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SAS will continue to operate the following routes and destinations with limited service

SAS has further clarified the routes it will attempt to operate:

In the coming weeks, SAS will continue to operate the following routes and destinations with limited service:

•    Domestic: All routes with few exceptions
•    Intra-Scandinavia: Routes between the Scandinavian capitals as well as Copenhagen to Bergen, Gothenburg and Stavanger
•    Europe: Routes to Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Frankfurt, Helsinki, London Heathrow, Manchester, Paris, Reykjavik, Zurich, Alicante, Las Palmas, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Nice and Athens
•    USA: Copenhagen-New York, Copenhagen-Chicago and Stockholm-New York
•    Asia: Copenhagen-Tokyo

For the time being and to a limited extent, SAS will also serve other destinations in Finland, Germany, Switzerland, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. SAS will continue to adjust the traffic program based on the demand situation and valid travel restrictions.

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Above Copyright Photo: Scandinavian Airlines-SAS Boeing 737-76N WL SE-RJX (msn 34754) MUC (Arnd Wolf). Image: 949407.

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Southwest Airlines extends its flight schedule through the end of 2019, will expand at Long Beach

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-76N WL N7729A (msn 32675) LGB (Michael B. Ing). Image: 946605.

Southwest Airlines today announced it extended its bookable flight schedule through January 5, 2020.

New and Returning Service

Beginning November 3, 2019, Southwest will add daily nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington and Greenville-Spartanburg. This route was previously offered in 2016.

Just a few days later, on November 9, 2019, the carrier will add new weekly service on Saturdays between Boston and Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood.

Long Beach Service

Having recently received additional slot allocations from the City of Long Beach, Southwest is rounding-out service for Long Beach Customers with additional flights. Effective October 1, 2019, the carrier will offer the following service:

Between Long Beach and Oakland (Four daily flights)*
Between Long Beach and San Jose, Calif. (Four flights a day on weekdays and three flights on Saturdays and Sundays)
Between Long Beach and Sacramento (Four flights a day on weekdays and three flights on Saturdays and Sundays)
Between Long Beach and Las Vegas (Two flights a day on weekends)

*Between Oct. 1 and Oct. 31, there will be an additional flight on Saturdays and Sundays between Long Beach and Oakland.

In October, the carrier will also offer one roundtrip a day on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between Long Beach and Las Vegas and one roundtrip a day on Saturdays and Sundays between Long Beach and Denver.

Holidays on the Beach
The carrier also announced today the return of several seasonal routes linking key cities across the United States with the Caribbean and Latin America.

Effective November 3, 2019, daily service will resume between:
Austin and Cancun

Effective November 9, 2019, weekly service on Saturdays will resume seasonally between:

Houston (Hobby) and Aruba
Nashville and Cancun
Milwaukee and Cancun
San Antonio and Cancun
Baltimore/Washington and Liberia, Costa Rica
Baltimore/Washington and San Jose, Costa Rica
Denver and Belize
Chicago (Midway) and San Jose del Cabo/Cabo San Lucas

Top Copyright Photo: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-76N WL N7729A (msn 32675) LGB (Michael B. Ing). Image: 946605.

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Southwest Airlines begins operating new flights

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-76N WL N7705A (msn 32744) BWI (Ron Monroe). Image: 944274.

Southwest Airlines has begun to operate several new routes just in time for the holiday season.

More Options for California Travelers
Northern California Expansion

Southwest continues complementing its robust service for California travelers by strengthening its commitment to San Jose, California. By the end of this month, the carrier will offer up to 98 departures a day to more than two dozen destinations across the United States and Mexico.

To reach that milestone, the carrier began service today between:

San Jose, Calif. and Tucson, Ariz. (nonstop itineraries are available Sundays-Fridays)

Starting Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, the carrier will increase the number of weekday flights between:

San Jose, Calif. and Portland, Ore. (eight roundtrips on weekdays, an increase of two flights each weekday)
San Jose, Calif. and Orange County/Santa Ana (11 roundtrips on weekdays, an increase of one flight each weekday)

Burbank’s New Flights Take Off
Today, the carrier also added nonstop service between:

Burbank and Houston (Hobby) (nonstop itineraries are available Sundays-Fridays)
Burbank and Chicago (Midway) (nonstop itineraries are available Sundays-Fridays)

Growing In the Nation’s Capital
Southwest is growing its presence at Washington, D.C.’s Reagan National airport with more service. The carrier began nonstop service today between Oklahoma Cityand Washington, D.C. (Reagan National).

More weekday service begins Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, with one additional roundtrip flight between:

Washington, D.C. (Reagan National) and Nashville (an increase to four weekday roundtrip flights)
Washington, D.C.
(Reagan National) and Dallas (an increase to five weekday roundtrip flights)

Nonstop Between the Big Easy and the Big Apple
Beginning today, Southwest began operating daily flights between New York(LaGuardia) and New Orleans.

On Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, the carrier will add one additional frequency on routes it currently serves between:

New York (LaGuardia) and Dallas Love Field (an increase to five weekday roundtrip flights)
New York (LaGuardia) and Denver (an increase to three weekday roundtrip flights)
New York (LaGuardia) and Kansas City, Mo. (an increase to two weekday roundtrip flights)

With these new additions, Southwest will offer up to 35 flights a day from LaGuardia.

Passport Stamps for the Holidays
Southwest also began weekend service between Chicago (Midway) and Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos, Mexico.

