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Delta to Feature Meals from New York’s North End Grill on Transcon Flights

Delta to Feature Meals from New York’s North End Grill on Transcon Flights

Delta Air Lines announced that it will begin to offer dishes from North End Grill, Danny Meyer’s New American seafood restaurant, on westbound Delta One flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and both Los Angeles and San Francisco International Airports on September 1.
The menu will feature some of the restaurant’s signature dishes such as pink sea trout with turnips and pearl onions, short rib cannelloni with port, …

T-Mobile Adds Faster International Data Option with T-Mobile One Plus

T-Mobile Adds Faster International Data Option with T-Mobile One Plus

T-Mobile USA announced a new plan, T-Mobile One Plus, which offers faster data roaming while abroad, as well as several other features.
The new plan, available for $25 per line on top of the standard T-Mobile One line charge, includes unlimited data roaming in multiple countries at 3G speeds. The standard T-Mobile One plan offers unlimited data roaming in those countries as well, albeit at much slower 2G speeds.
It also includes …

Four U.S. Airlines Fined for Failing to Disclose Correct Bumping Compensation

Four U.S. Airlines Fined for Failing to Disclose Correct Bumping Compensation

The Department of Transportation announced last Friday that it had fined four American carriers, namely Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines, for not providing accurate information to passengers regarding how much compensation was offered for being bumped from a flight.
The misinformation provided by the airlines also pertained to the amount of compensation to be given to passengers for luggage that was lost, damaged, or otherwise delayed.
“We are …

Southwest Airlines Reaches Agreement in Principle with Pilots Union

Southwest Airlines Reaches Agreement in Principle with Pilots Union

Southwest Airlines and the union representing its 8,300 pilots said that the two sides had reached a tentative agreement for a new contract.
Once finalized and approved by the membership of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, the contract will increase pilot pay and retirement benefits. It will also allow the airline to enter international interline and codeshare agreements as well as to add the Boeing 737 Max, the latest version of …

American Airlines President Scott Kirby to Join United in Same Role

American Airlines President Scott Kirby to Join United in Same Role

Scott Kirby, who until Monday morning served as the president of American Airlines, found himself briefly out of a job as part of an executive suite reshuffling and was appointed president of United Airlines later the same day.
“Scott is a proven leader, whose deep airline experience and expertise will further accelerate our efforts to build the best airline in the industry,” said United’s CEO, Oscar Munoz, in a statement.
The reorganization …

Sheraton Port Douglas Hotel in Australia Completes Renovations

Sheraton Port Douglas Hotel in Australia Completes Renovations

Starwood Hotels and Resorts announced the completion of an extensive renovation of the Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas in Port Douglas, a town in Northern Queensland, Australia.
The approximately 43 million Australian dollars ($32.6 million) refurbishment saw changes made to the property’s 294 guestrooms. Each was redecorated with natural colors and coastal turquoise green, and the balconies of each room were outfitted with daybeds.
A highlight of the renovation is the introduction of …

New AC Hotel Opens in Guadalajara, Mexico

New AC Hotel Opens in Guadalajara, Mexico

Marriot Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of its first AC Hotel in Mexico, the AC Hotel Guadalajara, Jalisco.
The new hotel has 188 guestrooms, each with wood floors and a gray and brown decor. Dining options include the AC Lounge, which offers tapas and signature cocktails, as well as the AC Kitchen, which features what the hotelier calls a European-style continental breakfast.
The hotel’s AC Library has a selection of curated …