India’s Jet Airways and Aeromexico of Mexico are working towards greater cooperation on codeshare flights and frequent flyer programmes. To begin, both carriers will codeshare on each other’s services between India and Mexico via common gates in Europe, including London Heathrow.
United Airlines has announced that it will introduce daily nonstop flights between Los Angeles (LAX) and Singapore’s Changi Airport (SIN), from October 27, 2017 (westbound). The flight will set the new distance record for any airline operating a flight to or from the US, at 8,700 miles.
Air New Zealand is expanding its route between New Zealand and Samoa with a move to widebody aircraft services at least twice weekly year-round, adding at least 14,500 extra seats between Auckland and Apia annually.