American Airlines will begin operating its new daily service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) on May 7, marking the airline's sixth daily flight to Asia from DFW and the only nonstop flight connecting DFW and Beijing.
United Airlines will treat premium-cabin customers on flights within North America to a brand new dining experience beginning Feb. 1, when the airline elevates everything from entrees to desserts and lighter snacks for United First and United Business customers.
Travel Leaders Corporate released its clients' fourth quarter booking data for 2014. The newly-released data indicates that business travelers who booked their domestic airline ticket 7-13 days in advance saved 9% on average, while those who booked 14-20 days in advance saved 24% on average compared to those who booked less than seven days prior to departure.
Puerto Rico was announced as the Host destination for the 9th Routes Americas which will take place 7-9 February 2016 in San Juan. The event, which is the route development forum for the entire Americas region, will be hosted by Puerto Rico Tourism Company with the support of their partners Aerostar Airport Holdings LLC and Meet Puerto Rico.
Airlines for America (A4A) last week named Jarrod D. Thompson as Vice President for Legislative and Regulatory Policy. Thompson joins A4A from United Airlines where he is currently Director of Congressional Affairs. He also has extensive experience working on airline-related issues on Capitol Hill where he served as Republican Senior Professional Staff Member for Aviation for the Senate Commerce Committee.
The acquisition follows the 2013 strategic marketing agreement between Expedia, Inc. and Travelocity under which Expedia has powered the technology platforms for Travelocity's US and Canadian websites along with providing Travelocity access to Expedia, Inc.'s supply and customer service program.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has confirmed its status as the Official Partner of the Condé Nast Traveller Luxury Travel Fair an event dedicated to all aspects of luxury tourism. This private, one-day B2B event will take place for the second time on the 17th of March, 2015 in one of Moscows most historic and iconic buildings, the Metropol Hotel.