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American Grows Cargo Schedule as Shipping Demand Remains High

Lockdowns around the globe have created an increase in demand for shipping. The increase in demand in cargo is contrary to the drastic and dramatic drop in passenger demand as well as commercial flights. The reduction in passenger flights has lead to a drop in capacity for cargo as well. In response, passenger airlines have begun operation cargo-only flights utilizing their passenger there aircraft, including American Airlines. Since the end of March, the airline has been operating cargo-only flights to…

Frontier Adds 18 New Summer Routes Despite Diminished Industry-Wide Demand

Frontier Airlines announced Thursday that it will launch 18 new routes during its Summer 2020 schedule. The new services will launch in June and July and will feature big cities like Boston, Chicago, Newark and Philadelphia as well as a number of smaller cities like Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Sarasota-Bradenton…

Wizz Air to Launch Five Abu Dhabi Routes, Open New…

European low-cost airline Wizz Air is finalizing plans to launch five routes between Europe and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates this year. The airline will serve Bucharest, Romania and Budapest, Hungary starting on June 3; Katowice, Poland and Sofia, Bulgaria starting Sept. 15; and Cluj-Napoca, Romania starting Sept. 16. The…

Kenya Airways Offered Green Light to Begin Flights to Tel…

Kenya Airways has been granted the green light to introduce three weekly flights connecting Kenya's capital, Nairobi, with Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. The new route will be subject to permission by the Sudanese government to fly over its airspace. Kenya Airways was previously scheduled to begin the…

American to Build Alaska Partnership, Add Seattle to India Service

American Airlines has announced new nonstop service between Seattle and Bangalore, India to be launched in October. Tickets go on sale next month. American will become the first airline to offer nonstop flights between Bangalore and the United States. Daily flights between the two cities will be operated with a…

JetBlue Commences Airbus A321neo Flights

JetBlue has begun commercial flights with their brand new Airbus A321neo aircraft, as reported by Flightradar24. The aircraft's first flight departed New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Tuesday morning, arriving in Orlando after a two hour flight. The airline originally planned to debut the aircraft on September 24,…

Lufthansa Group Outlines Major Long-Haul Expansion

Lufthansa Group is expanding its long-haul network to leisure heavy destinations from its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. As of next year, the airline conglomerate will expand services to several North American cities including Seattle, Detroit, Orlando and Phoenix, operated by both Lufthansa mainline and its low-cost arm, Eurowings. Additionally,…

Lufthansa Group Outlines Major Long-Haul Expansion

Lufthansa Group is expanding its long-haul network to leisure heavy destinations from its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. As of next year, the airline conglomerate will expand services to several North American cities including Seattle, Detroit, Orlando and Phoenix, operated by both Lufthansa mainline and its low-cost arm, Eurowings. Additionally,…

Flybe Launches New Route in Effort to Connect Smaller Cities…

Last weekend, British regional carrier Flybe began flying between Newquay Airport in Cornwall and London's Heathrow Airport, in a continuous effort to connect small towns and cities across Britain with the world via the London hub. Flights are set to run throughout the year, with four frequencies each day, offering…

Spirit Announces Another Round of Expansion

Spirit has announced another round of expansion, less than a month from their last announcement. This announcement will see a new city join the Spirit route map as well as two new routes between existing cities. Starting May 2, the airline will begin multiple routes to Raleigh/Durham International Airport. The…