Thrilling new airline routes for March 2024 and past


Airline community planners ended the primary quarter of 2024 with a powerful efficiency.

Most main US carriers made not less than one community announcement in March, and a few like JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airways made rather more sweeping adjustments to their route maps.

You'll see all of the thrilling route information – together with all the brand new flights and those who received't be sticking round subsequent season – under.

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alaska airways

Alaska solely added one new route, however that hasn't stopped the service from making headlines. The airline is including service from Las Vegas to Sonoma County, California.

Though you may not assume a lot of this 454-mile route, Alaska goes up towards upstart Avello Airways on this market. Alaska is not any stranger to controversy, so it's attainable the airline's growth is meant to stem Avelo's progress in Santa Rosa, California.

American Airways

American didn't truly unveil any new routes or minimize any flights, however it did make two notable community adjustments.

The primary is that the airline's route from New York to Rome throughout the peak summer time season might be expanded to a Boeing 777-300ER. This brings extra premium capability to this already common route, so vacationers can have a greater probability of discovering awards or improve availability.

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Additionally in New York, American will start deploying the Boeing 787 Dreamliner at its John F. Kennedy Worldwide Airport (JFK) hub. The service will fly to India from JFK utilizing 787s later this yr.

Avello Airways

Avello continues to maneuver ahead by including new traces and factors to his route map. The service added three new routes from its base in New Haven, Connecticut, in addition to its first service to Lakeland, Florida – an airport that has not seen industrial service in 12 years.

Lakeland is positioned halfway between Tampa and Orlando and is seen as a strategic transfer by Avello to diversify its Florida portfolio.

Breeze Airways

Brees had a giant month with greater than only a give attention to new routes. The airline launched a cobranded bank card, started revamping its frequent flyer program and in addition added 5 new cities to its community, together with Bangor, Maine and Dallas-Fort Value.

Delta Airways

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March was not a superb month for Delta's community. The airline eliminated a handful of flights from its Los Angeles schedule, together with service to London; Bozeman, Montana; and Vail, Colorado. Delta additionally ended its point-to-point experiment in Westchester County, New York, from the place it flew to Orlando and West Palm Seashore, Florida.

Nevertheless, Delta added a brand new flight – a regional connection between Detroit and Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Frontier Airways

Frontier made headlines once more for a significant growth within the New York space. The Denver-based service is returning to Newark in June, and it’ll additionally open a brand new outstation at JFK.

Frontier is launching flights to San Juan, Puerto Rico from these airports. It was not instantly clear how Frontier was capable of get a slot at crowded JFK Airport.

jetblue airways

With out the Spirit merger, JetBlue started to claw its option to profitability with a significant route announcement. The replace sees JetBlue exiting 4 cities and slicing a big portion of short-haul routes from Los Angeles, successfully ending the service's quest to show LAX right into a West Coast focus metropolis or hub .

This probably isn't the one community announcement coming from JetBlue, as trade insiders anticipate the service to make additional adjustments to its route map within the coming weeks.

Silver Airways

Silver Airways is killing a route earlier than it even begins.

The Cirium schedule exhibits the service filed a plan to chop service between Key West and Fort Myers in Florida even earlier than service started in April. This route was simply introduced in February.

Spirit Airways

Spirit Airways can be attempting to show itself round, particularly now that the JetBlue merger is formally over. The airline has been busy making adjustments to its community and March noticed some extra notable adjustments.

This consists of including 9 new routes – Boston; Portland, Oregon; And Salt Lake Metropolis is the large winner. Moreover, the airline minimize 13 routes simply days after a significant growth.

Southwest Airways

Southwest expanded its schedule throughout the peak winter vacation season and, as a part of this, made some community changes.

This consists of slicing service between Los Angeles and Hawaii (anticipated to renew within the coming years, in keeping with a service spokesperson), in addition to including three new seasonal flights.

Southwest can be engaged on expertise to assist it provide red-eye flights for the primary time in its historical past.

United Airways

United's community planners are among the many airline's busiest groups. The service launched three thrilling new routes, together with its first service to Marrakesh, Morocco; Medellín, Colombia; and cebu, philippines.

That final route might be operated by Boeing 737s from Tokyo, and might be completely timed with connections to the US mainland.

Nearer to residence, United additionally filed plans to attach its Washington, D.C., Dulles Worldwide Airport (IAD) to Cellular, Alabama – a giant win for locals primarily based in Cellular.

Gol Airways

Gol Airways, primarily based in Brazil, will join Orlando to Fortaleza with once-weekly flights in June.

This 3,604-mile service might be operated by the Boeing 737 Max, and at roughly 8 1/2 hours, it represents one of many longest (and most inconvenient) routes operated by the Max around the globe.

Hainan Airways

If Hainan will get its manner, the service will launch the primary new route from the US to China for the reason that pandemic started.

China-based airline Haikou proposed to the US Division of Transportation that it launch flights between Seattle and Chongqing Jiangbei Worldwide Airport (CKG).

We’re nonetheless ready for the ultimate resolution, and can report when it’s launched.

porter airways

Porter continues to develop its community with new routes from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Montreal.

Porter will function every of those routes with its model new Embraer E195-E2 jets, which might seat 132 passengers in a 2-2 configuration.

Norse Atlantic Airways

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Transatlantic low-cost service Norse Atlantic introduced that it’ll join London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harry Reid Worldwide Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas. This thrice-weekly flight will start in September and might be operated by the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

As an Easter egg, Norse is looking this flight 777, a nod to Vegas' well-known fortunate numbers.

Starlux Airways

Taiwanese luxurious service Starlux introduced it can start flights to Seattle in August. Starlux will function the Airbus A350-900 out there.

Seattle is the service's third US vacation spot since launching flights to Los Angeles and San Francisco final yr.

There are rumors that Starlux will now flip its sights to the East Coast because it considers future growth from Taipei.


Volaris, the finances Mexican service, filed plans to finish service between Mexico Metropolis and Sacramento.

No different airways fly between these cities, so passengers will now have to search out connecting choices on this route.

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