As planned, Air Canada has operated its 1st flight between Montreal and Cairo, Egypt. The airline is targeting the large Egyptian community established in Montreal and throughout North America for this route, providing an additional gateway to Africa.
Delta Airlines has announced its return in the South African market with nonstop flights to Johannesburg beginning in August. However, the airline has axed its plans to operate Atlanta-Johannesburg-Cape Town-Atlanta triangle route.
Emirates has announced that it is now operating close to 90% of pre-pandemic network serving 115 destinations across the globe, and by the end of July, it will have recovered close to 90% of its pre-pandemic network, operating 880 weekly services across 124 cities.
French airline La Compagnie has announced all business-class flights from Paris to Tel Aviv and from New York and Milan.
Earlier this week, TAP Air Portugal announced that it will start flying to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic this winter.
Amsterdam-based KLM has announced that its Asia and Middle East network is now mostly restored compared to 2019. While frequencies will be less than compared to 2019, the airline will be back flying to almost all the destinations that it served before the COVID-19 pandemic.
easyJet has announced 12 new routes in the United Kingdom with fares starting from £14.99. The airline will launch operations from Belfast City to London Gatwick for the 1st time and return to East Midlands and Leeds Bradford, with new routes which were previously served by Stobart Air-operated Aer Lingus Regional.
Canada-based Ultra low cost carrier Flair Airlines yesterday announced that it will launch flights from Grande Prairie, Alberta. The airline says that ‘for less than the cost of a meal for two people’, travellers can fly nonstop to Toronto and Vancouver.
Aer Lingus has announced that it has postponed the planned launch of Transatlantic flights from Manchester to the United States. The routes, which were planned to start in July, have now been pushed back to September.
British Airways has announced that it is launching 4 new routes from Belfast this summer, in order to support important business and tourism links between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom.