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The tail of N825HK, one of five E-145s in the Via Airlines fleet. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Mateen Kontoravdis)

Via Airlines Adds 7 New Routes in Largest Expansion Yet

Coming off the back of carriers such as Frontier Airlines and Sun Country Airlines announcing large route expansions over the past few days, Via Airlines has joined the fun, announcing five new destinations joining its route network later this year. The carrier claims this is its largest expansion yet, with new focus cities in Memphis, Tenn., Pittsburgh, Pa. and Birmingham, Ala. planned. Raleigh, Memphis, Birmingham, Pittsburgh and Hartford will be Via’s newest cities, bringing its total destination count to 19.…

From MXP to MIA: The New Air Italy Launches Second…

Exactly one week after its first long-haul flight landed at New York’s JFK airport, Air Italy’s second long-haul flight began service from the airport’s main hub in Milan, Italy to Miami, Florida. Flight IG903 departed Milan’s Malpensa Airport for Miami International Airport in South Florida around 1:30 p.m. and flew…

Delta Announces Domestic Route Additions from Salt Lake City and…

Delta announced Tuesday morning that the airline will begin service between the airline’s hub at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and El Paso, Texas, beginning October 1. The flight will be operated by a CRJ-900 aircraft. "Transportation is essential to a growing community such as ours, we welcome the…

United Continues to Shatter Long-Haul Records with New Routes and…

United Airlines has wasted no time in utilizing its newest widebody additions: the Boeing 777-300ER and the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. For the Chicago-based carrier, the two aircraft are the largest in its fleet with some of the longest ranges among current aircraft offerings. United’s most recent additions to its route…

Emirates Says “Hello” To Two New Chinese Destinations

Emirates has announced it will expand its global route map to include two new destinations in China. Beginning May 2016, Emirates will serve Yinchuan (INC) and Zhengzhou (CGO) four-times weekly. The new route complements Emirates’ existing service to Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shanghai in mainland China. Emirates will operate its Boeing…

United Applies For New Service to Xian, China

Continuing with their steady growth in Asia, United Airlines has announced new service, pending government approval, to Xian, China (XIY) from San Francisco (SFO). The flight would operate a seasonal summer schedule of 3x a week from May 10, through October 29 on a Boeing 787-8. "We are excited by…

Southwest Airlines Announces Routes to Start in April

Friday, Southwest Airlines announced in a press release the addition of 10 new nonstop destinations from Dallas Love Field. Beginning April 8, 2015, travelers through Dallas will have access to 43 destinations. "With these new flights, Southwest is offering more of the low-fare nonstop travel our Dallas Customers want, at…