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ROUTES Apr 09, 2024 United's Island Hopper Adventure: 7 Pacific Islands in 15 Hours on a Boeing 737 When it comes to serving remote communities, airlines are sometimes the only means to provide vital resources to these places. One such example is the "Island Hopper", a service by United Airlines from Honolulu (HNL) to Guam (GUM) that stops in various Pacific islands. Read More →
ROUTES Apr 04, 2024 The World's Longest Domestic Flight: 21 Hours on an Airbus A350 Although it does not operate as a nonstop flight, Air France’s direct Paris to Papeete service clocks in at around 21 to 22 hours, with a stop in Los Angeles. It is one of the many airlines that operates the second leg of the journey from Los Angeles to Papeete. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Apr 01, 2024 The World's Longest Flights to Latin America Air travel has made the world a much smaller place. Journeys that would have once taken weeks or months to complete are now completed in hours. You may have seen various lists of the current longest flights in the world. However, this article will take it further and list the five current longest flights offered from Latin America. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 26, 2024 The World's Top 5 Longest Flights to Australia and New Zealand Multiple airlines offer ultra-long-haul flights to Australia and New Zealand to accommodate high demand among international travelers. Eight of the world's 20 longest nonstop routes by distance involve four destinations: Auckland (AKL), Melbourne (MEL), Perth (PER), and Sydney (SYD). These are the world's longest flights serving Australia and New Zealand. Read More →
NEWS Mar 06, 2024 British Airways' £7 Billion Transformation Plan: New Seats, Advanced Technology, and Updated Lounges British Airways (BA) announced a £7 billion ($8.9 billion) transformation plan at an event in London on March 5. The new initiatives aim to provide a world-class passenger experience and incorporate advanced technology into the airline's operations. Read More →
NEWS Feb 06, 2024 Alaska Airlines Eliminates San Jose-Austin Route: Why Are Airlines Removing Flights to Austin? Alaska Airlines has recently announced the removal of its nonstop route between Austin (AUS) and San Jose (SJC), marking the second route cut by the airline in about a month. This decision is part of Alaska's ongoing efforts to adapt to evolving travel patterns and market conditions. The move to end flights to San Jose reflects a broader trend of airlines adjusting their route networks in response to changes in demand and operational priorities. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Feb 03, 2024 Which Airports Offer Nonstop Flights to All Six Inhabited Continents? Air travel has enhanced global connectivity over the past several decades. Journeys that would have once taken weeks or months to complete now only take hours. Not even a decade ago, very few airports offered nonstop flights to all six inhabited continents. Today, that number has increased thanks to advancements in aircraft technology. Read More →
ROUTES Jan 27, 2024 American Airlines Gets Tentative Approval for New York-JFK to Tokyo Flights On January 26, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) gave tentative approval for American Airlines to launch nonstop flights between John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND). This service will join existing routes between New York-JFK and Tokyo-Haneda offered by All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines. American will be the only U.S. carrier connecting JFK and Tokyo, with United Airlines also serving Tokyo's two airports from nearby Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). Read More →
ROUTES Jan 22, 2024 Air France Announces Paris-Phoenix Route to Accommodate High Demand Ahead of 2024 Summer Olympics Air France has announced plans to launch nonstop flights between Phoenix (PHX) and Paris (CDG) on May 23. The route aims to serve the increased demand for tourism to France ahead of Paris hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics from July 26 to August 11. Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego announced the city's third direct connection to Europe at an event on January 22. Read More →
ROUTES Jan 18, 2024 Scandinavian Airlines Announces New Route to SkyTeam Hub Atlanta In October, Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) revealed plans to leave the Star Alliance. The departure would see SAS join the SkyTeam Alliance thanks to a proposed partial takeover by the Air France-KLM Group. With such a move, many wondered how it would affect SAS' existing relationships with Star Alliance carriers and their hubs. A new route announcement by SAS may provide further suggestions about the airline's future plans. Read More →