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Airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes every month. Today, we’ll share just a few of the latest flights that will take to the skies this month or in the near future. Keep in mind that exact flight details (like schedules and aircraft, among other things) may change.

NEW ROUTES LAUNCHED IN NOVEMBER 2018

Singapore Airlines’ New Route from LAX (launched November 2)

Singapore is even more beautiful at night. (Photo by Focuszaa / Pixabay)
Singapore is even more beautiful at night. (Photo by Focuszaa / Pixabay)

Details — It’s been a busy month for Singapore Airlines, which not only launched nonstop service between Los Angeles (LAX) and Singapore (SIN) nearly a month after its Newark (EWR) to SIN route became the new longest flight in the world, but also announced plans for a new nonstop flight from Seattle (SEA) to SIN for September 3, 2019. The LAX-SIN route launched November 2, with service three times per week but changed to a daily schedule on November 9. A second flight, also serviced by the carrier’s A350-900ULR, will fly three times a week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday starting December 7.

Schedule (daily as of November 9):

  • SQ37 Los Angeles (LAX) 10:25pm Departure → Singapore (SIN) 8:15am (+2) Arrival
  • SQ38 Singapore (SIN) 8:45pm Departure → Los Angeles (LAX) 7:55pm Arrival

The Second Flight, Starting December 7, 2018 (3x per week):

  • SQ35 Los Angeles (LAX) 9:15am Departure → Singapore (SIN) 7:05pm (+1) Arrival
  • SQ36 Singapore (SIN) 8:20am Departure → Los Angeles (LAX) 7:30am Arrival

Southwest Offers More Flights in US, to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean (launched November 4 and 10)

Let the good times roll in New Orleans. (Photo by peeterv / Getty Images)
Let the good times roll in New Orleans. (Photo by peeterv / Getty Images)

Details — Southwest was at it again this month, launching daily seasonal flights from the US to Puerto Vallarta (PVR), Cancun (CUN), Cabo San Lucas / Los Cabos, Mexico (CSL), Turks and Caicos (PLS), Grand Cayman (GCM), Belize (BZE) and Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR), as well as a slew of new domestic itineraries. On November 5, the carrier also added more flights to some of its existing routes, while Saturday seasonal service from Nashville (BNA), Indianapolis (IND) and Columbus, Ohio (CMH) to Cancun (CUN) began November 10. 

Launched November 4:

  • San Jose (SJC) – Tucson (TUS); 6x per week Sunday through Friday
  • Burbank (BUR) – Houston (HOU); 6x per week Sunday through Friday
  • Burbank (BUR) – Chicago (MDW); 6x per week Sunday through Friday
  • Oklahoma City (OKC) – Washington, DC (DCA); daily service
  • New York City (LGA) – New Orleans (MSY); daily service
  • Denver (DEN) – Lubbock, Texas (LBB); daily service
  • Houston (HOU) – Philadelphia (PHL); 1x per week on Sunday
  • Houston (HOU) – Sacramento (SMF); 1x per week on Sunday
  • Chicago (MDW) – Cabo San Lucas / Los Cabos, Mexico (SJD); weekend service
  • Austin (AUS) – Cancun (CUN); daily seasonal service
  • Denver (DEN) – Puerto Vallarta (PVR); daily seasonal service
  • Fort Lauderdale (FLL) – Belize (BZE); daily seasonal service
  • Fort Lauderdale (FLL) – Grand Cayman (GCM); daily seasonal service
  • Fort Lauderdale (FLL) – Turks and Caicos (PLS); daily seasonal service
  • Houston (HOU) – Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR); daily seasonal service
  • St. Louis (STL) – Cancun (CUN); daily seasonal service

Spirit Airlines Adds More International and Domestic Routes (launched November 8, 9 and 10)

Spirit Airlines is adding new routes from the US to Bogota, Colombia. (Photo by Pintai Suchachaisri / Getty Images)
Spirit Airlines is adding new routes from the US to Bogota, Colombia. (Photo by Pintai Suchachaisri / Getty Images)

Details — Spirit Airlines really seems to be hitting the ground running in Florida, adding a number of new domestic and international routes this month from Orlando (MCO) — where the carrier also launched several new flights last month — Tampa (TPA), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Fort Myers (RSW) and West Palm Beach (PBI).

