Airline news: Airline news February
China Eastern introduces A350-9 this Summer
Starting with the Summer season, China Eastern will increase seat capacity to Amsterdam when operating their four weekly service to Shanghai with an A350-9 instead of the A330-200. Seat capacity goes up from 252 to 290 seats per flight.
Welcome Back: China Southerns’ A380
During the Summer season, China Southern Airlines will again operate its route Beijing-Amsterdam-with an Airbus A380, increasing seat capacity to 506 seats, which is almost double the capacity of the current A330. The A380 will operate daily from July 15 to September 30.
Increased seat capacity for Air Canada
Air Canada will increase seat capacity to Amsterdam during the Summer peak when operating with a B777-300ER instead of a B787-9. The B77 is the biggest plane on the current Air Canada fleet and increases capacity with 102 seats per flight. Air Canada flies daily from Toronto to Amsterdam.
Increase in service by the 767-400 by United Airlines
During coming Summer season, United Airlines will continue the operations to New York Newark with a B767-400 instead of the B767-300. This will mean an increase of 26 seats per flight. United Airlines flies daily from Newark to Amsterdam. Besides Newark, United Airlines flies from Amsterdam to Washington, Chicago, Houston and starting this summer also to San Francisco.
Brest: new destination from Amsterdam by HOP!
HOP! will launch 3-weekly services from Amsterdam to Brest starting this summer season. The flights will be operated with a CRJ-700 and the first flight will be on April 2nd. Brest is a new destination from Amsterdam.
American Airlines to operate with a Dreamliner
Starting January 2020 American Airlines will start operating their daily route to Philadelphia with a Boeing 787-8, replacing the Boeing 767-300 ER.