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Hawaiian Airlines Debuts New Amenity Kits Celebrating Hawaii’s Culture

Hawaiian Airlines Debuts New Amenity Kits Celebrating Hawaii’s Culture

Hawaiian Airlines said it will introduce a new collection of amenity kits and travel products at the end of November.  The collection is named ‘Ēkaha – Hawaiian for black coral and represents thriving coral as well as the bird’s nest fern, which indicates a healthy rainforest – alluding to the relationship between land and sea, and was designed by Kealopilo, the airline said.
Passengers traveling on international flights as well as …

Norwegian Air Names New CEO

Norwegian Air Names New CEO

Norwegian Air announced the appointment Jacob Schram to the position of CEO.
The new CEO will take over from acting CEO Geir Karlsen on January 1, 2020.  Karlsen will continue as both CFO and Deputy CEO of the company.
Schram’s “extensive management experience from global companies, proven leadership skills, strong commercial consumer orientation and impressive track record of value creation will greatly benefit Norwegian as the company enters into a new phase,” …

Former British Airways Executive Indicted in $5 Million JFK Procurement Scandal

Former British Airways Executive Indicted in $5 Million JFK Procurement Scandal

A former British Airways executive who was responsible for the airlines’ operations in the Americas took more than $5 million in bribes to award ground service business at the airline’s New York hub, the New York Attorney General’s Office said in a statement announcing the indictment on Tuesday.
Steven Clark, who was with British Airways for over 30 years and serving most recently as senior vice president for customer service and …

ANA to Add Istanbul, Milan, Moscow, Shenzhen, and Stockholm to Route Network

ANA to Add Istanbul, Milan, Moscow, Shenzhen, and Stockholm to Route Network

All Nippon Airways announced plans to add five new cities to its route network.  The list of cities includes Istanbul, Milan, Moscow, Shenzhen, and Stockholm.
The new cities will be served from Tokyo Haneda Airport and will bring the list of international cities served by the carrier to 52.
“These new routes will increase the ease and convenience for passengers flying to Japan from across the world,” said Seiichi Takahashi, a senior …

LaGuardia Airport Offering $15 Flat Rate Fares to Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens

LaGuardia Airport Offering $15 Flat Rate Fares to Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the government agency that operates the airport, announced a partnership with with ride-hailing company Via to offer a new option for travelers leaving the airport.
For a $15 flat-rate fee, passengers arriving at Terminals C and D at the airport can take a pooled ride to any destination in Manhattan, Brooklyn, or Queens. For trips to the boroughs of Staten Island and …

U.S. Airlines Expect Record Number of Passengers for Thanksgiving

U.S. Airlines Expect Record Number of Passengers for Thanksgiving

Flying somewhere over the Thanksgiving holiday? You won’t be alone.
The number of passengers that will fly during this year’s 12-day Thanksgiving holiday period is expected to increase over last year’s figures. The Thanksgiving holiday falls on Thursday, November 28.
Figures released by Airlines for America, an industry trade group, predict that 31.6 million passengers will travel on U.S. airlines during the last two weeks of November. The forecast is a 3.1% …

Gett to Shutter Juno, Partner with Lyft

Gett to Shutter Juno, Partner with Lyft

Russian transportation company Gett announced plans to immediate shut down all operations at Juno, the ride-hailing service it owns, while also announcing a new nationwide partnership with Lyft.
Juno, which operates largely in the New York metropolitan area, will go dark by the end of today, November 18, 2020.
The company cited the “the enactment of misguided regulations in New York City earlier this year” as well as Get’s increased focus on …