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Delta to Offer Lie Flat Seats on Transcons

Delta to Offer Lie Flat Seats on Transcons

Delta has announced that it will introduce lie-flat seats in the BusinessElite cabin of all transcontinental flights between New York and Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle, beginning in March 2013. All of Delta’s Boeing 757 and 767 aircraft that serve these routes will eventually offer the seats, which will be phased in over the next two years.
The 767s will feature a completely new interior, with 26 lie flat seats …

Virgin America Expands Service to Palm Springs

Virgin America Expands Service to Palm Springs

Virgin America has announced that it will expand its service to Palm Springs from both San Francisco and New York. The airline’s new seasonal flight schedule includes a new weekly Saturday flight, as well as the first, nonstop flight from New York City to Palm Springs.
The new service will go into effect starting Saturday, December 22, 2012, with a departure time of 10:55 a.m. from New York’s John F. Kennedy …

United Announces Domestic Routes for New Dreamliners

United Announces Domestic Routes for New Dreamliners

United Airlines announced the first routes for its new Boeing 787 Dreamliners.  The initial routes are domestic and the new planes will start flying in November of 2012 from United’s Houston hub.  Destinations will include Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Newark, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington (Dulles).
These domestic routes will precede United’s 787’s previously-announced international routes, LINK , which are set to begin in December and January.
Following United’s taking delivery of …

United to Launch New Domestic and International Routes

United to Launch New Domestic and International Routes

United Airlines has announced it will add new year-round and seasonal routes, including trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic flights from San Francisco, flights from Chicago to various destinations in the Americas, and a “Capital to Capital” route between Washington and San Salvador.
From San Francisco International Airport, United will launch a daily, year-round route from San Francisco International Airport to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in Taipei on April 9, 2013. United will operate the …