EgyptAir and Air Cairo sign codeshare agreement

By David Casey Sep 01, 2020
The two carriers have agreed a codeshare deal less than four months after signing a Memorandum of Understanding to increase their cooperation.
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Delta outlines long-haul rebuild

By David Casey Aug 24, 2020
More routes are returning to Delta Air Lines’ long-haul network during the upcoming winter and summer seasons, but some destinations like Mumbai and Osaka are not currently scheduled to resume.
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Blue Air expands route network, secures €62 million loan approval

By David Casey Aug 21, 2020
Romanian carrier Blue Air will grow its network at home and in Italy later this year.
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Alitalia to increase international routes

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jul 30, 2020
Renationalized flag-carrier to restart service with 70-strong fleet.
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Recovery Tracker: KLM, Lufthansa, Alaska Airlines and more

By David Casey Jul 24, 2020
A weekly round-up of the latest news from the aviation industry as airlines and airports continue to recover from the COVID-19 crisis.
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Emirates resumes A380 flying, adds more routes

By David Casey Jul 16, 2020
Emirates Airline has returned its Airbus A380 aircraft to the skies after a near four-month hiatus and is resuming flying to more destinations.
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Recovery Tracker: Emirates, Etihad, Austrian Airlines and more

By David Casey Jul 10, 2020
A weekly round-up of the latest news from the aviation industry as airlines and airports continue to recover from the COVID-19 crisis.
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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.
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Wizz Air to open seventh Romanian base

By David Casey Jun 16, 2020
While many airlines are fighting for survival, Wizz Air is continuing its bold expansion plan with the opening of a seventh base in Romania.
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Alitalia asked to rethink relaunch plan

Jun 04, 2020
The Europrean Commission says an alternative plan is needed.
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United to ramp up international routes

Jun 02, 2020
The airline's network will grow beyond London Heathrow, its only current international destination.
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Route analysis: FRA-YYC, FCO-SCL, ONT-SEA

Feb 27, 2020
This week: Calgary to join Eurowings’ long-haul network; Alitalia to end service to Santiago, Chile; and Frontier Airlines further increases its presence at Ontario International.
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Route rundown: KUL-OKA, AUS-CDG, YYC-FCO

Nov 01, 2019
This week: AirAsia X to open Okinawa service; Norwegian to add Austin - Paris non-stop; and WestJet plans seasonal flights between Calgary and Rome.
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Route rundown: FCO-SFO, SVO-KIX, ORY-BOS

Oct 03, 2019
This week: Alitalia is to resume service to San Francisco; Aeroflot plans Osaka return; and LEVEL is to launch its sixth destination from Paris.
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China-Western Europe aviation market continues to grow

By David Casey Apr 17, 2019
As China Eastern schedules its latest new route to Western Europe, Routesonline looks at the growth of the market and the new services set to start in the coming months.
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Route rundown: TLV-ORD, SZX-FCO, FRA-LAS

Mar 29, 2019
This week: El Al Israel Airlines adds more North American points; Hainan Airlines to open Shenzhen - Rome route; and Eurowings schedules Las Vegas service.
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Route rundown: NBO-FCO, CHC-SIN, YEG-MCO

Jan 24, 2019
This week: Kenya Airways is returning to Rome after seven years away; Air New Zealand is set to add Christchurch – Singapore; and Swoop is upping trans-border capacity from Edmonton.
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Route rundown: CKG-CDG, BCN-JFK, FCO-IAD

Nov 09, 2018
This week: Hainan Airlines expands European network; LEVEL increases competition from Barcelona; and Alitalia adds first new US route since 2010.
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Route rundown: FCO-KEF, CAN-BKK, YVR-LIR

Jun 21, 2018
This week: Norwegian to serve Italy-Iceland, China Eastern adds service from Guangzhou and Sunwing to operate Vancouver–Liberia route.
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Europe's aviation industry by numbers - July 2017

By David Casey Aug 01, 2017
Routesonline's latest analysis of the European aviation industry, examining the top routes, airlines, airports and aircraft that are leading the market.
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Route rundown: FCO - DEL, PVG - CEB, LBA - DUS

Jun 08, 2017
Airport Strategy & Marketing provides expert insight into three of this week's stand-out new routes
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Route rundown: ISB - CAN, CIA - EWR, DME - BOD

Jun 01, 2017
Airport Strategy & Marketing provides expert insight into three of this week's stand-out new routes
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Alitalia rolls-up to Cuban potential

By Richard Maslen Sep 13, 2016
Cuba has long been a popular tourist destination for Italian holiday makers and is increasingly being added to cruise ship itineraries. And with trade growing between Italy and Cuba the new route should also attract business traffic with Italian exporters and for those looking to invest in the Cuban market.
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Alitalia’s new link to Cyprus supports enhanced Italian trade

By Richard Maslen May 12, 2016
The new link will not only support better aircraft utilisation of Alitalia’s short-haul fleet through the sector’s night hour operation, but will also bring increased connectivity options in and out of Cyprus via its Fiumicino hub.
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Alitalia returns to Beijing in continued long-haul growth

By Richard Maslen Apr 14, 2016
Alitalia will offer a four times weekly service between Rome and Beijing from July 18, 2016 using a three-class, 250-seat Airbus A330-200. The Rome – Beijing city pair market has grown over the past ten years from around 50,000 O&D passengers to over 130,000 passengers last year.
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