Every day, airlines around the world launch new routes, some with little fanfare, others with great fanfare. Regardless of their status, we collect the most interesting routes announced each week, and share them with you here.

Routes Announced This Week (March 12th – March 19th)

Air Canada is expanding its offerings in trans-border flights again, opening flights from Vancouver (pictured) and Montreal. Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons / MagnusL3D

Air Canada: Boston – Vancouver, Washington Dulles – Montreal

Air Canada announced new flights between Boston and Vancouver, as well as between Washington Dulles and Montreal this week, beginning June 23rd, 2017 for Boston, and beginning May 1st, 2017 for Washington Dulles. Air Canada will operate to Boston using Airbus A319 aircraft, while Air Canada Express will operate the flights to Washington, using Bombardier CRJ aircraft.

Schedule, Boston – Vancouver (operates daily)

AC532  Vancouver 8:55am Departure –> Boston 5:03pm Arrival

AC533 Boston 5:55pm Departure –> Vancouver 9:00pm Arrival

Schedule, Washington Dulles – Montreal (operates daily)

AC8172 Montreal 1:25pm Departure –> Washington 3:09pm Arrival

AC8173 Washington 3:40pm Departure –> Montreal 5:15pm Arrival

American Airlines is beginning seasonal non-stop service between Chicago and Guatemala City, starting in June. Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons / Rigostar

American Airlines: Chicago – Guatemala City

As part of a major expansion from Chicago O’Hare, American Airlines announced the beginning of summer seasonal, non-stop service between Chicago and Guatemala City, starting July 8th, 2017 and ending August 19th, 2017. Flights will operate with Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

Schedule: (operates Saturdays only)

AA1340 Chicago 10:00am Departure –> Guatemala City 1:37pm Arrival

AA1340 Guatemala City 2:47pm Departure –> Chicago 7:55pm Arrival

Hawaiian Airlines is converting their summer seasonal Los Angeles – Lihue service to year-round service, eliminating the necessary stop in Honolulu for potentially hundreds of travelers a day. Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons / Paul Bica

Hawaiian Airlines: Los Angeles – Lihue (Kauai Island)

While Hawaiian Airlines has operated the Los Angeles – Lihue in the summer for a few years now, Hawaiian Airlines has extended operation from 2017 summer year-round, with flights resuming May 26th, 2017. Flights will operate once daily throughout the year, using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.

Schedule: (operates daily)

HA63 Los Angeles 8:00am Departure –> Lihue 11:05am Arrival

HA64 Lihue 2:15pm Departure –> Los Angeles 10:55pm Arrival

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