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Alaska Airlines to Operate San Francisco-New Orleans Route

Alaska Airlines to Operate San Francisco-New Orleans Route

Alaska Airlines announced the launch of new daily service between San Francisco and New Orleans. The flights will be operated by Virgin America’s Airbus A320 aircraft.
Flights will depart San Francisco International Airport at 8:48 a.m. and arrive at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport at 3:03 p.m. From New Orleans, flights are scheduled to depart at 4 p.m. and arrive in San Francisco at 6:30 p.m.
Virgin America’s A320s are equipped …

United Airlines Announces Final 747 Flight, Recreating Its First 747 Route from San Francisco to Hawaii

United Airlines Announces Final 747 Flight, Recreating Its First 747 Route from San Francisco to Hawaii

United Airlines, which previously announced plans to retire the Boeing 747 from its fleet, offered details about the iconic aircraft’s final flight.
The last 747 flight, which will take place on November 7, will be a recreation of the first 747 flight operated by the airline in 1970 from San Francisco to Honolulu. United is going all out with a 1970s-inspired menu, retro United uniforms for flight attendants, to inflight entertainment …

United to Launch New Summer Service to Porto, Reykjavik, Zurich, Edinburgh

United to Launch New Summer Service to Porto, Reykjavik, Zurich, Edinburgh

United Airlines announced that it will add four new daily routes to Europe as part of its summer seasonal schedule next year. The carrier will begin flights from Newark Liberty International Airport to Porto, Portugal, and Reykjavik, Iceland, as well as establishing San Francisco-Zurich, Switzerland, and Washington, D.C.-Edinburgh, Scotland, service.
Flights to Porto Airport will depart Newark Liberty at 9:45 p.m. and arrive at 9:50 a.m. the next morning. Return flights …

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 …

Norwegian Air to Offer Non-Stop Flights to Rome from U.S.

Norwegian Air to Offer Non-Stop Flights to Rome from U.S.

Norwegian Air announced plans to offer flights to Rome from three U.S. cities starting later this year.
Rome will be the low-cost carrier’s 13th destination in Europe from the United States. It will begin to operate flights to Barcelona next month and already provides service to a number of cities in Europe, including London, Paris, Copenhagen, Oslo, and Stockholm, from multiple cities in the United States.
The Oslo-based carrier will launch …

United Airlines Announces ‘Cross Country Comfort’ with New Premium Transcon Service

United Airlines Announces ‘Cross Country Comfort’ with New Premium Transcon Service

On the heels of launching its new Polaris business-class service, United Airlines announced a new transcon offering in its business-class and premium economy lite cabins.
Promising “cross country comfort,” the Chicago-based airline is adding Boston-San Francisco to what was previously known as United p.s. The new service is in addition to the existing routes linking the New York metro area from Newark Liberty International Airport with San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Consistent …

Alaska Airlines to Link Mexico City with San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego

Alaska Airlines to Link Mexico City with San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego

Alaska Airlines announced that it plans to launch new service to Mexico City from three California cities, namely San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego, this year.
On August 8, the carrier will begin daily flights between Los Angeles and Mexico City, which are slated to depart Los Angeles at 8:18 a.m. and arrive in Mexico City at 1:55 p.m. Return flights will depart at 5:25 p.m. and arrive at 7:25 …