Phoenix Sky Harbor to begin nonstop flights to Frankfurt, Germany on Condor Airlines
Phoenix Sky Harbor will soon offer nonstop flights between Phoenix and Frankfurt, Germany. Condor Airlines, part of the Thomas Cook Group, will fly on Mondays and Fridays from May 2018 through September. Condor will operate a Boeing 767-300ER with 259 seats in business, premium and economy classes. All Condor passengers receive complimentary checked baggage, beverages, meals and in-flight entertainment. Condor’s Business Class features lie-flat seats, a personal in-seat, premium touch-screen entertainment system, power and USB ports at every seat and gourmet, five-course meals with complimentary wine, beer and cocktails. Business Class passengers also have access to priority check-in and business class lounges at most airports. Premium Class features seats with added legroom, leg rests and adjustable headrests, a premium in-flight, in-seat entertainment system with an extended program, USB ports at every seat, premium meals and complimentary beverages. Beginning May 18, 2018, Condor will leave Phoenix Mondays around 11:00 p.m., arriving in Germany at 7:00 p.m. the next day. The flight will leave Germany around 5:30 p.m., arriving Phoenix at 9:00 p.m. On Fridays Condor will leave Phoenix around 5:00 p.m. arriving in Germany at 1:00 p.m. the next day. In Germany it will leave at around 11:30 a.m. on Fridays, arriving Phoenix at 3:00 p.m.
Alaska Airlines launches nonstop service between San Jose and Tucson
Alaska Airlines will launch daily nonstop service between Tucson (TUS) and Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) on August 28, 2017, providing quicker access between Tucson and the tech company campuses of Silicon Valley and south Bay Area. The flight will leave San Jose at 5:35 p.m. each evening, arriving in Tucson at 7:45 p.m. The return flight will depart Tucson at 7 a.m., arriving in San Jose at 9:24 a.m. Nonstop service will be aboard an Embraer 175 jet featuring 12 seats in first class and 64 coach seats.
Sun Country launches nonstop service between Minneapolis-St. Paul and Tucson
Sun Country Airlines will return to Tucson International Airport when they launch seasonal nonstop service between Tucson (TUS) and Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) on December 21, 2017. The flight will operate three days a week; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays through April 15th. The flight will depart Minneapolis-St. Paul at 7:55 am and arrive in Tucson at 10:20 am. The return flight will depart Tucson at 11:10 am, arriving in Minneapolis at 3:10 pm. Nonstop service will be aboard a Boeing 737-700 featuring 12 first-class recliner seats and 114 coach seats.
Allegiant announces eight new nonstop destinations at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
Allegiant Air is adding eight new nonstop destinations at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The new routes include major Midwest destinations Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Louisville, Omaha and St. Louis/Belleville. Additionally, Boise will join the list of Mountain West destinations served by Gateway Airport. And, for the first time, nonstop service to Florida launches with flights to Tampa/St. Pete Florida.
Air Canada announced nonstop service between Phoenix and Montreal
In February 2018, Air Canada will begin nonstop service between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Montreal. The flight, served by an Airbus A319, will operate three times weekly in the winter and spring, from February 22 – May 28. The new route will offer the only non-stop service between Phoenix and Montreal.