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Royal Air Maroc to Link Casablanca and Boston

Royal Air Maroc to Link Casablanca and Boston

Royal Air Maroc announced plans to operate non-stop flights from Morocco to Boston.
The airline, which recently announced it will join the oneworld alliance, said it will offer thrice-weekly service from Mohammed V International Airport to Boston Logan International Airport starting June 22, 2019.
Royal Air Maroc will operate the flights using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. The flight from Casablanca to Boston will depart at 5:05 p.m. local time and arrive at …

Residual Flight Delays and Cancellations Continue from Deep Freeze, As More TSA Screeners Call In Sick

Residual Flight Delays and Cancellations Continue from Deep Freeze, As More TSA Screeners Call In Sick

Even as a wide swath of the nation comes out of the deep freeze, flight delays and cancellations continue as a result of the brutal weather.
As of 10:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, 415 flights in the United States had been cancelled and there were over 1,200 delays, according to FlightStats, a company that tracks such information.
On Monday, the end of the holiday weekend, there were a total of 954 flight …

Hundreds of Flights Cancelled, Delayed as Winter Storms Cross the U.S.

Hundreds of Flights Cancelled, Delayed as Winter Storms Cross the U.S.

A large portion of the United States is bracing for a series of storms bringing with them a dangerous mix of rain, freezing rain, ice, and snow as well as cancelled flights and dangerous road conditions well into the weekend.
Over 100 million people are under a winter storm watch, warning, or advisory across the country.
The first storm has resulted in the cancellation of almost 200 flights as of 10 a.m. …

JetBlue Reveals Plans for Longer-Range Version of Airbus A321 with Possible London Route

JetBlue Reveals Plans for Longer-Range Version of Airbus A321 with Possible London Route

JetBlue Airways provided additional details on its plans to add the longer-range version of the Airbus A321 to its fleet.
The news came via a message to employees by airline CEO Robin Hayes on December 31.
“In 2019 we will announce our decision on the Long Range version of the A321,” it said. “This aircraft could open up new and exciting markets for us,” he added, indicating that London was a possible …

Massive Storm Moves East After Delaying Over 10,000 Flights on Thursday

Massive Storm Moves East After Delaying Over 10,000 Flights on Thursday

A winter storm spread heavy snow, ice, and rain over much of the country on Thursday and continues to wreak havoc today.
From New Mexico to Minnesota, crippling snow led to accidents and numerous flight delays.
In Kansas, high winds and snow led to whiteout conditions. The state’s governor declared a disaster area in the hardest hit areas and airports in the region had to shut down.
On Thursday, over 10,000 flights across …

JetBlue to Link Steamboat Springs with Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Long Beach

JetBlue to Link Steamboat Springs with Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Long Beach

JetBlue Airways announced the start of service to Steamboat Springs from Boston Logan International, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, and Long Beach airports on Monday.
Steamboat Springs is a major ski destination in Colorado.
The three new routes will operate on a winter schedule.
The airline will operate the flights using Airbus A320 aircraft with 42 seats in the premium economy lite section, Even More Space, that offer 38” to 39” of seat pitch.  Depending …

Delta to Link Boston with Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, and D.C.

Delta to Link Boston with Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, and D.C.

Delta Air Lines announced plans to add non-stop service from Boston to Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, and Washington, D.C.
The Atlanta-based airline said that service connecting Boston Logan International Airport to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport will launch on April 1, 2019. In addition, service from Boston to Chicago O’Hare, Newark Liberty International, and Ronald Reagan Washington National airports will commence on September 9, 2019.
In a statement, Delta said it is “taking Bostonians …