Delta Air Lines has begun a daily Boeing 767-300ER service between New York Kennedy and Venice, Italy. Meanwhile, Delta has agreed a commercial pact with Air Canada/Canadian Airlines that provides for codesharing in North America and an expansion of services between their respective hubs. The deal supersedes a cancelled codeshare (held by Canadian Airlines) with American Airlines. Continental Micronesia will begin a twice-weekly non-stop service between Guam and Seoul, South Korea, on 16 July, using a Boeing 737-800. Air Aruba is to start daily flights from Ft Lauderdale and Orlando on 1 July, adding to services from Baltimore, Philadelphia, Miami and New York Newark. Evergreen International Airlines has begun twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter services between Singapore and Columbus, Ohio, and will add a third in June. China Southern Airlines is starting a daily scheduled service between Hong Kong and Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei Province. The carrier has operated the service for the past decade as a charter. The US Department of Transportation has approved a codeshare deal between TWA and Air Malta on USA-Malta services via certain points. Air Tahiti Nui and Qantas will codeshare between Papeete and Auckland from 21 June. Each carrier will operate one flight a week, with Air Tahiti Nui using an Airbus A340 and Qantas a Boeing 767. British Airways franchise carrier, GB Airways, will begin a three-times-weekly service from London Gatwick to Tenerife from 31 October. Flight International's sister online service Air Transport Intelligence reports that Shanghai Airlines and Royal Air Cambodge (RAC) have both launched new services connecting Shanghai with the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh. Shanghai Airlines began weekly services to Phnom Penh on 19 May while RAC launched its twice-weekly flights last month.

Source: Flight International