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JW Marriott in San Francisco Completes Renovation Work

JW Marriott in San Francisco Completes Renovation Work

The JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square announced the completion of a major renovation project at the property.
The work covered public areas of the hotel as well as its meeting and event space and followed a recent update to its guest rooms.
The lobby was redesigned, as was the Executive Club Lounge, to “capture the city’s energy,” the hotel said.
Meanwhile, the hotel’s ballroom and meeting rooms were completely redesigned with a …

United Adds Second San Francisco-Singapore Non-Stop Flight

United Adds Second San Francisco-Singapore Non-Stop Flight

United Airlines said Friday it was adding a second non-stop daily flight from San Francisco International Airport to Singapore Changi Airport starting in October.
At the same time, the Chicago-based airline is cancelling its longest flight, Los Angeles-Singapore.
The current flight, UA 1, went into service in June 2016. United will continue to operate that as an evening departure and operate the second flight, UA 29, with a morning departure at 10:55 …

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 …

Air Canada Begins Edmonton-San Francisco Flights

Air Canada Begins Edmonton-San Francisco Flights

Air Canada announced the launch of new daily service between Edmonton and San Francisco.
Flights are scheduled to depart Edmonton at 4:20 p.m. and arrive in San Francisco at 6:20 p.m. From San Francisco, flights will depart at 12 noon and arrive back in Edmonton at 3:45 p.m.
The carrier will operate the new service using Bombardier CRJ-900 aircraft, which are equipped with 12 seats in business class and 64 seats in …

Review: United Airlines’ New Polaris Lounge in San Francisco

United Airlines opened the doors of its new Polaris Lounge at San Francisco International Airport Wednesday as a preview of what’s to come when it opens to Polaris passengers on April 30. CEO Oscar Munoz welcomed invited guests with a Champagne toast to the new lounge.
The San Francisco Polaris Lounge is the airline’s second and the first of four slated to open in 2018. With a capacity of 440 people …

Alaska Airlines to Cut Multiple California Routes

Alaska Airlines to Cut Multiple California Routes

Alaska Airlines said Tuesday it plans to discontinue several routes from San Francisco and Southern California.
The airline, which is seeking to optimize its network following its acquisition of Virgin America, will eliminate five routes from San Francisco including non-stops to Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Mexico City later this spring.
The airline will also reduce the frequency on its San Francisco-Chicago O’Hare non-stop to just once a day …

Delta, Virgin Announce Updated Summer Schedule for Flights to London, Manchester, Glasgow

Delta, Virgin Announce Updated Summer Schedule for Flights to London, Manchester, Glasgow

Delta Air Lines announced the release of it joint summer schedule with Virgin Atlantic Airways.
Delta will resume its non-stop flights from Portland and Salt Lake City to London Heathrow on April 1 and May 3, respectively.
Virgin Atlantic will add a sixth daily flight between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and London Heathrow, while Delta will switch to Airbus A330 aircraft, for their larger capacity, on that …