United Airlines to Launch Direct Flights Between New York and…

On Wednesday United Airlines and Emirates officially announced their new codeshare agreement at an event hosted in United’s hangar at the Washington Dulles International Airport. The agreement will connect United customers to over 100 plus destinations through Dubai and nearly 200 locations within the U.S. for Emirates customers. The partnership…

Flair Airlines Grows Presence in Mexico

On Wednesday, Canadian low-cost carrier, Flair Airlines announced a new non-stop service to Cancun from Toronto, further strengthening its presence in Mexico. Flair will initially operate the route twice-weekly, with service beginning November 3. Airfare for the particular route starts at $109 CAD. “We’re delighted to add an additional route…

Virgin Atlantic Announces Service Between London Heathrow and Tampa

On Wednesday Virgin Atlantic announced that it will continue its transatlantic expansion with a new nonstop service from its London Heathrow (LHR) hub to Tampa, Florida (TPA). Service to The Sunshine State will begin on November 3, 2022, just in time to capture the winter demand.  The carrier will initially…

French Bee Begins LAX – ORLY Service  — Onboard Experience 

On Saturday, April 30, Paris-based carrier, French Bee, held its inaugural flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Paris-Orly (ORY), a historic event for the carrier, marking its third destination in the United States, along with San Francisco (SFO) and New York (EWR). By year-end, the carrier looks to add Miami…

Dubai Airshow Recap: Day 3

Boeing came away from a day at the Dubai Airshow with the headline news for the first time on Tuesday as the American aircraft manufacturer inked a deal with Indian startup Akasa Air for 72 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Valued at nearly $9 billion at list prices, the bill is…

Onboard French bee’s Inaugural Flight from Newark to Paris-Orly

After hustling through a challenging pandemic, Paris-based French bee has finally started service between New York and Paris. The airline launched its inaugural flight on Thursday, July 15 with a seven-hour, 20-minute red-eye to Paris Orly Airport, the city’s secondary airport. The new route is scheduled to operate on Mondays,…

United Resumes Nonstop Service to Shanghai

In an important ramp up following Chinese market recovery, United Airlines yesterday announced it will start a four-times-weekly nonstop service to China between San Francisco International Airport and Shanghai's Pudong International Airport. Beginning Oct. 21, the carrier will operate four weekly nonstop flights with Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from San Francisco…

Spirit Airlines Celebrates Anniversary, Growth In Austin

Spirit Airlines inaugurated new flights to Cancun from five U.S. cities on Wednesday, Feb. 26, in time for spring break travel. The Miramar, Flo.-based carrier now serves Cancun from 11 U.S. destinations with Austin, Nashville, Cleveland, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh joining the list. For Austin, the departure of Spirit flight 1054…

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…