New Airline Destinations News
Canada Jetlines prepares for inaugural flight from Toronto to Winnipeg
Canada Jetlines, the new Canadian carrier, has announced its inaugural flight from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Winnipeg, scheduled for 15 August 2022.
Turkish Airlines adds South Sudan capital Juba to network
Turkish Airlines continues to expand its flight network with flights to Juba, the capital of South Sudan. Connecting Africa to more destinations than any other in the world, the Turkish flag carrier has increased the number of destinations on the African Continent to 62 with Juba.
United adds first Transpacific route since pandemic
United Airline has announced a new year-round, non-stop service between San Francisco and Brisbane, becoming the first U.S. airline to add a new transpacific destination to its global network since the start of the pandemic. A new partnership with Virgin Australia will allow United customers to connect to nearly 20 other Australian city from Brisbane.
Middle Eastern connections further bolstered with Gulf Air’s new Bahrain Manchester route
The north of England’s links to the Middle East will get even stronger as direct flights launch between Bahrain and Manchester from next week, with Gulf Air starting twice weekly direct flights to Bahrain.
NEOM and SAUDIA partnership to offer new international services
SAUDIA, the national flag carrier, is to begin weekly services to international destinations from NEOM, the new sustainable urban development in the kingdom’s north west. Destinations include Dubai next month, with plans to expand to London soon after.
Malaysia Airlines launches new route from Kuala Lumpur to Doha
Malaysia Airlines, the national carrier of Malaysia, has announced the launch of direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Doha, which will open further connections to Europe through its codeshare with Qatar Airways as a reciprocal oneworld Alliance member.
Swoop expands service to Kelowna
Swoop, the low-cost Canadian airline, has launched its new daily, non-stop, flights between Kelowna and Edmonton.
Kuwait Airways to launch new Manchester route
Kuwait Airways is launching direct flights to Manchester, in a move seen as a boost to the economies of both Kuwait and the north on England. The flights will operate three times weekly from 1 May.
United Airlines to launch Newark-Cape Town connection in December
United Airlines will launch a non-stop route between the United States and South Africa in December, with plans for a flight between Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey and Cape Town.
Emirates launches daily A380 service to Glasgow, Scotland
Emirates has landed its first A380 in Glasgow, launching the first regular service of the aircraft to Scotland. A crowd of local fans gathered to witness the arrival of inaugural flight EK025 as it touched down on Glaswegian soil at 19:34 last night.
Iberia overhauls 2017 summer flights
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.
Virgin Atlantic to add new Los Angeles flights from spring 2017
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.