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Airlines Most Successful Route Launches  
User currently offlinecipango From Ireland, joined Jul 2009, 470 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3649 times:

I am curious as to what route launches have been some of the most successful in the airlines history.

I know EK's new service to DUB has been one of the most successful in the last few years, it started in January 2012, and after just 2-3 weeks service announced it was going to upgrade aircraft type to cope with demand.

Also BA began flying to LAS from LHR and was upgraded from 777 to 744, and now they have announced new flights from LGW-LAS.



What other routes have been successful route launches for airlines?


Next Flights: DUB-BHX-DUB, DUB-BHX-DUB, DUB-LIS-DUB.
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User currently offlineHOONS90 From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 2944 posts, RR: 53
Reply 1, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3305 times:
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Emirates in Seoul.

Service started on May 1st, 2005 with a daily A340-300.


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By September 2007, after just over two years of service, it was upgraded to a daily 777-300ER.


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Then, in January 2009, Emirates announced that Seoul would be the airline's sixth A380 destination after New York, London, Sydney, Auckland and Toronto, starting in December of that year. Seoul was the first destination in Northeast Asia to be served by Emirates' A380. All of this happened within 5 years of the airline establishing operations there.


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User currently offlinegemuser From Australia, joined Nov 2003, 5551 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 3230 times:

QF SYD-DFW-BNE-SYD last year has been very successful and is now daily.

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User currently offlineSRQKEF From Iceland, joined Jun 2011, 846 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 3169 times:

I know FI KEF-SEA flight has worked great for them, lots of business people (Microsoft for example) going Scandinavia-Seattle.


Flights flown: 269 - Airlines flown: 39 - Airports used: 60 - Next flights: KEF-IAD-TPA-JFK-KEF
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