A WestJet 767-300 (Photo: BriYYZ from Toronto, Canada - WestJet Boeing 767-300ER C-GOGN, CC BY-SA 2.0,

WestJet Expands European Network with New Barcelona Flight

Calgary-based WestJet launched seasonal nonstop flights to Barcelona's El Prat Airport from its hub at Toronto on Friday, marking WestJet's fifth transatlantic service. Joining the list of the airline's mostly seasonal European operation, this is also the airline's first flight to Spain and the Iberian Peninsula. The new service will be operated on its existing Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, however, and not its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. "This flight between Barcelona and Toronto complements our existing Toronto to London Gatwick service…

Icelandair Resumes Longest Flight in Route Network

In its continued battle against low-cost carrier WOW air, Icelandic national carrier Icelandair resumed service between Reykjavik and San Francisco on Friday, June 1. It's been ten years since the airline flew to the Northern California city, and with a duration of approximately nine hours, it regains its title as…