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American, Jetstar Japan to Begin Codeshare

American, Jetstar Japan to Begin Codeshare

American Airlines announced that it signed a codeshare agreement with Jetstar Japan.
Codeshare flights will begin October 26, 2014, when American will place its code on select routes by Jetstar Japan, including between Tokyo Narita International Airport, Fukuoka, Matsuyama, Okinawa, Osaka, and Sapporo.
In addition, Jetstar Japan will place its code on American flights from Tokyo Narita International Airport to Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth and Los Angeles
Jetstar Japan currently has a fleet of …

Alaska Airlines to Begin San Diego-Kona, Hawaii Route

Alaska Airlines to Begin San Diego-Kona, Hawaii Route

Alaska Airlines announced it will launch new service between San Diego and Kona, Hawaii, on March 5 of next year.
The service will operate three times a week.
Flights from San Diego will depart at 5:55 p.m.  local time on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, arriving in Kona at 10:10 p.m.  From Kona, flights will depart at 9:00 a.m., also on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and will arrive in San Diego at 4:25 …

Hilton Opens its 50th Chinese Hotel

Hilton Opens its 50th Chinese Hotel

Hilton announced the opening of the Hilton Changzhou hotel in China.  The property is the 50th Hilton hotel to be located in the country.
The new property has 299 guestrooms and suites, each with floor-to-ceiling windows.  The hotel also has a 24-hour business center, and 24,756 square feet (2,300 square meters) of meeting and event space.
The hotel has five dining options, including Open, an all-day restaurant featuring cooking stations; Yuxi, which …

Boeing Posts Strong Q3 Results

Boeing Posts Strong Q3 Results

Boeing announced financial results for third quarter of 2014. The aerospace giant said that its earnings were bolstered by a strong demand for its jetliners.
Revenue for the quarter was up 7% to 23.8 billion. The company’s backlog of orders increased to a record $490 billion, representing over 5,500 commercial plane orders.
Core earnings per share on a non-GAAP basis rose 19% to $2.14, while non-GAAP core operating earnings were up 13% …

Air France-KLM, Alitalia, Delta Offer Concessions to Settle EU Probe

Air France-KLM, Alitalia, Delta Offer Concessions to Settle EU Probe

A European Union anti-trust investigation of three SkyTeam airlines may be close to resolution after the airlines offered to give up slots at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Alitalia, Air France-KLM, and Delta Air Lines proposed giving up arrival and departure slots on two routes, New York-Amsterdam and New York Rome, the European Commission, the EU antitrust regulator, said Tuesday in a statement. The slots would allow for greater …

New Grace Hotel Opens in Panama

New Grace Hotel Opens in Panama

Grace Hotels announced the opening of a new property, sporting a contemporary urban boutique style, in Panama City, Panama.
The hotel has 60 rooms with suites are located on the 13th to 17th floors, each containing floor to ceiling windows.  Guests may also enjoy a lap pool that is located on the12th floor.
Two distinct dining venues include 54 East, a Mediterranean style restaurant that also features a bar, and Meet@12, a …

MiniMax Hotel To Open in Shanghai in December

MiniMax Hotel To Open in Shanghai in December

Shimao Group announced it will open a new property in China in December 2014. The MiniMax Hotel Shanghai Songjiang is said to target fashionable young travelers and is the first hotel to open up under the company’s MiniMax and MiniMax Premier brands..
The MiniMax brand is a mid-tier hotel concept, while the MiniMax Premier is more high end.
The Shanghai hotel will incorporate eco-friendly innovations such as in-room air quality that is …