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Lobby Bar – December 7: Aunt Esther’s Hats, Bowling for Dollars, and ‘I’ll Take Out of Work Veeps for $250, Alex’

Lobby Bar: Not For the Faint of Heart
This is the big one. Fred Sanford was officially out of a job on Thursday as Apple introduced its new ECG feature, which takes an electrocardiogram using the Apple Watch Series 4 and warns users of heart issues before they happen.
Paging Joe Biden. One concourse at the new LaGuardia Central Terminal Building opened its doors to passengers Saturday. Given the world-class facilities at the new …

New Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport Opens

New Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport Opens

Los Angeles World Airports and Southwest Airlines announced on Friday the opening of the new Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport.
The half-billion-dollar project includes all-new check-in areas, self-service kiosks, a new nine-lane security checkpoint, a new baggage claim area, and new shops and restaurants.
The Terminal 1 project is part of the airport’s overall modernization program, which includes the installation of an Automated People Mover.
The Terminal 1 project, part of …

China Southern to Offer Los Angeles-Shenyang Non-Stop

China Southern to Offer Los Angeles-Shenyang Non-Stop

China Southern Airlines announced plans to launch new non-stop thrice-weekly service from Los Angeles to Shenyang, China.
The new flight will be the only non-stop service to the city of Shengyang from the City of Angels. Shenyang, formerly known as Manchu, is an important industrial center and is the largest city in Northeast China.
Service to Shenyang will commence on December 18, 2018 and will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Flights …

Alaska to Begin Flights from Historic Paine Field in Early 2019

Alaska to Begin Flights from Historic Paine Field in Early 2019

Alaska Airlines announced that it would begin 18 daily non-stops from Paine Field in-Snohomish County Airport in Everett, Washington, starting on February 11, 2019.
The list of destinations includes Los Angeles, San Jose, San Francisco, San Diego, and Orange County, California; Phoenix, Arizona; Portland, Oregon; and Las Vegas, Nevada.
“The wait is over,” the airline said in a statement.
Alaska’s regional subsidiary Horizon Air will operate the flights using Embraer 175 aircraft with …

Delta to Launch Atlanta-Hollywood Service in 2019

Delta to Launch Atlanta-Hollywood Service in 2019

Delta Air Lines announced plans for twice-daily non-stop service from Atlanta to Hollywood next summer.
The new flight will operate between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Hollywood Burbank Airport starting on July 8, 2019.
Noting the importance of the city, Delta Vice President Ranjam Goswami said, “If LA is the entertainment capital of the world, Burbank is the heart of the action.”
The Atlanta-based carrier will operate the new flights using Boeing 737-700 aircraft …

American Airlines Breaks Ground on $1.6 Billion Renovation Project at LAX

American Airlines Breaks Ground on $1.6 Billion Renovation Project at LAX

American Airlines executives and local officials broke ground on Wednesday on the $1.6 billion renovation of the airline’s terminals at Los Angeles International Airport.
The Fort Worth-based airline occupies Terminals 4 and 5 at the airport.
The project, which will be undertaken in phases over a 15-year period, will include combining the entrances of the two terminals to create what the airline refers to as a “unified departure hall with new kiosks …

United Airlines Plans to Add 22 New Domestic Routes in 2019

United Airlines Plans to Add 22 New Domestic Routes in 2019

United Airlines said on Monday it plans to add 22 new routes in 2019 including daily service to Anchorage and non-stop service to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, fromChicago, Newark, and Washington, D.C.
The airline plans to add non-stop service between San Francisco International Airport and John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio starting on June 6, 2019. On March 31, 2019, United will also link Los Angeles International Airport to …