Route Finder: Cairns-Guangzhou, Taipei-London, Kuala Lumpur-Phnom Penh and more

Stephanie Yip 4 July 2017

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Our weekly round up of new flight routes and route changes worldwide.

We suss out the new flight routes taking off around the world soon, as well as route cancellations and changes that might affect you.

Just announced

China Southern Airlines: Cairns-Guangzhou

When does it launch? December 2017
How often does it fly? 3 weekly services
Where is the stopover? Non-stop, direct
Who else competes on that route? No competitors operate direct flights
Anything else I need to know? This is the only flight operated by a Chinese carrier connecting Cairns to mainland China, direct. Full details are yet to be released.


China Airlines: Taipei-London

When does it launch? 1 December 2017
How often does it fly? 4 weekly services
Where is the stopover? Non-stop, direct
Who else competes on that route? No competitors operate direct flights
Anything else I need to know? Travel time is approximately 13 hours


Malindo Air: Kuala Lumpur-Phnom Penh

When does it launch? 1 August 2017
How often does it fly? Daily
Where is the stopover? Non-stop, direct
Who else competes on that route? AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines
Anything else I need to know? Travel time is approximately 2 hours


Shanghai Airlines: Shanghai-Krabi

When does it launch? 1 August 2017
How often does it fly? 6 weekly services
Where is the stopover? Non-stop, direct
Who else competes on that route? Juneyao Airlines, Spring Airlines
Anything else I need to know? Travel time is approximately 2 hours 10 minutes


Air India: Delhi-Washington

When does it launch? 7 July 2017
How often does it fly? 3 weekly services
Where is the stopover? Non-stop, direct
Who else competes on that route? No competitors operate direct flights
Anything else I need to know? Travel time is approximately 15 hours 30 minutes.

Taken off this week

Norwegian Airlines launches Ireland to USA flights

On 1 July, budget carrier Norwegian Airlines launched flights from Shannon, Cork and Dublin flights to Stewart International and Providence airports on the US east coast. Both airports offer access to New York, Boston and New England. Cork-Providence flights are three times weekly, Shannon-Stewart International are twice weekly and Dublin-Stewart International are five times weekly.


Fiji Airways now offering twice weekly services between Adelaide and Fiji

On 30 July, Fiji Airways took off on its inaugural Adelaide-Fiji flights. These are scheduled to operate twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays on afternoon and evening departures.

Flight changes and cancellations

ANA increases number of flights between Tokyo and Los Angeles

As at 29 October, ANA will increase the number of daily flights between Tokyo and Los Angeles to three. Currently, one flight operates between Tokyo (Haneda) and Los Angeles and between Tokyo (Narita) and Los Angeles. This additional flight will operate out of Narita Airport and will be an afternoon service, departing Tokyo at 4:30pm to arrive at Los Angeles at 8:40am local time.


Air New Zealand increase Shanghai service

From 18 January to 28 February 2018 Air New Zealand will increase its daily flights between Auckland and Shanghai to 10 weekly services.

Each week, Route Finder informs you of the latest airline route launches, cancellations and changes.

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