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New American Airlines Chicago-New York Shuttle Takes Off

New American Airlines Chicago-New York Shuttle Takes Off

American Airlines launched its new shuttle service between Chicago and New York on Wednesday, with hourly flights and dedicated close-in gates that make taking the shuttle more convenient.
Passengers will find dedicated shuttle-branded ticketing kiosks and ticketing desks by the entrance and security checkpoints to speed them through the airport. Flights leaving Chicago O’Hare International Airport will use gates 5, 6, and 8 in Terminal 3’s H Concourse, while LaGuardia …

BMW to Offer “Access” Car Subscription Option

BMW to Offer “Access” Car Subscription Option

BMW announced the launch of a new-vehicle subscription service, Access by BMW, on Wednesday.
Access by BMW will provide its members with a selection of BMWs ranging from 4 Series coupes or cabriolets, X5 SUVs, and 5 Series sedans. A performance tier will include access to BMW M cars including the M4, M5, and X6M models.
Members simply request a specific vehicle via a mobile app that is available for both …

Alaska Airlines to Add New JFK-San Jose Route, Increase JFK-Seattle Frequency

Alaska Airlines to Add New JFK-San Jose Route, Increase JFK-Seattle Frequency

Alaska Airlines announced plans for new non-stop service between New York and San Jose, California, as well as an expansion of its current service between New York and Seattle.
Service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport is slated to start on July 6. Flights will depart New York at 4:45 p.m. local time and arrive at 8:23 p.m. …

Alaska Air Flight Attendants Approve New Contract

Alaska Air Flight Attendants Approve New Contract

The union representing Alaska Airlines’ flight attendants said that its membership has ratified the agreement reached with the airline in February.
The Association of Flight Attendants said that 75% of the airline’s 5,700 flight attendants had voted in favor of the contract.
The agreement covers over 5,700 flight attendants working at the airline including former Virgin America employees who joined the company in December 2016 following the airlines’ merger . …

Air Belgium to Launch First Flights, Will Link Brussels with Hong Kong

Air Belgium to Launch First Flights, Will Link Brussels with Hong Kong

Air Belgium announced that it would begin its first flights to Hong Kong from Brussels on April 30.
The airline was founded in 1979 and was recently relaunched as a premium long-haul carrier,
Flights will depart Brussels South Charleroi Airport at 2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and arrive at Hong Kong International Airport at 7 30 a.m. the next day. Return flights are scheduled to depart Hong Kong at …

Alaska Airlines to Cut Multiple California Routes

Alaska Airlines to Cut Multiple California Routes

Alaska Airlines said Tuesday it plans to discontinue several routes from San Francisco and Southern California.
The airline, which is seeking to optimize its network following its acquisition of Virgin America, will eliminate five routes from San Francisco including non-stops to Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Mexico City later this spring.
The airline will also reduce the frequency on its San Francisco-Chicago O’Hare non-stop to just once a day …

Delta Sees Increase in March Traffic and Load Factor

Delta Sees Increase in March Traffic and Load Factor

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for March 2018.
The Atlanta-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 18.95 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a 4.3% increase from 18.17 billion RPMs March 2017.  Domestic traffic rose 4.2%, from 11.72 billion RPMs to 12.22 billion RPMs, while international traffic increased to 6.73 billion RPMs, a 4.3% rise from 6.45 billion RPMs the previous March.
Total system-wide capacity for the month rose …