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Alaska Airlines Debuts Heart Sculpture at SFO Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

Alaska Airlines Debuts Heart Sculpture at SFO Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

Alaska Airlines, along with the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation, unveiled a new heart sculpture at San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday, Valentine’s Day.
The giant artwork, which is in sky blue and gold, is part of the Hearts in San Francisco program, and is located in the food court at Terminal 2 of the airport. The fiberglass heart is 5’ (1.5 meters)
The sculpture was designed by artist Gina Teichert, and …

JAL Expands Codeshares with Alaska Airlines, Qatar Airways

JAL Expands Codeshares with Alaska Airlines, Qatar Airways

Japan Airlines announced that it expanded its existing codeshare agreements with both Alaska Airlines and Qatar Airways.
Under the expansion, Japan Airlines will be able to place its code on 11 Qatar Airways flights from Doha. These include three routes to Turkey, with flights to Istanbul’s Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen Airports, as well as to Ankara.
The codeshare will also cover flights from Doha to Amman, Jordan, and Baku, Azerbaijan, as well …

Alaska Airlines Announces Flights to 8 Cities from Historic Paine Field Near Seattle

Alaska Airlines Announces Flights to 8 Cities from Historic Paine Field Near Seattle

Alaska Airlines announced that it would begin new service to eight destinations from Paine Field in-Snohomish County Airport in Everett, Washington this fall.
Paine Field is the site of Boeing’s Everett assembly plant that was part of the 747 program. Alaska, along with United Airlines, plans to offer scheduled service from the historic airport, which began commercial service in 1939.
The carrier, starting in September, will offer daily flights to Los Angeles, …

Icelandair to Resume Seasonal Flights to San Francisco

Icelandair to Resume Seasonal Flights to San Francisco

Icelandair announced it will relaunch its seasonal service to San Francisco International Airport from Reykjavik on June 1 this year.
The carrier will operate the service four days a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays using Boeing 767 aircraft.
The planes are configured with three cabins and on-board Wi-Fi.
Earlier this week, Icelandair announced that it would relaunch service to Baltimore this June, the first time in 10 years the airline will …

Norwegian Air to Begin London-Buenos Aires Flights, Introduce New 787 Premium Cabin and Wi-Fi

Norwegian Air to Begin London-Buenos Aires Flights, Introduce New 787 Premium Cabin and Wi-Fi

Norwegian Air announced it will launch its first service to South America on February 14. In addition, the carrier plans to begin new service to Chicago and Austin, increase flights to Boston, introduce a new Premium cabin, and add Wi-Fi to long-haul flights.
Starting in February, Norwegian will begin four weekly flights to Buenos Aires from London Gatwick. The carrier will operate the route using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
On March 25, …

Alaska Airlines Launches San Francisco-Kona Flights

Alaska Airlines Launches San Francisco-Kona Flights

Alaska Airlines announced the launch of new service linking San Francisco to Kona, Hawaii, effective December 14, 2017.
The new route will be operated using the Virgin America fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. Flights will leave the Bay Area at 11:30 a.m. local time and arrive in Kona at 3:15 p.m. The return flight will leave Kona at 4:15 p.m. local time and arrive in San Francisco at 11:17 p.m.
“The Kona …

Air Canada to Begin Edmonton-San Francisco Flights

Air Canada to Begin Edmonton-San Francisco Flights

Air Canada announced that it plans to launch new daily service between Edmonton and San Francisco on May 1, 2018.
The route will be operated by Jazz Aviation under the Air Canada Express brand.
Flights are scheduled to depart from Edmonton at 3:10 p.m. and arrive in San Francisco at 6:10 p.m. From San Francisco, flights will depart at 11:50 a.m. and arrive at 3:35 p.m.
Flights will be operated using Bombardier CRJ-705/900 …