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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 been flying between LA and London for over 25 years and this additional service will offer our customers, even more, choice in flight and connection times between these two fast-paced…

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…

Wizz Air Announces Liverpool Portfolio Expansion

Hungarian-based airline Wizz Air has announced another service that is to be launched from Liverpool's John Lennon Airport to the southern Romanian city of Craiova from the end of March 2017. This is the carrier's second route announcement for Liverpool this Fall. Mark Povall, Liverpool Airport's Director of Air Service…

WOW! Pittsburgh Receives New Service to Iceland

Despite being very young, WOW Air continues to find success and it has started to turn its attention to smaller markets, the newest of which is Pittsburgh. The “Steel City” will receive four times weekly service starting on June 16, 2017 to Reykjavik-Keflavik. Flights will run on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday…

Singapore Launches Manchester to Houston Service

Changi-based Singapore Airlines has inaugurated service between Singapore-Manchester-Houston on October 31st, marking a new milestone for the airline's operations at Manchester. This is the first direct flight to Singapore from Manchester as well as the first direct service to Houston from Manchester. Singapore initially operated to Manchester via Munich using…

Emirates Launches World’s Shortest Airbus A380 Service

Emirates will launch the world's shortest A380 flight this December. The double-decker will be scheduled on one of the nine daily flights that make the 385km Doha flight. From December 1, the flight will depart Dubai at 0745 arriving into Doha at 0805 as EK841. The return flight, EK 842, will…

British Airways Adds Ft. Lauderdale to Gatwick Service

British Airways today announced new service between London’s Gatwick Airport and Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The service will be operated three-times a week, with a fourth flight added during the summer season. The route will be operated by a Boeing 777-200 with 275 seats. Service will begin on July 6th,…