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Delta to Increase Service to Paris

Delta to Increase Service to Paris

Delta Airlines will increase its service to Paris next summer to include new year-round and seasonal flights from 11 U.S. destinations. The airline will offer flights to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport from New York’s JFK, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit, Cincinnati, Newark, Boston, Seattle, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. All flights will be operated in conjunction with Air France, Delta’s joint venture partner.
Included in the expansion will be nonstop …

Lobby Bar – September 21: Pilots Call In Sick, Charge Your Phone at the Gate, the French Evolution

Lobby Bar – September 21: Pilots Call In Sick, Charge Your Phone at the Gate, the French Evolution

The Lobby Bar – A Weekly Summary of Frequent Business Traveler News and Views
American flights more delayed than before. Pilots taking sick days and retirement, along with “unscheduled maintenance” force the embattled airline to cut its schedule.
Jonathan Spira drives a Learjet: The 2013 Lincoln MKT EcoBoost.
Power shortage.  Delta finally realizes why so many people sit on the floor next to a power outlet at the gate, does something about it. …

Gogo Vision to Expand Across Delta Connection Fleet

Gogo Vision to Expand Across Delta Connection Fleet

Gogo announced that it will expand its Gogo Vision wireless in-flight entertainment service to Delta’s entire two-class and Delta Connection fleet of Gogo equipped aircraft. Installation on the airline’s domestic fleet is expected to begin in 2012 and be completed by 2013, with new international Wi-Fi service that includes Gogo Vision expected to be completed by the end of 2015. By the end of the upgrade, more than 950 Delta …

Delta Adds Charging Stations at 13 Airports

Delta Adds Charging Stations at 13 Airports

Delta Airlines has added boarding gate charging stations to boarding gate areas at 13 new airports. The charging stations allow passengers to charge personal electronic devices prior to flights. Delta already has such stations installed in the airline’s 20 busiest hubs that include Atlanta, Boston, Los Angles, New York JFK and LaGuardia, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and St. Louis.
The new charging station locations include the company’s first international location at …

Delta Announces Opening of New Delta Sky Club at LaGuardia Airport

Delta Announces Opening of New Delta Sky Club at LaGuardia Airport

Delta Airlines announced the opening of a new Delta Sky Club in Terminal C at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. The new club measures nearly 7,600 square feet, and includes a full wall of windows through which the runway may be observed.
The club is Delta’s third at LaGuardia, and offers amenities such as personalized flight assistance, updated restrooms, satellite TV, and artwork featuring aerial landscapes of the region. The new club …

Delta First Class New York LGA to Atlanta Flight 2047 – Review

Delta First Class New York LGA to Atlanta Flight 2047 – Review

On my way to connect to a flight to Greenville-Spartanburg with Christian Stampfer, our European editor, I was looking very much forward to our flight’s departure from LaGuardia Airport.  This wasn’t because of the ambience (there isn’t any) or the amenities (the new SkyClub in the Delta terminal happens to be rather nice).  Rather, it was because I was on a domestic flight on Delta leaving from LaGuardia, which meant …

Your Favorite Frequent Business Traveler Articles for the First Half of 2012

Your Favorite Frequent Business Traveler Articles for the First Half of 2012

In the first half of 2012, we gave you insider information on travel with tips on picking up a luxury car in Europe, how to avoid lines at airports, and which frequent flyer programs the most active of frequent flyers prefer.
You cast 50,000 votes for the Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards and you told us what really bugs you in hotels and air travel.
These are the stories that really engaged …