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Delta Completes Installation of Lie-Flat Seats on International Widebody Fleet

Delta Completes Installation of Lie-Flat Seats on International Widebody Fleet

Delta Air Lines announced it has finished outfitting its BusinessElite cabins on all of its international widebody planes with fully lie-flat seats with direct-aisle access.
Aircraft in Delta’s fleet which offer the lie-flat seats include all of its Airbus A330-200, A330-300, Boeing 767-300ER, 767-400ER, 747, 777-200ER, and 777-200LR planes.
In addition, the airline plans to install the lie-flat seats with direct-aisle access on its Boeing 757-200 transcontinental fleet.  The carrier will launch three …

American Airlines Flagship Lounge Los Angeles International Airport – Review

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My first visit to American Airlines’ Flagship Lounge at LAX was the morning after American’s inaugural flights of its new Airbus A321T transcon subfleet aircraft.  I had flown out on the inaugural flight from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and my second flight on the brand new plane was to come roughly 12 hours after the first.
My visit to the Flagship Lounge started with Flagship Check-in.   American offers …

JetBlue, Japan Airlines to Increase Codeshare Flights

JetBlue, Japan Airlines to Increase Codeshare Flights

JetBlue Airways and Japan Airlines announced that the two airlines will expand their codeshare agreement beginning March 30.  After this date, Japan Airlines will be able to place its code on various JetBlue-operated flights within the United States.
Select JetBlue routes that Japan Airlines will codeshare on include service between New York and both Buffalo and Raleigh/Durham, as well as between San Francisco and Long Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Boston.  The …

El Al to Upgrade Four 747-400 Aircraft

El Al to Upgrade Four 747-400 Aircraft

El Al Israel Airlines announced that it will make enhancements to its first- and business-class cabins on four of its Boeing 747-400 aircraft.  The airline expects the upgrades to be completed by May of this year.
The planes currently operate flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Tel Aviv.
The fully lie-flat seats in first class will be outfitted with Hollandia mattresses, made with Tempur and covered with aloe …

Vote for the 2014 Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards

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Voting for the 2014 Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards has started, and with it, your opportunity to give credit where credit is due.  Scroll down to place your vote.
Last year, over 105,000 votes were cast.  This year’s stellar field of nominees includes over 100 airlines and alliances, hotels and resorts, and car rental agencies.  We’ve also added three new categories, namely Best Travel Tools and Apps, Best General Travel Blogs, …

Korean Air to Double Flights from JFK

Korean Air to Double Flights from JFK

Korean Air announced that it will add a second daily flight from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Incheon International Airport in Seoul, South Korea, in May.  The airline’s current flights between the two cities operate using Airbus A380 aircraft, and the second flight will use the aircraft as well.
Korean’s A380s are equipped with 12 open suites in first class, 94 lie-flat seats in business, and 301 standard …

United Adds More Gluten-Free Options to In-Flight Menu

United Adds More Gluten-Free Options to In-Flight Menu

United Airlines announced it will introduce new items to its in-flight menu, including various gluten-free products, beginning March 1.
The airline will switch to gluten-free salad dressing in first class on flights from the United States to various destinations in North and Central America. The carrier already offers gluten-free soup on most of these flights.
United also added items to its Classic, Savory, and Tapas snack boxes. At least half of the …