All airline information as of March 10

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JetBlue will set up five axes with six daily flights. Paris begins July 29, two weeks before the second anniversary of JetBlue’s first European service (from JFK to Heathrow).

The General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC) de France says disruptions related to strike by air traffic controllers (ATC) will continue until at least March 12; the strike began on March 6. The airports concerned are CDG, Orly, Paris-Beauvais, Bordeaux Airport, Lille Airport, Lyon-Saint Exupéry, Nantes Atlantique, Marseille Provence, Montpellier-Méditerranée, Nice Côte d’Azur and Toulouse-Blagnac Airport. Further short-notice delays and cancellations of flight schedules are possible across France until March 12.

Barry Keoghan

British Airways : Irish actor, Barry Keoghan, has accused the airline of losing his luggage on his trip to the Oscars. The actor’s accusations sparked an outcry on social media, with many users turning against the British airline. Barry Keoghan appeared in Matt Reeves’ film The Batman (2022). Reeves later confirmed that Keoghan was the Joker.

Air Transat : will offer direct flights linking Lyon to Montreal next winter, thus becoming the only airline to offer this link throughout the year. Travelers from the Lyon basin will thus be able to discover or rediscover Quebec in winter. These new flights will also allow Canadian travelers to benefit from simplified access to the French Alps. In the winter of 2023-2024, this link will be operated at the rate of three flights per week from Lyon, on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Antwerp Airport : will offer twelve destinations this summer, two more than last summer.

Additional connections are offered by TUI fly and concern Tenerife (Spain), Antalya (Turkey) and Heraklion (Crete). The other nine destinations are Ibiza, Mallorca, Malaga, Alicante, Murcia (Spain), Split (Croatia), Tangier and Nador (Morocco) and London

Luxair – Luxair Tours : WebBeds has signed an agreement with the Luxembourg company LuxairTours, the tour-operating division of Luxair. This agreement gives the operator access to a selection of more than 31,000 hotels under direct contract in the 92 destinations served by the airline.

Vietnamese Airlines Airline to launch service between Da Nang International Airport and Haneda International Airport in Tokyo

Qantas used its last Airbus A380 to connect Sydney to Melbourne even before its return to commercial service, in order to compensate for the flights canceled due to the strike of the refuellers.

El-Al has relaunched five routes from Israel in recent days, to Tokyo, Porto, Dublin, Istanbul and Fort Lauderdale in the United States

Air Mauritius announces for the beginning of May the resumption of its line between Mauritius and Delhi, suspended since 2020

Volotea will offer from March 31 to November 6, 2023, two flights per week between its 8th French base in Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrénées and that of Rome-Fiumicino

Lufthansa group recently introduced new tariffs (green fares) for the airlines in its network which include compensatory measures directly in the ticket price. It would seem that those who are willing to contribute are business travelers

qatarairways announced strong growth plans. Al Baker, the chairman, said the airline would add seven new destinations, restore 11 others and increase frequencies in 35 markets. These routes represent a 21% increase in flights through July 2023 compared to the same month last year. mean. Among the new scheduled destinations are five in Europe, including three in France, and two in Africa.

Lufthansa placed an order for 22 additional aircraft with Airbus and Boeing. Among them, for the first time Airbus A350-1000. Above all, the new long-range twinjets are intended to drastically reduce the share of older four-engined aircraft in the fleet.

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