UA Receives Support For Federal Aid
More than 140 members of Congress showed their support for
United Airlines’ application for a $1.8 billion federal loan
guarantee, Travel Management Daily reported.
The airline said 104 House members and nearly 40 senators signed
letters supporting the application, which the Air Transportation
Stabilization Board is considering.
Air Jamaica is holding a fare sale on travel from Los Angeles to
Tickets must be booked by Aug. 16 for travel from Sept. 3
through Dec. 12. Sample fares from Los Angeles include Montego
Bay/Kingston, $364 midweek, $382 weekend; Bonaire/Curaçao,
$437/$467; Barbados, $541/ $574; and Grenada, $677/ $717.
Weissman Travel Reports, a sister publication of TravelAge West,
and SeaDream Yacht Club, operator of the SeaDream I and II, entered
an agreement under which Weissmann will provide SeaDream passengers
with itinerary-specific information on ports of call in the
Caribbean and Mediterranean.
The reports are loaded into computers at SeaDream’s
reservations, business development, and charter and incentive
departments, and are available in whole or in part to guests
requesting port information.
Strike Vote Set
Union representatives of workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village
and Sheraton’s four hotels in Waikiki have scheduled a strike vote
for Aug. 13. The move establishes a deadline for progress in
contract talks between union and hotel management representatives
that have been underway since April.