San Francisco

San Francisco International Airport Terminal 2 – Review

San Francisco International Airport Terminal 2 – Review

Last April, San Francisco International’s shiny new Terminal 2 opened its doors to passengers as the home of American Airlines and Virgin America.   The building was originally the airport’s Central Terminal, having opened in 1954, and helped usher in the jet age as the site of the first jetway bridge in the United States in 1959.
After serving as SFO’s international terminal for some years, it was closed and underwent a …

Virgin America to Launch New Portland Service, Offers Deals, Contest

Virgin America to Launch New Portland Service, Offers Deals, Contest

Virgin America has announced that, starting June 5,  it will begin daily service to Portland International Airport with two-non-stops daily flights from Los Angeles International Airport and one non-stop daily from San Francisco International Airport.  Portland will be Virgin America’s eighteenth destination.
The airline is introducing the new routes with a fare sale.  Prices start at $99 for PDX-SFO or PDX-LAX.  Tickets are now available for purchase at www.virginamerica.com.
Virgin America is …

United Launches Nonstop Reagan National to San Francisco Service

United Launches Nonstop Reagan National to San Francisco Service

United Airlines announced it will begin service between Washington, D.C.’s Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) starting on May 15.
United will operate Boeing 737-700 aircraft with 124 seats, 12 in first class and 112 in the main cabin.  The westbound flight will depart DCA at 8 a.m., arriving in San Francisco shortly after 11 a.m., local time  The eastbound flight departs SFO at 1 p.m., …

Delta BusinessElite Flight 1565 New York-JFK San Francisco – Review

Delta BusinessElite Flight 1565 New York-JFK San Francisco – Review

Terminal 2 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport opened in 1962 and was used by Northeast Airlines, Braniff, and Northwest Airlines until Pan American World Airways took it over following the demise of Northeast and Braniff.
Following Pan Am’s demise it was taken over by Delta Air Lines, as was the Pan Am Worldport next door.  First- and business-class passengers as well as SkyMiles Medallion and SkyTeam Elite Plus …

San Francisco International Airport Opens Yoga Room

San Francisco International Airport Opens Yoga Room

San Francisco International Airport has opened a yoga room in Terminal 2, which recently underwent a significant renovation.
“When we began to remodel Terminal 2, one of our goals was not just to bring the glamour back to air travel, but to also make the entire experience less stressful and more enjoyable,” said airport director John L. Martin.
Passengers will find the yoga room just past security and next to the Recompose …

Virgin America to Inaugurate San Francisco and Los Angeles Flights to Philly

Virgin America to Inaugurate San Francisco and Los Angeles Flights to Philly

Virgin America announced new transcontinental flights from the west coast to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The airline has started selling tickets for its new Philadelphia service, which is scheduled to begin in April.
Virgin will offer two flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco, starting on April 10, and three flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, starting April 4. Philadelphia will be Virgin America’s seventeenth destination.

JetBlue and Singapore Airlines Partnership Announced

JetBlue and Singapore Airlines Partnership Announced

JetBlue Airways and Singapore Airlines announced an interline agreement that allows passengers to book a single ticket for flights to and from the U.S. to Frankfurt, Singapore, and connecting destinations.  Passengers will have a single check-in for their flights and bags will be automatically transferred at the connecting airport.
Singapore offers daily non-stop flights from Newark (EWR) to Singapore with an all-business-class service to its hub at Changi International Airport in …