Airline news: Airline news October

Garuda operating to Medan and Bali with A330neo

As of 2 October 2019, Garuda Indonesia has changed their operations to Amsterdam. Instead of flying non-stop from Jakarta to Amsterdam, the route has been changed from Bali via Medan to Amsterdam. Medan (KNO) is a new destination for Amsterdam. Not only changes in the route but also changes in aircraft type will be introduced. Per 12 December 2019 Garuda will introduce the Airbus A330neo with 301 seats. Garuda will be the first airline to operate on a regular basis with this type of aircraft.

KLM to add Austin, Texas

On 4 May 2020, KLM will launch services to Austin with an A330-300. Austin is a new destination from Amsterdam and will be Schiphol’s 29th destination in North America. The Texas capital will be served three times a week; Monday, Tuesday and Saturday.

Adria Airways applies for bankruptcy

The Slovenian airline has applied for bankruptcy on September 30 2019. Adria Airways has been a customer at Schiphol since 16 December 1995. The destination Ljubljana will stay in our network as Transavia still operates the route.

FlyBe cancels Doncaster/Sheffield

FlyBe will stop flights from Amsterdam to Doncaster/Sheffield per 27 October 2019. FlyBe has recently been acquired by Connect Airways. With this acquisition it has been decided to close their base at Doncaster/Sheffield.

TUI fly to launch Djerba

Per April 3 2020 TUI fly will operate a weekly service from Amsterdam to Djerba in Tunesia. This is a new destination from Amsterdam as the last flights to Djerba were in 2015.

Delta Air Lines announces summer 2020 changes for Amsterdam

Delta Air Lines will operate various flights to Amsterdam with newer aircraft next summer season. The Airbus A350-900 will be introduced on the following routes: Atlanta once a day, Detroit twice a day and Minneapolis/St. Paul once a day. The Airbus A330-900neo will be operated once a day to Seattle. Also Delta Air Lines will relaunch a daily service from Los Angeles to Amsterdam.

Freebird Europe to Dubrovnik

From 4 October till 13 December 2019, Freebird Europe will operate a weekly service from Amsterdam to Dubrovnik with an Airbus A320.

KLM to increase frequencies to Las Vegas

KLM has announced that they will increase flights from Amsterdam to Las Vegas next summer season (2020) from three to four flights a week. The route was launched last June by KLM.