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Cautious Ryanair Adds 18 Routes

Despite CEO Michael O'Leary's cautious attitude towards the peak summer season ahead, Ryanair is moving forward with plans to fly 15 percent more capacity than three years ago. The discounter is adding 18 new routes from Cork, Edinburgh and Leeds-Bradford...

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SAS Adds Toronto

SAS is stretching the legs of its new Airbus A321LRs by adding Toronto to its map. The Star Alliance carrier will open flights between Toronto Pearson and Copenhagen thrice weekly, and Stockholm four-times weekly with the 157-seat jet from June....

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Springtime in Texas For KLM

Better late than never? KLM is (finally) beginning the Austin flights it first unveiled in September 2019 but were postponed amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The SkyTeam Alliance carrier will begin thrice-weekly service between Amsterdam and Austin with a Boeing 787-9...

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Stockholm Heats Up

What's up in Stockholm? A lot, at least if you ask network planners. Eurowings, Finnair, and Ryanair have all opened or plan to open new bases at Stockholm's Arlanda airport during the pandemic, which complement SAS' existing base there. And...

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Air France Takes on Transat

Air France will add a fourth Canadian point to its map this summer. The SkyTeam member will connect Quebec City to its Paris Charles de Gaulle hub thrice weekly with an Airbus A330-200 from May 17. Air France will go...

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JetBlue Ends 17 Pandemic Routes

Virgin Atlantic is the latest to pile into Austin. The British carrier will launch four-times weekly service between London Heathrow and the Texas capital with a Boeing 787-9 on May 25. Austin has been a pandemic network winner with dozens...

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Transatlantic Emerges as Longhaul ‘Anchor’

Travelers looking for a vacation in Palma de Mallorca, Rome, or St. Louis will have new longhaul flight options next summer. Those are just three of the growing list of leisure-oriented destinations that the likes of Lufthansa, Qantas, and United...

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American Cuts After 787 Delays

Boeing still isn't delivering 787s and the delays are spilling over into 2022 with customers caught in the crosshairs. American Airlines is one such airline. After already seeing 13 787-8 deliveries slip from 2021 to "by the end of the...

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Frontier Adds 16 New Routes

Frontier Airlines is adding a new warm-weather dot and 16 new routes just in time for Spring Break travel. The discounter will add Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, to its map with thrice-weekly service to Orlando beginning March 24. The balance of...

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American Exits 27 Routes

American Airlines' and JetBlue Airways' new Northeast Alliance giveth and taketh when it comes to routes. After pronouncements of new routes and destinations — particularly by JetBlue — from Boston and New York, American has loaded a schedule that shows...

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American Shuttle Nears Its Finale

“You’re always sure of a seat on the AIR-SHUTTLE,” an Eastern Air Lines ad said about its Boston-New York-Washington shuttle service in 1967. Travelers could “just show and go” — no reservations needed — for as little as $13 one-way between Boston...

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Finnair Adds Buses on Select Routes

Finnair will offer new bus connection options on select short-haul domestic routes from its Helsinki hub in 2022. Citing a desire to reduce its carbon emissions among the debate over limiting short-haul flights, the airline will offer bus alternatives between...

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