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Airline Update July 2018

28 days ago   |   By Global Traveler Usa

The Last Straw
Following the lead of some cities and a variety of hotels, resorts and restaurant chains, American Airlines announced a plan to stop using plastic straws in drinks in both its airport lounges and on its planes.
As of July, biodegradable, eco-friendly straws and wood stir sticks are used instead of plastic straws in the carrier's lounges. The switchover from plastic straws to sustainable and environmentally friendly bamboo straws and stir sticks is planned for all American Airlines planes in November. The airline expects to eliminate more than 71,000 pounds of plastic per...
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Route Update July 2018

28 days ago   |   By Global Traveler Usa

On July 6, Alaska Airlines kicked off non-stop, daily service between Mineta San Jose International Airport and New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. Flights, on an Airbus A320 aircraft, head east at 7 a.m. and head west at 5 p.m. More details here .
Alaska Airlines also plans new daily non-stop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Pittsburgh International Airport starting Sept. 6. Flights will depart Seattle at 8:25 am and leave Pittsburgh at 7:50 p.m. More details here .
On July 17, Hawaiian Airlines began daily, year-round service between California's...
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Airport Update July 2018

28 days ago   |   By Global Traveler Usa

The InterContinental Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Hotel opened this month and is the first on-site hotel connected to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The 12-story hotel has 291 soundproof rooms, a spa, several restaurants and a cocktail bar and, as a nice bonus, TSA access to Terminal 1-Lindbergh.
App-powered services that deliver food and retail to wherever you are in an airport expand their footprints. Airport Sherpa operates throughout Baltimore-Washington International Airport, including the pre-security USO facilities, and At Your Gate , which first debuted...
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