Longtail Engine Failure Probe Flags Maintenance Data, Debris Risk

By Sean Broderick Apr 28, 2023
An engine failure aboard a Longtail Aviation Boeing 747-400 spotlights the importance of keeping records on service-bulletin implementations.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Delta’s Gatwick Return Intensifies London-New York Competition

By David Casey Apr 13, 2023
Delta Air Lines’ new route between New York JFK and London Gatwick increases the number of daily flights between the cities to 35.
Airports & Networks

Jetblue Airways Adds Miami To Growing Network

By Lori Ranson Dec 18, 2020
From February the carrier will launch 14 daily flights from MIA.
Airports & Networks

Alitalia resumes Latin America services

By David Casey Dec 16, 2020
The Italian flag-carrier has restored routes to São Paulo and Buenos Aires.
Airports & Networks

JetBlue lands London slots but misses out on LHR

By Ben Goldstein Nov 25, 2020
The LCC will begin services to LGW and STN in 2021.
Airports & Networks

JetBlue CEO outlines European ambitions

By David Casey Nov 20, 2020
Robin Hayes believes the US carrier’s entry into the transatlantic market will be “brilliantly timed.”
Airports & Networks

Recovery Tracker: LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Porter Airlines and more

By David Casey Oct 16, 2020
A weekly round-up of the latest news from the aviation industry as airlines and airports seek to recover from the COVID-19 crisis.
Airports & Networks

United plans ‘aggressive’ competition on transcon routes from JFK

By David Casey Oct 16, 2020
CEO Scott Kirby has confirmed the airline plans to return to New York John F Kennedy next year and compete aggressively on routes to the US West Coast.
Airports & Networks

JetBlue adds three new ski routes

By David Casey Oct 15, 2020
Montrose Regional Airport in western Colorado has secured its second new airline partner in as many weeks.
Airports & Networks

San Francisco joins Qatar Airways’ network

Oct 08, 2020
The carrier will serve nine US destinations when the Doha-SFO service gets underway Dec. 15.
Airports & Networks

Slot relief extension at congested US airports preserves routes

By Ben Goldstein Oct 07, 2020
Airlines do not have to meet usual 80%-schedule standard.
Airports & Networks

Brussels Airlines to increase Africa capacity during peak season

By Kurt Hofmann Oct 01, 2020
The Belgian flag-carrier will increase its flying to the continent by 40% compared to now from the beginning of December to early January.
Airports & Networks

Avianca to restart slew of international routes from Colombia

By Sean Broderick Sep 25, 2020
Flights from Bogota and Medellin will connect to 16 cities, including Miami and New York.
Airports & Networks

Fort Lauderdale among the destinations leaving Emirates’ network

By David Casey Aug 06, 2020
Gulf carrier Emirates looks set to permanently suspend four long-haul routes, including halting service to one of its 12 destinations in the US.
Airports & Networks

Alitalia to increase international routes

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jul 30, 2020
Renationalized flag-carrier to restart service with 70-strong fleet.
Airports & Networks

American and JetBlue join forces

By David Casey Jul 16, 2020
American Airlines and JetBlue are forming a partnership that is designed to boost each other’s networks in the ultra-competitive US Northeast and pave the way for new and expanded routes from New York and Boston.
Airports & Networks

Etihad re-opens global network

By Wesley Charnock Jul 07, 2020
Gulf carrier aims to “gradually” resume services with the goal of operating 45% of its pre-COVID capacity by August.
Airports & Networks

Recovery Tracker: Airlines add Iceland capacity

By David Casey Jun 16, 2020
Charting the resurgence of air transport in markets around the word, Routes looks at the easing of travel restrictions in Iceland.
Airports & Networks

American sees demand improving, to operate more than half of original July schedule

By Ben Goldstein Jun 05, 2020
American 'more optimistic' compared to previous schedule plans.
Airports & Networks

BA plans long-haul route resumptions

By David Casey Jun 04, 2020
British Airways has filed tentative plans to increase its long-haul flying in July.
Airports & Networks

Brussels Airlines to serve 59 destinations this summer

May 28, 2020
The flag-carrier will resume flying June 15 after a 12-week interruption.
Airports & Networks

TAME to be liquidated but essential routes to continue

By David Casey May 21, 2020
Ecuador’s president has revealed that loss-making national carrier TAME is to be liquidated, but essential routes that do not have a private sector operator will continue.
Airports & Networks

Delta and United to resume China flights

By David Casey May 19, 2020
Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are set to resume scheduled passenger service between the US and China from next month for the first time since early February.
Airports & Networks

COVID-19: North America market update (w/e May 17)

By David Casey May 18, 2020
Routes' latest update on how airlines and airports across North America are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airports & Networks

Virgin Atlantic to expand Heathrow network

By David Casey May 13, 2020
Virgin Atlantic has revealed its flying program for summer 2021, with plans to fly to 24 destinations.
Airports & Networks