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Frontier to restore some routes from Denver

Frontier Airlines (2nd) Airbus A320-251N WL N338FR (msn 8402) (North, the Harp Seal) PHL (Tony Storck). Image: 944794.

Frontier Airlines has announced the addition of new non-stop service from Denver International Airport (DEN) to Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), and Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, Conn. Service will begin in March 2019.

Following is a summary of the new service:

DENVER (DEN) to/from BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON (BWI)

Depart DEN 12:35 p.m. Arrive BWI: 6:07 p.m.

Depart BWI: 6:57 p.m. Arrive DEN: 9:09 p.m.

Aircraft: Airbus A320

Frequency: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Service Start: March 14, 2019

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DENVER (DEN) to/from FORT LAUDERDALE (FLL)

Depart DEN 11:51 p.m. Arrive FLL: 5:47 a.m.

Depart FLL: 7:30 a.m. Arrive DEN: 10:01 a.m.

Aircraft: Airbus A320

Frequency: Daily

Service Start: March 14, 2019

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DENVER (DEN) to/from HARTFORD (BDL)

Depart DEN: 7:00 a.m. Arrive BDL: 12:50 p.m.

Depart BDL: 1:40 p.m. Arrive DEN: 4:07 p.m.

Aircraft: Airbus A320

Frequency: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday

Service Start: March 28, 2019

Seasonal

Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): Frontier Airlines (2nd) Airbus A320-251N WL N338FR (msn 8402) (North, the Harp Seal) PHL (Tony Storck). Image: 944794.

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easyJet orders additional 17 Airbus A320neo aircraft

easyJet (UK) Airbus A320-251N WL G-UZHB (msn 7705) (NEO) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 943811.

Airbus has reached an agreement with easyJet that extends the airline’s fleet plans into 2023, exercising purchase rights to firm orders for 17 A320neo aircraft.

This takes its combined order for the NEO to 147 (including 30 A321neo) and means easyJet has ordered 468 A320 Family aircraft  to date.

The aircraft are configured with 186 seats in a single class configuration and powered by CFM International LEAP engines.

easyJet currently operates a fleet of 316 A320 Family including 17 A320neo and three A321neo, making it the world’s largest airline operator of Airbus’ single aisle aircraft. easyJet serves over 130 European airports in some 31 countries operating over 1,000 routes.

The A320neo family is the world’s best-selling single aisle aircraft with more than 6,200 orders from over 100 customers since its launch in 2010. It incorporates latest technologies including new generation engines and Sharklet wing tip devices, which together deliver more than 15% in fuel savings from day one and 20% by 2020 with further cabin innovations. The A320neo also offers significant environmental performance with nearly 50% reduction in noise footprint compared to previous generation aircraft.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by easyJet): easyJet (UK) Airbus A320-251N WL G-UZHB (msn 7705) (NEO) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 943811.

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Flynas becomes first Saudi carrier to receive the Airbus A320neo

First Airbus A320neo for Flynas

Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, has begun taking delivery of its first of 80 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. This follows an agreement signed in January 2017, with deliveries scheduled to take place from 2018 to 2026.

Flynas is the first operator in Saudi Arabia to acquire the A320neo and currently operates a fleet of 30 A320ceos. The A320neo, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines, will support Flynas’ expansion plans while providing greater operational efficiency and passenger comfort.

Saudi Arabia is the largest domestic aviation market in the Middle East. Since its inception in 2007, Flynas has set ambitious growth plans that continuously develop its fleet in order to carry more passengers. In 2017, the airline carried more than 6.4 million passengers and over 3 million passengers during the first half of 2018.

The A320neo Family is the world’s best-selling single aisle aircraft with over 6,200 orders from more than 100 customers since its launch in 2010. It incorporates latest technologies including new generation engines and Sharklet wing tip devices, which together deliver more than 15 percent in fuel savings from day one and 20 percent by 2020 with further cabin innovations. The A320neo also offers significant environmental performance with nearly a 50 percent reduction in noise footprint compared to previous generation aircraft.

