Saturday, January 7, 2017

China Southern announces North America expansion

China Southern Airlines based out of Guangzhou has officially revealed details of its North America expansion plans from June 2017 which are as follows:

YYZ - frequencies increased from 3 to 5 weekly nonstop effective 24JUN using a B77W

JFK - frequencies increased from 10 weekly to double daily B77Ws effective 20JUN

SFO - frequencies increased from 4 to 6 weekly nonstop using a B77W effective 21JUN

Etihad increases Riyadh frequencies

Etihad Airways has officially announced that it will be increasing its frequencies to RUH-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia effective 01FEB17 as the carrier has secured attractive evening slot timings ensuring more destinations in its network are connected in both directions conveniently via AUH.

Currently, EY operates a double daily service between AUH and RUH but from 01FEB, these will be increased to triple daily with flights departing AUH at 0155/1015 and 2100 each respectively. The new service departs AUH daily at 2100 using an A320.