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Delta to Serve New York Restaurant’s Dishes in Delta One

Delta to Serve New York Restaurant’s Dishes in Delta One

Delta Air Lines announced that it will roll out its new Delta One winter menu on December 1. The menu will feature dishes created by executive chef Jason Pfeifer of Maialino, a noted New York Italian restaurant.
Menu items will include prosciutto e mozzarella, braciole di manzo and cavatelli con salsiccia di maiale. New dishes will be added to the menu on the first of every month through February.
The meals will …

Alaska Airlines First Class Washington, D.C. – Los Angeles – Flight Review

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Once again in the nation’s capital, once again there with Alaska Airlines. My assignment three weeks ago was to be the first writer at Frequent Business Traveler to review an Alaska Airlines flight. My assignment three weeks hence was to write the second.
I arrived at Terminal C at Washington Reagan National Airport at 8 a.m., ready for my flight home to Los Angeles. Given that it was early morning on …

Delta to Offer Lie-Flat Seats on Washington Reagan-LAX, N.Y.-San Diego, Boston-San Francisco Routes

Delta to Offer Lie-Flat Seats on Washington Reagan-LAX, N.Y.-San Diego, Boston-San Francisco Routes

Delta Air Lines announced plans to offer passengers lie-flat seats on three transcon routes in addition to what is currently offered on its premium transcon service linking New York with San Francisco and Los Angeles.
The first route to have lie-flat seating will be Los Angeles International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, which will start on April 24, 2017. Flights will leave LAX at 8:30 a.m. local time and …

Porsche Opens Second Experience Center in United States

Porsche Opens Second Experience Center in United States

Porsche announced the official opening of its new Porsche Experience Center in Los Angeles. The complex is the car company’s second experience center in the United States, after its Atlanta location, which opened in 2015.
The $60 million, 53-acre (21-hectare) facility features a driver development track and eight educational modules. The latter includes two handling circuits, an ice hill, an off-road course, a dynamics area, a launch control and acceleration straight, …

Plane, Tug Collision Results in Flight Delays, Cancellations

Plane, Tug Collision Results in Flight Delays, Cancellations

LOS ANGELES—An aircraft being towed to a gate for departure hit the pushback tractor bringing it to the gate.
The accident, which involved a China Southern Airlines aircraft heading to the Tom Bradley International Terminal, occurred at 1:30 a.m. local time. Officials at the airport said that the tow bar broke, which then allowed the plane to collide with the tug.
Multiple flights including American Airlines and Qantas flights to Australia and Hong …

American Airlines Receives Tentative Approval for Daily LAX-Shanghai Flights

American Airlines Receives Tentative Approval for Daily LAX-Shanghai Flights

The U.S. Department of Transportation gave tentative approval to American Airlines to offer daily non-stop service between Los Angeles and Beijing.
American had been competing against Delta for the coveted slot, although the Department of Transportation ultimately sided with the Fort Worth-based carrier, saying that awarding them the service would provide a third U.S. carrier to choose from for flights between the West Coast and Beijing, as Delta currently offers flights …

JetBlue Mint Boston-Los Angeles Launch Flight – Review

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The so-called premium transcon routes that link New York City with both Los Angeles and San Francisco have long been among the most competitive and busiest in the nation.
They are so named because the leading airlines operating them offer cabins and service that rival overseas flights in amenities and comfort.
American Airlines brought the United States into the jet age in 1959 with non-stop service between New York and Los Angeles …