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JetBlue Reports Increase in April Traffic

JetBlue Reports Increase in April Traffic

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for April 2018. The carrier said that its total traffic, capacity, and load factor were all up for the month.
The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 4.3 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 5.7% from 4.07 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity also increased by 5.3% to 5.02 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.77 billion ASMs …

American, Icelandair, Wow Air to Begin Dallas-Reykjavik Routes

American, Icelandair, Wow Air to Begin Dallas-Reykjavik Routes

American Airlines, Icelandair, and Wow Air announced separately that each carrier will begin new flights this summer to Reykjavik, Iceland, from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
On May 24, Wow Air will launch seasonal summer service to Keflavik International Airport. The carrier will operate the route three times a week, using Airbus A330 aircraft.
This will be followed by Icelandair’s service between Dallas and Reykjavik, which is scheduled to begin on May 31. …

Apple to Offer New Credit Card with Goldman Sachs

Apple to Offer New Credit Card with Goldman Sachs

Apple and Goldman Sachs will launch a new credit card later this year that will be marketed as Apple Pay. The two companies have been working on the plan for several months.
Goldman Sachs will also be financing the purchase of new Apple products.
The news was first reported by the Wall Street Journal on Thursday afternoon.
Apple currently offers a card issued by Barclays but that relationship appears to be in jeopardy.
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown to Open in South Carolina

Homewood Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown to Open in South Carolina

Hilton announced the topping off and planned opening date of a new Homewood Suites property in Greenville, South Carolina. The Homewood Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown is scheduled to open in the first quarter of next year.
The eight-story property will have 151 guestrooms and suites, each with fully equipped kitchens and separate living rooms and sleeping areas. Complimentary Wi-Fi will also be provided.
Guests will have access to a complimentary daily …

Aeromexico Sees Large Rise in Traffic, Capacity

Aeromexico Sees Large Rise in Traffic, Capacity

Aeromexico announced operational results for April 2018.  The Mexico City-based carrier saw a significant increase in traffic and capacity as well as load factor.
The airline’s total passenger traffic for the month was 3.48 billion revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs, an increase of 9.5% from 3.18 billion RPKs in the same month last year.  On the domestic side of operations, the carrier reported 1.04 million RPKs, a 4.2% increase from last …

New Hyatt Centric Hotels Open in Miami, Lima, Santiago

New Hyatt Centric Hotels Open in Miami, Lima, Santiago

Hyatt announced the opening of three new Hyatt Centric hotels in Miami, Florida; Lima, Peru; and Santiago, Chile.
The Hyatt Centric Brickell Miami is located in the lower 19 floors of the new Panorama Tower, an 83-story building and the tallest high-rise in Miami, while the Hyatt Centric San Isidro Lima and the Hyatt Centric Las Condes Santiago are the first and second Hyatt properties to be located in Peru and …

Hertz to Offer Free Mobile Wi-Fi in Europe

Hertz to Offer Free Mobile Wi-Fi in Europe

Hertz Europe announced it will include its Go Anywhere Hertz Connect mobile Wi-Fi to members of its Hertz Gold Plus Rewards loyalty program at no charge at over 200 locations in Europe.
The move comes as part of the company’s 100-year anniversary celebration.
Customers will also receive free international calls at up to 30 minutes per day, a translation tool, and city guides.
The free devices will be made available in eight languages …