GLO Airlines Launches Nonstops from New Orleans to Little Rock, Memphis, & Shreveport

GLO Airlines Route Map, MSY to SHV, LIT, MEM
A new startup airline, GLO Airlines has announced it's first set of routes from New Orleans (MSY) to Little Rock (LIT), Memphis (MEM), and Shreveport (SHV). All the routes will be served by a 30 passenger Saab 340B which will provide amply legroom with up to 36 inches of seat pitch. To start all three routes will see 2x daily service from Monday to Friday and then 1x daily service on Saturday and Sunday. They are targeting business travelers on their routes as none of these routes are curren...

Unique New Routes Between Europe & USA

New routes from Cologne (CGN), Belgrade (BEG), Paris (CDG) to USA
This past week there have been some interesting new route announcements between Europe and the United States of America. First off Delta announced a daily nonstop flight from Raleigh to Paris. This is a great addition connecting a 2nd tier city to a huge SkyTeam hub that will provide many connecting options throughout Europe. Not many 2nd tier cities in the USA even have nonstop service to Europe but Raleigh will now have two options with American Airlines current flight to London. Now a ...

Targeted American Airlines Aviator 2x Bonus Miles on Gas, Restaurants, & Department Stores

Barclays Bank is at it again with another targeted offer on the American Airlines Aviator card with 2x bonus miles on gas, restaurants, department stores, toy stores, and game stores. The offer is targeted and appears only to be valid to the person receiving it. You must register by October 20th, 2015 and it is good for all spending in the mentioned categories from October 1st to December 31st. The offer tops at a 2500 bonus miles which equates to $1250 spending in all the categories. What i...

Copa ConnectMiles Status Match / Challenge Experience

Copa ConnectMiles Status Match Experience It is unusual to see a completely new airline loyalty program come from an established airline but that happened earlier this year when Copa Airlines announced that they were creating their own loyalty program after relying on United's MileagePlus for the longest time. This is great news for a couple of reasons. One, this presents a unique opportunity in the miles game to try to get a status match for Star Alliance which can give you lounge access and...

Air Canada Announces First Route to Africa & More European Destinations

Air Canada New Routes to Africa and Europe
Air Canada has announced new seasonal summer routes to Europe and it's first destination in Africa! This comes just after Air Canada reiterated their intention to make Toronto (YYZ) a global hub.On to the new flights, these will operate on Air Canada Rouge which means lower costs and less amenities for passengers but the new routes open up some great destinations. For one, the most interesting route is Montreal (YUL) to Casablanca (CMN) at 4x weekly which is the first route to Africa for the...

Analysis: Potential OneJet Focus City & Routes

OneJet Potential Focus City & Routes
Recently OneJet stated their expansions through 2016 which revealed that they will be adding a new route / destination every month and will announce a new focus city in September, 2015. The objective of this post is to analyze the cities OneJet currently serves and which one could be the new focus city. Keep in mind OneJet is targeting unserved markets for business travelers. Currently, OneJet serves Indianapolis (already a focus city), Memphis, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, and Nashville (recently ann...