Who’s going up and who’s going down in the world of aviation
AIR FRANCE is to launch two new long-haul routes. Paris CDG to Dallas Fort Worth will operate up to five times a week, from March 31, 2019. The airline will also be running a service from Paris to the Ecuadorian capital Quito three times a week via subsidiary Joon, from May 14.
AER LINGUS will be flying from Dublin to Montréal (from July 8) and Minneapolis (August 8) next year. Montréal will be served by the carrier’s newest A321LR aircraft.
EASYJET has signed up Singapore Airlines and its subsidiary Scoot as partners for its Worldwide by Easyjet connections service, allowing customers to connect onto flights to South East Asia via Milan and Berlin Tegel.
BRITISH AIRWAYS has suspended flights to Tehran because they were “not commercially viable”. The flights had only restarted in September 2016 after a four-year hiatus. For more BA news, see page 10.