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New airline routes launched (30 January 12 February)  12h27 14 février
James Davis
Check out network planning news as it happens on our Instagram daily digests Amongst this week’s new airline routes, Qantas adds Brisbane to San Francisco, and Newcastle gets a Lufthansa connection to Munich. The rest of this week’s new routes (A Z by airline) The post New airline routes...
Viva Aerobus announces new Monterrey flights  12h25 14 février
James Davis
Viva Aerobus adds Orlando and San Antonio flights from Monterrey from June 20. Viva Aerobus, Mexico’s ultra-low-cost carrier, continues expanding its service in the US with the announcement of its new nonstop flights Monterrey - Orlando and Monterrey San Antonio. Orlando will commence on June 20...
Qantas to give green light to Project Sunrise  12h20 14 février
James Davis
Qantas will reportedly now go ahead with Project Sunrise, launching flights in 2023. Qantas will be going ahead with Project Sunrise, according to Australian media reports following a memo to Qantas International staff. This comes as the hard deadline for an A350-1000 order approaches at the end of...
Indy welcomes Contour as 10th airline  11h29 14 février
James Davis
Indianapolis Airport announces Contour Airlines as latest based carrier; launching June 10. Indianapolis Airport has announced Contour as its latest airline at Routes Americas 2020. The carrier will operate three routes from launch: St Louis, Pittsburgh & Nashville. Indianapolis becomes the airline...
Laser Airlines connects Bogota with Caracas  11h23 14 février
James Davis
Laser Airlines launches Bogota route from Caracas on 10 February. Laser Airlines on 10 February began direct services between Caracas and Bogota. The Venezuelan carrier will operate the route daily using 165-seat MD-82s, according to OAG Schedules Analyser. 110,000 passengers flew between the two...
Katowice Airport to pass five million barrier as Wizz Air’s dominance falls  10h25 13 février
Katowice’s traffic has grown by CAGR of 10% since 2015 and will pass five million this year. Charter passengers doubled and now account for two million. Katowice is Poland’s fourth-busiest airport with 4.84 million passengers in 2019. Since 2010, passenger volume increased by 102% with a CAGR of 7...
Consultants’ Corner: The impact of the Boeing 737 MAX grounding  10h10 12 février
US airlines should now have 100 MAXs flying. Volaire Aviation Consulting’s Jack Penning charts the impact of its grounding for airports and airlines. Eleven months have elapsed since the FAA suspended the airworthiness certificate of the Boeing 737 MAX, grounding all aircraft. In that time,...
Cornwall confirms continued LHR connection  09h16 12 février
In a major development, Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has announced the continuation of its London Heathrow connection. Significantly it has secured the arrival of British Airways to its carrier rollcall. Working hard to ensure the Airport maintains non-stop access to Europe’s busiest hub, CAN...
Antalya seats up 11 million since 2015 as CONNECT comes to town  14h54 11 février
Over 70% of Antalya’s seats are international, with Russia adding seven million since 2016. SunExpress now #1 at Antalya from big recent expansion. Antalya, the location for this year’s CONNECT Route Development Forum, is Turkey’s third-largest airport, with almost 30 million total seats in 2019. ...
Qantas inaugurates Brisbane to San Francisco  17h38 10 février
James Davis
Qantas launches three-weekly flights to San Francisco from Brisbane. Qantas Brisbane to San Francisco Qantas on 09 February commenced three-weekly operations between Brisbane and San Francisco, unlocking an underserved market from the Queensland capital. An estimated 500,000 passengers travelled...