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Munich Shooting Leaves at Least 9 Dead at Olympia Shopping Center

Munich Shooting Leaves at Least 9 Dead at Olympia Shopping Center

[Editor’s note: new developments in this story may be found here: Munich Shooting: What We Know as of Saturday Morning.]
MUNICH — The Bavarian capital of Munich is under a state of lockdown after a shooting at the Olympia Einkaufszentrum or shopping center near the site of the 1972 Olympic Games.
Nine people are reported dead and many others were wounded after shots rang out shortly after 6 p.m. local time. The shooting began …

Alaska Airlines to Begin Service to Newark from Portland, San Diego, San Jose

Alaska Airlines to Begin Service to Newark from Portland, San Diego, San Jose

Alaska Airlines announced that it plans to launch new service in the fall and next spring to Newark, New Jersey, from three West Coast cities. Additionally, the carrier will be adding a third daily flight between Newark and Seattle, Washington.
On November 10, Alaska will begin daily flights between Portland, Oregon, and Newark Liberty International Airport. Flights will depart Portland International Airport at 6:55 a.m. and arrive in Newark at 2:55 …

Delta and Port Authority Announce Plan for New Terminal at LaGuardia

Delta and Port Authority Announce Plan for New Terminal at LaGuardia

Delta Air Lines announced sweeping plans to replace its current two terminal buildings at LaGuardia Airport in New York City with a new facility.
The announcement followed approval by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates the airport, as part of a new lease agreement to run through 2050. The Port Authority is committing $600 million towards the construction of the new terminal, which will feature 37 …

New Even Hotel Opens in Brooklyn

New Even Hotel Opens in Brooklyn

InterContinental Hotels Group announced the opening of the Even Hotel Brooklyn in New York City.
The 13-story property offers 202 guestrooms, each with a private mini gym/workout area,
The workout areas have cork flooring and personal exercise equipment including a stability ball, yoga mat, and workout bands. The hotel also provides complimentary Wi-Fi.
In addition to the in-room fitness area, the property also has a 24-hour, two-level gym. Guests may avail themselves of …

Southwest Sees Record Profit in Second Quarter

Southwest Sees Record Profit in Second Quarter

Southwest Airlines announced financial results for the second quarter of 2016.
The airline reported a net income of $757 million, excluding special items, a record for the second quarter of a year for the carrier. The figure was a 9.6% increase over the second quarter net income of 2015.
“As with first quarter 2016, record operating revenues and low fuel prices were the primary drivers of our record second quarter performance,” said …

New Aloft Hotel Opens in Syracuse

New Aloft Hotel Opens in Syracuse

Starwood Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of a new Aloft hotel in Syracuse, New York. The Aloft Syracuse Inner Harbor is part of a $350 million redevelopment of the city’s Inner Harbor, which will also include educational facilities, and office, retail, and residential units.
The hotel offers 132 guestrooms, and provides complimentary Wi-Fi Internet. Guests have use of the property’s pool and fitness center.
The brand’s signature W XYZ Bar offers …

Delta Unveils $1.9 Billion Relocation and Expansion Project at LAX

Delta Unveils $1.9 Billion Relocation and Expansion Project at LAX

Delta Air Lines announced on Wednesday ambitious plans to relocate and expand its existing operations at Los Angeles International Airport.
The announcement follows the approval of a terminal facilities lease and license by the airport’s governing body, the Board of Commissioners.
“This agreement represents a monumental step forward as we invest billions to make LAX the world-class airport that Angelenos and our visitors expect and deserve,” said the city’s mayor, Eric Garcetti.
The …