Qatar Forms Air Italy, Aims to Be Italy’s Flagship Carrier as Etihad’s Alitalia Continues Bankruptcy

Italian carrier Meridiana is now Air Italy after a name change sparked by its new shareholder Qatar Airways. The hope is that Air Italy succeeds bankrupt Alitalia to become the new Italian flagship carrier. The carrier announced plans for the addition of 20 B737 MAX aircraft as well as five A330-200 leases from Qatar. Milan…

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Airlines Add Additional Service for Super Bowl, PHL-MSP Pricing over $1K in Economy on United, Southwest, Delta, & American

United Airlines, who doesn’t normally serve the Philadelphia – Minneapolis market, is charging $1049 for a return economy trip…and that’s cheaper than Delta and American who are closer to $2K on their standard PHL-MSP-PHL flights. United normally offers 26 daily flights from its hubs to Minneapolis, but the carrier has also added 16 flights for…

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Conrad Opens New Caribbean Property

Hilton has officially opened the Conrad Cartagena on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. It’s marks Conrad’s entry into the Colombian market and joins just two other of the brand’s properties in Latin America. The hotel boasts five pools, a huge spa, a golf course, and seven food and beverage options. Hilton told the Caribbean Journal:…

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