The Most Notable New Airline Routes This WeekMay 23rd, 2023
As the world begins to open up again following the COVID-19 pandemic, airlines are starting to launch new routes to cater to the growing demand for travel. Here are some of the most notable new airline routes that have been announced or launched this week.
Delta Air Lines: New Service between Boston and Rome
Delta Air Lines has announced that it will launch a new service between Boston and Rome starting on August 5, 2021. The airline will operate the route using a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with 225 seats, including 29 lie-flat seats in Delta One, 28 seats in Delta Comfort+, and 168 seats in the Main Cabin.
This new service will be Delta’s second transatlantic route from Boston, following its existing service to London Heathrow. The addition of Rome to its network will give Delta customers more options for travel to Europe.
Air Canada: New Service between Montreal and Kelowna
Air Canada has announced that it will launch a new seasonal service between Montreal and Kelowna, British Columbia, starting on June 26, 2021. The airline will operate the route twice a week using a 136-seat Airbus A319 aircraft.
This new service will give Air Canada customers more options for travel within Canada, as Kelowna is a popular destination for outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, and wine tours.
JetBlue: New Service between New York and Guatemala City
JetBlue has announced that it will launch a new service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Guatemala City starting on June 1, 2021. The airline will operate the route daily using an Airbus A320 aircraft with 162 seats.
This new service will be JetBlue’s first route to Guatemala and will provide customers with a new option for travel between the United States and Central America.
Air France: New Service between Paris and Denver
Air France has announced that it will launch a new service between Paris and Denver starting on July 2, 2021. The airline will operate the route five times a week using a Boeing 787-9 aircraft with 279 seats, including 30 lie-flat seats in Business class, 21 seats in Premium Economy, and 228 seats in Economy.
This new service will be Air France’s second destination in Colorado, following its existing service to Denver’s sister city, Colorado Springs. The addition of Paris to Denver’s network will give customers more options for travel to Europe.
British Airways: New Service between London and Bermuda
British Airways has announced that it will launch a new service between London’s Heathrow Airport and Bermuda starting on March 28, 2021. The airline will operate the route twice a week using a Boeing 777-200 aircraft with 275 seats, including 48 seats in Club World (Business class), 24 seats in World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy), and 203 seats in World Traveller (Economy).
This new service will provide British Airways customers with a new option for travel to Bermuda, a popular destination for its pink-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and world-class golf courses.
As the world begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, airlines are launching new routes to meet the growing demand for travel. These new services will provide customers with more options for travel and help to support the recovery of the aviation industry. As more countries reopen their borders and travel restrictions are lifted, we can expect to see more new airline routes announced in the coming weeks and months.