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Lobby Bar: Stolen Planes, Kangaroos on the Dance Floor, and ‘I’ll Take Disgruntled Star Wars Robots for $200, Alex!’

Lobby Bar – What Happens in Lobby Bar Stays in Lobby Bar
Who got the keys? The theft of a commercial jet in Seattle had numerous media outlets wondering how the airline employee who stole the plane was able to get the key. Okay, people, listen up: airliners don’t require keys.
But are there any kangaroos there? Vienna, the capital of Austria, was named the world’s “most liveable” city by the Economist …

Delta to Launch New Flights Between Seattle and Osaka

Delta to Launch New Flights Between Seattle and Osaka

Delta Air Lines announced that it will begin new service between Seattle and Osaka, Japan next year.
The carrier will operate the route using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, equipped with 25 lie-flat seats in Delta One, 29 seats in Delta Comfort+, the carrier’s premium economy lite section, and 171 seats in coach. Seats in Delta One are 21” wide and have a pitch of 76.5” to 81.4”.
Delta said it will announce schedule …

A European’s Travel Guide to the United States

While the European continent has its centuries-old history and traditions, the United States of America has a pioneering spirit that is reflected in much of the country and what a big country it is.
Indeed, to fly cross country from New York to Los Angeles or San Francisco takes about the same length of time as a transatlantic flight between New York and London.
To put the United States into perspective, think …

Aer Lingus to Launch Seattle-Dublin Route

Aer Lingus to Launch Seattle-Dublin Route

Aer Lingus announced that it will begin new service between Seattle and Dublin on May 18, 2018.
The route will be the first non-stop between Ireland and Seattle.
Aer Lingus plans to operate the service four times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
The route will complement the carrier’s other transatlantic routes to the United States, with destinations that include Hartford, Los Angeles, New York, Miami, and Philadelphia.
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Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle, Washington – Review

As I approached the soaring windows of the Fairmont Olympic, one thought struck me: “I may not be dressed for this occasion.” Indeed, even with my neat, business-casual look, the grand lobby in the Italian Renaissance-style building, with its gilt metal and crystal chandeliers, oaken walls, and balconies was more opera house than hotel. I stopped to reflect on my attire: Did I bring my tux? This brief moment of …

Delta to Award Miles for Seahawks Gameplay

Delta to Award Miles for Seahawks Gameplay

Delta Air Lines announced that it renewed its 12status fan engagement program with the Seattle Seahawks football team.
This year, the airline will award 12status members one Delta SkyMile for each passing yard the Seahawks throw this season. In addition, 12status members will receive priority boarding on all Delta flights out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Twelve 12status members will also be picked to receive a $120 Seahawks Pro Shop gift card each …

If You Want to Board Early on Alaska, Wear This Shirt

If You Want to Board Early on Alaska, Wear This Shirt

Alaska Airlines announced it will once again offer passengers wearing a specific football jersey to board flights early.
Those wearing the number three jersey of Russell Wilson, quarterback for the National Football League’s Seattle Seahawks, will be allowed to board early on any Alaska Airlines flight departing Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
The promotion will last through the end of the regular NFL season, which runs through the end of December.
This year is Wilson’s …