Additionally, seasonal daily international service returned on routes between:

Austin and Cancun
Denver and Puerto Vallarta
Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood and Belize
Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood and Grand Cayman
Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood and Turks and Caicos
Houston (Hobby) and Liberia, Costa Rica
St. Louis and Cancun

On Saturday, Nov. 10, 2019, the carrier will resume weekly seasonal service on Saturdays between:

Nashville and Cancun
Columbus, Ohio and Cancun
Indianapolis and Cancun

Even More Nonstop Flights Take Off
Today, the carrier began daily nonstop service linking Denver and Lubbock. Additionally, the airline began nonstop flights on Sundays between Houston (Hobby) and Philadelphia and Houston (Hobby) and Sacramento.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Southwest): Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-76N WL N7705A (msn 32744) BWI (Ron Monroe). Image: 944274.

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WestJet to maintain Edmonton – Las Vegas nonstop flights

WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-76N WL C-GWSH (msn 29886) LAS (Jay Selman). Image: 403427.

WestJet today announced that it will maintain nonstop service between Edmonton and Las Vegas with four weekly flights starting October 11, 2018. Flights will operate Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Route Frequency Departing Arriving Effective
Edmonton – Las Vegas Four weekly 8:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. October 11, 2018*
Las Vegas – Edmonton Four weekly 11:20 a.m. 3:20 p.m. October 11, 2018*
*January 6, 2019 through March 31, 2019, the Sunday flights will operate a 6:15 p.m. departure from Edmonton and an 8:16 p.m. Las Vegas arrival and a 12 p.m. Las Vegas departure and a 4:09 p.m. Edmonton arrival.

The WestJet Group of Companies has the most international flights to Las Vegas, where both WestJet and Swoop will fly a combined 71 weekly flights from Edmonton, Vancouver, Abbotsford, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Hamilton and Toronto this winter.

WestJet flies to 27 destinations from Edmonton – the most of any airline, with 56 average daily flights, linking the city with global markets such as London, England and Cancun, Mexico.

Copyright Photo: WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-76N WL C-GWSH (msn 29886) LAS (Jay Selman). Image: 403427.

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WestJet moves its Whitehorse service to Calgary

WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-76N WL C-GLWS (msn 32581) YYC (Ton Jochems). Image: 928299.

WestJet on January 25 announced that it will move its nonstop seasonal service between Whitehorse and Vancouver to Calgary International Airport (YYC), effective June 29, 2018. For the first time, flights between Whitehorse and Calgary will be available for purchase as of January 29, 2018.

“WestJet has been serving Whitehorse with seasonal summer service to Vancouver since 2012,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “As we continue to expand our Calgary hub, it makes sense to move the service from Vancouver to Calgary to offer residents of Whitehorse more destinations via YYC Calgary International Airport. This is also an opportunity for residents to fly non-stop to Calgary, and this summer will also see an increase to our seasonal service from three times weekly to four times weekly.”

WestJet offers 31 nonstop routes from Vancouver and 52 nonstop routes from Calgary.

Details of WestJet’s new nonstop seasonal service between Whitehorse and Calgary:

Route Frequency Departing Arriving Effective
Whitehorse – Calgary Four times weekly 6 a.m. 9:32 a.m. June 30, 2018
Calgary – Whitehorse Four times weekly 9:45 p.m. 11:26 p.m. June 29, 2018

The service is part of the airline’s seasonal schedule for the summer of 2018, full details of which will be released January 29, 2018.

Copyright Photo: WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-76N WL C-GLWS (msn 32581) YYC (Ton Jochems). Image: 928299.

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Southwest adds 19 new routes and international service to San Jose, Sacramento, Columbus and New Orleans

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-76N WL N7709A (msn 32654) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 936847.

Southwest Airlines has announced a substantial investment for its California travelers and communities served as it extended its bookable flight schedule through June 1, 2018. Carrying more passengers to, from, and within the great state of California1, Southwest is thanking its loyal Golden State Customers with even more flights including nearly 20 new nonstop routes and increasing frequency to 27 existing routes as well as opening new international gateways.

1Based on U.S. DOT O&D Survey from grouped by years 1998-2016

Effective March 10, 2018

New nonstop service will be offered on Saturdays between both California cities of San Jose and Sacramento and San Jose del Cabo/Cabo San Lucas, subject to requisite government approvals. Additionally, San Diego Customers will be able to enjoy nonstop service on Saturdays and Sundays to and from Puerto Vallarta, complementing daily international service between San Diego and San Jose del Cabo/Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Effective April 8, 2018

Among the new routes, travelers can enjoy daily nonstop service between:

Fort Lauderdale 

and

Jacksonville (Three daily flights)

Sacramento

and

Austin

Sacramento

and

St. Louis

San Francisco

and

Austin

San Jose, CA

and

Boise

San Jose, CA 

and

Houston (Hobby)

San Jose, CA 

and

St. Louis

San Jose, CA 

and

Spokane 

Effective May 6, 2018

San Jose, CA 

and

Orlando

Sacramento 

and

Orlando

New Service to Cancun

The carrier also announced today that, beginning April 14, 2018, nonstop service on a seasonal basis is intended to operate on Saturdays between Cancun and both Columbus, Ohio, and New Orleans, both routes subject to requisite government approvals.

Seasonal Returning Routes

The airline also published returning seasonal nonstop routes throughout the country. Effective Sunday, April 8, 2018, Southwest will operate daily service between Houston and Portland, Ore., and weekend service between Denverand Charleston, S.C. Weekly service on Saturdays between Albuquerque and Orlando, and between Kansas Cityand Pensacola, Fla., will operate beginning April 14, 2018.

Southwest continues to estimate its year-over-year available seat mile (ASM) growth to be less than four percent in the first half of 2018 and its full year 2018 ASM growth to be less than its 2016 year-over-year ASM growth of 5.7 percent.

Copyright Photo: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-76N WL N7709A (msn 32654) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 936847.