International Routes Launched This Month:

  • Orlando (MCO) – Bogota, Colombia (BOG); daily service as of November 8
  • Orlando (MCO) – St. Thomas, USVI (STT); 3x per week as of November 8
  • Orlando (MCO) – Medellin, Colombia (MDE); 2x per week as of November 9
  • Orlando (MCO) – Cartagena, Colombia (CTG); 2x per week as of November 10
  • Orlando (MCO) – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (MYR); 2x per week as of November 10

Seasonal Routes Running November 8, 2018 to May 2, 2019:

  • Fort Lauderdale (FLL) – Kansas City (MCI); 4x per week
  • Fort Lauderdale (FLL) – Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP); daily service
  • Fort Myers (RSW) – Akron-Canton, Ohio (CAK); 4x per week
  • Fort Myers (RSW) – Baltimore (BWI); daily service
  • Fort Myers (RSW) – Boston (BOS); 2x daily service
  • Fort Myers (RSW) – Cleveland (CLE); daily service
  • Fort Myers (RSW) – Hartford, Connecticut (BDL); daily service
  • Fort Myers (RSW) – Latrobe, Pennsylvania (LBE); 4x per week
  • Fort Myers (RSW) – Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP); daily service
  • Fort Myers (RSW) – Pittsburgh (PIT); daily service
  • Tampa (TPA) – Akron-Canton (CAK); 4x per week
  • Tampa (TPA) – Boston (BOS); daily service
  • Tampa (TPA) – Cleveland (CLE); daily service
  • Tampa (TPA) – Hartford, Connecticut (BDL); daily service
  • Tampa (TPA) – Latrobe, Pennsylvania (LBE); 4x per week
  • Tampa (TPA) – Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP); daily service
  • Tampa (TPA) – Pittsburgh (PIT); daily service
  • West Palm Beach (PBI) – Atlantic City (ACY); daily service
  • West Palm Beach (PBI) – Boston (BOS); daily service
  • West Palm Beach (PBI) – Detroit (DTW); 4x per week

Delta Debuts New Service to San Jose From Detroit (launched November 15)

San Jose, California, is a great city to visit all year long. (Photo by Davel5957 via Getty Images)
San Jose, California, is a great city to visit all year long. (Photo by Davel5957 via Getty Images)

Details — As of November 15, it’s now easier for those in the Midwest to visit the West Coast thanks to Delta’s new flight from Detroit (DTW) to San Jose (SJC). The schedule itself varies greatly in December, with four to six flights depending on the week, but eventually settles down to five flights per week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting January 7, 2019. All service will be aboard the carrier’s 737-900 aircraft.

Schedule varies in December (4x to 6x per week):

  • DL1489 Detroit (DTW) 8:25am Departure San Jose (SJC) 11:03am Arrival
  • DL1489 San Jose (SJC) 12:01pm Departure Detroit (DTW) 7:29pm Arrival

5x per week Monday–Friday starting January 7, 2019:

  • DL1700 Detroit (DTW) 8:25am Departure San Jose (SJC) 11:05am Arrival
  • DL1700 San Jose (SJC) 12:05pm Departure Detroit (DTW) 7:33pm Arrival

NEW ROUTES ANNOUNCED IN NOVEMBER 2018

Level to Launch Barcelona Service from New York City

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Level’s new routes will make it easier for East and West Coasters to visit Barcelona. (Photo by Marco Rubino / EyeEm / Getty Images)

Details — If you’ve been looking for an excuse to plan a trip to Barcelona, this is it. Low-cost carrier Level will be adding a new flight from New York-JFK to Barcelona (BCN) on July 27, 2019, just in time for a late-summer trip to the seaside city. The JFK-BCN route will operate three times per week on Monday, Thursday and Saturday aboard the carrier’s A330-200 aircraft. Level is also planning to add a third flight to its current San Francisco (SFO) to BCN route, which will run three times per week on Sunday, Tuesday and Saturday as of July 28, 2019.

Schedule (3x per week): 

  • IB2628 New York (JFK) 8:45pm Departure → Barcelona (BCN) 10:30am (+1) Arrival
  • IB2627 Barcelona (BCN) 3:55pm Departure → New York (JFK) 6:45pm Arrival

The additional SFO-BCN route, starting July 28, 2019:

  • IB2622 San Francisco (SFO) 8:20pm Departure → Barcelona (BCN) 4:45pm (+1) Arrival
  • IB2621 Barcelona (BCN) 2:30pm Departure → San Francisco (SFO) 6:20pm Arrival

More Domestic and International Flights Coming Soon to United

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United’s new service to Shanghai is expected to begin next year. (Photo by Fei Yang / Getty Images)

Details — 2019 will certainly be a big year for United, which recently announced plans to add 31 flights to 12 Caribbean islands, 28 flights to seven cities in Mexico, three flights to Guatemala, three flights to Belize and 27 flights to seven Central American destinations including 16 flights to Costa Rica. A number of new flights from Fairbanks, Alaska (FAI), are also expected to launch next summer, as are several seasonal routes from United’s Denver hub that will accommodate what is sure to be a busy Spring Break season. The carrier is also applying for a second daily nonstop route between Newark (EWR) and Shanghai (PVG) that, if approved, would begin operations in June 2020.

