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Delta Air Lines began a daily, nonstop service between Atlanta, USA and Bogota, Colombia on 4 December. The flight operates with a Boeing 757 aircraft. The carrier has also begun a daily, nonstop service between Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and San Juan in Puerto Rico using a Boeing 757 aircraft.

From 26 March 2001 KLM will take full commercial control of services currently operated by Eurowings between Amsterdam and Germany. KLM cityhopper will operate flights between Amsterdam and Bremen and further Eurowings services will be transferred with the aim that by the winter season 2002/2003 no services to and from KLM destinations in Germany will be operated by Eurowings, according to a company statement.

Commencing 15 February 2001 Continental Airlines will operate a daily, nonstop service between New York/Newark and Melbourne, Florida using a Boeing 737-500 aircraft.

On 6 December China Southern Airlines will launch a Boeing 777 service from Guangzhou, China to Sydney and Melbourne in Australia. The services will operate twice weekly to Melbourne with continuing service to Sydney, and a direct flight to Sydney will be offered on Saturdays.

Vanguard Airlines Inc, a US carrier, will add three new nonstop routes from Kansas City International Airport on 7 January 2001. A twice-daily service will operate to Austin-Bergstom International Airport and nonstop flights will also operate to Buffalo, NY and Myrtle Beach, SC. The carrier has also announced an increase in flights to Denver, New Orleans and Pittsburgh.

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