Airline news: Airline news April
KLM to suspend Amsterdam- Mauritius route
KLM has announced that they will not operate the route Amsterdam to Mauritius this winter season. KLM and Air Mauritius currently have a joint operations between Mauritius and Amsterdam with KLM operating in the winter season and Air Mauritius in the summer season. Air Mauritius will continue operating the route two times a week till 27 October 2019.
First flight United Airlines to San Francisco
On March 31 United Airlines started their route to San Francisco. This route will be the fifth route, other routes are: Chicago, Houston, Newark and Washington. This route will only be flown during summer season. More info on the festivities.
Transavia announces route to Reykjavik
Transavia plans to launch three times weekly Amsterdam - Reykjavik Keflavik service effective 5 July 2019. Flights will be operated year round with a B737-800.
Increased Delta operations to New York
Delta Air Lines will increase the number of flights between Schiphol and New York JFK. Starting October, 4 weekly flights will be added on the double daily service already flown; making the total 18 flights a week. The extra flights will be carried out with a B737-300ER.
New destination KLM to Liberia in Costa Rica
KLM announced a new destination in Costa Rica. Starting this winter, KLM will operate Amsterdam – San José – Liberia – Amsterdam. This will be a 4 weekly operation with a B787-9.
EVA Air to introduce the B787-9
On July 9th EVA Air will introduce its B787-9 on the route Taipei – Bangkok – Amsterdam. Currently EVA Air operates with a B777-300ER on the route. The B787-9 has 304 seats onboard (26 business and 278 economy). EVA Air flies 3x a week to Amsterdam.
LEVEL starts Amsterdam base
On April 6th LEVEL started its operations from Amsterdam with flights to Vienna, Rome and London Luton. During the coming months the number of destinations will grow to seven with flights to Barcelona, Lisbon, Milan and Fuerteventura. LEVEL is stationing three A321’s in Amsterdam with a seat capacity of 210. The official moment was held on April 7th. More info on the festivities.
China Eastern Airlines with A350-900 to Amsterdam
On April 15th China Eastern introduced the A350-900 on the route Shanghai to Amsterdam. The A350 will replace the A330-200 on the route. China Eastern operates 4x weekly on the route.
Jet Airways cancelling flights
Due to operational reasons Jet Airways has cancelled flights from Amsterdam since Friday last week. The service between Amsterdam and Toronto has been suspended, while the routes to Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi have been cancelled until further notice. KLM will be operating with larger aircrafts on the routes to New Delhi and Mumbai.