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Delta to Add Delta One Suites to Five Additional Routes

Delta to Add Delta One Suites to Five Additional Routes

Delta Air Lines announced plans to add its new Delta One Suite to five additional international routes.
The new routes include Minneapolis/St. Paul to Tokyo (Haneda), Atlanta to Tokyo (Narita), Seattle to Tokyo (Narita), Los Angeles to Tokyo (Haneda), and Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia.
Each Delta One suite has a full-height door and there are sliding privacy dividers separating center suites. Each suite also has individually customizable ambient lighting, storage compartments for …

Heat Wave Brings Record Temperatures Across the Globe

A large swatch of the world has seen record hot weather over the past week and more is yet to come.
From the “green and pleasant land” that are the British Isles to the typically scorching Middle East to Africa, meteorologists report record temperatures that stem from large areas of high pressure – referred to as “heat domes” – that are dotting the landscape.
New records for daily and all-time high temperatures …

Mayfair Hotel in L.A. Reopens After Major Renovation

Mayfair Hotel in L.A. Reopens After Major Renovation

The Mayfair Hotel, which when it opened in the 1920s was the largest hotel west of the Mississippi, will reopen its doors to guests on July 10, 2018.
The interior is a blend of contemporary Los Angeles vibe with the hotel’s original flooring, ceilings, brass fixtures, and fluted charcoal-colored column pillars.
In addition to the large lobby, guests can relax in the Garden Gallery on the mezzanine level, an atrium with a …

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 …