Schiphol gains a new carrier and adds more routes this summer

posted on 27th March 2018 by Jordan Newton
Schiphol gains a new carrier and adds more routes this summer

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol will welcome a new carrier in its summer schedule in the shape of Air Mauritius while airlines are also operating new routes and upping frequencies.

On 26 March, Air Mauritius started operating two flight services a week, with intentions to add a third flight in summer. During the winter period, this route was flown by KLM.

On 31 March, Delta Air Lines will start operating daily flight services between Orlando International Airport and Amsterdam. As of mid-June, Delta will also be offering four flights to Los Angeles each week.

KLM has started operating daily flights to and from Växjö, and has added a second new destination is Fortaleza, in the Northeast of Brazil. This route will be flown three times a week.

Corendon Dutch Airlines will be operating three flight services to and from Alghero this summer and also now offering twice a week flights to Samos. TUI fly is offering the option of flying to Zadar once a week.

As of 7 May, Norwegian will be operating flight services to and from JFK International Airport in New York four times a week.

KLM has taken over flight services to and from Nantes from HOP! The frequency of these flights is also increasing, from 19 to 20 per week.

KLM is also increasing the frequency of services with routes to Bogota going to three a week to four, Bologna from three a day to four, Krakow from two a day to three, Minneapolis–Saint Paul from three a week to five, Moscow from two a day to three and JFK from 14 a week to 20.

Additionally, larger aircraft will from now on be used for flights to and from Toronto (Air Canada), Seoul (Korean Air), Istanbul (Turkish Airlines), Guangzhou (China Southern Airlines), Abu Dhabi (Etihad Airways), Philadelphia and Dallas/Fort Worth (American Airlines) and Moscow (Aeroflot).