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Alaska Airlines Unveils New Customer-Friendly Terminal at Los Angeles

Alaska Airlines Unveils New Customer-Friendly Terminal at Los AngelesCustomer-friendly check-in kiosks and bag-check stations are just two of the features travelers will find waiting for them at the new Alaska Airlines "Airport of the Future" at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

The new Alaska Airlines terminal opened March 27, 2012 and Alaska's move from Terminal 3 to Terminal 6 offers travelers more convenient access to U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoints and to alliance partner Delta Air Lines, located in Terminal 5.
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Grand Canyon Railway Sets 2012 Schedule for Steam Locomotive Runs

Grand Canyon Railway Sets 2012 Schedule for Steam Locomotive Runs Grand Canyon Railway (GCR) has announced the 2012 dates for special runs of its steam-powered "Cataract Creek Rambler" as well as other steam runs between Williams, Ariz. and the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

The Cataract Creek Rambler is a...
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Hawaiian Airlines Launching Daily Flights to New York

Hawaiian Airlines Launching Daily Flights to New York Hawaiian Airlines will launch daily nonstop service between New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Honolulu starting June 4, 2012.

"We are bringing Hawaii to New York," said Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian's president and CEO. "We're the a...
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Union Pacific’s Historic Steam Locomotive No. 844 to Tour the Southwest

Union Pacific’s Historic Steam Locomotive No. 844 to Tour the Southwest

Union Pacific Railroad's iconic steam locomotive, No. 844, will travel through the Southwestern United States during fall 2011 to kick off state centennial celebrations in New Mexico and Arizona, respectively.

No. 844, the last steam locomotive built ...

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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Takes to Skies Oct. 1-9, 2011

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Takes to Skies Oct. 1-9, 2011 The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta will celebrate its 40th event with 550 hot air balloons representing 20 countries, and honoring the person who started it all in 1972 Sid Cutter, the founder and "Father of Fiesta."

The 40th event will occu...
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