Denver to Fairbanks; seasonal service 4x per week on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from June 7 to August 18, 2019:

  • UA1879 Denver (DEN) 6:56pm Departure → Fairbanks (FAI) 10:37pm Arrival
  • UA1263 Fairbanks (FAI) 11:37pm Departure → Denver (DEN) 6:54am (+1) Arrival

San Francisco to Fairbanks; seasonal service 3x per week on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday from June 6 to August 18, 2019:

  • UA1263 San Francisco (SFO) 7:51pm Departure → Fairbanks (FAI) 11:56pm Arrival
  • UA1190 Fairbanks (FAI) 12:47am Departure → San Francisco (SFO) 6:42am Arrival

Alitalia to Fly from Washington, DC, to Rome Starting This Spring

Have you visited the Eternal City? (Photo by Christopher Czermak / Unsplash)
Have you visited the Eternal City? (Photo by Christopher Czermak / Unsplash)

Details — Call it the little carrier that could: While earlier this month, Delta was one of several companies to make an offer to buy the bankrupt airline, that didn’t stop Alitalia from announcing plans to launch a new route from Washington, DC (IAD), to Rome (FCO) next spring. If all goes according to plan, the route will run five times per week on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and be operated by its A330-200 aircraft.

Schedule (5x per week): 

  • AZ619 Washington, DC (IAD) 4:15pm Departure → Rome (FCO) 7:00am (+1) Arrival
  • AZ618 Rome (FCO) 9:30am Departure → Washington, DC (IAD) 1:30pm Arrival

Delta’s Adding a New Transcon and Seasonal Service to Key West

Have you been to Charleston, South Carolina, yet? (Photo by Daniela Duncan / Getty Images)
Have you been to Charleston, South Carolina, yet? (Photo by Daniela Duncan / Getty Images)

Details — Delta’s new transcon service from Atlanta (ATL) to Burbank (BUR) is expected to launch July 8, 2019, and will give folks on either coast another easy option for making the cross-country trip. ATL-BUR service will be offered twice a day aboard the carrier’s Boeing 737-700 aircraft. In other news, the airline is also planning seasonal Saturday service between New York City (LGA) and Key West, Florida (EYW) aboard its Embraer E-170 aircraft starting March 9, 2019.

Atlanta to Burbank (2x per day):

  • DL2514 Atlanta (ATL) 8:50am Departure → Burbank (BUR) 10:27am Arrival
  • DL2514 Burbank (BUR) 11:15am Departure → Atlanta (ATL) 6:58pm Arrival
  • DL1315 Atlanta (ATL) 7:15pm Departure → Burbank (BUR) 8:52pm Arrival
  • DL2647 Burbank (BUR) 9:45pm Departure → Atlanta (ATL) 5:38am (+1) Arrival

Seasonal service from New York to Key West:

  • DL6007 New York (LGA) 9:00am Departure → Key West (EYW) 12:43pm Arrival
  • DL5914 Key West (EYW) 1:13pm Departure → New York (LGA) 4:24pm Arrival

Southwest Will Offer Flights from Nashville, California and Texas

Pack your dancing shoes and hit the honk-tonks in Nashville. (Photo by Nina Dietzel/Getty Images)
Pack your dancing shoes and hit the honky-tonks in Nashville. (Photo by Nina Dietzel/Getty Images)

Details — Not to be outdone by the other major US carriers, Southwest announced the its plans to add several new flights from Nashville (BNA) to Burbank (BUR) and San Jose (SJC), as well as new routes between San Diego (SAN) and Omaha (OMA), Austin (AUS) and Raleigh-Durham (RDU) and Ontario, California (ONT) and San Francisco (SFO) next June. Pending official government approval, the carrier also intends to launch service from Baltimore (BWI) to Grand Cayman (GCM) and from Houston (HOU) to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ) starting June 15, 2019. Additional weekday service will be tacked on to existing routes starting June 10, 2019.

