-Jersey European Airways is introducing three daily flights between Edinburgh and Paris for Air France, which will be operated by British Aerospace 146s.

-India's Jet Airways will introduce services from Chennai (Madras) to Port Blair in the Andaman Islands from January, using Boeing 737s.

-US Airways will begin services with its low-fare division MetroJet in February from Washington Dulles to Atlanta, Birmingham, Alabama, and Raleigh/Durham, using 118-seat Boeing 737-200s.

-Transaero began its direct service from Moscow to London Gatwick on 18 December, using a Boeing 737-700.

-British Airways is introducing a seasonal British Aerospace/Aerospatiale Concorde service between New York Kennedy and Barbados. The first of 70 flights will depart New York on 6 February, with the flight to Barbados lasting 2h 25min. BA has also reintroduced its traditional winter direct Concorde service from London Heathrow to Barbados.

-Emirates Airlines will introduce a fourth weekly flight from Dubai to Malta, in January, using a 178-seat Airbus A310-300. Clearance has also been given for Emirates to add two more flights from Dubai to London Heathrow.

-Nigeria Airways intends to operate two weekly flights between Lagos and Johannesburg from December 19 using an Airbus 310. South African Airways launched two flights a week to Lagos on 3 December and confirms that it has been talking to the state-owned Nigerian carrier about codeshares on the route.

-Asiana Airlines has introduced a freight flight to London Stansted from its Seoul base, using a Boeing 747-400 freighter. Two services a week will be flown, one routing back to Seoul via Amsterdam and the other via Brussels.

-Qantas and British Airways have won approval to codeshare on three weekly BA services between Kuala Lumpur and London, following a new air services agreement made between Australia and Malaysia.

Source: Flight International