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2014-01-09 16:20:16

Boarding Area E scheduled to re-open this month with modern, sustainable design CHICAGO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and its partners at San Francisco International Airport are preparing to open the newly renovated Boarding Area E in Terminal 3, which will provide United customers ultra-modern, flyer-friendly conveniences that elevate their travel experience. Scheduled to re-open Jan. 28, the 68,800-square-foot boarding area will reflect the airport's status as the nation's...

2013-11-15 12:20:20

San Francisco airport hotel deal includes deluxe accommodations, complimentary shuttle service to SFO BURLINGAME, Calif., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Christmas and Hanukkah have come early this year. The San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront is offering guests a new holiday package they won't have to wait to open. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131115/MN16943) The Stay This Holiday Package offers guests who book three or more nights at the hotel 25 percent...

2013-10-28 12:20:54

Nonstop service from San Francisco is the first by a U.S. carrier to mainland China beyond Beijing, Shanghai CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has made seats available for sale on its new nonstop flights to Chengdu, China. The airline intends to operate three-times-weekly service from its San Francisco hub beginning June 9, 2014, subject to government approval, using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The flights will depart San Francisco International Airport at...

2013-10-18 12:20:34

Pilot program at Terminal E18 checkpoint delivers 3,000 square feet of innovation and relaxation for a passenger's journey BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Passengers traveling through Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport's security checkpoint at Terminal E, E18 will experience an unexpected respite for the next three months - a stylish comfort zone courtesy of SpringHill Suites by Marriott. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130425/PH01742LOGO )...

2013-10-18 08:20:36

CHICAGO, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has applied to the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to provide daily nonstop service from the airline's hub at San Francisco International Airport to Haneda Airport in downtown Tokyo. United applied for the Haneda Airport slot pair used by American Airlines for New York/JFK-Haneda service, which the carrier announced on Oct. 16, 2013, it will terminate. United proposes to begin the new service from San Francisco...

2013-10-15 12:21:12

Airline Voted #1 for Sixth Consecutive Year - Launches a "This Counts as a Long-Term Relationship" Fare Sale to Thank Loyal Flyers SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, took top honors as "Best U.S. Airline" in the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler's 2013 Readers' Choice Awards. Launched in August 2007, Virgin America has won the acclaimed award for the sixth year in a row. The results of this year's...

2013-10-09 08:20:28

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for September and September year-to-date. Virgin America's September 2013 traffic (revenue passenger miles) decreased 8.4 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 7.3 percent lower than in September 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090123/VIRGINAMERICALOGO) Load factor was 76.3 percent, a 0.9 point decrease from the same month a year...

2013-10-07 12:20:26

Daily nonstop flights to Atlanta and Minneapolis begin April 1, 2014 CHICAGO, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will begin new nonstop service from its two West Coast hubs on April 1, 2014, with twice-daily flights between San Francisco and Atlanta and between Los Angeles and Minneapolis. "We're looking forward to giving travelers in Atlanta convenient access to this country's best and broadest trans-Pacific network at United's San Francisco hub, and to providing...

2013-09-24 16:20:22

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This month Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area launched a partnership with San Francisco's hometown airline, Virgin America, to fly children to have their wishes fulfilled all across the country. The new "Official Airline of Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area" is donating free flights to the charitable organization over 2013-2014 and Virgin America teammates will treat families to a special, personalized VIP experience so their entire "wish trip" is...

2013-09-13 12:20:29

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for August and August year-to-date. Virgin America's August 2013 traffic (revenue passenger miles) decreased 5.1 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 5 percent lower than in August 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090123/VIRGINAMERICALOGO) Load factor was 82.2 percent, which is unchanged from the same month a year prior. The...