This week the Quintana Roo Tourism Board reported the addition of quite a lot of new, direct flights to Cancun World Airport, in addition to greater capability on a number of routes, to reply to rising call for for tourism within the area. With regards to new flights, Aeromexico has added a brand new direction from Medellin, Colombia; Frontier Airways has introduced new flights from Raleigh – Durham and Las Vegas; GOL Airways has added a brand new direction from Brasilia, Brazil; Southwest Airways introduced new routes from Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, Raleigh – Durham and San Antonio; and WestJet added new routes from Calgary, Saskatoon and Vancouver, Canada. With regards to capability upgrades, Copa Airways started running its current Panama Town, Panama, direction with greater 737 plane.
Within the Caribbean, this week Spirit Airways introduced its inaugural flight from Orlando to St. Thomas. The low cost service will perform 3 flights per week at the new direction, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, complementing current day-to-day flights from Castle Lauderdale. The airline will perform Airbus 319 plane at the direction.
Additionally this week Saint Lucia welcomed its first flight with JetBlue’s Mint provider from Boston Logan World Airport. Mint passengers can experience absolutely lie-flat seats, cushions with adjustable firmness and a therapeutic massage function, a comforter and pillow, individualized seatback TVs and limitless snacks.
In Africa, this week Ethiopian Airways introduced that it has modified its ultra-long haul direction from Los Angeles to Addis Ababa to transit via Lome, Togo, as of December 17. Prior to now, the direction had stopped in Dublin, Eire. The transfer will make the direction the primary and solely to glue the West Coast of the United States with West Africa with a nonstop flight. Ethiopian’s Lome hub will be offering passengers connections to towns in Nigeria, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire and issues right through Africa. The direction will perform thrice a week, on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Dublin will stay part of Ethiopian’s community, with a brand new direction deliberate from town to Addis Ababa by way of Madrid beginning December 16.
In the end, in Asia this week Singapore Airways introduced a brand new nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Singapore at the service’s Airbus A350-900ULR plane. The brand new flight has a two-class structure, with 94 Top rate Economic system seats and 67 Industry Magnificence seats, and it to begin with operated thrice a week sooner than ramping as much as day-to-day operations as of November 9. Beginning December 7, some other 3 services and products a week shall be added, for a complete of 10 instances a week.