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Alaska to Launch New Transcon Service Linking San Diego to New York, Newark, and Boston

Alaska to Launch New Transcon Service Linking San Diego to New York, Newark, and Boston

Alaska Airlines announced it will plans for three new transcon routes come spring as well as new service to Austin.
The Seattle-based carrier will launch daily non-stop service between San Diego and New York City on April 4, 2021, as well as twice daily non-stop service between Los Angles and Austin on March 18.
The Los Angeles-Austin route will increase to thrice-daily operations starting May 20.
Later in the spring, Alaska will introduce …

JetBlue to Add 4 New Destinations, Miami, Key West, Los Cabos, and Guatemala City

JetBlue to Add 4 New Destinations, Miami, Key West, Los Cabos, and Guatemala City

JetBlue Airways announced plans to offer new service to Miami; Key West; Los Cabos; and Guatemala City, Mexico.
The action marks the first time in the airline’s history that it will operate flights to these destinations.
This comes, the airline said, as part of a larger strategy to add 24 new non-stop routes in the first half of 2021 in an effort aimed at “immediately generating to cash revenue” and “capturing” new …

Hawaiian Airlines to Restart the Two Longest Domestic Flights in the U.S.

Hawaiian Airlines to Restart the Two Longest Domestic Flights in the U.S.

Hawaiian Airlines said it plans to restart its two longest flights to the mainland in December.
The two flights were temporarily suspended amidst the coronavirus pandemic and the closing of the Hawaiian border to tourists.
The move comes as the state began to exempt travelers who can present a negative Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure from a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine.
At 5,095 miles (8,199 kilometers), the new Hawaiian Airlines non-stop …

JetBlue Plans New Seasonal Service to Telluride from New York and Boston

JetBlue Plans New Seasonal Service to Telluride from New York and Boston

JetBlue Airways announced plans to offer non-stop seasonal service to Montrose Regional Airport, which services the town of Telluride, from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport.
The New York-based carrier will also introduce non-stop service from Los Angeles International Airport to Montrose.
“It’s clear to us that travelers are increasingly looking for unique destinations where they can truly escape and enjoy wide open spaces,” said Andrea …

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 …