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JAL to Begin Tokyo Haneda-JFK Route

JAL to Begin Tokyo Haneda-JFK Route

Japan Airlines announced that it plans to launch new daily Tokyo Haneda-New York service on April 1.
Flights will depart Tokyo at 10:40 a.m. and arrive at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport at 10:35 a.m. From New York, flights are scheduled to depart at 1:10 p.m. and arrive at 4:25 p.m. the next day.
Japan Airlines will operate the route using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. THe carrier’s 777-300ERs are equipped with …

Lobby Bar – January 13: New Driving Safety Standards, Whiskey on Tap Tap, and Shrubbery Take Charge

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Rise of the machines. A California law that went into effect at the beginning of this year bars drivers from holding and operating a handheld electronic device while driving. Unfortunately, cars are so technologically advanced that a federal ruling in late December classified all cars as handheld electronic devices, which means that drivers in California are not allowed to touch the …

Lobby Bar – January 6: Weather is Evolving, Bobbing for Apple Stores, and What’s an Iceport?

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Let’s get physical. Jeremy Del Nero (aloha!) flies to Hawaii and checks into the Hyatt Regency Maui. I was there on business but still managed to get lei’d no less than three times! Just don’t tell our editorial director, because I want to be able to return to Maui some day.
Just in case. Jesse Sokolow travels to significant moments in Januarys …

JFK Airport to Receive $10 Billion Upgrade

JFK Airport to Receive $10 Billion Upgrade

Saying “We have to catch up,” New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled on Wednesday a $10 billion plan to update John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The makeover will include interconnecting terminals in the airport’s Terminal City, adding more flights, new amenities, improved security checkpoints, and significant improvements on highways and trains serving the airport.
“We want to welcome you to the JFK Airport of the future: new amenities inside, streamlined transportation outside …

Construction of JFK’s TWA Hotel Begins in Earnest

Construction of JFK’s TWA Hotel Begins in Earnest

It looks like John F. Kennedy International Airport is finally going to get an on-airport hotel. The transformation of the TWA Flight Center to the TWA Hotel has begun and TWA Hotel signs are popping up around the site.
The new hotel will have 505 rooms as well as multiple restaurants and bars with a 1960s feel to them. The hotel will have 40,000 square feet (3,716 square meters) of meeting …

Delta Begins Flights to Havana From Miami, Atlanta, New York

Delta Begins Flights to Havana From Miami, Atlanta, New York

Delta Air Lines began to operate service to Havana, Cuba from three East Coast cities on Thursday.
The carrier will offer daily flights to the capital of the island nation from Miami International Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The flights mark the first time the airline has flown to Havana in over 55 years.
Delta is one of eight carriers that were granted authority by …

Delta to Serve New York Restaurant’s Dishes in Delta One

Delta to Serve New York Restaurant’s Dishes in Delta One

Delta Air Lines announced that it will roll out its new Delta One winter menu on December 1. The menu will feature dishes created by executive chef Jason Pfeifer of Maialino, a noted New York Italian restaurant.
Menu items will include prosciutto e mozzarella, braciole di manzo and cavatelli con salsiccia di maiale. New dishes will be added to the menu on the first of every month through February.
The meals will …