Here are recently announced new routes for significant carriers that are not in one of the “Big 3”:
jetBlue on December 15th started service to St. Thomas from Boston (SJU) AND San Jose (SJU). Flights from Boston will operate 5x/week using A320’s. Flights from San Juan will operate 14x/week using E-190 aircraft.
AirTran on December 17th, started 2x/weekly service from Baltimore/Washington DC (BWI) to Aruba (AUA). The route will be flown with 737-700’s.
Frontier Airlines on December 15 launched service 3x/week between Denver (DEN) and Rockford, IL (RFD). The A319 will be used on the route.
Etihad initiated new routes from Abu Dhabi (AUH). On December 15 4x/week service began to Chengdu (CRU), China and on December 16th, 4x/week service began to Dusseldorf (DUS), Germany. Chengdu will be served by A330-200’s and Dusseldorf will see the A330-300.
easyJet launched 6x/week service from Paris (CDG) to Bologna (BLQ), Italy.
WestJet on December 15 began 2x/week service between Winnipeg (YWG) and Palm Springs (PSP)e to Palm Springs (PSP) in California.
Allegiant Air on 15 December began 2x/week service between St. Petersburg (PIE) to Niagara Falls (IAG). The MD-80 will be used on this route.