Lufthansa and JetBlue Airways have signed a codeshare agreement that envisages JetBlue placing Lufthansa’s ‘LH’ flight code on its flights.

Read more

The French Pyrenees mountain resort of Saint-Lary Soulan has invested 14 million euros this year to build a new cablecar system, capable of carrying 3,000 skiers per hour to the peaks in just 8 minutes.

Read more

Continental Airlines is charging $50 for a second checked bag for passengers traveling between Europe and the United States, including U.S. territories such as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, on lower-yield economy-class tickets.

Read more

The Boeing Company says it now expects the first flight of the 787 Dreamliner to take place by the end of 2009 and the first delivery of a 787 to a customer (All Nippon Airways) to occur in the fourth quarter of 2010.

Read more

The renovation of The Mark hotel in New York, overseen by designer Jacques Grange, will include the first complete hotel installation of Bang & Olufsen televisions in Manhattan.

Read more

American Eagle has begun service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Manhattan Regional Airport in Manhattan, Kansas, with two daily round-trip flights.

Read more

Delta Air Lines has expanded its BusinessElite service from New York by adding full-flat beds to all flights between New York JFK and London Heathrow.

Read more

Tahiti-based online travel agency Tahiti Cruise and Vacation has created a comprehensive travel booking website for Tahiti and French Polynesia’s more than 118 islands and atolls.

Read more

Express by ExecuCar says it has introduced a new, affordable, business-class option in Southern California for passengers who don’t want a limousine or town car, but would prefer a non-stop transfer to and from Southern California’s airports, cruise and train terminals.

Read more

American Airlines’ Admirals Club lounge unit has partnered with ReCORK America and food and facilities services company Sodexo to begin an environment-friendly recycling program to reduce the number of wine corks that end up in landfills.

Read more

Virgin America has increased its checked-baggage fees for travel starting on or after September 10.

Read more

August 20 marks the one-year anniversary of the commercial launch of Aircell’s Gogo Inflight Internet service on American Airlines. Since the launch, Aircell has added seven additional airlines.

Read more

Virgin America has completed installing software upgrades to its Linux-based Red in-flight entertainment system to allow for more content, as well as greater functionality and speed.

Read more

A good night’s sleep is better than sex, say 51 per cent of the U.S. respondents to a new global survey of sleeping habits conducted by Westin Hotels & Resorts.

Read more

German company OASE Living Water has turned the Banpo Bridge in Seoul and the new Mardan Palace hotel in Antalya, Turkey into major tourist attractions with hundreds of brightly lit water fountains.

Read more

New Australia-headquartered charter airline Strategic Airlines will be able to open its planned second base in Europe after receiving its Air Operators Certificate (AOC) from France’s aviation regulatory agency.

Read more

Marriott International has relaunched its MegaBonus promotion for members of its Marriott Rewards hotel rewards program who use Visa cards.

Read more

With its newly launched ‘Air China Business Travel Card’ series of prepaid debit cards, Air China says it has become China’s first airline to introduce frequent flyer program-related financial cards.

Read more

A new statistical survey performed by Netherlands-based, worldwide online reservations center Orangesmile.com has found that women are becoming the biggest group in making travel reservations online and that adults aged 55 and over are now using online travel booking sites extensively.

Read more