Privately owned charter operator Jordan Aviation has launched a weekly service between Beirut and Freetown, Sierra Leone. Jordan Aviation is seeking permission to allow the service to originate in Amman.

Delta Air Lines has expanded its codeshare with South African Airways (SAA) to include Delta Express flights between New York JFK airport and West Palm Beach, Florida, and SAA flights between Johannesburg and Kampala, Uganda.

Low-cost Slovak airline SkyEurope will launch twice weekly services between Prague and Poprad, in Slovakia's Tatra mountains this month.

British Airways franchise carrier GB Airways will launch services between London Gatwick and Spanish destinations Girona and Mahon, Menorca next March.

Dubai-based Emirates has signed a codesharing agreement with Japan Airlines covering Emirates' non-stop services between Dubai and Osaka Kansai, scheduled to start next month. The two companies will also codeshare on transfer flights from Osaka to Tokyo, Sapporo and Fukuoka.

Ecuador's national aviation board has granted LanChile-owned LanEcuador rights to operate from Quito and/or Guayaquil to Buenos Aires, Madrid, Miami, New York and Santiago. LanChile is working on certifying LanEcuador to begin operations "as soon as possible".

Air Jamaica has commenced twice weekly non-stop services between Manchester and Montego Bay and weekly non-stop services between Manchester and Kingston.

New Canadian low-cost airline Jetsgo has doubled its service frequency between Montreal and Toronto to 12 flights a day.

United Express carrier Air Wisconsin will fly twice daily between Denver and Winnipeg from 8 October, using a Bombardier CRJ200. On 31 October, United Express carrier Atlantic Coast Airlines will begin four daily flights between Washington Dulles and Toronto, also using a CRJ200.

Source: Flight International