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JetBlue to Launch Boston-Syracuse Service

JetBlue to Launch Boston-Syracuse Service

JetBlue Airways announced that it will begin new daily service between Boston and Syracuse, New York on January 4, 2018.
Flights will depart Boston Logan International Airport at 10:10 p.m. and arrive at Syracuse Hancock International Airport at 11:35 p.m. Flights from Syracuse to Boston are scheduled to depart at 5:40 a.m. and arrive at 7 a.m.
JetBlue will operate the service using Embraer 190 aircraft, equipped with 16 seats in Even …

Norwegian to Begin New Flights to Chicago, Boston, Oakland

Norwegian to Begin New Flights to Chicago, Boston, Oakland

Norwegian Air announced that it plans to launch new routes from London and Paris to the United States next year.
On March 25, the carrier will begin four weekly flights to Chicago O’Hare International Airport from London Gatwick. On March 27, the airline will begin thrice-weekly service to Boston’s Logan International Airport from the capital of the United Kingdom.
Norwegian will launch service from Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport to Newark on …

Delta to Link Boston with Pittsburgh, New Orleans

Delta to Link Boston with Pittsburgh, New Orleans

Delta Air Lines announced that it will launch new twice-daily service between Boston and Pittsburgh on October 1 this year. In addition, the carrier plans to begin new seasonal Boston-New Orleans service on February 10, 2018, which will be offered through April 1.
Flights to Pittsburgh will depart Boston Logan International Airport at 8:10 a.m. and 7:55 p.m., arriving at Pittsburgh International Airport at 9:55 a.m. and 9:45 p.m., respectively. From …

Norwegian to Link Austin and Chicago with London, Boston and Oakland with Paris

Norwegian to Link Austin and Chicago with London, Boston and Oakland with Paris

Norwegian Air announced on Wednesday multiple new routes to London and Paris from the United States.
The low-cost carrier will add service from both Austin and Chicago to London Gatwick and from Boston and Oakland to Paris. It will also add Newark, New Jersey-Paris alongside its existing New York to Paris flights out of John F. Kennedy International Airport and add two more weekly flights to its Los Angeles-Paris service.
With these …

JetBlue to Introduce Self-Boarding Using Facial Recognition

JetBlue to Introduce Self-Boarding Using Facial Recognition

JetBlue said Wednesday it will test the use of a self-boarding process that uses facial recognition on international flights departing the United States.
In partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the New York-based airline will try a paperless biometric self-boarding process using technology from technology supplier SITA.
The pilot will roll out on the airline’s Boston-Aruba route. Passengers opting in will use a dedicated line and will be photographed at the …

Wow Air to Offer Service to Tel Aviv from Boston, Newark, Los Angeles

Wow Air to Offer Service to Tel Aviv from Boston, Newark, Los Angeles

Wow Air, a low-cost carrier, announced that it will launch new service to Tel Aviv, Israel from several cities in the United States this fall.
Beginning September 12, the carrier will offer flights from Boston’s Logan International, Newark Liberty International, and Baltimore-Washington International airports.
The airline will also launch flights from Pittsburgh International, Chicago O’Hare International, and Miami International airports, as well as West Coast flights from San Francisco International and Los …

Emirates to Decrease Service to U.S., Citing Significant Drop in Demand

Emirates to Decrease Service to U.S., Citing Significant Drop in Demand

Emirates Airline announced that it plans to reduce the number of flights it offers to the United States, citing recent government efforts to ban a wide swath of travelers from the Middle East as having lowered the demand for travel to the country. The airline also cited the highly-publicized ban on computers and tablets as carry-on items.
The carrier said it will continue to fly to the 12 U.S. destinations it …