Over the past week Air China and Turkish led the way with route announcements. Some of the highlights include Air China beginning service between Beijing and Washington DC as well as between Shanghai and Munich. Additionally, Austrian is planning to resume service between Vienna and Tehran, pending government approval.
Beijing – Washington IAD: Effective June 10 will begin 4x/week service (pending gov’t approval).
Beijing – Vienna-Barcelona: Effective May 5 will begin 4x/week service.
Beijing – Vladivostok: Effective June 3 will begin 4x/week service.
Shanghai – Fukuoka: Effective June 1 will increase from 1x/day to 2x/day.
Shanghai – Munich: Effective June 6 will begin 4x/week service.
Osaka – Aomori: Effective July 1 will begin 3x/day service.
Sapporo – Aomori: Effective July 1 will begin 3x/day service.
Vienna – Frankfurt: Effective in late March will increase from 5x/day to 6x/day.
Vienna – Tehran: Effective March 11 will resume 5x/week service (pending gov’t approval).
Panama City – Montreal: Effective June 2 will begin 4x/week service.
Panama City – Ft Lauderdale: Effective July 11 will begin 4x/week service.
Addis Ababa – Shanghai: Effective March 29 will begin 1x/day service.
Copenhagen – Lodz: Effective February 4, 2x/week service is cancelled (Operated by Cimber).
Istanbul – Almaty: Effective January 27 will increase from 9x/week to 10x/week.
Istanbul – Astana: Effective February 10 will increase from 3x/week to 5x/week.
Istanbul – Budapest: Effective March 30 will increase from 2x/day to 3x/day.
Istanbul – Dusseldorf: Effective June 17 will increase from 28x/week to 29x/week.
Istanbul – Niamey – Ouagadougou: Effective March 30 will increase from 4x/week to 5x/week.