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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 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 …

Scandinavian Airlines to Offer New Flights to Miami

Scandinavian Airlines to Offer New Flights to Miami

Scandinavian Airlines announced that it plans to launch new flights to the United States this winter.
On December 10, the carrier will begin two weekly flights to Miami from Stockholm, Sweden and Oslo, Norway, as well as three weekly flights from Copenhagen, Denmark.
The airline will also switch its Wednesday service between Los Angeles International Airport and Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Sunday flights.
Scandinavian Airlines currently offers flights to seven cities in the …

A European’s Travel Guide to the United States

While the European continent has its centuries-old history and traditions, the United States of America has a pioneering spirit that is reflected in much of the country and what a big country it is.
Indeed, to fly cross country from New York to Los Angeles or San Francisco takes about the same length of time as a transatlantic flight between New York and London.
To put the United States into perspective, think …

Lufthansa Begins Biometric Boarding Trial at LAX

Lufthansa Begins Biometric Boarding Trial at LAX

Lufthansa announced a pilot program to test biometric boarding at Los Angeles International Airport.
After a trial period at LAX, the carrier plans to roll out the procedure to other airports across the United States. During an initial trial the airline was able to board nearly 350 passengers onto an Airbus A380 in approximately 20 minutes.
The self-boarding gates use facial recognition cameras to capture passengers’ facial images as they approach, and …