The extra flights will complement Delta’s existing daily service to Tel Aviv, giving the airline a total of 11 round-trips a week on the New York-Tel Aviv route. New York-Tel Aviv is its third-largest transatlantic market, according to Delta Air Lines.

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Finnair is opening new routes from Helsinki to Edinburgh, Billund, Pula and Svalbard for its summer 2016 timetable. In addition, in summer 2016 Finnair will replace with scheduled services its previous charter flights to the Greek islands of Zakynthos, Skiathos, Santorini, Mytilene and Preveza.

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Air Canada has unveiled a new international cabin design and new seating, to be introduced on its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet. The airline will take delivery in the spring of 2014 of the first of the 37 Boeing 787 widebodies it has on firm order.

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Star Alliance member Aegean Airlines has launched an expanded schedule which includes 29 new scheduled international routes from a total of 12 Greek and Cypriot airports, eight of which Aegean uses as bases.

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According to SAS, it will offer direct flights to new destinations from all main airports in the Nordic countries and a number of regional airports. SAS will also increase the frequency of its services on a number of existing domestic and European routes.

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This summer US Airways is offering daily, seasonal service to Barcelona, Athens, Glasgow, Venice and Lisbon from its hub at Philadelphia. The carrier will also add daily, seasonal service from US Airways’ hub at Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Dublin, Madrid and Rome.

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Israir will use this and another ATR 72-500 it has ordered to increase its capacity and service frequency on its main domestic route from Tel Aviv Sde Dov Airport to the Red Sea resort of Eilat.

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Built on a historic site, the new luxury-suite hotel Varsano has opened in the neighborhood of Neve Tzedek in the coastal city of Tel Aviv in Israel.

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