Neeleman Returns to New York as Breeze Adds New West…

JetBlue founder David Neeleman's low-cost airline Breeze Airways plans to begin operating flights to the West Coast of the United States. The introduction of new routes will operate from the Southeastern region as it aims to expand its network and become a more viable option for travelers looking to flyfrom…

Western Air Announces First Flight to U.S.

Bahamian airline Western Air has announced the launch of its first flights to the United States. The San Andros-based carrier will launch flights between the Bahamian capital of Nassau and Ft. Lauderdale on May 19. The flights will be operated on the carrier's Embraer E145 aircraft and flown twice daily.…

SkyWest Adds Flights to Two New York EAS Airports

Plattsburgh and Ogdensburg, two airports in northern New York state, have been in aviation news a substantial amount in the past three months. Both are Essential Air Service cities, and in mid-January 2022, SkyWest announced it would be terminating service to these communities in 90 days, a proposal that was swiftly…

Frontier Shelves Wichita Service For Immediate Future

Wichita Airport will once again go without Frontier Airlines as the ultra-low-cost carrier announced that was going forward with suspending all service to Wichita. The airline had previously expected to resume Wichita-Las Vegas service using Airbus A320neos on April 1, but now says that a lack of available aircraft will…

European Carriers Suspend Asia Flights Amid Ukraine Crisis

As the conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues escalating, more countries are closing their airspace to Russian carriers and Russia-registered aircrafts. In return, Russia closed its airspace to those countries to retaliate. As most of the routes between Europe and Asia pass through Russia, the result of those sanctions forced…

Virgin Atlantic Announces Return of Full Complement of US Destinations

Virgin Atlantic has announced that from April it will reinstate its full portfolio of destinations in the U.S. The return to a number of U.S. airports and an increase in frequency to others has been driven by a 50% increase in passenger demand from 2021 in light of relaxed travel…

Air Canada Announces Summer Flight Resumptions

After a relatively challenging and slightly positive year, Air Canada saw encouraging numbers in its latest financial results. In fact, the numbers were encouraging enough for the Canadian flag carrier to reverse its previous decision to cancel 12 ordered Airbus A220s — a decision that was made in November 2020…

Australia’s New Budget Airline Reveals Future Plans

Bonza — Australia's newest budget start-up airline — is stepping up its operations and presenting its first routes across the country. The low-cost carrier has unveiled its launch route network with flights set to begin in the middle of 2022. Last year in October, the independent low-cost airline revealed its…

Avelo Airlines Adds Four East Coast Routes

Just a few weeks after the celebration of its first 100 days of operations in New Haven, Conn., Avelo Airlines, a new low-cost airline in the U.S., is ready to announce another significant expansion from the Northeast. Starting on May 5, Avelo Airlines will launch four new non-stop routes from…