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11/20/2017

Alaska Air Group saw its October revenue passenger miles increase to 4.37 billion, up 11% over last October's 3.94 billion RPMs. The group's load factor was 83.8% for the month, down from last year's 84.2%

11/20/2017

United Airlines will add service to eight cities from its hubs in Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles, Denver, and Newark, N.J. The airline will launch new service to Elmira, N.Y., from Newark Liberty International Airport.

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FlightGlobal (U.K.)
11/20/2017

Like many passenger airlines, cargo airline FedEx Express is updating its fleet with newer planes. The carrier began updating its fleet in 2007, with the process expected to continue until at least 2023.

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11/17/2017

Carnival Cruise Line will send the Carnival Dream to Galveston, Texas; and the Carnival Valor to New Orleans in 2019 to increase the passenger capacity for four- and five-day cruises sailing from those ports.

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Valor
11/17/2017

Canopy by Hilton has collaborated with pet products maker Planet Dog to create Paws in the Neighborhood, a program offering amenities to hotel guests' pets. The program will debut at Canopy Washington D.C. The Wharf, and pet owners can expect a welcome gift full of goodies like locally-sourced treats and a dog-friendly neighborhood guide.

11/17/2017

Celebrity Cruises plans to sail the upcoming 100-passenger Celebrity Flora for cruises in the Galapagos Islands beginning in the spring of 2019. The ship's lower-scale design meets Ecuador's strict regulations, and it will offer more outside space and public space for passengers, said Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Celebrity's president.

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Travel Weekly
11/17/2017

North Carolina's capital, Raleigh, may not be a popular tourist destination but its many vibrant dining spots make it perfect for foodies. Visitors can savor Indian and Asian fusion dishes at Garland and sample different varieties of craft beer at Brewery Bhavana.

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TravelPulse
11/17/2017

Your business can benefit when you collaborate with another agent for various reasons, such as needing to attend to family issues, a travel project is complex or you want some downtime. As a best practice, make sure you and your partner clarify expectations and responsibilities in writing, Lisa Iannucci advises.

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11/17/2017

Shopify and UPS have negotiated discounted shipping rates for Shopify merchants, leveling the playing field a bit for the smaller retailers competing against large corporations like Amazon.

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Shopify, Amazon
11/17/2017

Hawaiian Airlines has received the first of 18 Airbus A321neo aircraft. The airliner's first scheduled flight will be Jan. 8, 2018, on Hawaiian's Kahului-Oakland, Calif., route.

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Air Transport World
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