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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 7, 2013

A sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Virgin America recorded its first ever Q2 profit, netting $8.8 million. The airline’s CEO cited success in Newark as a primary driver, though cautioned long-term sustainability at EWR needs to be studied after the peak and profitable summer season. Is it too little too late…

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United Airlines Temporarily Closes Philadelphia Club

No, this isn’t an April Fools joke. In case you missed it from UA Insider on MilePoint or Flyertalk, United announced on Saturday that the United Club in Philadelphia is closed temporarily: Hi Everyone, I wanted to give you a heads up that we have temporarily closed the United Club at PHL, due to ventilation…

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American, Qantas, Southwest make cuts, hotel fierceness and promos, Chicago’s on top, and jet passes plus Visa cards

In other airline, hotel and travel industry news this week… A survey of the 50 most popular U.S. destinations conducted by the Global Business Travel Association found Chicago to be the city charging the highest total taxes for travelers. Not to worry, New York was number two so don’t get your hopes up for an…

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