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Delta Flight 6294 Nashville New York LaGuardia First Class – Review

Delta Flight 6294 Nashville New York LaGuardia First Class – Review

Nashville International Airport, originally Berry Field, Nashville (from which its IATA code of BNA is derived), is served by 14 airlines.  There are 45 scheduled non-stop flights to domestic destinations as well as two international destinations.  The current terminal, built in 1987, has been extensively renovated and is light and airy.
Delta has multiple flights from BNA to LGA, operated by Comair and other partners under the Delta Connection brand.
There were …

KLM World Business Class New York (JFK) to Amsterdam Flight 644 Review

KLM World Business Class New York (JFK) to Amsterdam Flight 644 Review

Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport occupies the site of the former International Arrivals Building and serves 40 airlines and almost 10 million passengers a year.
KLM has two daily non-stop flights to Amsterdam from Terminal 4 including flight 644, which also operates as a codeshare with Delta Air Lines as flight 9347. One of the non-stops is on a Boeing 777-200ER and the other uses an unusual aircraft, …

Lufthansa Frankfurt to New York (JFK) First Class Flight 400 – Review

Lufthansa Frankfurt to New York (JFK) First Class Flight 400 – Review

Frankfurt Airport is by far Germany’s busiest transportation hub and reportedly serves more international destinations than any other airport in the world. It is also a major hub for Lufthansa Airlines, which is one of just a few select airlines that fly the double-decker Airbus A380, the world’s largest airliner.  While Lufthansa does fly the A380 from Frankfurt to New York, my flight was on an Airbus A340.
Lufthansa is in …

Exclusive Interview: American Airlines Officials Discuss Boeing, Airbus Deal

Exclusive Interview: American Airlines Officials Discuss Boeing, Airbus Deal

Yesterday, after weeks of speculation, American Airlines announced the largest ever order for new aircraft.  Would it be Boeing? Or perhaps Airbus? In the end, it turned out to be both.  With one of the oldest fleets among major U.S. carriers, American’s ambitious five-year fleet renewal plan meant that no one manufacturer could deliver within the airline’s timeline.
According to American Airlines executives we spoke with, the deal “was literally signed …

Delta Opens New Sky Club Lounge at LaGuardia

Delta Opens New Sky Club Lounge at LaGuardia

Airline lounges offer the business traveler a respite from the hustle and bustle of the airport terminal and many lounges offer private meeting rooms and Internet access in addition to drinks, snacks, comfortable seating, and relative peace and quiet.
Delta operates over 40 Sky Club lounges in cities around the world, including two at New York’s La Guardia airport.  I visited the new SkyClub there shortly after its opening before departing …

Delta Flight 781 New York LGA to Atlanta First Class – Review

Delta Flight 781 New York LGA to Atlanta First Class – Review

With 24 million passengers passing through its doors in 2010, LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York City is the busiest airport in the U.S. that doesn’t provide non-stop service to Europe.  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is the world’s busiest, with 88 million passengers. On a typical day, Delta Airlines has 32 or more flights going between the two airports.
Since I printed my boarding pass at home, I proceeded directly …

Lufthansa Airbus A380 Flight 400 Frankfurt to New York Review

Lufthansa Airbus A380 Flight 400 Frankfurt to New York Review

Frankfurt Airport is by far Germany’s busiest airport and reportedly serves more international destinations than any other airport in the world.  It is also a major hub for Lufthansa Airlines, which is one of just a few select airlines that fly the double-decker Airbus A380, the world’s largest airliner.
One month ago, Lufthansa started its scheduled A380 flights to the U.S., flying the aircraft from Frankfurt to New York’s John F. …