TravelSkills’ 10 most popular posts over the last week (descending order): 1 United beefs up by the Bay to counter Alaska/Virgin 2 Planespotting: Boeing 737 vs Airbus A320 differences 3 American Express Platinum adds 3 new lounges 4 5 top jobs ...

 

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Most popular: United growth + More Lounges + Planespotting + Travel jobs + LAX update

Thursday was a great day for flying from a window seat over SF Bay! SFO>ATL on a United B737 (Photo: Chris McGinnis)

TravelSkills’ 10 most popular posts over the last week (descending order):

United beefs up by the Bay to counter Alaska/Virgin

Planespotting: Boeing 737 vs Airbus A320 differences

American Express Platinum adds 3 new lounges

Nice selection of hot and cold...

 
 

American’s premium economy: 777-200s are next

American's new premium economy seating is currently on 787-9s in select markets. (Image: American Airlines).

Now that American Airlines started selling a new premium economy class of seating this month on its first 787-9s, the company has detailed the timetable for retrofitting its other wide-bodies with the new cabin.

American CFO Derek Kerr told an industry conference this week that ...

 
 

LAX’s Big Move was a Big Success

Delta's overhauls of T2 and T3 at LAX will feature a light, spacious design. (Image: Delta)

Los Angeles International Airport finished up its monumental relocation of 20 airlines this week with no significant problems reported, and carriers are now proceeding to freshen up their new digs.

Over a period of five days, airlines moved from one terminal to another to accommodate the largest piece...

 
 

Planespotting: Boeing 757, 767

A Delta 757-200 landing at Princess Juliana airport on St Maarten- note the beak & landing gear (Aero Icarus / Flickr)

Pilots, planespotters and aviation buffs can quickly recognize nearly every aircraft type from the ground or in the air.

But it’s not so easy for the rest of us. To help TravelSkills readers confidently recognize what they see overhead or out on the runway, we offer a...

 
 

Routes: Alaska, JetBlue, Southwest, Delta + seaplanes to Tahoe!

Alaska Airlines will offer the first commercial service out of Paine Field next year. (Image: Alaska)

In domestic route developments, Alaska Airlines will start flying out of a new Seattle-area airport; JetBlue kicks off its newest transcontinental Mint route from San Francisco; Southwest adds some Milwaukee routes and drops one; Delta will enter a New England market from JFK; and Blackbird...

 
 

 

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