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Virgin Atlantic to Expand Presence in Manchester

Virgin Atlantic to Expand Presence in Manchester

Virgin Atlantic announced it will launch new routes and increase flights to various U. S. destinations from Manchester next spring.
The carrier will begin new service to Los Angeles next May 22, which it will operate three times a week. Also on May 22, the airline plans to increase its service to Boston to three flights a week.
The airline will also increase flights to Las Vegas from Manchester, doubling from twice …

Delta Sky Way at LAX Gets Green Light

Delta Sky Way at LAX Gets Green Light

Delta Air Lines announced the Delta Sky Way, the airline’s $1.86 billion plan to modernize and connect Terminals 2, 3, and the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport.
The Delta Sky Way – a 27-gate complex –  will include a private Delta One check-in area for Delta One passengers, a new Delta Sky Club; a centralized lobby and security checkpoint; an airside bridge connecting Terminals 2, 3, and …

Delta to Begin 11 New Transatlantic Routes this Summer

Delta to Begin 11 New Transatlantic Routes this Summer

Delta Air Lines announced plans to launch and re-launch approximately 11 routes between the United Sates and Europe this summer.
The carrier will begin new flights between Atlanta and Lisbon, as well as service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to the Azores, Portugal. The latter will be the carrier’s first route to the Portuguese archipelago.
Delta will launch new Indianapolis-Paris flights, the carrier’s first European service from the Indiana …

Wow Air to Launch Flights to New Delhi from Newark, Chicago, Los Angeles

Wow Air to Launch Flights to New Delhi from Newark, Chicago, Los Angeles

Wow Air announced on December 5 plans to launch new service from nine U.S. cities to New Delhi, India, with a stopover in Reykjavik.
The carrier will offer flights to the Indian capital from Newark, Boston, Baltimore, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Detroit, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and St. Louis.
Wow will use Airbus A330neo aircraft on the new flights. The planes will be outfitted with the carrier’s new Wow premium seats, with 37” legroom.
The …

Hyatt to Debut Two New Hotels at LAX

Hyatt to Debut Two New Hotels at LAX

Hyatt announced plans to open a new dual-branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House at Los Angeles International Airport in 2020.
The Hyatt Place LAX will offer 272 guestrooms, each with separate living and sleeping areas. The property will also provide 24-hour food service as well as complimentary Wi-Fi.
The Hyatt House LAX will consist of 129 suites, each with fully-equipped kitchen.
The hotels will share a restaurant and bar, as well as a …

JetBlue to Add Multiple New Destinations Including Ontario, Bozeman, and Steamboat Springs

JetBlue to Add Multiple New Destinations Including Ontario, Bozeman, and Steamboat Springs

JetBlue Airways announced multiple new routes on Wednesday.
The New York-based airline will add non-stop service from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Ontario International Airport in California starting September 5, 2018. Ontario will be JetBlue’s 73rd destination from New York City.
In addition, JetBlue will launch new seasonal service from Steamboat Springs to Boston Logan International, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, and Long Beach airports. All three will start on December 15, 2018.
The …

Air Canada to Add Lie-Flat Seats on Key U.S. Routes, ‘Signature Service’ Amenities to Business Class

Air Canada to Add Lie-Flat Seats on Key U.S. Routes, ‘Signature Service’ Amenities to Business Class

Air Canada introduced on Tuesday its “curbside-to-curbside” Signature Service as a companion to its premium Signature Class business-class service alongside the addition of aircraft with lie-flat seats in business on select transcon flights within North America.
Air Canada Signature Service starts when a passenger arrives at the airport. It includes airport concierge services, priority check-in and security clearance, expedited checked baggage return at the destination, access to the Maple Leaf Lounge, …