- The Washington Times - Friday, September 1, 2006


Maxjet Airways, the all-business-class carrier flying from Washington Dulles International Airport to London Stansted Airport, is changing its flight schedule. Beginning Oct. 1, the carrier will depart Dulles at 8:30 p.m. four days a week, arriving at Stansted the following morning at 8:55.

The flight will operate on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday through Nov. 2.

Beginning Nov. 3, the flight will operate on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

The change comes as Maxjet begins new service from Las Vegas to London Stansted on Nov. 2. For more information, visit www.maxjet.com.


Midwest Airlines is introducing new low fares for advance bookings.

The new fares are available for 21-day advance-purchase tickets and range from $84 to $124 each way. The new fare structure is available throughout Midwest’s route network. Sample round-trip fares from the Washington area include Los Angeles, $288; Omaha, $208; and Milwaukee, $188. Book at www.midwest airlines.com.


Stay at the five-star Pan Pacific Vancouver in fall for $125 a night.

The centrally located downtown hotel is close to many of the city’s top attractions, including Stanley Park and the shopper-friendly Robson Street. Book by Sept. 8. See www.vancouver. panpacific.com.


Enjoy a weekend using Historic Hotels of America’s new fall getaway packages. The special rates and packages are available at nearly 60 properties across the country.

To become part of the historic hotel program, which is part of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a property must be at least 50 years old, be listed in or eligible for the National Register of Historic Places or recognized as having historic significance.

Sample packages available include the Autumn Spa-tacular package at Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, N.Y.; the Birdie Golf package at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, Ga.; and the Fall Harvest Package at Wentworth by the Sea, Newcastle, N.H.

For a complete of list of hotels and packages, see www.historichotels.com.


CityPass is celebrating its 10th year in Atlanta with its largest-ever discount in the company’s history.

The discount pass, available in 10 cities nationwide, bundles together all of the city’s top attractions for one price — usually at a 50 percent savings.

The Atlanta CityPass includes admission to the Georgia Aquarium, the High Museum of Art, the World of Coca-Cola and many other attractions.

The pass is available for nine days from first day of use and can be purchased in advance at www.citypass.com. Price is $59 for adults and $45 for children ages 3 to 12.


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