations that the airline is introducing this summer includes Rome, which will launch on May 2, 2020; Boston, which launches May 14,; and Charlottetown, which will have its inaugural flight on June 25.
Dawson Creek will become WestJet’s the airline’s 72nd destination out of Calgary when it launches on April 26, …