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JetBlue Launches Non-Stop Service to Cabo from Both Coasts

JetBlue Launches Non-Stop Service to Cabo from Both Coasts

JetBlue Airways announced the start of non-stop daily service to San José del Cabo’s Los Cabos International Airport from both John F. Kennedy International and Los Angeles international airports.
The flights to and from Los Angeles began Thursday evening and the JFK flights began Friday.
San José del Cabo is a city and resort area located in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Together with Cabo San Lucas, the two are known simply as …

Unruly Off-Duty Delta Flight Attendant Choked a Crew Member, Claimed to be Seated Next to a Terrorist, Says Police Report

Unruly Off-Duty Delta Flight Attendant Choked a Crew Member, Claimed to be Seated Next to a Terrorist, Says Police Report

The unruly off-duty flight attendant who commandeered the public-address system on a Delta Air Lines flight from Los Angeles to Atlanta Friday reportedly choked a member of the crew and told individuals on the flight he was seated next to a terrorist before he was subdued, according to the police report.
Delta Flight 1730 was en route from Los Angeles to Atlanta when the incident on board the Airbus A321 took …

Coronavirus News Update – June 10: U.S. to Donate 500 Million Doses of Vaccine to Poor Nations

Coronavirus News Update – June 10: U.S. to Donate 500 Million Doses of Vaccine to Poor Nations

The United States will spend $3.5 billion to purchase 500 million doses of coronavirus vaccine that it will donate to poor countries across the globe. The donations will be managed by Covax, the global initiative that was created to help vaccinate people in developing countries. The doses will be purchased from Pfizer-BioNTech.
As of Thursday morning, the world has recorded over 175.2 million Covid-19 cases and has seen more than 3.77 …

Alaska Air to Link Belize with Los Angeles and Seattle

Alaska Air to Link Belize with Los Angeles and Seattle

Alaska Airlines announced plans to launch new seasonal non-stop service to Belize from both Los Angeles and Seattle.
The new Belize flights will commence on November 19.
Flights from Los Angeles will depart at 11 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, and arrive in Belize City’s Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport at 5:30 p.m. From Belize City, flights are scheduled to depart at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, …

$1.73 Billion West Gates Expansion to Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX Opens to the Public

$1.73 Billion West Gates Expansion to Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX Opens to the Public

The $1.73 billion West Gates expansion of the Tom Bradley International Terminal opened to passengers Monday.
The stunning new 75,000-square-foot (69,677-square-meter) passenger-friendly facility has five levels and can serve up to 15 aircraft.
“LAX is our gateway to the world  – a global crossroads where dreams take flight and where we welcome the future of our city with open arms,” said Mayor Eric Garcetti at the dedication.  “Completing the West Gates is …

Coronavirus News Update – May 3: EU to Open Borders to Vaccinated Travelers

Coronavirus News Update – May 3: EU to Open Borders to Vaccinated Travelers

The European Commission, the European Union’s executive arm, said it plans to recommend to its member states that they open their borders to fully vaccinated travelers. The proposal will be debated later in the week.  Visitors who have received a vaccine approved by the bloc’s drug regulator, a list that includes the three vaccines offered in the United States, namely those from Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, and Johnson & Johnson, would be allowed …

Coronavirus News Update – April 28: Situation in India is ‘Horrifying,’ Says CDC Director

Coronavirus News Update – April 28: Situation in India is ‘Horrifying,’ Says CDC Director

India recorded over 360,000 new infections on Tuesday, the most of any country since the Covid era began. Hospitals are overrun and turning away patients, and crematories are literally overflowing with bodies.  The country’s capital city of New Delhi, home to over 20 million people, had a 31.28% positivity rate on Wednesday. “The situation there is horrifying,” Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Infection, said …