On May 3rd, Condor began service to two U.S. cities: to New Orleans from its Frankfurt base; and to Las Vegas from Munich. This summer Condor will be operating to 10 US cities from Frankfurt and two from Munich with a total of 38 weekly departures, and pushing its share of the Germany-USA market up to six percent.
- American Airlines has begun new flights from two U.S. hubs to three European cities. Chicago O’Hare is now linked to Barcelona, Spain; Dallas Fort Worth is connected to Rome Fiumicino and Amsterdam. Daily service to and from all three cities began May 5. With these three launches, American now offers 52 routes between the U.S. and Europe on over 450 weekly flights this summer, with the busiest routes being from New York JFK and Chicago O’Hare to London and O’Hare to London; both are flown four times daily).†
- WestJet began another Canada-USA connection on May 4, with a 1,705-mile flight between Calgary and Nashville. Service will be twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays). No other airline currently offers flights between the two cities. With this launch, WestJet now offers 39 routes between Canada and the U.S. on 334 weekly flights. Calgary becomes the second destination in Canada to be served from Nashville, with WestJet already operating a daily service between Toronto Pearson and the capital city of Tennessee.†
† Source: anna.aero