Top Copyright Photo: Flynas (Nasair) (Saudi Arabia) Airbus A320-251N WL F-WWDF (HZ-NS22) (msn 8443) TLS (Eurospot). Image: 944066.

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Air Malta to fly to 27 destinations this winter

"Nickelodeon" promotional special livery

Air Malta is setting its sights on extending its record passenger growth numbers into the Winter season with the start of its winter flight schedule this week.

On the back of unprecedented passenger traffic during the summermonths, the airline’s strategy sees a new focus for the winter, with 27 scheduled destinations, an increase of nine destinations over last year. The result is a 40 per cent capacity increase covering a selection of 300 weekly departures.

Air Malta is committed to growing inbound and outbound tourism especially during the shoulder and winter periods. The airline aims to offer a diverse selection of main city and hub airports and a high level of frequencies to and from Malta, giving passengers optimum choice and optimum value for money as well as several options to connect beyond to/from airports nor served with direct flights.

Air Malta

Several of the new routes launched in the last 12 months have proven to be highly successful and will subsequently be retained, including Lisbon, Cagliari, Malaga, Casablanca, and Kiev.

The 5th Freedom flights between Catania and Vienna and between Catania and London Southend will also be retained.

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Meanwhile, the German market, which has for many years been a mainstay to both the airline and the country’s tourism success, will be given renewed focus.

The airline will be placing a lot of new capacity and investing in the German market by adding three new destinations; the capital Berlin, Hamburg and Leipzig. With double daily flights to Munich, five weekly to Frankfurt and a twice weekly flights to Dusseldorf, Air Malta is making sure to cover the German market with 50 weekly departures to and from six airports.

This Winter (November – March) Air Malta will operate direct flights to Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Cagliari, Catania, Casablanca, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Lisbon, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Southend, Kiev, Malaga, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Palermo, Paris Charles De Gaulle, Paris Orly, Rome, Tel Aviv, Tunis, Vienna and Zurich. The airline will also operate flights between Catania – Vienna, Catania – London Southend and Cagliari – London Southend.

The winter schedule started on October 28, 2018 and runs up to the end of March 2019.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Air Malta): Malta – airmalta.com (Air Malta 2nd) Airbus A320-251N WL 9H-NEO (msn 7875) (Nickelodeon) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 943708.

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Vistara to recreate Tata Air Services’ historic flight to Mumbai via Ahmedabad on October 15, 2018

"TATA SIA Airlines" retro livery - delivered on August 30, 2018

Vistara tomorrow (October 15) will recreate the historic first flight of TATA Air Services with a special flight (UK 1) between Delhi and Mumbai via Ahmedabad with its retroject VT-ATV.


According to the airline, October 15, 2018 marks the 86th Anniversary of the launch of TATA Air Services, India’s very first airline.

The historic Douglas DC-3 aircraft with the registration of VT-ATV first flight flew from Karachi to Mumbai via Ahmedabad.

The airline made this announcement:

Vistara unveiled its 22nd aircraft on September 1, 2018, an Airbus A320neo (pictured) with an extraordinary retro-livery (paint scheme) that is the first of its kind in India, along with a historic aircraft registration number.

The iconic retrojet took its first flight on September 5, complemented with retro-uniform and a special menu that tied the experience together perfectly. The grand livery has received a host of praises and has left all our customers and staff speechless!

This special day marks the 86th anniversary of the launch of Tata Air Services, India’s very first airline. Piloted by JRD Tata himself, the first flight flew from Karachi to Mumbai via Ahmedabad and, Vistara Retrojet will be recreating the historic flight by operating from Delhi to Mumbai via Ahmedabad for the first time ever!

