While the airline industry has been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of entrepreneurs in the space are taking the crisis as an opportunity to embark on new ventures. A few of the new airlines planning to take off in 2021 that Amenities will keep a close eye in on especially the new range of onboard passenger amenities expected to be introduced by them the new airlines include.
As the first airline to operate a non-stop service between London Stansted airport and two of India’s key cities, Amritsar in Punjab and Ahmedabad in Gujarat, flypop intends to purchase sufficient carbon credits to fully offset the emissions created by its flights without passing the cost on to the consumer.
To fully support the communities, it will be serving in the UK and India, flypop will focus on carbon- offsetting, including reforestation projects in Scotland and in the South Asia countries where it will fly to.
Flyr will enter the Norwegian domestic market and serve some European destinations to/from Norway. If the airline sounds like a smartphone app, that’s because an app is a core part of the strategy. All customer bookings and changes will need to be made using the app.
Breeze will target mid-sized US city pairs that don’t currently have nonstop service. “Breeze will fly non-stop service between places currently without meaningful or affordable service,” said Neeleman, Breeze’s CEO and president.
Breeze, which vows to become “the world’s nicest airline,” will focus on mid-sized cities “abandoned by our current air transportation network,
PLAY is a new low-cost airline operating flights between Iceland, Europe and North America. PLAY will offer globetrotters low-cost flights and a safe and pleasant journey in our new and comfortable Airbus aircraft.
EGO Airways is a scheduled carrier based in Italy and operated its first flight on 30-Mar-2021 from Catania-Parma. The carrier plans to base its fleet at Forli Luigi Ridolfi Airport and Catania Fontanarossa Airport. It will look to develop a point-to-point network across strategic cities in Italy and strengthen feeder services to/from Milan Malpensa Airport.
The airline will be an ultra low cost carrier that will offer point-to-point flights to secondary markets that aren’t currently well served. The airline plans to use Boeing 737-800s with 189 seats, so these planes would be high density and in a one-class layout.