Five stories you may have missed: Myrtle Beach, Danish Air Transport, Wizz Air, Flybe, China Southern and more

Our top five stories this week: Myrtle Beach outlines award-winning strategy to engage airlines; why one Danish airline is quickly learning Sicilian culture; Wizz to open fifth base in Poland; Flybe's place in the market; go-ahead nears for China Southern's new airline and more.

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Myrtle Beach outlines award-winning strategy to engage airlines
Myrtle Beach International Airport was named the overall winner at the Routes Americas Marketing Awards 2018. Kirk Lovell, director of air service and business development at the airport, explains how factors such as knowing how many golf rounds are played and canvassing local hotels are key to its success. Read more

Why one Danish airline is quickly learning Sicilian culture
After mainly operating scheduled and charter flights in Scandinavia for the past 30 years, passenger and cargo airline DAT has spread its wings and headed for warmer climes in Sicily. Read more

Wizz to open fifth base in Poland
Low-cost carrier Wizz Air is set open its 26th base next spring. The airline will base two Airbus A321 aircraft at Krakow in Poland  May and September 2019. Read more


RAM18  awardsNominations are now open for the Routes Americas 2019 Marketing Awards! The awards are highly regarded as the most prestigious in the industry as they are voted for and judged by the airline network planning community. Voting closes on Friday 14 December 2018.

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Analysis: Flybe's place in the market
As regional airline Flybe seeks a buyer - and with Virgin Atlantic linked to a potential deal - Routesonline looks at the carrier's network, including the role it plays in UK connectivity. Read more

Go-ahead nears for China Southern's new airline
Days after announcing its planned exit from SkyTeam, China Southern has moved a step closer to setting up a subsidiary airline that will operate from Beijing’s new mega-airport once it opens next year. Read more

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