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Priority Pass Adds Location at Boston Logan Airport

Priority Pass Adds Location at Boston Logan Airport

Priority Pass, the airport lounge program operated by the Collinson Group, announced the addition of a restaurant that accepts the Priority Pass card at Boston Logan International Airport.
The restaurant, Jerry Remy’s Bar and Grill, will be open to Priority Pass members between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. It is located in Terminal C before security, across from the Alaska Airlines check-in counter.
Priority Pass members get a $28 per person credit …

Amtrak Provides Details of Next Generation Acela Express Trains

Amtrak Provides Details of Next Generation Acela Express Trains

Amtrak unveiled the interiors of its new Acela Express fleet on Wednesday.
The new interiors will feature leather seating, integrated in-seat lighting and electrical outlets as well as USB ports. Each seat will have a tray table that has both a large and small table option.
The trains themselves will be capable of traveling at 160 mph (258 km/h) and will have 30% greater capacity for passengers.
The upgrade is being made possible …

Korean Air to Link Boston and Seoul

Korean Air to Link Boston and Seoul

Korean Airlines announced plans to launch new non-stop service linking Seoul and Boston come spring.
The news was announced on Sunday in conjunction with the Massachusetts Port Authority.
The flight will operate five times per week and the carrier will use Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 aircraft equipped with 271 seats on the route.  Korean’s 787-9s have six seats in the first-class cabin and 18 in business.
The new service is scheduled to start on …

JetBlue to Launch Mint Service to St. Lucia and Costa Rica

JetBlue to Launch Mint Service to St. Lucia and Costa Rica

JetBlue Airways announced that it plans to launch weekly Mint service on flights between Boston and St. Lucia, as well as between New York City and Liberia, Costa Rica.
Boston-St. Lucia service is scheduled to begin on November 3, while New York-Liberia service will begin on December 15.
Boston-St. Lucia flights will depart Boston’s Logan International Airport at 7:30 a.m. on Saturdays and arrive at St. Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport at 12:19 …

JetBlue to Add Non-Stop Service to Mexico City from New York and Boston

JetBlue to Add Non-Stop Service to Mexico City from New York and Boston

JetBlue announced it will offer non-stop service to Mexico City from both New York City and Boston.
Flights between Mexico City International Airport and both John F. Kennedy International and Boston Logan International airports will start on October 25, 2018.
JetBlue will operate the new routes using Airbus A320 aircraft, equipped with 42 seats in Even More Space, the airline’s premium economy lite section, and 108 in coach. Premium economy lite-seats are …

JetBlue Flight Attendants Save Dog’s Life During Flight

JetBlue Flight Attendants Save Dog’s Life During Flight

The life of a four-legged JetBlue passenger was saved on Thursday after the dog began to have difficulty breathing.
Darcy, a three-year-old French bulldog, was en route from Orlando to Worcester, Massachusetts, when she became hypoxic. Two flight attendants, Renaud Asher and Diane Asher, immediately began caring for the dog, offering ice, water, and oxygen.
“We all are affected by cabin pressure and oxygen fluctuations, human, canine and feline, etc., but the fact …

JetBlue to Link Boston with Havana and Expand Service from Fort Lauderdale

JetBlue to Link Boston with Havana and Expand Service from Fort Lauderdale

JetBlue Airways announced plans to offer weekly non-stop service from Boston to Havana starting in November.  It also said it will add additional non-stop flights from Fort Lauderdale to Havana as well.
The New York-based airline was the first commercial carrier to offer service between the United States and the island nation following the recent normalization of diplomatic relations.
The Boston-Havana flights will operate on Saturdays between Boston Logan International Airport and …