Today, United Airlines flew – for the final time – a Boeing 747 aircraft, the jumbo jet with the unmistakable silhouette that once represented the state-of-the-art in air travel.
Serving as the ultimate throwback, the airline recreated the first 747 flight operated by United in 1970 for today’s historic farewell journey. Flight UA747 departed from San Francisco with service to Honolulu with more than 300 customers, employees and distinguished guests onboard.
From a 1970s-inspired menu to retro uniforms for flight attendants to inflight entertainment befitting of [...]
American Airlines is giving its customers more access to Europe, with new summer service to Budapest (BUD) and Prague (PRG) from Philadelphia, and additional service to Venice (VCE) from Chicago, starting May 4, 2018.
“Summer travel to Europe is very popular,” said Vasu Raja, American’s vice president, Network & Schedule Planning. “These flights will conveniently connect customers from two very important hubs – Chicago and Philadelphia – to exciting markets across the Atlantic.”
Budapest and Prague will be new destinations on American’s route map. The airline [...]
American Airlines launched new, daily seasonal nonstop service between Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO) and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) and between Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN). The new summer service complements year-round service to Rome, Amsterdam and Barcelona from other American hubs and will run through September 30, 2017.
“Amsterdam, Barcelona and Rome are popular year-round destinations that see a surge of interest from our customers during the peak summer travel season,” [...]
Southwest Airlines announced new flights linking long-served communities along the west coast with new time-saving service. Beginning August 1, 2017, Southwest will offer twice daily service between Sacramento and Long Beach and once daily service between Sacramento and Spokane.
“As we approach 700 departures a day this summer from a total of ten airports in California, we’re continuing an investment in the Golden State that dates back 35 years,” said Andrew Watterson, Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer for Southwest. [...]