Five stories you may have missed: Transatlantic investigation, WestJet, Singapore Airlines, JetBlue, Spirit and more

Our top five stories on Routes Weekly: investigation opens into transatlantic route agreement; WestJet confirms Calgary as home to initial Dreamliner hub; world’s longest non-stop flight takes off; JetBlue's sweeping network changes; Bulletin board and more.

Our top five stories on Routes Weekly this week - subscribe here:

1. Competition investigation opens into transatlantic route agreement
The UK’s competition regulator has launched an investigation into a transatlantic route agreement involving four oneworld alliance airlines. Read more.

2. WestJet confirms Calgary as home to initial Dreamliner hub
Canada’s WestJet is to launch its first three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner international destinations from Calgary, Alberta. Read more

3. World’s longest non-stop flight takes off 
The Singapore Airlines flight between Singapore and New York covers a distance of more than 15,000 km. Read more.

4. New South America route among JetBlue's sweeping network changes
JetBlue is making a series of changes to its network, including the launch of five new services and the addition of a destination in South America. But the low-cost airline is also cutting routes in some markets and ending operations from three airports. Read more.

5. Bulletin board: aviation industry news round-up
This week: Spirit prepares for Orlando expansion; new Aer Lingus CEO; $13bn plan unveiled for New York JFK; Corendon to open second Turkish base and more. Read more

PLUS:
Airline in focus: United Airlines
Qantas and KLM to codeshare on Amsterdam route
SAS grows summer network with six new destinations
Airbus names successor to Enders as CEO
Looking back at the Routes Americas 2018 Marketing Awards winners


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