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United Adding Munich, Geneva, Naples, Prague, Stockholm, Tel Aviv to Summer Schedule

United Adding Munich, Geneva, Naples,  Prague, Stockholm, Tel Aviv to Summer Schedule

United Airlines announced its summer international schedule, which includes 31 new and returning international routes.
In total, United will offer customers service to 54 international destinations this year.
The Chicago-based airline will add service linking the New York area with Prague and with Naples, Italy.
In addition to the new Naples service, it is adding service between Newark Liberty International Airport and Munich, Geneva, and Stockholm, as well as service between Washington’s Dulles …

Merkel Is Open to June 30 Brexit Deadline

Merkel Is Open to June 30 Brexit Deadline

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is open to supporting U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s request for a short extension of the deadline by which time the United Kingdom must leave the European Union, according to senior EU sources.
The German chancellor is doing so to press the U.K. Parliament to support May’s withdrawal agreement.
The news was first reported in the Guardian.
Ahead of an emergency EU summit on April 10 to discuss Britain’s …

Russian Airline S7 Co-Owner Dies in Airplane Crash in Germany

Russian Airline S7 Co-Owner Dies in Airplane Crash in Germany

The co-owner and chairman of S7, Russia’s second largest airline, died in a private plane crash near Frankfurt on Sunday, the company said.
Natalia Fileva was in an Epic-LT single-engine turboprop aircraft that was landing at Frankfurt Egelsbach Airport, a general aviation airport in Hesse, at around 3:30 p.m. local time. The flight had originated in Cannes.
Ms. Fileva was the largest shareholder in S7, an airline that was founded in 1957 …

British Airways Flight Bound for Düsseldorf Lands in Scotland

British Airways Flight Bound for Düsseldorf Lands in Scotland

A British Airways flight on Monday from London’s City Airport to Düsseldorf landed in Edinburgh the Scottish capital, instead, much to its passengers’ bemusement.
The airline traced the error down to an incorrectly filed flight plan. The pilot and copilot both believed that Edinburgh was the actual destination.
BA issued a statement saying that it was working with WDL Aviation, which operated the flight on behalf of BA CityFlyer, “to establish why …

Andaz Munich Schwabinger Tor Hotel Opens Its Doors to Guests

Andaz Munich Schwabinger Tor Hotel Opens Its Doors to Guests

Hyatt Hotels announced on Monday the opening of the Andaz München Schwabinger Tor.
The new property, located in the Schwabing district of Munich, is the first Andaz hotel in Germany and the third in Europe.
The new hotel has 277 guest rooms that offer views of the city and the Bavarian Alps. The rooms feature a modern décor that the hotel said is a contemporary interpretation of Bavarian traditions. Sofas designed to …

American Adds New Flights Out of Charlotte, Reopens Admirals Club

American Adds New Flights Out of Charlotte, Reopens Admirals Club

American Airlines announced new service from its hub at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport to four locations, Baltimore, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and Newark.
The service from Charlotte to Fort Lauderdale and to Baltimore will operate twice daily, while the other two are schedule to operate once a day.
The airline is also increasing the frequency of its daily flights from Charlotte to Chicago O’Hare International Airport to a total of ten, to Los Angeles …

Vier Jahreszeiten Munich Hotel Unveils Royal Wing Suites

Vier Jahreszeiten Munich Hotel Unveils Royal Wing Suites

The Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski Munich announced the opening of the Royal Wing on the top floor of the hotel.
The 6,028-square-foot (560-square-meter) Royal Wing, which occupies an entire floor of the hotel, features seven bedrooms, private terraces, a butler’s kitchen, and three living rooms. It is a private wing of the hotel and the various suites and rooms can be combined as needed.
The highlight of the Royal Wing is the 2,024-square-foot …