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American Airlines to Offer New Premium Transcon Service to Orange County from JFK

American Airlines to Offer New Premium Transcon Service to Orange County from JFK

American Airlines announced plans to offer premium transcon service between New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California.
The airline will operate the new service using its Airbus A321T subfleet.
The A321T has ten suites in the first-class cabin, 20 lie-flat seats in business, 36 seats in its premium economy lite section, and 36 seats in coach.
In first, the ten fully lie-flat seats are …

JetBlue Inaugurates Flights to Miami as it Celebrates 21st Anniversary

JetBlue Inaugurates Flights to Miami as it Celebrates 21st Anniversary

On the day the airline turned 21, JetBlue Airways launched four flights from Miami International Airport.
The New York-based carrier said it will operate a total of 14 daily flights to destinations that include Boston, Los Angeles, New York, and Newark.  JetBlue will flights to Boston Logan International Airport four times per day, to Los Angeles International Airport twice a day, to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport up to …

United Further Delays Return to JFK

United Further Delays Return to JFK

United Airlines, which had planned to return to John F. Kennedy International Airport after a five-year absence, said it was delaying that move by an additional month.
In November, the Chicago-based airline said it will return to the airport on February 1, 2021 and then postponed it to February 28. The new date is March 28.
The airline again cited the coronavirus pandemic-induced decline in travel as the reason for the delay.
Starting …

United Delays Return to JFK

United Delays Return to JFK

United Airlines, which had planned to return to John F. Kennedy International Airport after a five-year absence, said it was delaying that move by four weeks.
In November, the Chicago-based airline said it will return to the airport on February 1, 2021. The new date is February 28.
The airline cited the coronavirus pandemic-induced decline in travel as the reason for the delay.
Starting on February 1, the Chicago-based carrier will operate four …

Great Moments in Travel History – December 2020

December was the tenth month of the Roman calendar, and derives its name from decem, “ten” in Latin.  It is now the 12th and final month of the year, and in the Northern Hemisphere is associated with winter, multiple holidays, and New Year’s Eve. It
The Anglo-Saxons called both December and January – the entire winter solstice period – “Ġēolamōnaþ,” the Yule month. Indeed, many Yuletide customs observed by the historical Germanic …

United Airlines Plans Return to JFK After a 5-Year Absence

United Airlines Plans Return to JFK After a 5-Year Absence

United Airlines, which last operated a flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport five years ago, said Tuesday it will return to the airport early next year.
Starting on February 1, the Chicago-based carrier will operate four daily non-stop transcon flights out of Terminal 7 at JFK, its home there five years ago.
“I have been waiting a long time to say this – United Airlines is back at JFK,” said the …

New York Airports to Fine Travelers Who Refuse to Wear a Mask

New York Airports to Fine Travelers Who Refuse to Wear a Mask

Travelers at New York-area airports who refuse to don a mask will be subject to a $50 fine, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced. 
The list of airports includes John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, and Newark Liberty International.  Travelers without masks on the airports’ AirTrains as well as on NJ Path commuter trains will also be subject to fines if not wearing face masks.
Up until now, …