Monthly Archives: February 2017

Ground broken on Bradley extension at LAX

Airport and city officials in Los Angeles held an official groundbreaking Monday for a 12-gate concourse that will serve as an extension to LAX’s Tom Bradley International Terminal.

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Waldorf Astoria New York saying goodbye for a while

The Waldorf Astoria New York will close on Wednesday, as owner Anbang Insurance Group will convert part of the iconic midtown Manhattan hotel to luxury condominiums.

Reports peg the closure time for as long as three years.

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Why You Should NEVER Throw Your Boarding Pass Away, Not Even After Your Flight. The Reason? I Had No Idea!

When we fly its mandatory to have a boarding pass to get on the plane.
Right before boarding on an airplane we hold onto our boarding passes like our lives rely on upon it. But after we boarded, many, if not all of us, doesn’t care anymore about this ticket. Sometimes we throw it in the plane, other times we left it in the hotel room, or just chuck it. But this careless can get you into so much trouble.

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New biometric screening puts security screening on the fast track at MSP

With the swipe of a finger or a blink of an eye — and $179 a year — travelers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport can go directly to metal-detecting machines and bag-scanning lanes, bypassing serpentine lines at security checkpoints as passengers wait for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents to manually check identification and boarding passes.

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American seeks one-year extension on LAX-Beijing launch

American Airlines (AA, Dallas/Fort Worth) has applied to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for an extension of the date of commencement of flights between Los Angeles Int’l and Beijing Capital.

The DOT awarded American seven weekly frequencies for service between the United States and points in China’s Zone 1 and 2 back in December 2016 and was to have used them to launch a daily (i.e. 7x weekly) return service between Los Angeles Int’l and Beijing Capital using B777-200(ER) equipment. The deadline for the launch of flights was March 16, 2017.

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