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Delta to Begin JFK-Glasgow Service

Delta to Begin JFK-Glasgow Service

Delta Air Lines announced plans to launch new daily, non-stop service between New York and Glasgow, Scotland on May 25, 2017. The announcement comes just two weeks after the airline began flights between New York and Edinburgh.
The service will be operated in conjunction with Virgin Atlantic Airways.
Flights are scheduled to depart New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport at 11:45 p.m. and arrive at Glasgow Airport at 11:25 a.m. the …

T-Mobile to Offer Customers Free Gogo In-Flight Wi-Fi and Free Pizza

T-Mobile to Offer Customers Free Gogo In-Flight Wi-Fi and Free Pizza

T-Mobile USA announced that it will offer all customers a free hour of Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi in addition to unlimited texting including iMessage, WhatsApp, and Viber, as well as picture messaging during a flight.
In order to use the free hour, a customer must have a valid E911 address on file and must make one Wi-Fi call before boarding. However, customers who do not have Wi-Fi calling can still access the …

Delta to Offer Free In-Flight Entertainment

Delta to Offer Free In-Flight Entertainment

Delta Air Lines announced that Delta Studio, the carrier’s collection of in-flight entertainment, will be available to all passengers at no charge by July 1.
All content from Delta Studio will be available on all of the airline’s two-class aircraft, or nearly 90% of its fleet. The system offers up to 300 movies, 750 TV shows, 100 foreign films, 2,400 songs, and games, as well as 18 live satellite TV channels …

Lobby Bar – June 3: Fresh Sky Burgers, What Jets do to Relax, and Where Babies Come From

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Lobby Bar – A Twisted Trilogy of FBT News and Views
Airborne grillz. If you were traveling over Memorial Day, you might have been pleasantly surprised by the short wait time at airports across the nation. There was also the added benefit of enjoying fresh BBQ in-flight on the one day of the year fire marshals “look the other way.”
First father. Jesse Sokolow travels back to important air travel moments in …

Delta Sees Rise in May Traffic

Delta Sees Rise in May Traffic

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for May 2016.
The Atlanta-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 18.82 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 3.3% from 18.22 billion in May 2015.  Domestic traffic rose 5.3% to 11.46 billion RPMs from 10.88 billion last year, while international traffic increased to 7.36 billion RPMs, a 0.2% rise from 7.34 billion RPMs last May.
Total system-wide capacity for the …

Delta, Virgin Atlantic to Make Changes to Summer Schedules

Delta, Virgin Atlantic to Make Changes to Summer Schedules

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic announced changes to their 2017 summer schedules. Delta says that the two carriers, who are joint venture partners, are implementing the changes to optimize their joint network between the United States and the United Kingdom.
Among the updates will be a new route between Portland, Oregon and London Heathrow, operated by Delta. The carrier will offer the service, which will be the first between Portland …

Lobby Bar – May 27: The Day the Planes Stood Still, Human-Powered Cars, and a Decline in the Wizard Population

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Lobby Bar – A Blatantly Blasphemous Interpretation of FBT News and Views
Biggest in-flight danger. Paul Riegler wants to reassure you that, even after recent terror attacks, you are still quite safe in the sky. Except from that smelly dude in 7A. You’ll never be safe from him, so be prepared to breathe through your mouth for six to eight hours.
The plot thickens. Broadway shows are once again setting records for …