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Alaska Airlines Launches New San Diego-Kona, Hawaii Route

Alaska Airlines Launches New San Diego-Kona, Hawaii Route

Alaska Airlines announced the launch of new service between San Diego and Kona, Hawaii.  The carrier operates the service three times a week, using Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Flights depart San Diego at 5:55 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and arrive in Kona at 10:10 p.m.  From Kona, flights depart at 9:00 a.m. and arrive in San Diego at 4:25 p.m., also on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
Alaska’s Boeing 737-800s that will …

Delta Plane Skids Off the Runway at LaGuardia, Airport Remains Closed

Delta Plane Skids Off the Runway at LaGuardia, Airport Remains Closed

A Delta Air Lines plane slid off the runway and crashed through a fence New York’s LaGuardia Airport at around 11:00 a.m. Thursday morning according to Port Authority officials.
Delta Flight 1086, an MD-88 arriving from Atlanta, skidded off the runway at 11:10 a.m. amid heavy snowfall at the New York airport.  It reportedly lost one wing as a result of the incident.
Passengers reported the crash on Twitter and said there …

Major Winter Storm Dumps Snow on South, Northeast

Major Winter Storm Dumps Snow on South, Northeast

Another major winter storm is moving its way through the Southern and Northeastern part of the United states, and is expected to dump as much as 10” in parts of the country.
As of 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time, over 2,290 flights had been canceled in the nation, with a further 780 delayed, according to FlightStats, a flight tracking service, and those numbers are expected to rise drastically throughout the day.
Driving conditions …

Hilton Brings Back Double Your HHonors Promotion

Hilton Brings Back Double Your HHonors Promotion

Hilton Hotels & Resorts announced the launch of a promotion, Double Your HHonors, for members of its HHonors guest loyalty program.
Through May 31, Hilton HHonors members can earn either double points or double miles with partnering airlines when they stay at any participating Hilton property worldwide.  Members can register for the promotion and choose whether they wish to earn double miles or points on the Hilton HHonors site.
Participating airlines that …

Hyatt Place Canton Opens in Ohio

Hyatt Place Canton Opens in Ohio

Hyatt announced the opening of a new Hyatt Place property in Canton, Ohio.  The Hyatt Place Canton is located near various attractions in the city, including the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Fannie Mae Chocolate Factory, and the Classic Car Museum, as well as the Akron-Canton Airport.
The property offers 105 rooms, each with a sofa and 42” HD TV.  In addition, complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire hotel.
The …

Air Canada to Launch Seasonal Toronto-Atlantic City Flights

Air Canada to Launch Seasonal Toronto-Atlantic City Flights

Air Canada announced that it plans to launch new seasonal, non-stop service between Toronto and Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 22.
The service will run four times a week through September 7, and will be operated by Jazz Aviation under Air Canada Express.
Flights will depart Toronto Pearson International Airport at 10:05 a.m. on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, and will arrive at Atlantic City International Airport at 11:35 a.m.  Flights …

Virgin Atlantic to Double its Service Between London Heathrow and San Francisco

Virgin Atlantic to Double its Service Between London Heathrow and San Francisco

Virgin Atlantic announced that it will increase its daily London Heathrow-San Francisco service to two flights a day beginning October 24.  The service will be part of the carrier’s joint venture with Delta Air Lines.
Virgin will operate the second flight using its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.  The planes are outfitted with 31 seats in Upper Class, 35 seats in premium economy, and 198 seats in economy.
The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner …