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Hilton Montreal/Laval Hotel Completes Major Renovation Project

Hilton Montreal/Laval Hotel Completes Major Renovation Project

Hilton Hotels and Resorts announced the completion of renovations at the Hilton Montreal/Laval hotel in Canada. The 10 million Canadian dollar ($8 million) project took three years to complete.
The property’s guestrooms were outfitted with new furniture and lighting fixtures, and the hotel added new suites with full kitchens, living rooms, and separate bedrooms.
The renovation project covered the hotel’s meeting spaces, fitness center, and restaurant, Le Quartz.
Additionally, a new grocery store, …

Boston Airport Lounge Gets Upgrade

Boston Airport Lounge Gets Upgrade

Airport Lounge Development, an independent lounge operator, announced the completion of an expansion of its lounge, the Club, at Boston’s Logan International Airport’s Terminal E.
The new and expanded lounge offers 3,506 square feet (325 square meters) of space, and can seat up to 82 passengers. The upgrades also included new restroom and shower facilities, as well as new furniture.
The company also said that it has updated the lounge’s food offerings, …

Alaska Airlines to Begin San Diego-Albuquerque Route

Alaska Airlines to Begin San Diego-Albuquerque Route

Alaska Airlines announced the launch of new daily service between San Diego and Albuquerque, New Mexico. The service will be operated by Horizon Air, using Embraer 175 jets.
Flights will depart San Diego International Airport at 4:37 p.m. and arrive at Albuquerque International Sunport at 7:19 p.m. Flights from Albuquerque to San Diego are scheduled to depart at 2:30 p.m. and arrive at 3:30 p.m.
The E175 aircraft that will be used …

Delta to Offer Option to Pre-Order Meals in Delta One and First, Upgrade Meals in Coach on International Flights

Delta to Offer Option to Pre-Order Meals in Delta One and First, Upgrade Meals in Coach on International Flights

Delta Air Lines announced Tuesday it will soon allow passengers flying in its premium cabins to pre-order meals and also said it was enhancing in-flight dining on international flights.
The Atlanta-based airline will roll out the pre=ordering feature in the Delta One cabin on flights departing New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport early next year. Shortly thereafter, it will offer the option on all international …

Sixt Debuts Location at San Diego Airport

Sixt Debuts Location at San Diego Airport

Sixt Rent a Car announced the opening of a new location at San Diego International Airport.
The move follows the company’s expansion of its space at Miami International Airport last month.
Currently, Sixt has over 2,000 locations in over 100 countries around the world.
Headquartered in Pullach im Isartal near Munich, the company opened its first location in the United States in 2011. The car rental company now has over 50 locations in …

Beijing Capital Airlines to Launch Flights Between Qingdao and London

Beijing Capital Airlines to Launch Flights Between Qingdao and London

Beijing Capital Airlines announced that it will begin new non-stop service between London and Qingdao, China on November 17. The carrier will operate the service twice a week.
Flights will depart Qingdao Liuting International Airport at 3:05 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays, and will arrive at London Heathrow International Airport at 7:50 p.m. From London, flights are scheduled to depart at 10 p.m. and arrive in Qingdao at 5:30 p.m. the …

JetBlue to Begin Boston-Minneapolis Route

JetBlue to Begin Boston-Minneapolis Route

JetBlue Airways announced that it will launch new service between Boston and Minneapolis on May 3 next year. The carrier will offer three daily flights between the two cities.
Flights are scheduled to depart Boston’s Logan International Airport at 6:30 a.m., 1:02 p.m., and 7:29 p.m., and arrive at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport at 8:48 a.m., 3:21p.m., and 9:50 p.m., respectively. Flights from Minneapolis to Boston will depart at 6 a.m., …