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Singapore Airlines to Add San Francisco Non-Stop as Part of U.S. Expansion

Singapore Airlines to Add San Francisco Non-Stop as Part of U.S. Expansion

Singapore Airlines announced plans to expand, starting later this year, the number of flights it offers to the United States.
The airline plans to add a non-stop flight from San Francisco to Singapore and will add a second daily service from Los Angeles. The additional daily non-stop San Francisco service will launch October 23, 2016 using Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The flight, approximately 8,451 miles (13,600 kilometers), will be the longest offered …

United Begins San Francisco-Singapore Service, World’s Longest 787 Route

United Begins San Francisco-Singapore Service, World’s Longest 787 Route

United Airlines announced the launch of new daily, non-stop service between San Francisco and Singapore. The route, which the carrier will operate using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, is the first non-stop service connecting the two cities.
At 8,446 miles (14,236 kilometers), the route is the longest scheduled flight operated by an American carrier, and the longest scheduled flight by a 787 Dreamliner.
Flights will depart San Francisco International Airport at 10:55 p.m. and …

Lyft to Pilot Scheduled Rides in San Francisco

Lyft to Pilot Scheduled Rides in San Francisco

Ride-sharing service Lyft announced Tuesday it is testing a new feature that allows passengers to schedule a trip in advance.
The new feature allows users of the service to schedule a ride up to 24 hours in advance of the pick-up time and is available in the city of San Francisco.
The Lyft app has been updated to permit scheduling a ride by tapping the clock icon when entering pick-up location. Rides …

Alaska and Japan Airlines Launch New Partnership

Alaska and Japan Airlines Launch New Partnership

Alaska Airlines announced that it will begin a new codeshare agreement with Japan Airlines on June 29. The two will codeshare on various routes, while members of each airline’s loyalty program will be able to earn miles on flights of the other.
Beginning June 29,, Alaska Airlines will be able to place its code on JAL flights from the Japanese carrier’s North American gateway cities of San Diego, Los Angeles, San …

Delta Shuttle Service to Link Seattle to San Francisco, Los Angeles

Delta Shuttle Service to Link Seattle to San Francisco, Los Angeles

Delta Air Lines announced that it plans to launch new Delta Shuttle service between Seattle and both San Francisco and Los Angeles on May 11. The flights will complement the carrier’s West Coast shuttle service between San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Delta will offer eight daily peak-day shuttle service flights between Seattle and the two California cities, as well as an additional two daily flights to Los Angeles beginning May 23.
Delta …

United to Launch San Francisco-Xi’an, China Route

United to Launch San Francisco-Xi’an, China Route

United Airlines announced that it will begin new seasonal service to Xi’an, China from San Francisco on Sunday, May 8. The route, which will be offered through October 27, will be the first transpacific service to the Chinese city by a U.S. carrier.
Flights will depart San Francisco International Airport at 1:25 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and arrive at Xianyang International Airport at 5:30 p.m. the following day. From Xi’an, …

InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco – Hotel Review

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One of my favorite parts of San Francisco is Nob Hill and one of my favorite hotels to stay in the city is the InterContinental Mark Hopkins. When I pulled into the driveway at the intersection of California and Mason, I thought of my many past visits, some with my parents when I was younger, others more recent. I thought of the view from the Top of the Mark, a …