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Swiss Returns Broad Group of Routes, Capacity Remains Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

Swiss International Airlines announced on Wednesday that it will continue to ensure Switzerland's connection to the rest of the world, bolstering its network to include more than 90 destinations from both Zurich and Geneva. However, while the number of points served from the two airports is similar to 2019, capacity will be at roughly 50% of what it was pre-pandemic. "We have crafted our schedules for the coming winter timetable period to give our customers the widest possible range of…

United Airlines Announces The Start of Lagos, Nigeria Services

This week United Airlines filed flights between Lagos, Nigeria and Washington Dulles from November 29, 2021. Initially, these flights were announced in September 2020, with a scheduled launch date in the Spring of 2021. However, United Airlines received Nigerian government approval for the route to the Nigerian city recently. On…

British Airways Adds New Destinations to 2022 Summer Network

British Airways announced on Wednesday the expansion of its 2022 summer schedule with the addition of flights to the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. The airline will connect its hub at London Heathrow's Airport with the islands of São Miguel and Terceira, Portugal. Flights will be operated on a weekly…

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…

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…