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Amtrak Acela Train Bound for New York City and Boston Comes Apart at 125 mph

Amtrak Acela Train Bound for New York City and Boston Comes Apart at 125 mph

Train cars on a New York- and Boston-bound high-speed Amtrak Acela train separated early Tuesday shortly after leaving Washington’s Union Station while the train was underway.
No injuries were reported in the accident, which took place in Maryland near Havre de Grace at 6:40 a.m. The 52 passengers on board Acela Express train 2150 were transferred to an Amtrak Northeast Regional train. The Acela train was reportedly traveling at 125 mph …

Delta to Begin New Boston-Charleston Service, Increase Frequency to Jacksonville, Pittsburgh

Delta to Begin New Boston-Charleston Service, Increase Frequency to Jacksonville, Pittsburgh

Delta Air Lines announced on Tuesday it will begin new daily flights from Boston to Charleston, South Carolina on June 8. In addition, the carrier said that it plans to increase the frequency of service from Boston to four cities this summer.
Flights to Charleston will depart Boston at 10:40 a.m. and arrive at 1:05 p.m. Return flights are scheduled to depart at 1:35 p.m. and arrive at 3:55 p.m.
Delta will …

Norwegian Air to Begin London-Buenos Aires Flights, Introduce New 787 Premium Cabin and Wi-Fi

Norwegian Air to Begin London-Buenos Aires Flights, Introduce New 787 Premium Cabin and Wi-Fi

Norwegian Air announced it will launch its first service to South America on February 14. In addition, the carrier plans to begin new service to Chicago and Austin, increase flights to Boston, introduce a new Premium cabin, and add Wi-Fi to long-haul flights.
Starting in February, Norwegian will begin four weekly flights to Buenos Aires from London Gatwick. The carrier will operate the route using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
On March 25, …

JetBlue Plane Skids Off Taxiway in Boston

JetBlue Plane Skids Off Taxiway in Boston

A JetBlue flight from Savannah skidded off the taxiway after landing at Boston’s Logan International Airport late Monday.
JetBlue Flight 50, an Airbus A320, had just landed at 7:15 p.m. local time on an icy runway when it skidded, officials said. Airport firefighters helped passengers disembark and they were transported by bus to the terminal.
“We were straight and all of a sudden we started to spin, ending up in a snow …

IAG to Discontinue OpenSkies Brand in Favor of Level

IAG to Discontinue OpenSkies Brand in Favor of Level

British Airways’ parent International Airlines Group announced that Level, the group’s low-cost long-haul carrier, will begin to operate new flights from Paris Orly Airport to Montreal, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and Newark next year. In addition, the airline will begin new service to Boston from Barcelona next spring.
Flights to Montreal are scheduled to begin on July 2, and will be offered three times a week. These will be followed by four weekly …

Boston Airport Lounge Gets Upgrade

Boston Airport Lounge Gets Upgrade

Airport Lounge Development, an independent lounge operator, announced the completion of an expansion of its lounge, the Club, at Boston’s Logan International Airport’s Terminal E.
The new and expanded lounge offers 3,506 square feet (325 square meters) of space, and can seat up to 82 passengers. The upgrades also included new restroom and shower facilities, as well as new furniture.
The company also said that it has updated the lounge’s food offerings, …

JetBlue to Begin Boston-Minneapolis Route

JetBlue to Begin Boston-Minneapolis Route

JetBlue Airways announced that it will launch new service between Boston and Minneapolis on May 3 next year. The carrier will offer three daily flights between the two cities.
Flights are scheduled to depart Boston’s Logan International Airport at 6:30 a.m., 1:02 p.m., and 7:29 p.m., and arrive at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport at 8:48 a.m., 3:21p.m., and 9:50 p.m., respectively. Flights from Minneapolis to Boston will depart at 6 a.m., …