Daily service as of June 9, 2019:

  • Nashville (BNA) – Burbank (BUR)
  • Nashville (BNA) – San Jose (SJC)
  • San Diego (SAN) – Omaha (OMA)
  • Austin (AUS) – Raleigh-Durham (RDU)
  • Ontario, California (ONT) – San Francisco (SFO); 4x per day during the week and 3x per day on weekends

More Domestic Flights Coming Soon to American Airlines

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Doesn’t a trip to Hilton Head Island, SC, sound great right about now? (Photo by Rachid Dahnoun / Getty Images)

Details — Earlier this month, American Airlines announced heaps of new domestic flights from its hubs in Charlotte (CLT), Chicago (ORD), Los Angeles (LAX) and Philadelphia (PHL), as well as weekend seasonal service from Washington, DC (DCA) to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (HHH), which will run from May 4 to September 1, 2019. The new routes will be serviced by a mix of ERJ-145s and E-175s courtesy of Piedmont Airlines and Envoy Air, CRJ-700s from Skywest, and Embraer E-175s from Compass Airlines and Republic Airlines, all affiliates of American Airlines.

  • Charlotte (CLT) – Erie, PA (ERI); twice daily service as of May 3
  • Chicago (ORD) – Allentown, PA (ABE); daily service as of April 2
  • Chicago (ORD) – Destin/Ft. Walton Beach, FL (VPS); 1x per week on Saturday as of March 9
  • Chicago (ORD) – Northwest Florida Beaches (ECP); 1x per week on Saturday as of March 9
  • Chicago (ORD) – Pensacola (PNS); 1x per week on Saturday as of March 9
  • Chicago (ORD) – State College (SCE); twice daily service as of April 2
  • Los Angeles (LAX) – Louisville (SDF); daily service as of April 2
  • Los Angeles (LAX) – Tulsa (TUL); daily service as of April 2
  • Philadelphia (PHL) – Asheville (AVL); daily service as of May 3
  • Philadelphia (PHL) – Chattanooga (CHA); daily service as of May 3
  • Washington, DC (DCA) – Hilton Head Island, SC (HHH); twice weekly seasonal service on Saturday and Sunday from May 4 to September 1

JetBlue to Offer New Nonstop Service to Nantucket

There once was a man from Nantucket... (Photo by OlegAlbinsky / Getty Images)
There once was a man from Nantucket… (Photo by OlegAlbinsky / Getty Images)

Details — If New England is your favorite summertime getaway, you’re in luck. Beginning next June, JetBlue will offer two new routes to Nantucket (ACK) from New York City (LGA) and Westchester County (HPN) aboard its Embraer 190. The LGA-ACK flight will operate two times per week on Saturday and Sunday, while the HPN-ACK route will run five times per week on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

5x per week starting June 13, 2019:

  • B62121 Westchester County (HPN) 8:30am Departure → Nantucket (ACK) 9:30am Arrival
  • B62122 Nantucket (ACK) 1:51pm Departure → Westchester County (HPN) 3:01pm Arrival

Saturdays starting June 15, 2019:

  • B61609 New York (LGA) 8:00am Departure → Nantucket (ACK) 9:10am Arrival
  • B61610 Nantucket (ACK) 10:05am Departure → New York (LGA) 11:11am Arrival

Sundays starting June 16, 2019:

  • B61609 New York (LGA) 1:40pm Departure Nantucket (ACK) 2:51pm Arrival
  • B61610 Nantucket (ACK) 3:40pm Departure New York (LGA) 4:53pm Arrival

Spirit Airlines Continues to Expand Its Flight Network

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We’ve got great news for anyone planning a trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Photo by dennisvdw/Getty Images)

Details — Starting in February 2019, Spirit Airlines will be adding a number of new daily flights from Austin (AUS), New Orleans (MSY), Baltimore (BWI), Tampa (TPA) and Orlando (MCO) to several cities around the US as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) and Kingston (KIN) and Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ). We’re most excited about the new domestic routes connecting Austin with nine cities throughout the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.

Daily service launching February 14, 2019:

  • New Orleans (MSY) – Denver (DEN)
  • New Orleans (MSY) – Austin (AUS)
  • Austin (AUS) – Baltimore (BWI)
  • Austin (AUS) – Chicago (ORD)
  • Austin (AUS) – Denver (DEN)
  • Austin (AUS) – Detroit (DTW)
  • Austin (AUS) – Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
  • Austin (AUS) – Las Vegas (LAS)
  • Austin (AUS) – Orlando (MCO)
  • Austin (AUS) – New Orleans (MSY)
  • Baltimore (BWI) – San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU)
  • Tampa (TPA) – San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU)

Launching February 28, 2019:

  • Orlando (MCO) – Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ); 4x per week
  • Orlando (MCO) – Denver (DEN); daily service

Launching March 1, 2019:

  • Orlando (MCO) – Kingston, Jamaica (KIN); 3x per week

Launching May 2, 2019:

  • New Orleans (MSY) – Philadelphia (PHL); seasonal service 4x per week
  • Austin (AUS) – Los Angeles (LAX); daily service

Which of these new routes are you most excited about?

Featured photo of Cartagena, Colombia, by garytog / Getty Images.

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