UK flights update - part three: mid to long-haul

C&IT rounds up the latest short-haul flight news, including new mid to long-haul outbound routes from the UK.

UK flights update - part three: mid to long-haul
UK flights update - part three: mid to long-haul

• Etihad Airways will launch a new daily route from Edinburgh to Abu Dhabi in June.

More: Etihad to launch daily Edinburgh to Abu Dhabi flight

• Direct daily flights between Birmingham and John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport in New York will run from spring.

More: American Airlines to launch direct flights from Birmingham to New York

• United Airlines is to launch a new direct service from Newcastle International Airport to New York's Newark Liberty International Airport in May 2015.

More: Newcastle Airport to run direct flights to New York

• French airline La Compagnie will target the B2B sector when its all-business-class, London-to-New York flights commence in April.

More: La Compagnie launches all-business-class flights from London Luton to New York

• Norwegian will introduce a new London Gatwick to Orlando service

• British Airways will re-launch its London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur route.

More: Norwegian and British Airways announce new routes

• Cathay Pacific launched a four-times-weekly service from Manchester to Hong Kong in December, the first flight from the north of England to China.

More: Cathay Pacific launches Manchester to Hong Kong route

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