Wind Jet suspends operation

Italian low cost carrier Wind Jet yesterday suspended operations, stranding thousands of passengers. The carrier was rumoured to suspend operations since its merger talks with Alitalia fell off last week. The carrier was operating a route network mainly connecting Sicily with Italy, but also operated a base at Rimini. The airline has now suspended all […]

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Emirates to launch flights to Phuket

Emirates Airline, effective 10th December will be starting service to its second destination in Thailand – Phuket. The airline will launch daily flights to the Thai holiday city, on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Schedule: EK 378 DXB HKT 1245 2155 D 332 EK 379 HKT DXB 0035 0435 D 332 Note that this flight presently […]

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Allegiant to Lease A319s for Expansion

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Allegiant Air, the US low cost tour operator, today announced that it has entered into agreements with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) and Cebu Pacific Air to lease and purchase nineteen Airbus A319 aircraft to aid its expansion plans.  Out of its key hubs the A319 offers a range of up to 6,850km – significantly more […]

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Comair to cease operations

In line with its earlier announced intention to reduce regional flying, Delta Air Lines today announced that it will be ceasing the operations of its Comair unit on 29th September. Don Bornhost, Delta’s SVP of Delta Connection stated “While regional flying has and will remain a key component of Delta’s network, customer expectations and the […]

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Delta to suspend Winter service to Istanbul

Delta Air Lines has announced that it will be suspending its New York – Istanbul service in Winter 2012 season. The airline had planned to operate this route five times per week throughout the Winter season – but will now instead suspend it from 17th November onwards. Delta’s exit from this route appears to be […]

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jetStar Australia to add Singapore – Osaka service

jetStar Australia, from 1st November, will be launching a thrice weekly service to Osaka from Singapore. The route will increase to four times per week from 17th December, and will complement Singapore based jetStar Asia’s service to the Japanese city. Schedule; JQ063 SIN KIX 2230 0600+1 330 x236 JQ064 KIX SIN 1030 1620 330 x347

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jetStar Australia to add Singapore – Osaka service

jetStar Australia, from 1st November, will be launching a thrice weekly service to Osaka from Singapore. The route will increase to four times per week from 17th December, and will complement Singapore based jetStar Asia’s service to the Japanese city. Schedule; JQ063 SIN KIX 2230 0600+1 330 x236 JQ064 KIX SIN 1030 1620 330 x347

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SpiceJet to Kabul

SpiceJet, the Indian LCC, effective is beginning service to Kabul, Afghanistan. The Afghan capital becomes the fourth overseas destination for the airline. It will operate a three times weekly service to Kabul from Delhi. Schedule: SG21 DEL KBL 0920 1020 737 246 SG22 KBL DEL 1120 1420 737 246

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Chinese carriers apply for new international routes

The CAAC has announced the submission of applications by the following Chinese airlines, to launch new routes – China Eastern Airlines, three times weekly Beijing – Nanjing – Sydney service on board A330-300 aircraft from October 2012. Route already served by Air China. – Hainan Airlines, three times weekly Beijing – Sapporo service on board […]

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AirBerlin to launch Chicago service

AirBerlin from 23rd March, 2013 will be launching nonstop service between Berlin and Chicago. The service will initially operate thrice weekly, but will be increased to five times weekly from 1st May. AB7420 BER ORD 1000 1210 332 146 AB7421 ORD BER 1525 0700+1 332 146 From 1st May, service will be added on Wednesday […]

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