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Delta to Link Boston with Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, and D.C.

Delta to Link Boston with Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, and D.C.

Delta Air Lines announced plans to add non-stop service from Boston to Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, and Washington, D.C.
The Atlanta-based airline said that service connecting Boston Logan International Airport to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport will launch on April 1, 2019. In addition, service from Boston to Chicago O’Hare, Newark Liberty International, and Ronald Reagan Washington National airports will commence on September 9, 2019.
In a statement, Delta said it is “taking Bostonians …

American Airlines to Offer Flagship First and Business on Boston-Los Angeles Flights

American Airlines to Offer Flagship First and Business on Boston-Los Angeles Flights

American Airlines announced Thursday that it plans to offer passengers Flagship First and Business service on certain flights between Boston and Los Angeles.
The airline will operate flights with its Airbus A321T sub-fleet twice a day. Other flights between the two locations will be conducted using standard domestic aircraft.
The first-class cabin on the A321T has ten fully lie-flat seats in a 1-1 configuration with an extra-wide aisle. The suite-like seats …

Norwegian Air to Add Two New Destinations From Boston

Norwegian Air to Add Two New Destinations From Boston

Norwegian Air announced two new seasonal destinations from Boston that it will launch next year, Rome and Madrid.
Service to Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport will launch on March 31, 2019 and will opeate four times a week. The thrice-weekly service to Madrid-Barajas International Airport will commence on May 2, 2019.
Norwegian also said it is moving its flights from London into the Bay Area from Oakland International Airport to San Francisco …

Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue Announce Codeshare for Boston Flights

Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue Announce Codeshare for Boston Flights

Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue Airways announced an expansion of their codeshare agreement.
JetBlue customers will be able to purchase seats on Hawaiian’s new non-stop flights from Boston Logan International Airport to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu, which start on April 4.
“We are excited to bring the Hawaiian Islands closer to more travelers,” said Brent Overbeek, the airline’s senior vice president for network planning.
Members of both airlines’ loyalty programs will …

Delta to Link Boston with Edinburgh

Delta to Link Boston with Edinburgh

Delta Air Lines announced plans to add new service from Boston to Edinburgh next year. The route is the airline’s eighth international offering from Boston.
The Scottish government said the flight will open further opportunities for trade between the two countries.
“Direct air links to the United States of America play an important role for Scotland’s economy, so I warmly welcome the announcement of this new service between Edinburgh and Boston,” said …

Over 8,000 Marriott Employees on Strike in 8 Cities

Over 8,000 Marriott Employees on Strike in 8 Cities

If you’re staying at a Marriott, you may have to cross a picket line to check into the hotel. As of Wednesday, approximately 8,000 employees ranging from bartenders to bellmen to housekeepers at 23 Marriott hotels in eight cities were on strike.
The hotels are in Boston, Detroit, Maui, Oahu, Oakland, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose.
Union officials feel that negotiations for better pay and improved workplace security have stalled.
Marriott …

JetBlue to Add Multiple New Routes Including Service to Ecuador and Rochester

JetBlue to Add Multiple New Routes Including Service to Ecuador and Rochester

JetBlue Airways announced multiple new routes and network changes.
The changes will make the airline “even more relevant in its key markets.”
The New York-based airline is adding new service to José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport in Guayaquil, Ecuador, from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
In addition, the airline is adding service between Boston Logan International and Greater Rochester International airports and Providence’s T.F. Green International and Palm Beach International Airports, and it …