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easyJet to Reopen Ski Season Flights Between Bournemouth and Geneva

easyJet has announced that they will be reopening their Bournemouth to Geneva flights from Dec. 10. This will be the 12th season that EasyJet has operated these flights with up to 7 per week. Paul Kight, Managing Director of Bournemouth Airport said,“The easyJet route to Geneva has proved extremely popular over the years and we are delighted to see the airline return for their 12th winter season. Geneva is one of the most popular destinations for skiing due to its…

Icelandair Announces Belfast City Route Starting June 2017

Reykjavik-based Icelandair has announced plans to operate flights from Reykjavik to Belfast City on a three times per week basis starting in June 2017. The airline will use Air Iceland's Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 on Tuesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Air Iceland has codesharing agreements with Icelandair that will offer connectivity…

Emirates Now Operates the World’s Shortest and Longest A380 Routes

Emirates is the airline of the superlatives. The fast growing company has broken many records over the years since it commenced operations in 1985. At that time, it was operating with only two aircraft. Today, Emirates is flying one of the world’s largest fleet of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s. On…

¡Vayamos a La Habana! US Airlines Make History with Scheduled…

For over five decades, there has been no scheduled air service between the United States and Havana. As of Nov. 28, travel to and from the Cuban capital has gotten a bit easier thanks to new flights from American, United, jetBlue, Frontier, and Delta. Fifty-Five Years Ago In the early…

Flybe Will Open First European Base in Dusseldorf

Europe's largest regional airline Flybe, has announced that they will open their first base in Düsseldorf, Germany. The airline aims to base two of their Bombardier Q400 aircraft at the airport. According to their press release, the carrier has started a "high-profile recruitment drive for more than 60 pilots and cabin…

Virgin Atlantic to Increase Los Angeles Flights

Virgin Atlantic has confirmed that they will be increasing their London-Heathrow to Los Angeles flights to three per day. This move comes as Virgin Atlantic and their codeshare partner, Delta, plan to increase the quality of their service across the Atlantic. Erik Varwijk, Executive Vice President at Virgin Atlantic, said: "We have…

Norwegian Unveils Its 2017 Plan for Service Between France and…

Norwegian Air, ranked as the world’s best low-cost long-haul airline in 2016 according to SkyTrax, presented its 2017 plan for the French market this Thursday at a press conference in Paris. Led by Bjorn Kjos, the airline is known for cheap fares on long haul flights. With the carrier's U.S. operations…

Lufthansa Announces New Service From Frankfurt to Shannon

Frankfurt-based Lufthansa has announced plans to expand their route portfolio in Ireland. From August 2017, the carrier will be providing service to Shannon once per week using their Airbus A319 aircraft. The flight will operate as LH984 and LH985, and will take 2 hours and 15 minutes to fly to…

ANA Announces Launch Date for Service to Mexico City

Last week, All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s leading airline, announced the launch of direct flights from Tokyo-Narita (NRT) to Mexico City (MEX) beginning February 15, 2017. The airline will be the only airline to serve these two destinations with daily flights. Aeromexico currently offers direct flights between the two cities,…

South Florida Sees (More) European Growth

South Florida has always been a popular destination for tourists, with the pleasant year-round weather, beaches, and dynamic culture attracting people from around the globe. More recently, the number of European carriers and destinations has been increasing from South Florida thanks to new service from Miami and Fort Lauderdale. On…