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Winter Storm to Bring Snow, Ice, Dangerous Travel Conditions from Southern Plains to Appalachians

Winter Storm to Bring Snow, Ice, Dangerous Travel Conditions from Southern Plains to Appalachians

A new winter storm is expected to impact travel across a wide swath of the country, bringing with it significant accumulations of snow, sleet, and freezing rain.
The storm is currently over much of California, where it has brought rain in the lower elevations and snow in more mountainous regions.  As the storm moves across the Southern Plains to the Ozark Plateau and Appalachians, conditions will become more severe.
The National Weather …

Oneworld Alliance Welcomes Royal Air Maroc as Member

Oneworld Alliance Welcomes Royal Air Maroc as Member

Oneworld announced that Royal Air Maroc, the flag carrier of Morocco, would join the alliance.
The move was announced at oneworld’s governing board meeting in New York City.
Royal Air Maroc will be the alliance’s first member on the African continent.
“Africa… has one of the fastest predicted air travel growth rates over the next few decades,” said Alan Joyce, the chairman of the alliance’s governing board and the CEO of Qantas, at …

Hawaiian Airlines Sees Increase in Traffic for November

Hawaiian Airlines Sees Increase in Traffic for November

Hawaiian Airlines announced operational results for November 2018.
The airline reported that it carried over 937,000 passengers in November, a .08 percentage decline from the same period in 2017.
Traffic for the Honolulu-based carrier during the month was 1.37 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 2.8% from 1.33 billion RPMs in November 2017. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 5% to 1.62 billion ASMs, or available …

American Express Plans Centurion Lounge for London Heathrow

American Express Plans Centurion Lounge for London Heathrow

American Express said it will open a new Centurion Lounge at London Heathrow International Airport as well as one at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina.
The Heathrow location will be the company’s first airport lounge in Europe and second outside of the United States.
The 7,000-square-foot (650-square-meter) Centurion Lounge in London will be located in Terminal 3 after security.
Visitors to the lounge, which will open in 2019, will have access …

Air New Zealand Inaugurates Auckland-Chicago Service

Air New Zealand Inaugurates Auckland-Chicago Service

Air New Zealand announced the start of service for its new flight linking Auckland, New Zealand, and Chicago. The first flight arrived at O’Hare International Airport on Friday afternoon.
With an approximate aloft time of 15 hours northbound and 16 hours southbound, the flight is the airline’s longest.
The airline is using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft and operating the flight on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. The airliners feature a business-class cabin with …

Eurowings Adds Newark-Düsseldorf Service

Eurowings Adds Newark-Düsseldorf Service

Eurowings announced the start of non-stop service from Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey to Düsseldorf, Germany, to complement its current service from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport.
The new flight will operate every day except Tuesdays. The flight will leave Newark at 4:50 p.m. local time and arrive in Düsseldorf the following day at 6:05 a.m. Return flights depart Düsseldorf at 11:45 a.m. and arrive in Newark at …

Air Canada Opens Maple Leaf Lounge at New LaGuardia Airport Terminal in New York

Air Canada Opens Maple Leaf Lounge at New LaGuardia Airport Terminal in New York

Air Canada opened its newest Maple Leaf Lounge Monday night with a reception for members of the press and invited guests.  It opens to the public Tuesday morning and is conveniently situated near the airline’s three departure gates.
Unlike the airline’s previous loungeat LaGuardia, the new lounge is after the security checkpoint.
The lounge is located in the newly built replacement Central Terminal building at LaGuardia Airport that opened Saturday and is …