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Norwegian Air to Add Two New Destinations From Boston

Norwegian Air to Add Two New Destinations From Boston

Norwegian Air announced two new seasonal destinations from Boston that it will launch next year, Rome and Madrid.
Service to Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport will launch on March 31, 2019 and will opeate four times a week. The thrice-weekly service to Madrid-Barajas International Airport will commence on May 2, 2019.
Norwegian also said it is moving its flights from London into the Bay Area from Oakland International Airport to San Francisco …

Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue Announce Codeshare for Boston Flights

Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue Announce Codeshare for Boston Flights

Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue Airways announced an expansion of their codeshare agreement.
JetBlue customers will be able to purchase seats on Hawaiian’s new non-stop flights from Boston Logan International Airport to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu, which start on April 4.
“We are excited to bring the Hawaiian Islands closer to more travelers,” said Brent Overbeek, the airline’s senior vice president for network planning.
Members of both airlines’ loyalty programs will …

Delta to Link Boston with Edinburgh

Delta to Link Boston with Edinburgh

Delta Air Lines announced plans to add new service from Boston to Edinburgh next year. The route is the airline’s eighth international offering from Boston.
The Scottish government said the flight will open further opportunities for trade between the two countries.
“Direct air links to the United States of America play an important role for Scotland’s economy, so I warmly welcome the announcement of this new service between Edinburgh and Boston,” said …

Over 8,000 Marriott Employees on Strike in 8 Cities

Over 8,000 Marriott Employees on Strike in 8 Cities

If you’re staying at a Marriott, you may have to cross a picket line to check into the hotel. As of Wednesday, approximately 8,000 employees ranging from bartenders to bellmen to housekeepers at 23 Marriott hotels in eight cities were on strike.
The hotels are in Boston, Detroit, Maui, Oahu, Oakland, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose.
Union officials feel that negotiations for better pay and improved workplace security have stalled.
Marriott …

JetBlue to Add Multiple New Routes Including Service to Ecuador and Rochester

JetBlue to Add Multiple New Routes Including Service to Ecuador and Rochester

JetBlue Airways announced multiple new routes and network changes.
The changes will make the airline “even more relevant in its key markets.”
The New York-based airline is adding new service to José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport in Guayaquil, Ecuador, from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
In addition, the airline is adding service between Boston Logan International and Greater Rochester International airports and Providence’s T.F. Green International and Palm Beach International Airports, and it …

Workers at 7 Marriott Properties in Boston Walk Out in City’s First Hotel Strike

Workers at 7 Marriott Properties in Boston Walk Out in City’s First Hotel Strike

Workers at seven Marriott International properties in Boston walked off the job in what is the city’s first hotel strike.
The move follows months of contract negotiations that did not result in an agreement.
Over 1,500 employees ranging from bartenders to bellmen to housekeepers went on strike at the Aloft Boston Seaport District, Element Boston Seaport District, Ritz-Carlton Boston, Sheraton Boston, W Hotel Boston, Westin Boston Waterfront, and Westin Copley Place.
The union …

Delta to Introduce Non-Stop Service Between Boston and Lisbon

Delta to Introduce Non-Stop Service Between Boston and Lisbon

Delta Air Lines announced the addition of seasonal non-stop service between Lisbon and Boston. The inaugural flight will be on May 23, 2019
The flight replaces Delta’s current seasonal service between Lisbon and Atlanta.
The airline will operate the flight with Boeing 757 aircraft. The 757 has 20 seats in Delta’s Premium Select premium-economy cabin, 29 seats in the airline’s premium-economy lite section, and 150 seats in coach. All passengers have access …