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Finnair Bolsters Schedule as Travel Demand Grows

Finnair has announced it will add frequencies and destinations to its network this Winter in response to rising travel demand. The news follows the airline's growth of both passenger and cargo traffic in August. In August, passenger levels grew by 24.5% compared to the previous month and 38.1% versus 2020. Asia The oneworld carrier has said it is continuing to serve key destinations in Asia. The airline currently has daily flights to Tokyo, Seoul and Bangkok alongside many weekly services to…

Canadian Low-Cost Carrier Swoop Introduces New Flight to Jamaica

On Friday, Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier Swoop announced its second destination in the Caribbean from Toronto Pearson International Airport, growing its winter holiday portfolio. Specifically, the Calgary-based airline will launch flights to Kingston, Jamaica, two times weekly on a Boeing 737-800 beginning in December. Starting on Dec. 8, Swoop will fly…

Denver Air Connection Plans Texas Flights, Launch of 12th Destination

Not two weeks after announcing Phoenix and Ironwood, Mich. as destinations to be added to its route map, Denver Air Connection will be expanding to Texas, more specifically Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The airline is planning on making the North Texas superhub its 12th destination. Although the carrier has not…

Avianca Adds New Routes, Resumes Additional Flights

In order to offer its travelers more connectivity opportunities, Avianca announced the sale of five new routes that will begin to operate at the end of the year and the reactivation of seven more routes from September. After inaugurating seven domestic and international routes this year, five new routes will…

Hawaiian Airlines Returns Service To American Samoa 

Hawaiian Airlines has announced that it will be returning to the U.S. Territory of American Samoa. The carrier looks to provide nonstop service between Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport and Pago Pago-Tafuna International Airport, located in the village of Tafuna on the island of Tutuila in American Samoa.  Returning…

EVA Air Suspends Chicago Services

Taiwan-based carrier EVA Air has suspended its Taipei to Chicago services until Sep. 18 after three pilots were diagnosed with COVID-19. But the airline hasn’t ruled out whether the suspension will be extended. According to local media, the three pilots were fully vaccinated. Meanwhile, the airline demands 1,500 pilot must…

Air Senegal Launches US Flights to JFK, BWI

Air Senegal on Thursday launched its much anticipated U.S. service with a one-stop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Dakar’s Blaise Diagne International Airport. The new route operates via New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The new service to Baltimore comes as a last-minute switch, as Senegal’s…

United Airlines Adds Three New Routes to Latin America, Caribbean

Amid an expected surge in travel demand to Latin America and the Caribbean this upcoming winter, United Airlines intends to add three new routes to the two regions from Chicago, Cleveland and Denver, per LiveandLetsFly. From December 18, United Airlines will launch a Saturday-only flight from Cleveland to Nassau, Bahamas,…

Advanced Air Plans Delayed Mammoth Lakes, CA Entry

Hawthorne, Calif.-based Advanced Air has confirmed it will begin flights to Mammoth Lakes, Calif. via Mammoth Yosemite Airport in November 2021. The airline did announce plans to fly to Mammoth Lakes last season, but those plans were put on hold on account of local restrictions put in place due to…

Colombian Viva Air Continues Grab for Stronger Market Position

Colombian low-cost carrier Viva Air has already reactivated all of its pre-pandemic operations and is now working on adding new routes to various domestic and international destinations as a part of the recovery of the airline industry across both Colombia and all of South America. Last year, the Colombian low-cost…