Routes of The Week 16-22 January

Welcome to this week’s Routes of The Week edition. Your weekly short and sweet route announcements list. 16-22 January China Southern Airlines announced that it will be launching new flights to Vancouver and Amsterdam. The Vancouver route will operate thrice weekly aboard Boeing 777-200ER aircraft w.e.f 15 Jun while the new nonstop Guangzhou – Amsterdam […]

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Route Launch : flydubai to Chittagong

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Flydubai on 17 Jan launched flights to Chittagong with the touchdown of FZ587 at 2020 local time. Chittagong is the carrier’s 30th worldwide destination and the first in Bangladesh. It will launch flights to Dhaka, it’s second Bangladeshi destination on 14 Feb while Chittagong flights will go daily from 27 Mar.  

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Qatar Airways Summer 2011 Network Changes

Qatar Airways has announced the following changes to its route network in Summer 2011. Photo by 54north All routes are from Doha, DOH The new route to Budapest and Bucharest launches today. The route operates DOH-OTP-BUD four times a week on board A320 aircraft. Bangalore,BLR capacity increased from daily A320 family aircraft to daily A330 […]

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Routes of The Week 9 – 15 January

Welcome to this week’s Routes of The Week feature – your weekly route news update. Let’s see which route activities have airlines had this week. Air France from 27 Mar launches four weekly service to Tripoli onboard A320. Service increases to five weekly from 4 Jun. Aer Lingus from 27 Mar launches daily Shannon – London […]

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Qantas to launch Dallas, cancels SFO

 Qantas Airways today announced that it will be launching new flights to Dallas, from Sydney, marking one of the most important route launches to the Texas airport in recent times. The new route would operate four times a week.     The route starts on 16 May 2011 and will be the world’s third longest nonstop […]

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Full Details of the PIA – Turkish JV

Last week on The Networker, we covered the proposed PIA Turkish JV in detail. Today, we have got some extra details on the proposed broad ranging codeshare pact. * The arrangement would be to allocate seat capacity and revenues of both parties in the applicable routes under one pool arrangement, where the earnings would be […]

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Routes of The Week 1 – 8 January

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Routes of The Week is a new feature here at The Networker. On Routes of the Week, I will be covering all of the most important route announcements, and updates of the week – so you can read them at your comfort in the weekend. Week from 1 Jan – 8 Jan . Pakistan International […]

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PIA to end US flights and signs MoU with Turkish

Pakistan International to end New York, Chicago. Focuses on connecting from Istanbul.

Pakistan International Airlines ( PIA, IATA : PK ) has signed an MoU with Turkish Airlines ( IATA : TK ) in a move that will signal a strategic change in the airline’s direction. Under the new deal, pending government approval, PIA will stop a range of its unprofitable routes to the US and the […]

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Senegal Airlines To Launch Operations in Late January

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Senegal Airlines ( IATA: DN ), the new flag carrier for Senegal will be launching operations on 18th January. The new airline, replacing the now defunct Air Sénégal International, will initially operate to six regional destinations with a fleet of two Airbus A320s.The networkAir Senegal will be based at Dakar ( DKR ). ( Official […]

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Analysis: Flydubai – Mid East’s Rising Star

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31 destinations in 18 months is no mean feat. But there’s one LCC that did it successfully. Flydubai. What does the future hold for them ? Let’s find out. Having launched on 1st June 2009, flydubai ( IATA: FZ ) currently has 31 destinations available for booking, with a network that ranges from Yerevan to […]

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