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Alaska to Add 12 New Routes from Bay Area including Austin, Kona, Nashville, Tucson, and Philly

Alaska to Add 12 New Routes from Bay Area including Austin, Kona, Nashville, Tucson, and Philly

Alaska Airlines announced that it plans to add 12 new daily routes from San Francisco and San Jose, California this year.
On August 28, Alaska will begin new San Jose-Austin flights, followed by San Jose-Tucson service on August 29. August 31, the carrier will start San Francisco-Philadelphia flights.
These will be followed by the September 5 launch of San Francisco-Nashville service, and on September 18, the airline will begin service from San …

Aeromexico to Introduce Mexico City-Detroit, Guadalajara-San Jose Service

Aeromexico to Introduce Mexico City-Detroit, Guadalajara-San Jose Service

Aeromexico announced that it plans to launch new daily flights between Mexico City and Detroit on April 1. In addition, the carrier will begin a Guadalajara-San Jose, California route on July 1.
Flights to Detroit from Mexico City will depart at 9:01 a.m. and arrive at 2:20 p.m. From Detroit, flights are scheduled to depart at 3:335 p.m. and arrive back in Mexico City at 7:05 p.m.
Aeromexico will operate its service …

What Travelers Need to Know Today: Friday, February 3: Heavy Rain, Snow, and Hazardous Travel Conditions

What Travelers Need to Know Today: Friday, February 3: Heavy Rain, Snow, and Hazardous Travel Conditions

Good Friday morning. Here’s what you will be waking up to come the start of next week.
Heavy rains are forecast along much of the West Coast, from Washington State to Los Angeles. Areas inland, including the Sierra Nevada in California, will likely see snow, and Seattle may get a dusting of the white stuff.
Monday will also bring snow to parts of the Rockies including western Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana. …

Alaska Airlines to Launch Orange County-Albuquerque Flights

Alaska Airlines to Launch Orange County-Albuquerque Flights

Alaska Airlines announced that it will begin new daily service between Orange County, California and Albuquerque, New Mexico on August 18.
Flights will depart Orange County’s John Wayne Airport at 2:15 p.m. and arrive at Albuquerque International Sunport at 5:15 p.m. From Albuquerque, flights will depart at 12:25 p.m. and arrive in Orange County at 1:32 p.m.
Flights will be operated by Horizon Air, using Embraer E175 aircraft. Horizon’s E175s that will …

Southwest to Begin San Diego-Los Cabos Route, Add 4 International Destinations from Fort Lauderdale

Southwest to Begin San Diego-Los Cabos Route, Add 4 International Destinations from Fort Lauderdale

Southwest Airlines announced that it plans to launch service between San Diego and Los Cabos, Mexico on April 17. The flights are subject to requisite government approval.
San Diego will be the carrier’s fourth city in California to offer non-stop international service.
In addition, the Dallas-based airline said that it will offer multiple flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on June 4.  The new destinations include Grand Cayman, Montego Bay, Belize, and …

Alaska Air and Virgin America Announce Expansion of San Francisco Hub

Alaska Air and Virgin America Announce Expansion of San Francisco Hub

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America announced Wednesday the two would begin to offer new flights from their hub at San Francisco International Airport to various new destinations throughout the United States next summer.
On June 15, Alaska will begin four daily flights to Orange County, California, followed by twice daily service to Minneapolis on July 18. Both routes will be operated by SkyWest Airlines with Embraer E175 aircraft, which are equipped …

JetBlue to Begin Fort Lauderdale-Long Beach Flights

JetBlue to Begin Fort Lauderdale-Long Beach Flights

JetBlue Airways announced that it will launch new flights between Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Long Beach, California on May 3, 2017. The carrier will operate the daily service using Airbus A320 aircraft.
Flights will depart Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport at 5:51 p.m. and arrive at Long Beach Airport at 8:28 p.m. From Long Beach, flights are scheduled to depart at 9:24 p.m. and arrive in Fort Lauderdale at 5:25 a.m. the …