At the beginning of February, Southwest announced seven new routes out of Long Beach, and just a few days later the airline doubled down on its West Coast expansion when it announced new routes out of Santas Barbara and Fresno. Now the airline is back with more good news for West Coasters as it announces a series of new flights to Hawaii from Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix & San Diego.
If you're one of the lucky ones who has been able to travel internationally in recent months you'll know all about the circus that can surround pre-departure Covid-19 tests, and if you're reading this while waiting for your chance to finally get back to exploring the world you should know that it's a circus that you'll soon have to deal with too.
Possibly in the hope that more people will soon be traveling and that international travel may once again be an option for people to consider, American Airlines has announced that its introducing new amenity kits for its premium cabins.
Although the European Union has made some positive noises about opening up its borders to travelers from the United States, nothing concrete has yet been put into place and that has left the bigger US airlines looking around for destinations that they don’t yet serve and that are happy to accept visitors with a year’s worth of travel dollars burning holes in their pockets.
If you’re lucky enough to have mid-tier airline status or higher or if you only fly in premium cabins, you’re probably not accustomed to having to worry about the length of the lines at airport check-in desks. That, however, is not a privilege shared by the overwhelming majority of travelers around the world.
A little over a week ago, TAP Air Portugal launched a global sale in which it has been offering a variety of great Business Class fares from North America, the UK, Europe, South America & Africa. Today is the last day of the sale and with roundtrip fares starting at €299/$360 for travel intra-Europe and as low as $999 or €999 for transatlantic travel originating in the US/Europe, there are just hours left to snap up the best deals.
At the beginning of last month, Alaska Airlines announced four new seasonal routes out of California's three biggest airports and now the airline has announced that it's about to offer more services to the very heart of wine country from a variety of airports in Southern California.
With most of Europe planning to open its doors to US travelers this summer, Finnair has announced that it plans to restart two of the transatlantic routes that it operated pre-pandemic and it has confirmed that it will also be increasing its flight frequencies to New York JFK.
TAP Air Portugal has just launched a new global sale that sees it offering great Business Class fares from North America, the UK, Europe, South America & Africa. Roundtrip prices start at €299/$360 (intra-Europe) and can be as low as $999 for transatlantic travel originating in the US and €999 for transatlantic travel originating in Europe.
Southwest Airlines has announced that customers traveling to Hawaii from five of its California departure points are now able to get clearance to enter Hawaii before they depart for the islands. With document screening lines at the various Hawaiian airports often resembling lines for rides at a pre-pandemic theme park, this is good news for Southwest Airlines flyers.