Under new owner Tata Group, the Indian carrier expects to open several new hubs across the country and increase its footprint on key long-haul markets.
According to the African Airlines Association, relaxed COVID-19 entry rules should lead to growing air traffic this summer.
The Dutch carrier said ‘long queues’ at Amsterdam necessitate reduced flying from the airport.
The airline is also increasing frequencies on existing routes from Dublin to both Chicago O’Hare and Washington Dulles.
The startup—which plans to have a fleet of almost 50 aircraft over the next seven years—is looking to enter markets already served by Air Canada, WestJet and Flair.
The airline is targeting routes to 14 destinations, including six in Europe and two in North America.
The addition of five Boeing 777-200LRs will help to facilitate growth in the US market.
Eight of the top 10 busiest airports in the world in 2021 were in the US, data published by ACI World has found, with Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson retaking top spot.
The revived UK regional carrier will face competition on about two-thirds of the routes being launched.
The FAA has upgraded Malaysia’s air safety rating, paving the way for airlines to add service to the US and launch new routes.