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United Airlines Announces Initial International Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Destinations

United Airlines Announces Initial International Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Destinations

United, which took delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner earlier in the month, announced the six initial international routes the type will operate on.
The Chicago-based airline will offer Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner service from Newark Liberty International Airport in the New York metropolitan area to Frankfurt and Tel Aviv starting March 30. In April it will add service to Paris and Barcelona, and in May, it will add Brussels and …

Airlines Expect Record Number of Travelers This Thanksgiving

Airlines Expect Record Number of Travelers This Thanksgiving

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 22.
Figures released by Airlines for America, an industry trade group, predict that 30.6 million passengers will travel on U.S. airlines during the last two weeks of November. The forecast is a 5% increase over last year’s prediction of 29 million.
The trade …

American Airlines to Introduce New Meal Options in First on Domestic Flights

American Airlines to Introduce New Meal Options in First on Domestic Flights

American Airlines will offer new dining options in first class on board domestic flights starting Wednesday.
The new menus, designed by chef Julian Barsotti, will include a variety of dishes with separate lunch and dinner menus.
The lunchtime options will include a Chinese chicken salad, American chopped salad, and TexMex salad, all accompanied by grilled chicken, as well as dishes such as spinach ricotta raviolini, cheese enchiladas, and a new cheeseburger.
Appetizers for …

American Airlines to Test New Uniforms in the Field

American Airlines to Test New Uniforms in the Field

American Airlines announced a field trial of the airline’s planned new uniforms. The trial will start on November 13 and will be conducted in two phases. The second phase will end April 30.
The new uniforms are being manufactured by Lands’ End. They will be tested by more than 1,000 flight attendants and customer service agents at airport locations.
The airline hopes to learn how the new uniforms function in the field …

Cadogan Hotel to Open in 2019 After Extensive Refurbishment

Cadogan Hotel to Open in 2019 After Extensive Refurbishment

Belmond announced that the Cadogan Hotel in London will reopen in early 2019.
The 131-year-old Cadogan Hotel closed for a $48 million restoration project in 2014. Around the same time, hotel management was assumed by Belmond, which operates 45 hotels across the globe as well as the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and the Belmond Royal Scotsman trains.
In its earliest days, the hotel became infamous for the arrest in 1895 of frequent guest Oscar …

JetBlue Appoints New General Counsel

JetBlue Appoints New General Counsel

JetBlue Airways announced the appointment of Brandon Nelson to the position of General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.
Mr. Nelson, who joined the airline in 2005, was previously vice president and associate general counsel.
As general counsel, Mr. Nelson will be responsible for the airline’s legal; ethics and compliance; cybersecurity; and environmental, social, and governance efforts. He will report directly to Robin Hayes, the carrier’s CEO.
In addition to these responsibilities, he will continue …

Delta to Launch Atlanta-Hollywood Service in 2019

Delta to Launch Atlanta-Hollywood Service in 2019

Delta Air Lines announced plans for twice-daily non-stop service from Atlanta to Hollywood next summer.
The new flight will operate between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Hollywood Burbank Airport starting on July 8, 2019.
Noting the importance of the city, Delta Vice President Ranjam Goswami said, “If LA is the entertainment capital of the world, Burbank is the heart of the action.”
The Atlanta-based carrier will operate the new flights using Boeing 737-700 aircraft …