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Alaska Begins Seattle-Washington Dulles Route

Alaska Begins Seattle-Washington Dulles Route

Alaska Airlines announced the launch of new daily non-stop service between Seattle and Washington Dulles International Airport.
Flights depart Seattle at 9:20 a.m. and arrive at Washington Dulles at 5:20 p.m.  Flights from Dulles to Seattle depart at 6:20 p.m. and arrive at 9:15 p.m.
Alaska is offering members of its Mileage Plan loyalty program the ability to earn double miles on flights between Seattle and Dulles.
Washington Dulles is the third Washington, …

Alaska Airlines to Begin Seattle-JFK Route

Alaska Airlines to Begin Seattle-JFK Route

Alaska Airlines announced that it plans to launch new daily service between Seattle and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on September 16 this year.  The carrier will operate the service using Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft.
Flights will depart Seattle at 9:35 p.m. and arrive in New York at 6:00 a.m. the following day.  From New York, flights will depart at 7:15 a.m. and will arrive in Seattle at …

Great Moments in Travel History – March 2015

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The St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco opened on March 21, 1904.  Notable individuals including Theodore Roosevelt, Helen Keller, Woodrow Wilson, Charlie Chaplin, Ronald Reagan, and Queen Elizabeth II have all stayed at the California property, which is in operation today as the Westin St. Francis.
On March 10, 1910, William Boeing bought Heath’s Shipyard in Seattle, Washington.  The shipyard, located on the Duwamish River, would become Boeing’s first airplane factory.
Le Canard …

Hainan Airlines to Launch Three New China-U.S. Routes

Hainan Airlines to Launch Three New China-U.S. Routes

Hainan Airlines announced that it plans to launch three new flights between China and the United States this summer.  The carrier will launch Beijing-San Jose, California, flights on June 15, Shanghai-Boston, Massachusetts, service on June 20, and flights between Shanghai and Seattle, Washington, on June 22.
Hainan will operate its service to San Jose five times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.  Flights will depart Mineta San Jose …

Southwest Adds Flights to Nine Cities from Dallas Love Field After United Moves Operations to DFW

Southwest Adds Flights to Nine Cities from Dallas Love Field After United Moves Operations to DFW

Southwest Airlines announced plans late Friday to add additional flights from Dallas Love Field in Texas, saying that customer demand for flights from the airport have exceeded expectations.
The carrier said it had acquired the rights to two additional Love Field gates following an announcement that United Airlines will cease its operations at the airport and only operate out of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
Southwest, which has its headquarters on the grounds …

ANA to Begin Tokyo Narita-Kuala Lumpur Dreamliner Service

ANA to Begin Tokyo Narita-Kuala Lumpur Dreamliner Service

All Nippon Airways announced that it plans to launch new daily service from Tokyo Narita to Kuala Lumpur on September 1.  The carrier will operate the flights using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.
Flights will depart Tokyo at 5:20 p.m. and arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 11:35 p.m.  From Kuala Lumpur, flights will depart at 7:00 a.m. and arrive in Tokyo at 3:00 p.m.
In addition to the new Tokyo Narita-Kuala Lumpur service, …

United Adds Extra Flights for Super Bowl

United Adds Extra Flights for Super Bowl

United Airlines announced that it has added 55 new and additional flights to Phoenix for the 2015 National Football League Super Bowl.
The game will take place on February 1, with the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks competing for the title of Super Bowl Champion.
United Airlines added extra flights to Phoenix from Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark, and San Francisco between January 29 and February 2.  In addition, …