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American Cuts 4 Cities

Dubuque, Iowa, Islip and Ithaca, N.Y., and Toledo, Ohio, all have the unfortunate distinction of being destinations American Airlines will exit on September 7. An airline spokesperson cited the pilot shortage for the decision, though the significantly higher operating costs...

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United Adds First New Transpacific Route in 3 Years

United Airlines is leaning into its new partnership with Virgin Australia. The U.S. carrier will land in Virgin's Brisbane base with thrice-weekly flights on a Boeing 787-9 from San Francisco on October 28, a route that is also its first...

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JetBlue Pushes Back Transatlantic Launch

Ethiopian Airlines will add its fourth destination in India, Chennai, this summer. The carrier will offer thrice-weekly flights from its Addis Ababa base with Boeing 737-8 aircraft from July 2. Chennai joins Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai in Ethiopian's Indian network.Turkish...

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American Adjusts Winter International Flying

American Airlines is adjusting its international service plans for the winter. The carrier will return to Auckland with a daily nonstop from Dallas-Fort Worth from October 29 through March 25. American suspended Auckland flights, at the time from Los Angeles,...

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Wizz Air Eyes Saudi Expansion

Wizz Air is looking east for its next potential subsidiary. The Romanian discounter has signed a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Investment to "explore airline market development opportunities" in the country. The pact is part of Saudi...

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Breeze, Allegiant Add Utah Routes

Provo, Utah, best known as the home of Brigham Young University, is a new competitive hotspot. On May 6, Breeze Airways unveiled plans to serve the city, its first destination in its home state, with three initial routes, and Allegiant...

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Orlando Lands a New Base

Norse Atlantic Airways has set a date for its launch: June 14. That's the day the long-haul, low-cost startup will begin flights between Oslo and and New York JFK, marking its entrance across busy North Atlantic. Flights to Fort Lauderdale...

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Breeze’s New York Power Move

Breeze Airways is making something of a power move to enter the New York market. The David Neeleman-led startup will launch the only transcontinental flights from Westchester Airport that, located north of New York City, serves some of the area's...

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Viva’s Medellin Hub Comes Into Focus

Buenos Aires is the latest dot on Viva Air Colombia's expanding its budget flight map in South America. The Colombian discounter will begin four-times weekly service to the Argentine capital from both Bogotá and Medellin, the latter a connecting hub...

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Qantas Longhaul Expansion Continues Apace

Qantas Airways keeps expanding, following the late 2021 reopening of the Australian border. The airline will begin its first ever service to Bangalore with four-times weekly flights from Sydney on an Airbus A330 from September 14. Two months later, Qantas...

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Volotea Nears New French Base Unveiling

Volotea CEO Carlos Muñoz said the airline is "days away" from unveiling its second new base of the year, which he declined to name except that it will be in France. The first, in the French city of Lille, opened...

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Air New Zealand and Qantas Go Ultra Long

With no airspace closures to worry about and home populations bursting with pent-up demand, Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways are two for two with new ultra long-haul routes. Air New Zealand will begin its long planned — and delayed...

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