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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 2, 2013

A sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: There’s word that JetBlue may reveal its new first class-style premium seat on Monday in San Diego at the Global Business Travel Association conference. The new product is expected to appear on select Airbus A321 transcon flights in 2014, including JFK to LAX. American Airlines…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel Industry News: January 14, 2013

I plan to bring back this once-regular post here on Frequently Flying as I’m sure I’m not the only one who enjoys a quick snippet of notable airline, hotel and travel industry news of the day. It’ll be back as often as possible pending work, travel and other distractions. As advance notice, I’ll be flying…

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Room Key launch, suing Starwood, Club Carlson A+ promo, Hilton upgrades, Marriott’s high end, Four Seasons splurges and business travel slows

In other hotel and travel industry news last week… In an attempt to steer traffic away from Online Travel Agencies like Expedia and Priceline – and the commissions paid to OTAs – several major hotel chains beta-launched Room Key. The brands include Best Western, Hilton, Hyatt, InterContinental, Marriott and Wyndham, and Room Key acts as…

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