Southwest to Add Cincinnati and Grand Cayman to Its Network

Southwest Airlines is planning to launch service on June 4 to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and to Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport (subject to Southwest receiving requisite governmental approvals).

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Brussels Airlines is strengthening its long-haul network, in a move that will see it add two more Airbus A330s to its fleet within the next 15 months.

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Air Canada will launch non-stop services between four Canadian hubs and 12 U.S. cities in its summer 2016 season, with 10 of the 12 new routes to be operated on a year-round basis.

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United Airlines plans to add daily transatlantic summer-season service on May 25 between Newark and Athens, Washington Dulles and Barcelona and Washington Dulles and Lisbon.

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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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South African Airways will launch non-stop service between Washington Dulles International Airport and Accra’s Kotoka International Airport on August 3. The new service will be the only non-stop flight between Washington D.C. and Ghana.

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Orlando will be Southwest Airlines’ third Florida destination from Washington Reagan National Airport, where Southwest says it is now the second-largest carrier in terms of passengers carried.

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Etihad Airways is introducing the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily Abu Dhabi-Washington Dulles service from March 15, marking the U.S. debut of its new First, Business and Economy class products.

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In addition, United Airlines will offer a second daily non-stop flight between Washington Dulles International Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport for the 2015 summer season.

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As of April 29, Virgin America will operate four round-trips each day from Dallas Love Field to each of the three destinations.

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Virgin America has announced it will launch services from Dallas Love Field to New York LaGuardia Airport, Washington Reagan National Airport, Los Angeles International Airport and San Francisco International Airport in October.

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Southwest Airlines is more than doubling the number of flights it operates from Washington Reagan National Airport this summer, launching seven new routes and additional connecting itineraries.

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Southwest Airlines will launch new non-stop service to 15 new domestic destinations from Dallas Love Field following the repeal of flight restrictions imposed in 1979 which limit the states that can be served from the near-downtown airport.

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American Airlines Group Inc. is dropping 17 destinations from its schedule at Washington Reagan National Airport and three major cities from its New York LaGuardia schedule, but is adding new service to 10 cities from LaGuardia.

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Rare Leonardo da Vinci Notebook on the ‘Flight of Birds’ on Display in the U.S.

Through October 22, at The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., a special treat is in store for visitors: a rarely seen, five-centuries-old notebook written and illustrated by Leonardo da Vinci that demonstrates his absolute fascination with flight.

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In extending its bookable flight schedules for travel through March 7, 2014, Southwest Airlines has revealed it is introducing new service between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on February 13.

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Brussels Airlines began non-stop flights between Brussels and Washington, D.C. on June 18, with promising signs for the success of the new service. Flights in both directions on the first day were full and advance bookings for the five-days-a-week service are very strong, some even sold out.

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Brussels Airlines will begin non-stop service on June 18 from Brussels to Washington, D.C. its second U.S. destination in little more than a year, part of a concerted long-haul expansion strategy. The airline says it picked Washington D.C. for its second transatlantic route because of the large market demand for flights between the U.S. and European capitals.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation recently awarded slot exemptions for this service by selecting Southwest Airlines’ application over competing applications by other carriers to serve other cities from Washington Reagan National Airport.

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