launches winter seasonal service, including new routes from Moscow to Bratsk, Borno-Alaysk, Kurgansk, Naryan-Mar, Novokuznetsk, Noyabrsk and Chita. Service to Khabarovsk and Vladivostok increases to 2X-daily. It launches St. Petersburg-London service and for the first time in winter, Transaero will fly St. Petersburg-Tel Aviv. Moscow-Berlin service increases to 2X-daily. Transaero will fly out of Vnukovo and Domodedovo airports in Moscow and flights from Sheremetyevo will be moved to either of these while SVO is being renovated over the winter.
Transaero will codeshare on Moscow-Istanbul with Turkish Airlines 5X-daily. The Russian carrier has nine codeshare agreements with carriers including AigleAzur, airBaltic, Austrian Airlines, Belavia, China Airlines, Singapore Airlines, UTAir and Virgin Atlantic.
Transaero’s fleet includes nine Boeing 747-400s, five Boeing 777-300s, 11 Boeing 737-800s and four Boeing 737-700s. Two Boeing 737 Classics are used for corporate charters.Aloha Air Cargo begins 5X-weekly Honolulu-Los Angeles Boeing 767-300F service Oct. 23.All Nippon Airways
and Ethiopian Airlines
, both member of the Star Alliance, begin codesharing Oct. 26. ANA passengers can book connecting flights on Ethiopian between Addis Ababa and Bangkok, Hong Kong, Frankfurt, Paris, London, Nairobi and Mombasa. Ethiopian will place its code on ANA Bangkok and Hong Kong services.Alitalia
begins Rome FCO-Marseilles Airbus A319 service Oct. 26.Sunrise Airways
begins 2X-weekly Port-au-Prince-Santiago de Cuba services Oct. 30.zRegional Express
was awarded five regulated routes: Northern 1, Townsville-Winton-Longreach; Northern 2, Townsville-Hughenden-Richmond-Julia Creek-Mount Isa; Gulf Route, Cairns-Normanton-Gununa-Burketown-Doomadgee-Mount Isa; Western 1, Brisbane-Toowoomba-St. George-Cunnamulla-Thargomindah; Western 2, Brisbane-Toowoomba-Charleville-Quilpie-Windorah-Birdsville-Bedourie-Boulia-Mount Isa.Oneworld
members Japan Airlines
and American Airlines
will expand codesharing from Oct. 26. In addition to JAL’s codeshare flights on American to Brazil via New York and Dallas/Forth Worth, it will add its JAL code on Los Angeles-São Paulo also.Silver Airways
increases services Nov. 6, from Fort Lauderdale: additional weekly Key West to 4X-daily; additional Tampa for 4X-daily weekdays; Orlando increases weekday from 3X-daily to 5X. On Key West-Fort Myer, a second daily was added. Increased weekly Tampa-Key West to 4X-daily. On Orlando services, -Key West from daily to 3X-daily, Fort Lauderdale weekday from 3X-daily to 5X; -Fort Myers 2X-daily; Pensacola 3X-daily and -Gainsville, 3X-daily.Iberia Express
offers 5X-weekly Madrid-Dublin winter service.Blue Air
launches 2X-weekly Liverpool-Bacau Boeing 737-400 service March 2015.Ethiopian Airlines
begins 3X-weekly Dublin-Addis Ababa service and Boeing 787 Dublin-Los Angeles service in June in 2015.EasyJet
begins new Amsterdam services for summer 2015: Dubrovnik (2X-weekly), Nice (7X-weekly), Olbia (2X-weekly), Toulouse (3X-weekly), Venice (7X-weekly) and Hamburg (6X-weekly).
And let's get one thing straight. There's a big difference between a pilot and an aviator. One is a technician; the other is an artist in love with flight. — E. B. Jeppesen