San Francisco

A Tale of Two Hyatt Regencys: Los Angeles and San Francisco International Airports – Hotel Review

Good views of runways and airport operations are essential for a great stay at an airport hotel, such as at the Hyatt Regency at SFO.

Recently, my travel schedule was such that it made sense to stay at an airport hotel – usually not my first choice of location unless it’s directly on airport property with tarmac and ops view. For this reason, I found myself at Hyatt Regency hotels in San Francisco and Los Angeles within a few weeks of each other.
The Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport is in nearby Burlingame, which was a …

Flight Review: Delta One Business Class San Francisco-New York

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My first flight in a while on Delta out of San Francisco gave me the opportunity to visit the airline’s attractive new Sky Club lounge. Thanks to an absence of traffic in the Bay Area and at the TSA PreCheck security checkpoint line, I had ample time to enjoy the lounge and was captivated by the views of airport operations that the almost floor-to-ceiling windows allowed.
The old Sky Club was …

Alaska Air and Virgin America Announce Expansion of San Francisco Hub

Alaska Air and Virgin America Announce Expansion of San Francisco Hub

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America announced Wednesday the two would begin to offer new flights from their hub at San Francisco International Airport to various new destinations throughout the United States next summer.
On June 15, Alaska will begin four daily flights to Orange County, California, followed by twice daily service to Minneapolis on July 18. Both routes will be operated by SkyWest Airlines with Embraer E175 aircraft, which are equipped …

Delta to Serve New York Restaurant’s Dishes in Delta One

Delta to Serve New York Restaurant’s Dishes in Delta One

Delta Air Lines announced that it will roll out its new Delta One winter menu on December 1. The menu will feature dishes created by executive chef Jason Pfeifer of Maialino, a noted New York Italian restaurant.
Menu items will include prosciutto e mozzarella, braciole di manzo and cavatelli con salsiccia di maiale. New dishes will be added to the menu on the first of every month through February.
The meals will …

American, Fiji Airways Add New Codeshare Flights

American, Fiji Airways Add New Codeshare Flights

American Airlines announced the expansion of its codeshare agreement with Fiji Airways.
American can now place its code on Fiji Airways flights between San Francisco International Airport and Nadi, Fiji.
Meanwhile, Fiji Airways will offer codeshare flights on American flights between Los Angeles International Airport and eight cities, as well as between San Francisco and seven cities. The new codeshare destinations will include major U.S. cities such as Atlanta, Nashville, Portland, Philadelphia, …

Wow Air to Offer Daily SFO, LAX Flights to Reykjavik

Wow Air to Offer Daily SFO, LAX Flights to Reykjavik

Wow Air, a low-cost carrier, announced that it increased the frequency on its routes linking Reykjavik to both Los Angeles and San Francisco. The carrier now operates daily flights from both West Coast cities to the Icelandic capital.
Flights to and from Los Angeles International Airport were previously offered four days a week, while the airline offered five weekly flights from San Francisco International Airport to Keflavik International Airport. The carrier …

Air India to Begin New Delhi-San Francisco Service Round-the-World

Air India to Begin New Delhi-San Francisco Service Round-the-World

Air India announced approval from the Director General of Civil Aviation to operate its New Delhi to San Francisco flight by flying over the Pacific Ocean instead of the current flight path, which is over the Atlantic. The return flight will continue in an easterly direction over the continental United States and out over the Atlantic.
The move will make the Indian flag carrier the only airline to operate what is …