Hawaiian Airlines has raised its forecast for revenue per available seat mile for the fourth quarter, saying it expects ASM revenue to grow between 3% and 6%. The airline also announced plans to add three new aircraft to its future orders, bringing its total new orders for the A321 model to 18 by 2020.
JetBlue Airways and Amazon have teamed up for a unique promotion. Members of JetBlue's loyalty program can earn points by shopping at Amazon through a special link.
Agents can access travel trends, tips, stories and guides through Apple Vacations' new CarryOn online magazine. "The magazine is designed to help travel agents maintain and strengthen their online presence, connect with clients and promote destination and resort bookings through inspiring content," President Tim Mullen said.
Southwestern French city Toulouse has increased its art options by turning centuries-old buildings into top-class museums. Art lovers can view Renaissance art pieces at Fondation Bemberg, medieval sculptures at Musée des Augustins and contemporary art at Les Abattoirs.
Falling into a routine can stunt your ability to create new ideas and be innovative, writes John Frenaye. To refresh your mindset, mix up your routine by changing your work environment, limiting interruptions, enjoying quiet time and decluttering your mind.
The Justice Department approved the acquisition of Virgin America by Alaska Air Group for $2.6 billion. "With this combination now cleared for takeoff, we're thrilled to bring these two companies together and start delivering our low fares and great service to an even larger group of customers," said Brad Tilden, Alaska CEO and chairman.
In preparation for its peak holiday package delivery season, UPS is adding flight operations between San Bernadino International Airport in California and its main hub in Louisville, Ky. "This is our busiest time of year, and with the huge spike in holiday shipments, we need additional capacity to deliver for our customers," said Tom Cuce, president of the South California District for UPS.
Mark Dunkerley, the president and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, told CNBC Monday he is encouraged by the early signs of President-elect Donald Trump's intentions to invest in infrastructure in his presidency. "There are a lot of unknowns about a Trump administration, and we don't have a fully fleshed-out policy agenda as far as transportation is concerned, but I think the early signs are pretty encouraging," Dunkerley said. "We're hearing a lot about infrastructure. There's a lot to be done in the infrastructure of our air traffic control system that needs reform."
Technology is crucial to UPS operations as the company connects its 444,000 employees worldwide. "We use cloud as a mechanism to develop applications faster, to be able to scale more effectively, and manage the cost of development so that we can continue to build additional technologies in the future," said Chief Information Officer Juan Perez.
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