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Severe Weather from the Plains to the Northeast Delays Over 6,700 Flights

Severe Weather from the Plains to the Northeast Delays Over 6,700 Flights

A series of storms moving from the Plains to the Northeast brought long delays at airports in that region on Wednesday along with lightning, hail, strong winds, flooding, and even a tornado.
Over 1,800 flights had been cancelled as of 10 p.m. EDT, with an additional 8,000 delayed.  Airlines are reporting arrival delays of up to five hours in some cases.
Flights destined for Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall, Boston Logan International, John F. …

Air France to Offer New Business Class Menu on Flights from the U.S. and Canada

Air France to Offer New Business Class Menu on Flights from the U.S. and Canada

Air France announced plans for new menu items in business class on its North American flights.
The dishes were created by Chef Daniel Rose owner of two restaurants in Paris and one in New York City.
The entrées will be served in rotation and updated every few months.  Poultry gratin with onions will be served in September and October 2019 and then again in March and April 2020.  Warm poultry pâté with …

Delta Names Boston as New Hub

Delta Names Boston as New Hub

Delta Air Lines announced that Boston Logan International Airport is the airline’s newest hub.
The Boston hub will serve as a secondary transatlantic gateway. New York is its primary transatlantic gateway.
“We’ve been making significant investments in Boston this year,” said Amy Martin, managing director for network planning at the airline, speaking at an industry event, adding that “this has really enabled us to graduate Boston from what we consider a focus …

Clear Security Lanes Arrive at Boston Logan Airport

Clear Security Lanes Arrive at Boston Logan Airport

Clear, a company that provides expedited access to airport security checkpoints, announced the addition of ClearLanes, as they are called, at the security checkpoint in Terminal A at Boston Logan International Airport.
The service is a registered traveler program operated in association with the TSA.
The company promises no more than a five minute wait at a security checkpoint. The service uses biometrics including fingerprint and iris identification technology to confirm a …

Delta to Add Non-Stop Boston-Miami Flights This Winter

Delta to Add Non-Stop Boston-Miami Flights This Winter

Delta Air Lines announced plans for twice-daily non-stop service from Boston to Miami as well as an increase in frequency to several current destinations from Beantown.
The new service from Boston Logan International Airport to Miami International Airport will start on December 21, 2019. The airline will operate the flights using Airbus A320 aircraft with 16 recliner seats in the first-class cabin, 18 seats in the Comfort Plus premium-economy lite section, …

JetBlue Celebrates Boston Bruins with ‘Bear Force One’ Livery

JetBlue Celebrates Boston Bruins with ‘Bear Force One’ Livery

JetBlue Airways debuted a special livery dedicated to the Boston Bruins professional hockey team.
The Airbus A320 aircraft has been christened “Bear Force One,” and was unveiled at a special event Monday morning at Boston Logan International Airport.
“As the team continues on in the Eastern Conference Finals, this new livery will make it easier for Bruins fans to show off their black and gold fanfare,” said Marty St. George, the airline’s …

Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, Boston Opens in City’s Back Bay Neighborhood

Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, Boston Opens in City’s Back Bay Neighborhood

Four Seasons announced the opening of a new hotel in Boston. The Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, Boston is located in the Back Bay neighborhood, in a 61-story skyscraper.
The property has 215 guest rooms and suites, each with floor-to-ceiling windows. There is also soundproofing between floors and rooms. The property also includes 160 Four Seasons Private Residences.
The Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street will display works of art from …