A vintage Lockheed Constellation L-1649A Starliner will be refurbished for use as a bar in the forthcoming TWA Hotel at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The Transportation Security Administration is planning to tap Stratovan Corp. for a $3 million contract to develop vendor-neutral automated threat-recognition software for airport luggage explosives-detection scanners.
New York's Ogdensburg International Airport welcomed its 100,000th passenger since 2016, when airport renovations were completed and Allegiant Air began offering service to Florida. The traveler, David Foran from Petawawa, Ontario, won free valet parking and the cost of his party's flights.
United Airlines on March 8 will launch new service between California's Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport and Colorado's Denver International Airport. If demand for the route is strong enough, the carrier could expand its service in Denver at a later date.
The Federal Aviation Administration Act that was signed into law on Oct. 5 includes language requiring major airports to provide secure lactation rooms in every terminal.
American Airlines is partnering with Pennsylvania's Wellsboro High School to provide speakers and materials for the school's aviation curriculum, which was developed by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Students will travel to Dallas each year to visit American's aviation academy and museum, and graduates of the AOPA program will receive preferential treatment for the airline's cadet program.
Software and service company Kronos has achieved an enviable Glassdoor rating as a great place to work, a goal set by CEO Aron Ain. In fact, Ain has authored a book on the subject and recommends engaging prospective employees early and seeking candidate referrals from employees.
UPS has expanded UPS My Choice, which notifies UPS package recipients the day before a package is to be delivered and allows them to specify where and when it should arrive. The service is now available in 112 countries and territories.
Air Canada is increasing the frequency of its service from Vancouver International Airport to global destinations, including Delhi, India; Melbourne, Australia; Zurich, Switzerland and Osaka, Japan. "We are pleased to increase our capacity to these important markets as we continue to strategically broaden our international network from our Vancouver hub," said Mark Galardo of Air Canada.
United Airlines will increase its nonstop service between San Francisco and Tampa, Fla., from one daily flight to two on June 6. The additional frequency will give more seamless flight options for travelers connecting in San Francisco to and from Asian markets.