Hub link

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 18 July, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 18 July, 2001, 12:00am

Northwest Airlines and its Northwest Airlink affiliate, Mesaba Airlines, announced the addition of another non-stop route between Toledo, Ohio, and its hub in Detroit, Michigan. Effective on September 1, nine daily non-stop flights will service the lines' Detroit hub.

Century saver

The Century Roxy Park Hotel Singapore has a special rate for Royal Club Rooms at US$148 (single occupancy rate) until August 31. Benefits include welcome drink/fruit basket, daily buffet breakfast, in-room coffee/tea facilities, direct high-speed Internet access, use of Royal Club Lounge with complimentary refreshments from 7am-10pm, complimentary hors d'oeuvres and cocktail every evening (5.30pm-7pm), complimentary daily newspaper, use of swimming pool and fitness centre, car parking complimentary shuttle service to city and late check-out.

Copa connection

Copa Airlines will increase the number of daily connections for passengers flying from Los Angeles to Caracas, Venezuela. Copa will operate two daily flights each on Mondays and Saturdays, providing rapid connections. 'The new flights give passengers more options in selecting convenient travel schedules to Venezuela, as well as increase opportunities for connections in Panama City to South and Central America and the Caribbean,' said Jorge Garcia Icaza, Copa Airlines' commercial vice-president.

Fare slash

Horizon Air has cut its regular business and leisure fares between Eugene and Los Angeles by up to 45 per cent. The cuts are effective immediately and apply to all three of Horizon's daily non-stop jet flights between Eugene and Los Angeles International Airport. It is popular with business travellers because it allows for the most flexibility in case travel plans change, Horizon's lowest 'walk-up fare' is now only US$183 one-way - a 45 per cent cut from the previous US$337 fare.

Grand deal

Grand China Princess Bangkok in Thailand has a promotion rate of US$33 per night in a superior room including breakfast until September 30. Stay four consecutive nights, pay for three nights and get one night free on room only. The hotel has 155 guest rooms, including 22 suites, equipped with the latest comforts and amenities. It is five minutes from the city centre and 25 minutes from the airport.

Peanut sale

ATA launched a Peanut Sale fare sale of US$99 or less to their continental United States destinations. Fares are one-way, off-peak, based on round-trip buys, and can be bought until midnight on July 23. Travel dates are through December 15, except during the Thanksgiving holiday blackout period of November 17-26. Initial travel dates vary by market. If you travel to certain cities between August 13 and September 30, savings could be greater. Book online and get a further US$10 discount per round-trip.

Comair cruiser

Delta connection carrier Comair has a summer/fall fare sale offering up to 40 per cent off normal 21-day advance purchase fares on Comair flights for travel from July 26 to October 31. The sale fares require a 14-day advance round-trip buy and a Saturday night minimum stay. Tickets must be bought no later than July 22. The airline serves 60 cities and will serve 81 cities by the end of this month. An extra discount of up to 10 per cent is offered for fares booked on Delta's Web site,