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2013-03-18 20:21:09

SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 1,000 stranded passengers of the Carnival Dream cruise ship were airlifted out of the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) on Friday on charter flights operated by Delta Airlines. According to the Director of Operations at SXM, Larry Donker, everything went "very well" given the circumstances. Donker expressed appreciation for the cooperation between SXM and representatives of Delta Airlines to ensure a smooth evacuation...

2013-03-12 12:25:34

A new magazine and webisode series brings hospitality provider's airport operations to travelers around the world BUFFALO, N.Y., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services on Feb. 25 unveiled "Taking Off with the Hungry Traveler," a magazine and webisode series featuring the best of food and travel from the airports at which the company operates. Travel Hospitality Services - a division of Delaware North Companies, one of the largest and...

2013-03-08 12:22:24

American Supports Small Business and Technology Innovation as a Super Sponsor of SXSW FORT WORTH, Texas, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines is proud to announce its status as a "Super Sponsor" and the official airline of the 2013 South by Southwest (SXSW) Music, Film and Interactive Festival, which begins today in Austin, Texas. American's sponsorship of the festival highlights its commitment to small business and technology innovation as well as the arts and...

2013-03-06 12:20:48

Customers to benefit from airlines' extensive West Coast and trans-Pacific network ATLANTA, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) will increase service at Los Angeles International Airport with daily year-round and seasonal service to 14 destinations, including eight new markets. The additional service adds 12 percent more daily seats in the market. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) The new and expanded Los Angeles service between the...

2013-02-14 08:20:53

HONOLULU, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines will add its fifth Japan gateway in June with the launch of new service three times a week to Sendai, Japan, starting June 25, pending Japan government approval. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040827/LAF044LOGO) The new flights will be the first scheduled service between Sendai and Hawai'i since another carrier left the market in 2004, and among the first new services to be introduced at Sendai Airport since it was...

2013-02-13 12:21:09

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) announced today plans to add a second daily nonstop flight between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), as well as a second daily summer seasonal flight to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), effective May 21, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/NY76997LOGO ) JetBlue's new service comes on the heels of recent increased...

2013-02-11 12:20:31

LORETO, Mexico, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto, the newest member of Villa Group Resorts and Baja's first "million-star" resort, today announced that it is rolling out the red carpet for guests when Alaska Airlines begins daily flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Loreto on February 24, 2013. The resort, which abuts one of the most pristine coastlines in the world and unobstructed nighttime views of "a million" stars, has become a...

2013-02-04 08:20:39

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the airline that is reinventing domestic travel and the only airline headquartered in the Bay Area, announces it will bring its low-fare, upscale service to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) as of May 1, 2013, with tickets on sale February 5 for four daily roundtrip flights from SJC to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Virgin America's principal base of operation is San Francisco International Airport...

2013-01-31 12:20:23

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a contract by the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles World Airports, to enhance the closed circuit television (CCTV) and video management and storage system at the Los Angeles International Airport. The contract has a potential value of $27.3 million over three years. General Dynamics will design, install, configure and integrate a state-of-the-art...

2013-01-30 16:21:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beverly Hills Cab. Co., the taxi Los Angeles turns to first, has some unsurprising news for area drivers. According to GPS manufacturer Tom Tom, L.A. is the most crowded city in North America when it comes to traffic. As noted on the Forbes web site, Angelenos spend an average of 34 percent more time behind the wheel when traffic is heavy than drivers in other cities. That compares to only 24% for drivers in Montreal and Chicago, the city that...