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Delta to Add Four New Destinations From Seattle

Delta to Add Four New Destinations From Seattle

Delta Air Lines announced that it will add new service from its hub at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to various destinations over the next year.  The carrier will launch flights to Pasco, Washington; Orlando, Florida; Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; and Boston, Massachusetts; as well as increase its service to Bozeman, Montana.
Beginning November 1 of this year, Delta will offer three daily flights between Seattle and Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco, Washington.  The …

Lobby Bar – April 17: Intravenous Chocolate, Decapitated Celebrities, and Deadly iPhone Games

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Lobby Bar – A Tricky-Dick Summary of FBT News and Views
Hoo hoot. The results are in! Find out what keeps corporate travel managers up at night.  Topping the list, corporate travel managers toss and turn in their sleep wondering how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop.
Happy place. On board a Delta flight from Moscow to New York, Jonathan Spira makes the hardest decision …

Delta to Slash International Flights to Some Regions by 20%

Delta to Slash International Flights to Some Regions by 20%

Delta Air Lines said it plans to cut back its international flying by 3% come winter, citing a strong dollar and declining oil prices.
The Atlanta-based airline made the announcement in conjunction with its first-quarter earnings report.
The cuts will include a 15% to 20% reduction in flights to and from Japan, a key market for the airline, a 15% cutback on Brazil flights, and 15% to 20% reductions in flying to …

Air Traffic Control Strike in France Causes Thousands of Flight Cancellations

Air Traffic Control Strike in France Causes Thousands of Flight Cancellations

Air traffic control workers in France began a two-day strike on Wednesday, causing thousands of flights that would fly over French airspace to be cancelled and delayed.
The French Civil Aviation Authority DGAC asked airlines to cancel approximately 40% of their flights on Wednesday, and warned that that number could be as high as 50% on Thursday, April 9.
Air France, the country’s flag carrier, which has its main hub at Charles …

Delta to Move Operations at Shanghai-Pudong, Codeshare with Shanghai Airlines

Delta to Move Operations at Shanghai-Pudong, Codeshare with Shanghai Airlines

Delta Air Lines announced that it plans to move operations from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 of Shanghai-Pudong International Airport on April 13.  The move will put the carrier in the same terminal as its codeshare partner and fellow SkyTeam member China Eastern Airlines, as well as that airline’s subsidiary, Shanghai Airlines.  Delta will begin a codeshare with Shanghai Airlines once the transition is complete.
At Terminal 1, Delta passengers will …

Delta to Link Atlanta with Medellin and Cartagena, Colombia

Delta to Link Atlanta with Medellin and Cartagena, Colombia

Delta Air Lines announced it will begin new service between Atlanta and both Medellin and Cartagena, Colombia on December 19.  Service to Medellin will be daily, while flights to Cartagena will operate three times a week.
Medellin-bound flights from Atlanta will depart at 5:30 p.m. and arrive at 10:10 p.m.  Flights to Atlanta will depart Medellin at 7:40 a.m. and arrive at 12:54 p.m.
Delta will operate flights to Medellin using Boeing …

Lobby Bar – April 3: Coen Brothers Present Fat Airplanes, Fabulous Bathing, and Winged Autos

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Lobby Bar – A Delicious Summary of FBT News and Views – Hold the Mayo
Slay, gurl. Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren checks into the “Fabulous Room” at the W Taipei Hotel in Taiwan.  True to its name, the room was decorated with rainbow streamers and unicorn nightstands. The disco-ball in the shower creates a defining bathing experience – who needs nightclubs?
Welcome intruders. Jonathan Spira arrived home to his apartment one day to find …