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Routes News - July 1, 2018

This week in Routes News:
-Starting July 13, Canadian North will be adding Boeing 737 Combi service on the company's Yellowknife to Kugluktuk to Cambridge Bay to Yellowknife route. The 737 will be replacing current Dash 8 services on the route. The route is flown on Fridays with the following schedule:
5T446 YZF 10:10-11:30 YCO 12:15-13:11 YCB 14:21-15:49 YZF
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-Starting September 6, Spirit Airlines plans to launch a new international route connecting Houston with San Salvador. Spirit's Airbus A319 will be tasked with flying the route on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, with the following schedule:
NK264 IAH 11:15-13:09 SAL / NK247 SAL 14:05-18:09 IAH
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-Starting October 18, vivaAerobus plans to commence service connecting Mexico City with New York's JFK airport. They plan to operate this new daily route with Airbus A320 aircraft, under the following schedule:
VB3940 MEX 07:15-12:40 JFK / VB3945 JFK 14:25-18:45 MEX
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-Starting October 27, United Airlines will be cutting it's Los Angeles to Singapore in favour of a second daily service connecting San Francisco with Singapore. United's Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners will be tasked with flying this new daily route, with the following schedule:
UA029 SFO 10:55-20:15+1 SIN / UA028 SIN 22:20/22:30-20:55/21:05 SFO
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-Starting October 28, British Airways will be replacing Boeing 787-9 service with Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on the company's London Heathrow to Austin route. This is a daily service that operates with the following schedule:
BA191 LHR 11:20-15:55 AUS / BA190 AUS 18:55-10:05+1 LHR
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-Starting November 3, Lufthansa plans to add a sixth weekly frequency on it's Frankfurt to Panama City route. Lufthansa Cityline Airbus A340-300 aircraft will fly this added frequency on Saturdays, with the following schedule:
LH484 FRA 10:40-16:40 PTY / LH485 PTY 18:30-11:30+1 FRA
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-Starting November 28, United Airlines is set to add a second daily frequency to Nassau from Newark. Mainline Airbus A319 aircraft will operate the route until December 19, when Republic Airlines Embraer E175 will take over from the A319. This new daily service will operate under the following schedule:
UA3663 EWR 06:43-10:13 NAS / UA3612 NAS 11:05-14:18 EWR
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-Starting December 15, Wizz Air plans to start a new two-weekly service connecting London's Luton Airport with Verona. Airbus A320 aircraft will be utilized to fly this route on Tuesdays and Saturdays, with the following schedule:
W64477 LTN 13:05-16:05 VRN / W64478 VRN 17:05-18:10 LTN
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-From March 31, 2019, Virgin Atlantic will be cutting it's Airbus A330-300 service between London's Heathrow airport and Dubai. This route currently operates daily.
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-Starting March 31, 2019, Norwegian plans to launch a new route connecting Dublin and Hamilton. Norwegian plans to use Boeing 737 Max aircraft to fly this route daily. The following schedule is planned for the route:
D81840 DUB 14:40-17:25 YHM / D81841 YHM 19:45-07:30+1 DUB
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