Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Airlines Cuts Schedule for Rest of September, October
American Airlines said Monday that it was reducing its schedule by 1 to 2 percent for the rest of September and all of October because of “a number of factors, including an increase in pilot sick levels and an increase in maintenance reports filed by our flight crews,” reports the Dallas Business Journal.
Fly Frontier Between Denver and Cleveland Beginning Jan. 9
Frontier Airlines announced new nonstop service between its Denver, Colo. (DEN) hub and Cleveland, Ohio (CLE) with four weekly flights beginning January 9, 2013.
Regent Hotels Opening in Abu Dhabi and Doha
Regent Hotels and Resorts will open new hotels in Abu Dhabi, Doha, Bali, Kuala Lumpur, Montenegro and Phuket, according to Business Traveller.
Frankfurt Airport to Open A-Plus Pier Oct. 10
Air Transport World reports that Frankfurt Airport owner and operator Fraport is set to open the A-Plus pier—which will provide terminal positions for widebody aircraft—on Oct. 10. The new pier is the westward extension of Terminal 1.
Virgin Atlantic Plans to Fly 700,000 Between London and Scotland
Virgin Atlantic has announced the second stage in its plans to start short-haul services, by confirming it has bid to fly multiple daily flights between London Heathrow and Scotland.
W Hotels Worldwide Opens a Hotel in the Heart of Singapore's Entertainment Center
W Hotels Worldwide Tuesday announced the opening of the first W Hotel in Singapore with the debut of W Singapore - Sentosa Cove and The Residences at W Singapore - Sentosa Cove.
Porter Airlines Signs Interline Agreement with South African Airways
The Vancouver Sun reports that Porter Airlines has signed a deal with South African Airways that will allow passengers easier connections between the Toronto-based regional airline's destinations and Africa.
Delta Adds Recharging Stations at 13 More Airports
Delta Air Lines is expanding its popular recharging stations for customers in boarding gate areas to 13 more airport locations, including its first international location at its hub at Tokyo's Narita International Airport.
Air China Extends Business Hours for Its North America Call Center
To further improve customer service and respond to increasing demand, Air China has decided to extend the business hours for its North America Call Center on weekdays, according to the HeraldOnline.com.
Luxury Travel is Making a Slow Rebound
According to USA Today, luxury travel, even for business continues its comeback from the depths of the recession, the industry is finding.
Va. Executive Airport Gets $4M in Federal Grants
The Hampton Roads Executive Airport in Chesapeake, Va. is receiving $4 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants, The Associated Press reports.
Burbank, California's Bob Hope Airport Selects Telos ID Designated Aviation Channeling Service for Employee Screening
Telos Identity Management Solutions LLC has been selected by Burbank, California's Bob Hope Airport to provide Designated Aviation Channeling (DAC) services for processing employee and contractor security threat assessments, reports Business Wire.