Here's our weekly roundup of new air routes and other aviation updates.
Eva Air to fly to Milan from next year
Eva Airways will commence a regular service between Taipei and the Italian city of Milan starting February 18, 2020.
The carrier will operate four flights weekly between Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Milan Malpensa Airport, utilising a Boeing 777-300ER.
Outbound flights will depart Taipei at 23.00 and arrive at 06.30 the next day in Milan, with a flight time of around 13 hours and 50 minutes. Return flights will leave Milan at 11.00 and arrive in Taiwan at 06.30 the next day, taking around 12.5 hours.
Air Canada to resume full India schedule
Air Canada will resume its Vancouver-Delhi flights on August 1; its daily, non-stop Toronto-Delhi flights on October 1 (eastbound) and October 3 (westbound); and its Toronto-Mumbai seasonal flights will return on October 27.
The Toronto-Delhi flights will be operated initially with Boeing 787 Dreamliners, but beginning October 27, additional capacity will be added to this route with 400-seater Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, featuring three classes of service.
Air Canada’s seasonal Toronto-Mumbai flights will operate four times weekly from October 27, 2019 until March 28, 2020 with a Boeing 777-200LR aircraft.
The airline will have up to 18 weekly flights connecting North America to Delhi from both Toronto and Vancouver, and to Mumbai from Toronto.
Vietjet links up Busan and Nha Trang
Vietjet has launched its latest international route that connects the beachside Vietnamese city of Nha Trang with Busan, South Korea’s second largest city.
The Nha Trang-Busan route operates four return flights per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. With a flight time of around four hours and 40 minutes per leg, the flight departs from Nha Trang at 23.50 and arrives at Busan at 06.30. The return flight departs from Busan at 08.05 and arrives in Nha Trang at 10.45.
Vietjet is the first carrier to operate a direct route between the two destinations, making this the airline’s ninth service between Vietnam and South Korea.
Scoot will soon scoot over to Changi Airport’s Terminal 1
From October 22, 2019, Scoot will operate from Singapore Changi Airport’s Terminal 1, moving over from its current space in Terminal 2.
Terminal information on Scoot flights departing and arriving on October 22 will be available on changiairport.com and the iChangi app. All Scoot customers will be progressively updated from late July.