Airline news: Airline news December

KLM to add Cork, Ireland

Starting March 30th, KLM will launch services to Cork. This flight will be operated daily with an Embraer 175 or 190.

easyJet with A321neo

Summer 2020, easyJet will launch the A321neo on services from Amsterdam to London and Milan, increasing capacity on these flights.

easyJet launches Zadar

A new destination will be added to Schiphol’s route network in Summer 2020: Zadar (Croatia) operated by easyJet. Zadar will be the fourth destination for easyJet in Croatia. Flights will be operated every Tuesday and Sunday.

Garuda welcomes the A330-900neo

On December 16th Garuda Indonesia welcomed its A330-900neo arriving for the first time at AMS. In December and January the ‘neo’ will operate on the six weekly route Bali-Amsterdam, increasing capacity to 301 seats (24 business, 277 economy). Expectation is that the NEO will start operating on AMS more regularly in summer 2020.

TUI fly to discontinue flights to USA

With the start of the summer season, TUI fly will stop their two weekly service from Amsterdam to Miami in combination with Orlando-Sanford. At the same time TUI fly will increase the number of flights to Curacao to 9 weekly services of which 5 are non-stop. The other flights are in combination with Aruba or Bonaire. TUI fly will also continue to operate twice weekly to Paramaribo.

Korean Air to introduce the B777-300

With the start of the summer season Korean Air will introduce the B777-300 on the route from Seoul to Amsterdam instead of the B777-200. The B777-300 has a seat capacity of 277 seats; an increase of 29 seats per flight. Korean Air will operate in the summer season 6x per week with a configuration of 8 First, 42 Business and 227 Economy seats.

Singapore Airlines to return with B777-300ER

The B777-300ER of Singapore Airlines will return to Amsterdam with the start of the winter season and will replace the A350-900 which currently operates daily from Singapore to Amsterdam. With the B777-300ER the airlines will also offer First Class. The B777 has 11 more seats than the A350 it will replace.