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JetBlue and Cuba Travel Services to Offer JFK-Havana Route

JetBlue and Cuba Travel Services to Offer JFK-Havana Route

Cuba Travel Services announced that it plans to launch a new charter flight to Cuba from New York on July 3.  The service between John F. Kennedy International Airport and Josi Marti International Airport in Havana will be operated by JetBlue Airways, and will be offered once a week.
Flights will depart New York at 12:00 p.m. on Fridays and arrive in Havana at 3:30 p.m.  Flights from Havana to New …

Aer Lingus Debuts New Lounge at JFK

Aer Lingus Debuts New Lounge at JFK

Aer Lingus announced the opening of its new business lounge at Terminal 5 of New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.  The lounge is available for passengers traveling in business class, as well as members of Aer Lingus’ Gold Circle loyalty program.
The lounge offers a business center with complimentary Wi-Fi Internet, as well as views of the historic TWA Flight Center.  The area is outfitted with natural stone wall accents, …

Norwegian to Launch New Flights to Croatia, Las Vegas, Caribbean

Norwegian to Launch New Flights to Croatia, Las Vegas, Caribbean

Norwegian Air Shuttle announced that it plans to launch a new route to Croatia in May, as well as new service to Las Vegas and various destinations in the Caribbean beginning in November.  In addition, the carrier said that it will increase its service between London Gatwick and both New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport later this year.
Beginning May 24, Norwegian will offer once-weekly …

Severe Thunderstorms Cause Massive Delays, Cancellations on East Coast

Severe Thunderstorms Cause Massive Delays, Cancellations on East Coast

A swath of severe thunderstorms is moving through the East Coast Monday, causing hundreds of flight cancellations and thousands of delays.  The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook in cities up and down the Eastern Seaboard including Raleigh, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and Boston, and a flood watch is in effect for many cities along the coast.
As of 2:00 p.m., over 700 flights were canceled in the country, …

TWA Terminal at JFK May Become JetBlue-Affiliated Hotel

TWA Terminal at JFK May Become JetBlue-Affiliated Hotel

The former TWA Flight Center could become a hotel, if a plan being advanced by JetBlue Airways is approved.
JetBlue and its partner MCR Development, a hotel developer, are reportedly in advanced negotiations with the terminal’s owner, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.  The news was first reported in the Wall Street Journal.
Designed by Eero Saarinen, the terminal’s interior and exterior have been designated as historic landmarks by …

DOT: 2014 Was Record Year for Travel to and Within the United States

DOT: 2014 Was Record Year for Travel to and Within the United States

The number of passengers flown by U.S. airlines and foreign airlines serving the United States soared in 2014 to an all-time high according to Department of Transportation figures just released.
The agency’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics said that the number of passengers rose by 2.5% to 848.1 million in 2014, eclipsing the previous record high of 838.4 million.  Domestic passenger traffic was up 2.6% and passengers on international flights climbed by …

Delta, Virgin Atlantic to Launch Additional Flights this Summer

Delta, Virgin Atlantic to Launch Additional Flights this Summer

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Airways announced that the two airlines are expanding their transatlantic partnership this summer with new and additional flights.
Virgin Atlantic will launch a second daily flight between Los Angeles and London Heathrow, as well as a second daily seasonal flight between Atlanta and London Heathrow this weekend.  The airline will also introduce a second service between San Francisco and London Heathrow that will operate five …