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JFK Terminal 4 to Be Site of American Express’ Largest Centurion Lounge

JFK Terminal 4 to Be Site of American Express’ Largest Centurion Lounge

American Express said Tuesday that it plans to open a new Centurion Lounge in Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in early 2019.
The two-level lounge will provide more than 15,000 square feet (1,394 square meters) of space when it opens.
American Express said that the lounge will have as-of-yet undisclosed “special new features” in addition to a large dining area, bar, shower suites, restrooms, and high-speed Wi-Fi.
Terminal 4 is …

Water Main Break at JFK Causes Evacuation of Terminal 4

Water Main Break at JFK Causes Evacuation of Terminal 4

A bad weekend for John F. Kennedy International Airport got worse Sunday afternoon when a water main broke and flooded Terminal 4, the International Arrivals Terminal, resulting in the temporary discontinuation of international flights into the terminal.
“A water main break at Terminal 4 at JFK Airport has led to a shutdown of international flights into the terminal,” the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates the airport, …

Deadly Winter Storm Hammers Northeast, Leaving Thousands of Travelers Stranded

Deadly Winter Storm Hammers Northeast, Leaving Thousands of Travelers Stranded

The major winter storm that was responsible for the death of more than a dozen people as it swept across the country is creating whiteout conditions in the Northeast and causing the cancellation of thousands of flights in and out of the region.
The storm is currently blanketing the Northeast with snow from eastern North Carolina to New England and the National Weather Service reports whiteout conditions in parts of coastal …

Norwegian to Launch Service from U.S. to Amsterdam, Madrid, Milan

Norwegian to Launch Service from U.S. to Amsterdam, Madrid, Milan

Norwegian Air announced plans to launch four new routes to Europe from the United States next year.
On May 7, the carrier will begin flights to Amsterdam from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The service will operate four times a week.
This will be followed by thrice weekly service to Madrid, Spain from New York on July 18.
On June 18, the airline will launch service to Milan, Italy from Los …

Delta Offers New In-Flight Menus from Leading Los Angeles Restaurateur on Transcon Flights

Delta Offers New In-Flight Menus from Leading Los Angeles Restaurateur on Transcon Flights

Delta Air Lines announced new in-flight dining menus for Delta One passengers traveling flights between Los Angeles and both New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Washington Reagan National Airport will be offered effective December 1.
The new menus features items created by the carrier’s new Los Angeles-based chef partners John Shook and Vinny Dotolo. Delta said that the new dishes are inspired by many of the chefs’ well-known Los …

CDC: Fewer Than Half of World’s Busiest Airports Are Smoke-Free

An overwhelming majority of the world’s busiest airports continue to offer smoking areas to travelers and employees, putting millions of other travelers as well as airport workers at risk for second-hand smoke exposure.
The findings were published in a report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “Smoke-Free Policies in the World’s 50 Busiest Airports,” published on Wednesday.
The report found that, as of August 2017, more than half of the …

Delta, Virgin Atlantic Update Summer Schedules on London Flights

Delta, Virgin Atlantic Update Summer Schedules on London Flights

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic announced updates to their 2018 summer schedules between the United States and the United Kingdom.
As part of the schedule change, Delta will begin using Airbus A330 aircraft on its service to London Heathrow from Atlanta, Detroit, and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on March 24, 2018. The planes are equipped with 34 lie-flat seats in Delta One, arranged in a herringbone configuration, …