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Black Box Found in Fatal Cuban Crash

Black Box Found in Fatal Cuban Crash

Cuban authorities said Saturday they had recovered the flight recorder from the Boeing 737 that crashed shortly after takeoff from the island’s capital Havana on Friday before. The crash killed 110 of the 113 people aboard, including nine crewmembers.
The Boeing 737-200 had been en route from Havana to the city of Holguín in eastern Cuba. It crashed shortly after takeoff.
The country’s president, Miguel Diaz-Canel personally supervised rescue efforts at the …

Cubana Airlines Plane Crashes Shortly After Takeoff from Havana

Cubana Airlines Plane Crashes Shortly After Takeoff from Havana

A Cubana de Aviacion flight crashed in Havana late Friday shortly after taking off from Aeropuerto Internacional José Martí.
One hundred and four passengers and nine crewmembers were on board. Preliminary reports indicate that there were three survivors.
“There has been an unfortunate aviation accident. The news is not very promising, it seems that there is a high number of victims,” said Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel.
The Boeing 737 plane was heading …

Southwest Partners with iHeartRadio

Southwest Partners with iHeartRadio

Southwest Airlines announced that it began a new partnership with iHeartRadio.
Under the agreement, passengers onboard Southwest flights will be able to listen to iHeartRadio’s large variety of offerings at no charge.
Passengers may access iHeartRadio onboard through their personal mobile devices, while those who have the iHeartRadio app installed on their devices will also have access to their entire library and saved playlists.
iHeartRadio offers listeners a choice of thousands of classical …

Marriott Debuts New Marriott Moments Experiences for Summer

Marriott Debuts New Marriott Moments Experiences for Summer

Marriott announced the introduction of curated activity lists for guests at its hotels this summer. The hotelier will provide expert recommendations for local activities through its Marriott Moments program, as well as various bespoke categories.
Marriott Moments recommendations include those from various celebrities and well known figures, including: actress Lea Michele’s favorite museums, shopping areas, hikes, and concert venues in Los Angeles and New York City; skier Gus Kenworthy’s hand-picked, lesser …

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest Unveils Renovations

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest Unveils Renovations

Kempinski announced the completion of an extensive renovation to multiple rooms and suites at the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest. Twenty seven guestrooms and ten suites were redesigned as part of the refurbishments.
The hotel’s Premium Grand Deluxe Rooms and Premium Junior Suites were redesigned using a palette of gold, platinum, and grey, as well as dark brown wood. The rooms were also outfitted with LED TVs and blackout blinds.
The property’s four …

United Airlines CFO Resigns Suddenly

United Airlines CFO Resigns Suddenly

United Airlines announced that its chief financial officer, Andrew Levy, resigned late Thursday.
The Chicago-based carrier immediately named its current senior vice president of finance and treasurer, Gerry Laderman, as acting CFO.
“Gerry’s deep experience and financial acumen mean that he is ideally suited to lead our finance organization during this transitional period,” said United CEO Oscar Munoz who also thanked Levy for his service.
“I personally want to thank Andrew for his …

JetBlue Airways Names Geraghty as President and COO

JetBlue Airways Names Geraghty as President and COO

JetBlue Airways announced the appointment of Joanna Geraghty to the positions of president and chief operating officer.
The airline said that Geraghty will report to Robin Hayes, who will remain as chief executive officer and who will continue to oversee the company’s long-term strategy.
Explaining the restructuring, Hayes said that it will “allow focus on the core airline business while providing an organizational structure to innovate and grow in the travel and …