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Alaska Airlines to Launch Seattle-Milwaukee, Seattle-Oklahoma City, Portland-St. Louis Routes

Alaska Airlines to Launch Seattle-Milwaukee, Seattle-Oklahoma City, Portland-St. Louis Routes

Alaska Airlines announced it will add three new routes next July, two from Seattle and one from Portland, Oregon.  The carrier is expanding its partnership with SkyWest Airlines, and will operate the new flights using SkyWest Embraer E175 planes under a capacity purchase agreement.
Beginning July 1, 2015, Alaska will offer daily service between Seattle and Milwaukee.  Flights will depart Seattle at 9:35 a.m. and arrive in Milwaukee at 3:10 p.m., …

New FDA Regulations to Require Calorie Count Disclosure

New FDA Regulations to Require Calorie Count Disclosure

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced sweeping new rules on Tuesday that mandate the prominent posting of calorie counts on menus.
The regulations will affect travelers by requiring many food establishments commonly found in airports and hotels, including sit-down and fast-food restaurants, bakeries, and coffee shops, as well as take-out and delivery items such as pizza, to disclose the caloric content.  The rules also extend to self-service establishments such as …

United Announces New Transatlantic Routes for Summer Schedule

United Announces New Transatlantic Routes for Summer Schedule

United Airlines announced new transatlantic additions to its summer network next year.  The carrier said it will launch new service between Newark and Venice, Chicago and Dublin, and Washington, D.C. and Paris.
Beginning June 4, United will offer new daily between Newark and Venice, Italy.  Flights will depart Newark Liberty International Airport at 6:45 p.m. and arrive at Venice Marco Polo Airport at 9:05 a.m. the next day, with flights from …

Delta Adds Private Drive-Through Check-In at London Heathrow

Delta Adds Private Drive-Through Check-In at London Heathrow

Delta Air Lines announced that it is now offering a private, drive-through check-in for business-class passengers flying out of London’s Heathrow Airport.
Passengers will be able to be dropped off at Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class Wing, a private terminal that is accessed via a series of remote-controlled stanchions.  Delta is promising its passengers that they will go from car to the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse lounge in ten minutes, thanks to a …

New JW Marriott Resort Opens in India

New JW Marriott Resort Opens in India

Marriott announced the opening of JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort and Spa in northern India. The hotel is the sixth JW Marriott property in the country.
The hotel has 115 guestrooms, including ten suites. Each room has a 42” flat screen TV, a minibar, and coffee and tea maker.
The resort has five dining options, including JW Cafe, which features international cuisine; Wisteria Deck, an Italian-style restaurant; Tepan, which features Asian …

American’s US Airways Unit to Launch Daytime London-Philly Route

American’s US Airways Unit to Launch Daytime London-Philly Route

American Airlines announced plans to operate a daytime flight linking Philadelphia and London next spring.  The flight will be operated by its US Airway subsidiary.
Flights will depart Philadelphia International Airport at 9:55 a.m. and arrive at London Heathrow at 10:10 p.m.  Flights from London will depart at 8:20 a.m. and arrive in Philadelphia at 11:35 a.m.
American will operate the flight using Boeing 757-200 aircraft.
On Friday, Delta Air Lines announced that …

Thanksgiving Week Storm to Disrupt Travel Plans

Thanksgiving Week Storm to Disrupt Travel Plans

As a storm promising rain and heavy snow heads to the east coast and Appalachians, high winds were causing delays on Monday at numerous airports across the country.
The weather has caused almost 2,000 flight delays and 200 cancellations as of 2:30 p.m. EST, according to FlightStats, a flight-tracking service.
The airports impacted by the greatest number of delays and cancellations were Chicago O’Hare, LaGuardia, Dallas/Fort Worth International, and Baltimore/Washington International.
Meanwhile, rain …