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Amtrak to Discount Some Northeast Regional Fares

Amtrak to Discount Some Northeast Regional Fares

Amtrak announced a permanent reduction in multi-ride fares in the Northeast Corridor.
The new rates are 40% lower per month for monthly tickets and 50% lower for ten-ride multi-ride tickets.
The Northeast Corridor runs from Boston through Providence, New Haven, New York City, Philadelphia through Wilmington, and Baltimore, to Washington, D.C. There are branches to Springfield, Massachusetts, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and several cities in Virginia that are not part of the Northeast Corridor …

JetBlue to Restart Service to 13 International Destinations in June

JetBlue to Restart Service to 13 International Destinations in June

JetBlue Airways announced tentative plans to restart a number of international flights that were suspended amidst the coronavirus from several U.S. cities next month.
The New York-based airline will restart service linking John F. Kennedy International Airport to 11 cities including Cancun; Grenada; Kingston and Montego Bay, Jamaica; Port-au-Prince; Provincials and Turks and Caicos, St. Lucia; and Santiago, Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
The carrier will also bring …

JetBlue to Temporarily Suspend Operations at 8 Airports including LaGuardia and BWI

JetBlue to Temporarily Suspend Operations at 8 Airports including LaGuardia and BWI

JetBlue Airways announced it will temporarily consolidate its operations in five major cities at a single airport.
In New York, the airline’s hometown, JetBlue will suspend operations at LaGuardia, Westchester County, and Stewart International airports and consolidate flying at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
In Los Angeles, the airline will consolidate flying at Los Angeles International Airport and suspend operations at Hollywood Burbank and Ontario International airports.
Elsewhere, JetBlue will move flights from …

Delta Plans New Service Linking Memphis and Boston

Delta Plans New Service Linking Memphis and Boston

Delta Air Lines announced plans to launch new service between Memphis and Boston.
The daily non-stop flights between Memphis International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport are slated to commence on October 4, 2020.
The addition of the Boston flight brings the number of destinations Delta will serve from Memphis to eight. Boston will join Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Orlando, and Salt Lake City on the list.
The flight, Delta said, …

WestJet to Add Multiple New Destinations including Boston and Rome from Calgary Hub

WestJet to Add Multiple New Destinations including Boston and Rome from Calgary Hub

WestJet announced multiple new destinations from its hub in Calgary as well as the increase in frequency of numerous flights.
New destinations that the airline is introducing this summer includes Rome, which will launch on May 2, 2020; Boston, which launches May 14,; and Charlottetown, which will have its inaugural flight on June 25.
Dawson Creek will become WestJet’s the airline’s 72nd destination out of Calgary when it launches on April 26, …

Amtrak Guest Rewards to Offer Free Fourth Round-Trip

Amtrak Guest Rewards to Offer Free Fourth Round-Trip

Amtrak announced its 123Free promotion, which offers a free round trip ticket this summer after completing three round trips between now and February 29, 2020.
The offer is valid on its Acela and Northeast Regional trains.  Membership in the railroad’s loyalty program, Amtrak Guest Rewards, is required.
Amtrak’s high-speed Acela service connects Boston with Washington, D.C. making 14 intermediate stops including New York City and Philadelphia. Acela trains attain 150 mph (240 km/h) on …

JetBlue to Expand Service from Boston to 15 Cities

JetBlue to Expand Service from Boston to 15 Cities

JetBlue Airways announced plans to increase service from Boston to Austin and 15 other cities in 2020.
The airline will add a third daily non-stop to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, bringing the total number of flights to three.
Other cities to which JetBlue will add flights to include Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, Nantucket, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Seattle.
Once these flights have been added, JetBlue will operate a total of 180 daily …