Montréal will be will Icelandair’s first gateway in the province of Québec and its 16th in North America, though the carrier will only be serving 15 of them in 2016: Icelandair dropped Baltimore Washington International Airport as a gateway some years ago.

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Sint Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport, which now uses its three-letter IATA code to brand itself as ‘SXM Airport’, is working on a series of major upgrades as passenger traffic and aircraft movements continue to grow quickly.

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Flydubai is launching four-times-weekly service to Asmara, the capital of the northeastern African nation of Eritrea, on October 25. The service will represent the first direct link between Eritrea and the United Arab Emirates, according to the airline.

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SkyWest Airlines is launching daily non-stop service from Portland, Oregon to Kansas City, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Omaha on February 18, 2016, on behalf of Alaska Airlines.

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The new Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport pedestrian tunnel under Lake Ontario will open to the public on July 30, providing travelers with fast, reliable and convenient access to the airport.

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This winter WestJet is launching two new routes to Florida, one to Mexico and one to Costa Rica, as well as adding more than 85 flights throughout its domestic and international networks. Additionally, WestJet Encore will launch three-times-daily service between Toronto and Boston.

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JetBlue Airways has begun selling tickets for its new Fort Lauderdale-Providenciales daily service, which the carrier will begin operating on November 19.

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Its schedule calls for American Airlines to begin serving one of the routes in September, one in November and the other six in December.

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TAM Airlines expects its first Airbus A350-900 to arrive in Brazil in December and to schedule its first commercial flight with the type for January 2016, on the long domestic sector from São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport to Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes–Manaus International Airport.

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Ryanair has announced that its first route to Israel will link Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport with Ovda Airport, which serves the southern-Israel resort destination of Eilat on the Gulf of Eilat. Ryanair will begin operating twice-weekly service on the route on November 7.

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Addis Ababa-based Ethiopian Airlines is launching three-times-weekly service to Goma on July 10, offering one-stop service to the city via Entebbe in Uganda, one of six countries which lies next to the DRC’s long eastern border.

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The airline and Boeing signed a memorandum of collaboration, which proposes the companies work together toward the goal of Vietnam Airlines’ fleet replacement and expansion and for it to place an order for eight 787-10s and eight 777-8Xs, on July 6 at Washington Reagan National Airport.

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In extending its bookable flight schedule from January 6 until March 8, 2016, Southwest Airlines is launching four new year-round routes on January 6.

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Alaska Airlines’ sister regional airline Horizon Air is launching two new routes from Los Angeles and one new route from Boise in Idaho in late fall.

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Late this fall Delta Air Lines will begin offering additional seats on its U.S. transcontinental service linking New York JFK with Los Angeles and San Francisco, two of the busiest domestic routes in the United States.

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Subject to receiving the required government operating authority, JetBlue Airways will begin operating three-times-weekly round-trips on the New York JFK-Antigua route on November 5. Originally the airline announced, on May 4, that it would begin serving Antigua on November 7.

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Turkish Airlines will launch non-stop service between Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Istanbul Atatürk International Airport on May 16, 2016.

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JetBlue Airways plans to introduce its Mint premium transcontinental service on its routes linking Boston with San Francisco, Los Angeles and Barbados. It also plans to launch services linking Nashville with Boston and Fort Lauderdale and increase service frequencies on 14 routes from Boston.

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Dynamic International Airways will launch daily service between Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport and Caracas’ Simón Bolívar International Airport on July 17, as the first of three routes it is planning between the U.S. and Venzuela.

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