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BMW Acquires Parkmobile, Parking App Developer

BMW Acquires Parkmobile, Parking App Developer

BMW announced the acquisition of Parkmobile, a developer of parking apps.
Parkmobile is the largest mobile parking services provider in North America according to BMW, and BMW has held a minority stake in the company for several years.
The move is part of BMW’s strategy to address mobility beyond selling cars and the automaker sees this as an opportunity to develop the Parkmobile brand around the world.
According to figures provided by BMW, …

JFK Terminal 4 to Be Site of American Express’ Largest Centurion Lounge

JFK Terminal 4 to Be Site of American Express’ Largest Centurion Lounge

American Express said Tuesday that it plans to open a new Centurion Lounge in Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in early 2019.
The two-level lounge will provide more than 15,000 square feet (1,394 square meters) of space when it opens.
American Express said that the lounge will have as-of-yet undisclosed “special new features” in addition to a large dining area, bar, shower suites, restrooms, and high-speed Wi-Fi.
Terminal 4 is …

American Airlines Announces Codeshare Agreement with China Southern

American Airlines Announces Codeshare Agreement with China Southern

American Airlines and China Southern Airlines announced on Tuesday a new codeshare agreement as well as a new interline agreement.
The move follows American’s $200 million investment in China Southern, which closed in August.
American will be able to place its code on a total of nine China Southern routes from Beijing Capital International Airport, including flights to Changsa, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Harbin, Nanning, and Shezhen, while China Southern will be able to …

American Airlines Selects Lands’ End as New Uniform Supplier

American Airlines Selects Lands’ End as New Uniform Supplier

American Airlines announced it selected Lands’ End as its new supplier of uniforms for customer-facing personnel.
“After a thorough vetting process, and in conjunction with our union leadership teams, we are pleased to announce that Lands’ End has been selected as the new uniform supplier for Flight Service, Airport Customer Service and Premium Customer Services,” the airline said in a memo to employees.
Based in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, Lands’ End is a clothing …

JetBlue to Link Fort Lauderdale with Santiago

JetBlue to Link Fort Lauderdale with Santiago

JetBlue Airways announced new daily service between Fort Lauderdale and Santiago, in the Dominican Republic.
The service will start June 14, 2018.
The New York-based carrier will depart Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport at 8:30 a.m. local time, arriving at Santiago de Compostela Airport at 10:30 a.m. The return trip will depart Santiago at 11:35 a.m., arriving in Fort Lauderdale at 1:50 p.m.
Santiago is on Atlantic Standard Time.
JetBlue first began to offer service …

Hilton Honors to Add New Benefits Including Rollover Nights to Program

Hilton Honors to Add New Benefits Including Rollover Nights to Program

Hilton announced numerous new rewards and benefits for members of its Hilton Honors guest-loyalty program.
The changes include new elite tier bonuses, unlimited milestone bonuses, rollover nights, and the ability to gift status to a friend or relative.
The hotelier said that members of the guest loyalty program asked for “simple, straightforward ways to earn more points and rewards.”
Starting April 1, new elite tier bonus rates go into effect. Silver-level members will …

Water Main Break at JFK Causes Evacuation of Terminal 4

Water Main Break at JFK Causes Evacuation of Terminal 4

A bad weekend for John F. Kennedy International Airport got worse Sunday afternoon when a water main broke and flooded Terminal 4, the International Arrivals Terminal, resulting in the temporary discontinuation of international flights into the terminal.
“A water main break at Terminal 4 at JFK Airport has led to a shutdown of international flights into the terminal,” the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates the airport, …