Thursday, June 14, 2012
Airlines Launches New Routes, Additional Frequencies from
American Airlines has launched two new routes and various additional frequencies from Miami International Airport (MIA).
Low-Cost Carriers Top Network Airlines in Customer Satisfaction
So-called low-cost carriers may not always provide the bargains their names suggest but when it comes to customer satisfaction they’re delivering far better than their larger network competitors, according to the latest J.D. Power and Associates North American Airlines Satisfaction Study, msnbc reports.
Hotel Openings–First Look Inside Las Vegas' Nobu Hotel
Gadling reports the first branded hotel venture by a celebrity chef, Nobu Hotel, will open October 1, 2012 in Las Vegas.
Hilton Barcelona Re-design Unveiled
The newly refurbished Hilton Barcelona, which first opened its doors 20 years ago during the Barcelona Olympic Games, has officially reopened its doors with completely new facilities and services designed for the 21st century traveler.
Want a Window Seat? Pay for it
Tribune Newspapers reports that airlines are now charging people to have window seats, including Delta, American Airlines, US Airways, Frontier, Spirit and Allegiant.
U.S. Security’s Expanded Presence in Airports Abroad
Foreign countries have been granting the United States permission to place security officers in their airports, according to the New York Times.
Morgans to Open Hudson Hotel in London
The New York-based Morgans Hotel Group has announced plans for a Hudson hotel in London, co-inciding with the renovation of the original Hudson in the Big Apple, reports Business Traveller.
JetBlue Considering Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 for Latin America Flights
According to NYC Aviation, during Monday's IATA Annual General Meeting, JetBlue CEO David Barger revealed that the airline is looking into future wide body expansion utilizing either the Airbus A350 or Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Emirates Rules Out Move on Qantas
Emirates chief executive Tim Clark has categorically ruled out taking an equity stake in Qantas, but says he has 'feelers' out about a codeshare deal, reports The Australian.
Is There Equality in the Cockpit?
According to the BBC, in the 78 years since Helen Richey became the first female commercial airline pilot in 1934, females still have trouble achieving equality in the cockpit.
Brasserie S and P Opens in the Mandarin Oriental
The grand opening is officially next week (June 18), but for all intents and purposes, the Mandarin Oriental San Francisco's Brasserie S and P is open to the public according to Inside Scoop SF.
Eat Well Global Launches ‘Nutritionist in Your Pocket’ Travel Apps
Eat Well Global Inc. announces a suite of new “nutritionist in your pocket” country guide apps to help travelers stay healthy and manage their weight while traveling abroad, reports PR Newswire.