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Air China to Launch Los Angeles-Shenzhen Flights

Air China to Launch Los Angeles-Shenzhen Flights

Air China announced that it will begin new service between Los Angeles and Shenzhen, China on December 7. The route will be the first non-stop between the two cities.
Flights are scheduled to depart Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport at 11:30 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, arriving at Los Angeles International Airport at 8 p.m. From Los Angeles, flights will depart at 10:50 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and will …

New InterContinental Hotel Opens in Los Angeles

New InterContinental Hotel Opens in Los Angeles

InterContinental Hotel Group announced on Tuesday the opening of the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown hotel.
At 1,100’ (335 meters) in height, the 73-storey property is the tallest building west of Chicago. Check-in for the hotel is in the Sky Lobby on the 70th floor, which is home to a three-story light sculpture evoking the city’s freeways.
Suites have separate living room areas and feature La Labo bath products. The Presidential Suite features …

Woman Forcibly Removed from Southwest Flight

Woman Forcibly Removed from Southwest Flight

A female passenger was removed from a plane at Baltimore-Washington International Airport Tuesday morning by several police officers apparently acting at the airline’s behest.
The passenger, who was not identified, reportedly had informed cabin crew that she was severely allergic to two dogs on the plane, one of which was a service animal, and asked that the dogs be removed from the plane.
When this did not happen, flight attendants asked the …

Alaska Airlines Begins Mexico City Flights from San Francisco, Los Angeles

Alaska Airlines Begins Mexico City Flights from San Francisco, Los Angeles

Alaska Airlines announced the launch of new service to Mexico City from both San Francisco and Los Angeles. The carrier will operate both routes daily, and will add a second daily Los Angeles-Mexico City flight on November 6.
Flights from San Francisco will depart San Francisco International Airport at 9:55 a.m. and arrive at Benito Juarez International Airport at 4:20 p.m. From Mexico City, flights are scheduled to depart at 3:15 …

Hong Kong Airlines to Begin Hong-Kong-Los Angeles Service

Hong Kong Airlines to Begin Hong-Kong-Los Angeles Service

Hong Kong Airlines announced that it will launch new service between Hong Kong and Los Angeles on December 18.
The carrier will initially operate the route four days a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, and will increase to daily service on January 16, 2018.
Flights will depart Hong Kong International Airport at 12:10 p.m. and arrive at Los Angeles International Airport at 8:55 a.m. From Los Angeles, flights are scheduled …

Starwood Capital Group to Rebrand West Hollywood Hotel

Starwood Capital Group to Rebrand West Hollywood Hotel

Starwood Capital Group announced the acquisition of the Jeremy Hotel in on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, California and plans to rebrand it into the 1 West Hollywood.
The Jeremy, which will open next month, will have 286 guestrooms, including 50 suites. A pool and fitness center will also be located on the premises.
The hotel will have approximately 10,000 square feet (929 square meters) of meeting and event space, as well …

Delta to Begin Los Angeles-Mexico City Route

Delta to Begin Los Angeles-Mexico City Route

Delta Air Lines announced that it plans to launch daily service between Los Angeles and Mexico City on December 1. The carrier previously operated the route, but discontinued it in 2005.
Flights are scheduled to depart Los Angeles International Airport at 9:30 a.m. an arrive at Mexico City International Airport at 3:10 p.m. Flights from the Mexican capital to Los Angeles will depart at 4:30 p.m. and arrive at 7 p.m.
Delta …