Airline News - North America.


New York (AirGuide - Airline News North America) Jul 17, 2011

AIRMALL Addition of Be Relax, Jamba Juice at AIRMALL[umlaut] at BWI Allow Travelers to Refresh the Body and Mind. AIRMALL[umlaut] USA, the leading airport concessions developer in North America and operator of the AIRMALL at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), is pleased to announce the arrival of two new units that meet the growing passenger demand for healthier options while on the go. E Providing relaxation and beauty services, Be Relax has opened its doors on Concourse A (275 sq. ft.) and Concourse D (1,125 sq. ft.) as a respite for the weary traveler. EPassengers can now also enjoy a healthy beverage or snack on the go at Jamba Juice (504 sq. ft.), which is located in the Concourse A/B food court. E Be Relax offers a unique condensed spa experience to ensure that passengers relax and feel well just before take-off. EBe Relax offers a complete line of beauty and well-being services, including massages, facials, manicures and oxygen aromatherapy. Jamba Juice offers better-for-you food and beverages, including great-tasting, whole-fruit smoothies, juices, and teas, as well as wraps, salads, sandwiches, and a variety of baked goods and snacks. Jul 11, 2011

AlliedBarton Security Services New member spotlight: AlliedBarton Security Services . Recently joining AIA as a full member, AlliedBarton Security Services was established in 1957 and provides trained and qualified personnel who provide specific services to reduce the vulnerability of its aerospace and defense clients. AlliedBarton Security Services also provides threat assessments, technical surveillance countermeasures and enhanced personnel screening. Jul 13, 2011

American Airlines AA says it focuses on customizing passenger experience. Tom Horton, president of American Airlines, said the carrier is focusing on customization. "We are blazing a trail toward a future in which our customers can truly tailor the travel experience for their needs and budget and the elements that they truly value," writes Horton in an opinion piece. Jul 15, 2011

American Airlines American Airlines Expands Admirals Club Access Options With 30-Day Membership. American Airlines today announced a 30-day Admirals Club Lounge membership for only $99. It offers the same benefits of an annual Admirals Club membership for a period of 30 consecutive days from the date of purchase. The 30-day membership provides the key to the private surroundings and state-of-the-art amenities found in American's more than 40 Admirals Club lounges worldwide. Jul 14, 2011

American Airlines American Airlines Kicks off Promotions for Soccer Fans. With the Major League Soccer season in the U.S. well underway and the European soccer season just around the corner, American Airlines is giving "futbol" fans opportunities to win big when they visit American's promotional microsite is highlighting the airline's ongoing efforts to engage its loyal AAdvantage members who have a love for soccer. The promotions on the site are only available to AAdvantage[umlaut] members, and currently include an opportunity to win a trip for two to London for a VIP soccer experience. American Airlines is the official airline of Major League Soccer as well as individual clubs, including FC Dallas, D.C. United and Chicago Fire. In addition to its MLS partnerships, American Airlines is also the official airline of U.S. Soccer, the 2011 World Football Challenge and the English Premier League Team Fulham FC. Soccer fans can find further details, including terms and conditions, and register for the promotions at, which is available in both English and Spanish. Customers should check the site regularly, as more promotions will be added throughout the season. Customers can join the AAdvantage program at Jul 13, 2011

American Airlines Priceline: Direct Connect with American Airlines proves a success. Despite claims by Orbitz and Expedia that Direct Connect technology was costly and inefficient, Priceline reports that more than 1,000 daily bookings are occurring daily through American Airlines. The technology provides access to ancillary products and services, in addition to fares. The online travel agency began booking through Direct Connect in February. Jul 11, 2011

American Airlines American Airlines to Co-locate With oneworld and Joint Business Partner, Japan Airlines, in Downtown Shanghai. American Airlines today announced that it will be relocating its sales and marketing offices in Shanghai on July 11. American's new Shanghai office will house 15 employees who are responsible for sales and marketing in China, and working closely with JAL, which offers daily direct...

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