Please find the flight schedule for VT-ATV for October 15, 2018:

Flight No. Origin Departure Time Destination Arrival Time
UK 1 Delhi 07:45 Ahmedabad 09:10
UK 1 Ahmedabad 09:55 Mumbai 11:10
UK 960 Mumbai 11:50 Delhi 14:10
UK 817 Delhi 16:05 Bengaluru 18:50
UK 818 Bengaluru 19:40 Delhi 22:20

Relive the golden days of flying aboard the VT-ATV with special retro-uniform for select cabin crew, inspired by the 1950s and 60s. The flight will also feature a menu with JRD Tata’s favourite dishes, as remembered by senior chefs at Taj Hotels. It includes Cheddar Cheese and Onion Omelette, Crêpe au Champignon, Meat Medley, Waldorf Salad, Minestrone Soup, Herb Roast Chicken, Goan Prawn Curry and Crème Caramel.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Vistara): Vistara – TATA SIA Airlines Airbus A320-251N WL F-WWIN (VT-ATV) (msn 8326) TLS (Eurospot). Image: 943126.

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SAS presents its 2019 summer schedule – 6 new destinations and 17 new nonstop routes

SAS' 2018 "Netflix - The Rain" promotional livery

SAS has made this announcement:

SAS is continuing to strengthen its offer by opening 17 new direct routes from Scandinavia in summer 2019 and 6 totally new destinations – Catania, Florence, Marseille, Cornwall Newquay, Szczecin and Antalya.

Demand for summer travel is increasing. SAS is therefore offering a number of new direct flights and destinations in summer 2019 and increasing frequency to several of the most popular travel hot spots. New destinations from Stockholm Arlanda are Catania Sicily, Marseille, Naples and Reykjavik while Gothenburg Landvetter will gain a direct flight to Faro in Portugal.

“Interest in travel continues to grow and I am delighted that we can not only offer a number of new destinations next summer but also increase our presence at some of the most popular designations for Scandinavians. We want more people to fly with us and discover the world, but with a smaller carbon footprint. To this end, SAS is striving to create sustainable travel, in the form of various initiatives such as biofuel, new aircraft with lower fuel consumption and emissions, and by reducing food waste and the use of plastics onboard,” says Rickard Gustafson, President and CEO, SAS.

Other exciting summer news is direct flights from Copenhagen to Cornwall Newquay. Poland also continues to attract visitors from Scandinavia and SAS is launching a direct route to Szczecin from Copenhagen.

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SAS summer news – new destinations and direct flights:

SAS summer news 2019 Sweden
From Stockholm: Marseille, Catania, Naples, Reykjavik. From Gothenburg: Faro

SAS summer news 2019 Norway
From Oslo: Faro and Antalya From Bergen: Nice, Alanya From Stavanger: Alanya

SAS summer news 2019 Denmark
From Copenhagen: Szczecin, Florence, Marseille, Catania, Cornwall Newquay. From Aarhus: Rome, Faro

Top Copyright Photo (all others by SAS): Scandinavian Airlines-SAS Airbus A320-251N WL SE-ROA (msn 7602) (Netflix – The Rain) FRA (Bernhard Ross). Image: 943787.

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Sky Airline of Chile presents its first Airbus A320neo in Santiago

Sky Airline (Chile) Airbus A320-251N WL CC-AZC (msn 8444) SCL (Alvaro Romero). Image: 943805.

On October 3 2018 Chilean low-cost airline SKY Airline presented to media, authorities, spotters and other guests, its first Airbus A320neo.

The airliner, an Airbus A320-251N is registered as CC-AZC (msn 8444), is owned and operated by the lessor ALC A320 8444, LLC. It is the very first brand-new aircraft ever acquired by SKY in its history.

The presentation, leaded by SKY CEO Holger Paulmann, consisted of two flights with the guests over Santiago de Chile, highlighting the different touristic attractions of Chile’s capital.

The aircraft arrived in Chile on September 23 2018.
Its first revenue flight took place on September 28, 2018 from Santiago to Arica.

Sky Airline (Chile) Airbus A320-251N WL CC-AZC (msn 8444) SCL (Alvaro Romero). Image: 943806.

Since then, CC-AZC has made daily flights to that city in the extreme north of Chile, and Punta Arenas in the southern tip of the country, with stopovers in intermediate cities.
Its first international flight took place on October 4, between Santiago (SCL) and Lima, in Perú (LIM).
Alvaro Romero reporting from Chile.
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