Reviewer Jane Jurgens found a lot to like at the American Airlines Flagship Business Class lounge at Los Angeles International Airport's Terminal 4, including courteous staff, a well-stocked bar, a nice selection of hot and cold foods, and comfortable seating equipped with charging ports.
United Airlines has plans to launch Polaris lounges at airports in London, Hong Kong and Tokyo in the near future. "What we're trying to do is spend this year figuring out what is the right way to introduce the Polaris experience internationally," said Mark Krolick, United's vice president of marketing.
Carriers including Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways are adding flights to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for Super Bowl weekend. Cities with increased service include Los Angeles, Boston and St. Louis.
Hawaiian Airlines served 11,840,178 passengers in 2018, up 2.9% compared with 2017 and the carrier's 14th consecutive year of passenger-traffic increases. The airline last year took delivery of nine A321neo aircraft and expanded its service to the mainland.
Air Canada invited managers and agents, public relations officials, trade media and others to a celebratory event in Toronto designed to thank those who contributed to the airline's success in 2018. "By any measure, it was a great year for us," said John MacLeod, vice president for global sales and alliances.
JetBlue Airways will add flights between Boston and Atlanta during Super Bowl weekend, Feb. 1-4. The added flights and use of larger aircraft on its regular service will increase JetBlue's Super Bowl-bound capacity from Boston by 70%.
A new 258,000-square-foot UPS facility in Houston is now operating at full capacity and has created 575 full- and part-time jobs.
United Airlines has appointed Bryan Quigley as senior vice president for flight operations. Quigley has been with United since 1995, and his most recent role was as vice president of the airline's San Francisco hub.
FedEx Trade Networks has rebranded and will now be dubbed FedEx Logistics. "The global solutions we offer are dynamic and customizable, and the experience for our customers is more streamlined, more efficient, and better represented as a collective competitive offering as FedEx Logistics," FedEx Logistics President and CEO Richard Smith said.
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