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United to Inaugurate Service from Historic Paine Field with Flights to Denver and San Francisco

United to Inaugurate Service from Historic Paine Field with Flights to Denver and San Francisco

United Airlines announced plans to offer non-stop daily service linking Paine Field in Snohomish County Airport in Everett, Washington, with Denver and San Francisco starting March 31, 2019.
The Chicago-based airline will operate two flights per day from Denver and four from San Francisco.
United said that the flights will afford Seattle residents “new opportunities to easily access our hubs in Denver and San Francisco.”
Paine Field is the site of Boeing’s Everett …

Southwest to Launch Ontario-San Francisco Service Next Year

Southwest to Launch Ontario-San Francisco Service Next Year

Southwest Airlines announced plans to introduce a new route, San Francisco-Ontario, next spring while also expanding its existing service between Ontario and Denver.
The Dallas-based carrier will offer two daily non-stop flights from Ontario International Airport in San Bernadine County to San Francisco International Airport starting June 9, 2019, as well as two daily return flights.
In addition, Southwest plans to add a third non-stop flight between Ontario and Denver International Airport.
Southwest …

Alaska to Begin Flights from Historic Paine Field in Early 2019

Alaska to Begin Flights from Historic Paine Field in Early 2019

Alaska Airlines announced that it would begin 18 daily non-stops from Paine Field in-Snohomish County Airport in Everett, Washington, starting on February 11, 2019.
The list of destinations includes Los Angeles, San Jose, San Francisco, San Diego, and Orange County, California; Phoenix, Arizona; Portland, Oregon; and Las Vegas, Nevada.
“The wait is over,” the airline said in a statement.
Alaska’s regional subsidiary Horizon Air will operate the flights using Embraer 175 aircraft with …

United Begins San Francisco-Papeete Flights

United Begins San Francisco-Papeete Flights

United Airlines announced the launch of new service between San Francisco and Papeete, the capital city of Tahiti.
United will offer the flight on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and, beginning March 30, 2019, the carrier will offer year-round service on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
United will operate the route using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, equipped with 36 lie-flat seats in the United Polaris business-class cabin, 70 seats in its premium-economy lite cabin, …

United Airlines Plans to Add 22 New Domestic Routes in 2019

United Airlines Plans to Add 22 New Domestic Routes in 2019

United Airlines said on Monday it plans to add 22 new routes in 2019 including daily service to Anchorage and non-stop service to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, fromChicago, Newark, and Washington, D.C.
The airline plans to add non-stop service between San Francisco International Airport and John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio starting on June 6, 2019. On March 31, 2019, United will also link Los Angeles International Airport to …

Over 8,000 Marriott Employees on Strike in 8 Cities

Over 8,000 Marriott Employees on Strike in 8 Cities

If you’re staying at a Marriott, you may have to cross a picket line to check into the hotel. As of Wednesday, approximately 8,000 employees ranging from bartenders to bellmen to housekeepers at 23 Marriott hotels in eight cities were on strike.
The hotels are in Boston, Detroit, Maui, Oahu, Oakland, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose.
Union officials feel that negotiations for better pay and improved workplace security have stalled.
Marriott …

Workers at 7 Marriott Properties in Downtown San Francisco On Strike

Workers at 7 Marriott Properties in Downtown San Francisco On Strike

One day after workers at seven Marriott hotels in Boston walked off the job, employees at seven Marriott properties in San Francisco followed suit.
Over 2,500 workers at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown, the Marriott Marquis, the Marriott Union Square, the Palace Hotel, the St. Regis, the W, and the Westin St. Francis picketed for higher wages, improved workplace safety, and better job security. With signs that read “One job should be …