Routes In Brief: Rolling Daily Updates (W/C Aug. 15, 2022)

Aug. 15

Oman Air has increased daily flight frequencies on its domestic Muscat (MCT)-Salalah (SLL) route to reach up to 30 flights per day. The airline said the additional flights on the sector reflect Salalah’s reputation as a top tourist destination during Khareef (monsoon) season. From Aug. 14, the carrier is offering 20 flights per day on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 28 per day on Thursday and Saturday. From Aug. 21, the frequencies will increase to 22X-daily and 30X-daily respectively. In addition, Oman Air has increased frequencies between Muscat and Trabzon (TZX) from 3X-weekly to 5X-weekly, and Istanbul (IST) from 7X-weekly to 8X-weekly.

Malaysia Airlines has operated its inaugural direct flight between Kuala Lumpur (KUL) and Tokyo Haneda (HND). The 2X-weekly service will be operated by Airbus A330-300 aircraft, equipped with 290 seats, including 27 seats in business class. The new service will support the airline’s current Kuala Lumpur-Tokyo Narita (NRT) operations.

Norse Atlantic Airways has operated its flight between London Gatwick (LGW) and New York John F Kennedy (JFK). Additionally, the airline has launched flights between London Gatwick and Oslo (OSL), allowing customers to purchase tickets as part of a continuous service between Oslo and New York via London. LGW-JFK flights will be daily using Boeing 787s.

Ryanair is adding flights from Nuremberg (NUE) to Seville (SVQ) in Spain for the first time. Flights will operate twice a week from Oct. 30. In addition, the ULCC will continue to serve Alicante (ALC), Málaga (AGP) and Valencia (VLC) during the winter 2022/23 season. The three routes were previously summer-only services.

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