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Ravn Alaska Returns to the Sky After Shutdown

One of the earliest, and perhaps most vital airline victims of the Covid-19 pandemic has returned to the skies. Ravn Alaska returned to the skies over the northernmost state this past Friday. The airline restarted operations with a charter flight from Anchorage to Dutch Harbor, with a deHaviland Dash 8. The airline is still waiting for regulatory approval for scheduled operations but will ramp up charter flights in preparation for a return to scheduled flights. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic,…

TAP Air Portugal Announces Multiple New Routes to Europe, Africa

TAP Air Portugal is launching a series of new routes next year to expand its network across Europe and Northern Africa. Next summer, the airline will launch scheduled service to Ibiza, Spain; Fuerteventura, Spain; Oujda, Morocco; Zagreb, Croatia; Djerba, Tunisia and Monastir, Tunisia. With the exception of Zagreb, where services…

TAP Launches New Azores-Boston Nonstop Service

TAP Air Portugal, Portugal’s national airline, announced Tuesday new nonstop service to the United States from the Azores, according to an emailed statement obtained by AirlineGeeks. Launched this week, the flight marks the airline's only nonstop service between Ponta Delgada, Portugal and Boston. The inaugural flight departed yesterday from Ponta…

JetBlue Announces Service to Guyana From New York

New York-based JetBlue has announced that it will be expanding its Latin America and Caribbean profile by commencing daily service to Guyana next year. The non-stop service from New York-JFK to Georgetown, Guyana's capital, will be operated with JetBlue's new Airbus A321neo aircraft. At just over five hours flight time…

New Midwest Express Reaches Agreement to Start Service

Milwaukee-based Midwest Express has reached an agreement with Elite Airways to begin service, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal reported. No routes or a timetable for the start of flights has been announced. The announcement is a cumulation of two years of work for the Milwaukee group that is attempting to relaunch…

New Midwest Express Reaches Agreement to Start Service

Milwaukee-based Midwest Express has reached an agreement with Elite Airways to begin service, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal reported. No routes or a timetable for the start of flights has been announced. The announcement is a cumulation of two years of work for the Milwaukee group that is attempting to relaunch…

New Midwest Express Reaches Agreement to Start Service

Milwaukee-based Midwest Express has reached an agreement with Elite Airways to begin service, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal reported. No routes or a timetable for the start of flights has been announced. The announcement is a cumulation of two years of work for the Milwaukee group that is attempting to relaunch…

El Al Expands U.S. Presence with New Las Vegas Route

El Al, the national airline of Israel, has announced that it will begin seasonal service between Tel Aviv and Las Vegas. The seasonal service will begin on June 14 and will be operated weekly through April. The flight will be the first flight between Las Vegas and the Middle East…

Spirit Airlines Launches Service and Announces New Routes from Indianapolis

Spirit Airlines began service to its newest destination, Indianapolis, this week, marking the third ultra-low-cost carrier to serve the Indiana capital behind Allegiant Air and Frontier Airlines. The airline began service Thursday evening with a flight to Las Vegas, a popular route for the city. Spirit’s second route from Indianapolis…

Air Namibia Outlines Expansion of Service

Air Namibia, the national airline of Namibia, has announced expansion both domestically and regionally. The new schedule will become effective March 30. The expansion will see an increase of service on several routes that see high levels of demand and frequencies are also being shifted to better meet the needs…