At the beginning of the summer season of 2017, the Iberia Group is adding new destinations, as well as more capacity on some long-haul routes, while changing the operational model on others. On March 26th, Iberia will launch Madrid-Basel flights every day except Thursday, making the city the Spanish airline’s third destination in Switzerland.
Beginning May 2017, Virgin Atlantic will fly three times a day between London Heathrow and Los Angeles, creating greater choice of flights for customers during the peak summer travel season. All three services on this route will be operated by a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft - Virgin Atlantic’s most fuel-efficient aircraft, offering three cabin classes, including fully flat bed and aisle access seats in Upper Class.
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, today marks the start of a busy summer season flying from Cardiff Airport as it launches its new direct route to Düsseldorf.
Demonstrating its commitment to linking Istanbul to all of the world’s major tourist and business centres, Turkish Airlines today adds San Francisco to its global network.
Icelandair is pleased to announce increased frequency to their already extensive schedule, making 2015, the largest network in the airline’s history, even bigger.
Ryanair has announced a new route from Glasgow Intl to Berlin, and a 4th daily Glasgow – London Stansted service as part of its expanded winter 2015 schedule.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is to expand its long-haul service to South America next year with a new scheduled service to Colombia’s capital, Bogota, and Cali, the country’s third-largest city. From March 31st 2015, KLM will fly three times a week operating a Boeing 777-200 on flight KL745.
Wizz Air today announced further enhancements to its low fare route network from Poland, with 6 new routes from 5 different airports. Flights to Glasgow from Katowice and Poznan will start on 26 October and 28 October respectively, from 27 October Warsaw will have a service to Bergen and Szczecin will be linked to London Luton, while two new destinations in the Netherlands will be added.
Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today a new route from Sibiu to Dortmund in Germany which will commence on 26 October. The new service will initially operate 2 times a week.
American Airlines has laid bare its plans to grab an even greater share of the Asian market with the launch of its new Hong Kong - Dallas/Fort Worth service. This route will significantly improve connectivity to Hong Kong’s second largest trading partner – the United States - and capitalise on the US$42 billion of exports that Hong Kong sends there every year.
Demonstrating its continued growth and expansion at Budapest Airport, Wizz Air began its 34th service on 14 June, with the launch of its seasonal weekly flights to Alicante. Basing its eighth aircraft at the airport makes it possible for the home-based airline to offer another popular summer route.
Delta Air Lines celebrated new nonstop service from Seattle to Seoul today with a gatehouse inaugural ceremony. The flight marked Delta’s fourth nonstop international route added from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in a year, including London-Heathrow, Shanghai-Pudong and Tokyo-Haneda.