For my first visit to the Evergreen State, I decided that a stay in the downtown area of its best-known city was in order. The Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, situated just south of Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market and offering splendid views of Puget sound from its front entrance, sits at the center of the Emerald City, which is also known as Jet City and Rain City. Indeed, some wag …
Federal Judge Blocks Trump ‘Foreign Terrorist Entry’ Executive Order, Administration Plans to Appeal
NEW YORK—A federal judge in Seattle issued an injunction temporarily blocking President Donald Trump’s immigration ban late Friday. The ruling bars the government from enforcing two parts of the “Foreign Terrorist Entry” executive order that banned citizens from seven countries – Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen – from entering the country and limited the flow of refugees.
The ruling resulted in an immediate change in U.S. policy. Customs …
Delta Air Lines announced that it will increase its service from Cincinnati to several destinations throughout the United States. In addition, the carrier plans to upgrade certain aircraft on existing routes.
Delta plans to add extra daily flights from the Ohio city to Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Orlando, and Toronto. The airline will also extend its seasonal service to both Fort Myers and Seattle.
Delta also said that it will switch from regional …
Delta Air Lines announced that it will add service to seven new destinations from Seattle this year. In addition, the carrier said that it plans to expand existing service to some cities from the northwestern city.
Delta will begin new daily flights to Milwaukee on March 9, followed by three daily flights to Eugene, Oregon on April 1. These routes will be followed by daily service to Nashville and Raleigh on …
Alaska Airlines announced the beginning of new service to Havana, Cuba from Los Angeles.
The service, which will be operated daily, will originate and end in Seattle.
Flights are scheduled to depart Seattle at 5 a.m. and arrive in Los Angeles at 7:39 a.m., where they will continue on to Havana at 8:50 a.m., arriving at 4:55 p.m. From Havana, flights will depart at 5:55 p.m. and arrive in Los Angeles at …
Once close partners Delta Air Lines and Alaska Airlines said they will officially terminate their frequent-flier and codeshare partnerships at the end of April.
The two airlines made almost simultaneous announcements early Monday with the news.
Delta and Alaska had begun to wind down their relationship in recent years as Delta moved to build up its own hub in Seattle, Alaska’s home turf. Last week, Alaska got the green light to acquire …
Xiamen Airlines announced the launch of new Xiamen-Shenzhen-Seattle service. The route is the carrier’s first with a destination in the United States.
Xiamen Airlines will operate the service using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
The service is also the first route between Shenzhen and the United States.
Xiamen Airlines, founded in 1982, is a member of the SkyTeam alliance and is headquartered in Xiamen, China.
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