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United to Launch Four New Routes this Month

United to Launch Four New Routes this Month

United Airlines announced it will begin four new routes next week.
On October 26, the carrier will begin new service between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia.  The flights will operate six times a week, using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft configured with 48 seats in first class, and 204 in economy, including 88 in United Economy Plus, the airline’s premium economy lite section.  The new Los Angeles-Melbourne route will be the carrier’s …

Japan Airlines Acquires 51.2% Stake in Hokkaido Air System

Japan Airlines Acquires 51.2% Stake in Hokkaido Air System

Hokkaido Air System announced that it has become a subsidiary of Japan Airlines, with JAL acquiring 51.2% of the shares in Hokkaido Air Systems.
The regional carrier was founded in 1997, and operates domestic service from its base in Hokkaido, Japan.  It currently has a fleet of three Saab 340B aircraft.
Japan Airlines is the flag carrier of Japan, and was founded in 1951.  It has its main hubs at Tokyo Narita …

Korean Air to Begin Codeshare Flights with LAN Peru

Korean Air to Begin Codeshare Flights with LAN Peru

Korean Air announced a new codeshare agreement with LAN Peru.
The two airlines will codeshare on a Seoul-Los Angeles-Lima route.
Passengers will also be able to use a single check-in for the codeshare flights.
Korean Air is the national flag carrier of South Korea.  It was founded in 1946, and has its international hub at Incheon International Airport in Seoul.
LAN Peru was founded in 1998, and is based in Lima, Peru.  It is …

New Kempinski Hotel to Open in Beijing

New Kempinski Hotel to Open in Beijing

Kempinski Hotels announced it will open a new propety in Beijing on November 17. The Sunrise Kempinski Hotel, Beijing and Yanqi Island will be situated on the site of the former Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel Beijing.
The hotel will be located by Yanqi Lake and will have 306 guestrooms and suites.
The surrounding 5-square-mile (14-square kilometer) area has 14 restaurants and bars, 151,437 square feet (14,069 square meters) of meeting and event …

Etihad to Add Flights to Upcoming Abu Dhabi-Dallas/Fort Worth Service

Etihad to Add Flights to Upcoming Abu Dhabi-Dallas/Fort Worth Service

Etihad Airways announced it will increase its flights on its Abu Dhabi-Dallas/Fort Worth route next April. The new service, set to begin on December 3 of this year, was first announced by the airline last December.
When it first begins this year, the service will operate three times a week, on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, expanding to seven times a week on April 16, 2015, with the additional flights set to …

TAME Airlines Launches New Quito-Fort Lauderdale Flights

TAME Airlines Launches New Quito-Fort Lauderdale Flights

TAME Airlines announced the launch of new service between Quito, Ecuador and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport last week.
The new service operates daily, with flights departing Quito at 2:15 a.m. and arriving in Fort Lauderdale at 7:15 a.m., and flights from Fort Lauderdale to Quito departing at 9:00 a.m. and arriving at 12:00 p.m.
The airline uses an Airbus 320, able to seat 162 passengers, and an Airbus 319, with a capacity …

Virgin America, China Airlines Begin New Codeshare Flights

Virgin America, China Airlines Begin New Codeshare Flights

Virgin America announced the launch of new codeshare flights in partnership with China Airlines.
Under the new agreement, China Airlines will now be able to place its code on Virgin America flights to Boston, Chicago, Dallas Love Field, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Newark, New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, Seattle, and Washington Dulles, from both Los Angeles and San Francisco.
The new codeshare flights expand upon the airlines’ existing codeshare agreement, …