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Hawaiian Inaugurates Honolulu-Boston Service, Longest Domestic Route in U.S.

Hawaiian Inaugurates Honolulu-Boston Service, Longest Domestic Route in U.S.

Hawaiian Airlines announced on Friday the start of service linking Honolulu with Boston, when Flight 90 departed Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Thursday, landing early Friday morning at Boston Logan International Airport.
At 5,095 miles (8,199 kilometers), the new Hawaiian Airlines non-stop flight from Boston Logan International Airport in Massachusetts to Daniel K. Inouye Airport in Honolulu will surpass the current record-holder for the country’s longest domestic flight, New York-Honolulu, …

Delta to Add Non-Stop Service to London-Gatwick from New York and Boston

Delta to Add Non-Stop Service to London-Gatwick from New York and Boston

Delta Air Lines announced plans on Thursday to launch service to Gatwick Airport near London from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport.
The Gatwick service will be offered in conjunction with Delta’s joint-venture partner, Virgin Atlantic Airways and will start in the summer of 2020. Gatwick Airport was the destination of Delta’s very first transatlantic flight 40 years ago.
Business-class passengers will have use of Virgin …

Fairmont Copley Plaza Named 2019 Historic Hotel of the Year

Fairmont Copley Plaza Named 2019 Historic Hotel of the Year

The Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston was named the 2019 Historic Hotel of the Year on Thursday by Historic Hotels of America.
Located in Boston’s historic Back Bay, the Fairmont Copley Plaza opened its doors to guests in 1912. It is located on Copley Square, which is defined by its buildings and architecture, including the Boston Public Library, Trinity Church, the John Hancock Tower, and the hotel itself, built in 1912 …

80 Million in U.S. Under Winter Alerts from Colorado to Maine

80 Million in U.S. Under Winter Alerts from Colorado to Maine

A major winter storm will hit a wide swath of the United States starting today.
Winter weather alerts stretch from Colorado to Maine.  The fast-moving storm will travel from Colorado to the East Coast in under 24 hours.  Expect snow this afternoon in places that include Indianapolis and Pittsburgh and tonight in New York City, Boston, and Portland, Maine.
Expect heavy rain in parts of the I-95 corridor including New York City …

JetBlue to Offer Hourly Service to Compete with American and Delta Shuttles from Boston to N.Y. and D.C.

JetBlue to Offer Hourly Service to Compete with American and Delta Shuttles from Boston to N.Y. and D.C.

JetBlue Airways announced it would offer hourly flights to and from both New York City and Washington, D.C. to Boston. The airline also said it plans to increase the frequency of multiple flights out of Boston.
The New York-based airline will adjust its schedule to offer what it called “near-hourly” service linking Boston Logan International Airport with one of New York City’s three airports, John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, or Newark …

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 …