Subject to receiving government approval, JetBlue will launch three-times-weekly service between New York JFK and Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport on November 15 and weekly service to Grand Cayman from Boston Logan International Airport on November 17.

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American Airlines will launch 17 additional weekly flights between the United States and Brazil this fall, having receiving approval from the U.S. and Brazilian authorities.

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From November 14, 2012, JetBlue Airways – which says it operates more flights in and out of the Dominican Republic than any other carrier – will launch twice-weekly round-trips between New York JFK and Samaná El Catey International Airport, on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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Ireland’s flag carrier Aer Lingus has agreed to move its New York flight operations to JetBlue Airways’ Terminal 5 at New York JFK in early 2013. Aer Lingus will become the first foreign carrier to join JetBlue Airways at the modern Terminal 5.

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In its latest schedule, which runs through February 13, 2013, Southwest will begin new service between Nashville and New York LaGuardia, offering two daily non-stop round-trips. Southwest Airlines also will begin four new winter seasonal routes.

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Having been the first airline to offer an Airbus A380 service to the U.S., Emirates operating flights to New York JFK with the superjumbo from August 2008, the Dubai-based carrier will replace a Boeing 777-300ER with an A380 on its other daily Dubai-JFK flight from January 1, 2013.

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JetBlue Airways plans to launch three-times-weekly service between New York JFK and Cartagena on Colombia’s Caribbean coast on November 2, subject to receipt of government approval.

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The airline is due to start its service on July 1, while Cancun is in the midst of commemorating the Mundo Maya, which offers events and celebrations throughout the resort city.

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American Airlines is resuming service between New York JFK and Tokyo’s near-downtown Haneda Airport on June 1. It briefly flew between JFK and Haneda from February 18, 2011, but suspended the service when demand for travel to Japan subsided following Japan’s March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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American Airlines has announced the initial flight schedules and markets for its first group of Boeing 777-300ERs, which will enter the airline’s fleet from December. On December 13, the Dallas/Fort Worth-Sao Paulo route will be the first to feature American’s Boeing 777-300ER.

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Delta plans to launch new or expanded service to 10 destinations in the Caribbean, Bermuda and Florida from New York LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport, continuing its program of service expansion in New York. The new flights will begin in late 2012 and early 2013.

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JetBlue Airways and Turkish Airlines have signed an interline agreement to connect the carriers’ networks at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport.

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Air Canada has inaugurated service between Toronto Pearson International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport, making the airline the only carrier serving all three major airports in the New York City region from Canada.

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From April 22, the codeshare agreement allows Japan Airlines to place its ‘JL’ flight code on select JetBlue Airways-operated flights which connect New York and Boston with 21 destinations in the U.S. JAL’s sales and reservations for the codeshare flights begin on April 18.

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United Airlines will begin daily non-stop service between its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Buenos Aires’ Ministro Pistarini International Airport on April 6. The new flight replaces United’s non-stop service between Washington Dulles and Buenos Aires.

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JetBlue Airways and LOT Polish Airlines, Poland’s flag carrier, are launching a new interline partnership which will allow their customers to book connections seamlessly through New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and LOT’s hub at Warsaw’s Frederic Chopin Airport.

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The new flight, AM408, departs MEX at 7:15 a.m. on Mondays through Fridays and touches down at JFK at 1:00 p.m. local time. In the other direction, flight AM409 leaves New York JFK at 2:20 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays and touches down at MEX at 6:40 p.m. local time.

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United Continental Holdings, Inc. subsidiary United Airlines plans to launch daily non-stop flights between its New York-area hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Istanbul on July 1, 2012, subject to government approval.

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Through the agreement, which becomes effective on February 15, customers may book tickets for combined travel on JetBlue Airways and Japan Airlines through New York John F. Kennedy Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. Boston will follow on April 22.

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