United States and Canada route updates – December 2023

After finishing with November’s world aviation market summary, we continue with the news from the United States and Canada for December. Below are the links to the posts published in November: United States and Canada – November 2023. Latin America – November 2023. Europe – November 2023. Asia and Oceania – November 2023. Africa and Middle East – November 2023. The main highlight of the month was Alaska Airlines’ proposed $1.9 billion acquisition of Hawaiian Airlines, which was announced last weekend. The total fleet between the two companies will be nearly 400 aircraft, including Hawaiian’s Airbus A321neo planes. Alaska had retired the last ones it owned back in October, and now these jets will be part of the group again. With respect to routes, in this edition we have several news items from the domestic sector, both in the United States and Canada. Air Canada, Allegiant, American, Breeze, Hawaiian, jetBlue, Porter and Spirit are some of the airlines that had and will have changes to their networks. Air Canada The airline will begin widebody operations between Vancouver and Ottawa effective January 8th , 2024 . Air Canada’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners will operate a daily service on this route. Daily · Boeing 787-9 AC 342 Vancouver YVR 08:10 · 15:41 YOW Ottawa AC 345 Ottawa YOW 17:10 · 19:21 YVR Vancouver Daily · Boeing 737 MAX AC 346 Vancouver YVR 18:10 · 01:48+1 YOW Ottawa AC 341 Ottawa YOW 06:00 · 08:39 YVR Vancouver Currently, the carrier offers two flights a day between the two cities with Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, which in January the AC 342/345 will be replaced by the Dreamliners. As for other companies, Porter provides a daily flight on Embraer E-2 jets. Air Transat In just over a year, Air Transat plans to launch services […]

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