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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 …

Philippine Airlines Begins Flights from New York to Manila

Philippine Airlines Begins Flights from New York to Manila

Philippine Airlines announced the start of service linking New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Manila.
The move comes after a 17-year hiatus in operations since the airline ended flights from Newark Liberty Airport in 1997.
The Philippine flag carrier is operating the New York-Manila flights four times a week, with a two-hour stop in Vancouver, Canada, with a total time aloft of 16.5 hours, the airline’s longest flight.
It will use …

JetBlue Expands Mint to New York-Caribbean Routes

JetBlue Expands Mint to New York-Caribbean Routes

JetBlue Airways announced it will begin to offer its new Mint premium service on flights to Aruba and Barbados later this year.
Aircraft with Mint service offer passengers a premium cabin with 12 fully lie-flat seats that alternate between and 2-2 and 1-1 layout. The four seats in the 1-1 configuration are more private and have doors that can be closed. Those seats are 22” wide, while the other eight seats …

Etihad to Launch A380 with Residence Suite on Abu Dhabi-New York Route

Etihad to Launch A380 with Residence Suite on Abu Dhabi-New York Route

Etihad Airways announced that it plans to deploy an Airbus A380, featuring the carrier’s Residence suite, on one of its two daily flights between Abu Dhabi and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The Residence is a 125-square-foot (11.6-square-meter) suite consisting of three rooms, located in the forward portion of the upper deck.  The rooms include a living room, a private bathroom with shower, and bedroom.  Each Etihad A380 has …

Alaska Airlines to Begin Seattle-JFK Route

Alaska Airlines to Begin Seattle-JFK Route

Alaska Airlines announced that it plans to launch new daily service between Seattle and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on September 16 this year.  The carrier will operate the service using Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft.
Flights will depart Seattle at 9:35 p.m. and arrive in New York at 6:00 a.m. the following day.  From New York, flights will depart at 7:15 a.m. and will arrive in Seattle at …

JetBlue to Link New York with Daytona Beach

JetBlue to Link New York with Daytona Beach

JetBlue Airways announced that it plans to launch new daily service to Daytona Beach, Florida, from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport next February.
Daytona Beach will be the airline’s eighth destination in the state.
JetBlue will operate the service using Airbus A320 aircraft.  The planes are configured with 42 seats in Even More Space, the airline’s premium economy lite section, and 108 seats in coach.  Premium economy lite-seats are 17.8” …

South African Airways to Resume Non-Stop Johannesburg-JFK Flights

South African Airways to Resume Non-Stop Johannesburg-JFK Flights

South African Airways announced that it will resume its non-stop flights from Johannesburg to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on March 7.
The carrier’s flights from JFK to Johannesburg have been operating non-stop year round, although flights from Johannesburg to New York have been making a fueling stop in Dakar, Senegal, in part due to the decreased travel demand during the winter months.  The elimination of the stopover will …