Air Canada to provide seasonal service to Copenhagen aboard Boeing 777-300ER | British Airways to upgrade terminal at JFK | Temporary TSA Precheck enrollment office to open at Va. airport
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November 29, 2016
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Air Canada to provide seasonal service to Copenhagen aboard Boeing 777-300ER
Air Canada jet
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Air Canada will offer seasonal service connecting Toronto and Copenhagen, Denmark, this coming summer, adding capacity with a 400-passenger Boeing 777-300ER. Additional flights and the larger aircraft will more than double Air Canada's capacity on flights to and from Copenhagen in 2017.
The Copenhagen Post (Denmark) (11/28) 
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British Airways to upgrade terminal at JFK
British Airways will spend $65 million to renovate Terminal 7 at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. Upgrades will include improvements to check-in, security, lounge and boarding areas.
Runway Girl Network (11/28) 
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Temporary TSA Precheck enrollment office to open at Va. airport
Travelers interested in signing up for the Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program can soon take advantage of a temporary enrollment office at Virginia's Norfolk International Airport. The office will be open Dec. 5-9.
The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk) (11/28) 
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TSA gains recognition for Instagram account
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Four Seasons rolls out invitation-only Elite status
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