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JetBlue to End All Service to Mexico City in Early 2020

JetBlue to End All Service to Mexico City in Early 2020

JetBlue Airways, which currently offers non-stop flights from four U.S. cities to Mexico City, will discontinue all service to the capital city in early January.
The New York-based airline, which began flying to Mexico City in 2015, currently operates flights from Boston, Fort Lauderdale, New York, and Orlando. It is the only airline operating service to Mexico City from Boston and Fort Lauderdale.
JetBlue will be the third U.S. carrier to end …

California Introduces ‘MyShake’ Earthquake Alert App

California Introduces ‘MyShake’ Earthquake Alert App

Officials in California debuted MyShake, an app that will alert Californians when an earthquake is coming.
Built by developers at the University of California, Berkeley, MyShake will offer early warnings of an earthquake from anywhere in the state.
The app is available for Apple iOS and Android devices. It relies on the hundreds of sensors in the state placed by the U.S. Geological Survey and an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 …

Air Canada Extends Boeing 737 Max Cancellations Through February 2020

Air Canada Extends Boeing 737 Max Cancellations Through February 2020

Air Canada announced additional changes to its flying schedule through early next year as a result of the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max. The change will give it “scheduling predictability” as the airline begins the implementation of a new reservations system.
As a result, the airline has removed the aircraft from its schedule until February 14, 2019.
“We are taking this prudent step as a result of the ongoing regulatory uncertainty …

WeWork Removes Hundreds of Phone Booths From Multiple Locations

WeWork Removes Hundreds of Phone Booths From Multiple Locations

For travelers who use WeWork office space who wonder if they will have a workspace to go to in the future, one thing became clear on Tuesday: They will not have a phone booth.
The shared office company, which is already dealing with a failed public offering, announced that the phone booths at some of the buildings it leases might be contaminated with formaldehyde.
The soundproof phone booths provide a quiet space …

United Airlines ‘Her Art’ California Edition Boeing 757 Takes Flight

United Airlines ‘Her Art’ California Edition Boeing 757 Takes Flight

A United Airlines Boeing 757 with a California-themed livery on its fuselage and tail took to the skies Sunday in the Golden State.
The airline has two hubs in the state, one in San Francisco and one in Los Angeles.
The artwork includes the Golden Gate Bridge, sunglasses, and palm trees.  It also includes a globe that is intended to signal the airline’s worldwide connectivity.
The artwork was designed by a local artist, …

Boeing CEO Stripped of Chairman’s Title

Boeing CEO Stripped of Chairman’s Title

Boeing separated the roles of CEO and chairman, stripping Dennis Muilenburg of his dual role late Friday.
The shake-up at the highest level of the company is ostensibly to allow Muilenburg to focus on running the company as it attempts to return the beleaguered 737 Max to the skies after a world-wide grounding in March.
The company’s board of directors appointed David Calhoun, a senior managing director at Blackstone Group who has …

New Kempinski Resort in Dominica to Offer Guests Inter-Island Air Service to Hotel

New Kempinski Resort in Dominica to Offer Guests Inter-Island Air Service to Hotel

The new Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski in Dominica will offer arriving and departing guests inter-island air shuttle service to and from Antigua and Guadeloupe when it opens on Sunday.
The partnership with Tropical Aviation will utilize Beechcraft King Air 200 aircraft equipped with ten seats.  The short flight will offer guests what the hotel terms “photo-worthy, low-level views” and the hotel will greet the flight with an SUV for the …