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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 …

JetBlue to Launch New York-Grenada Route

JetBlue to Launch New York-Grenada Route

JetBlue Airways announced that it will begin new service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Maurice Bishop International Airport in Grenada on June 11.
The carrier will operate the service twice a week, on Thursdays and Sundays, using Airbus A320 aircraft.
The carrier’s A320 cabins are configured with 42 seats in Even More Space, JetBlue’s premium economy lite section, and 108 seats in coach.  Premium economy lite-seats are 17.8” …

Blizzard Sweeps Across Northeast, Cancelling Flights and Closing Roads

Blizzard Sweeps Across Northeast, Cancelling Flights and Closing Roads

The storm that swept across the Northeast overnight disappointed some parts of the region but hit hard in many places, with winds up to 50 mph (80 km/h) and heavy snowfall.
The storm left more a foot (30 cm) of snow across much of Connecticut and Massachusetts, although its impact on New York City fell short of reaching historic proportions.
A blizzard warning remained in effect for much of Massachusetts and Rhode …

Storm Preparations Continue with Travel Bans and Flight Cancellations

Storm Preparations Continue with Travel Bans and Flight Cancellations

As millions of people in the Northeast prepared for one of the biggest blizzards to ever hit the region, government officials announced travel bans and suspensions and reductions in bus and train service, while urging people to leave work early.
New York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, said that the storm will “likely be one of the largest blizzards” in the city’s history, announcing that there would be a ban on …

New Helicopter Service to Link Manhattan to JFK, Newark Airports

New Helicopter Service to Link Manhattan to JFK, Newark Airports

Gotham Air, a new helicopter service, announced the start of operations on Tuesday.
The company offers daily helicopter flights from any one of three Manhattan heliports to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty Airport.
Gotham Air partnered with Helicopter Flight Services, and will operate flights using helicopters from its fleet, including seven Bell 407s, one Bell 427, and one Sirkorsky S76 C+.
Gotham Air provides complimentary hors d’oeuvres, as …

JetBlue to Begin Flights Between New York and Reno, Nevada

JetBlue to Begin Flights Between New York and Reno, Nevada

JetBlue Airways announced that it plans to launch new daily, non-stop flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Nevada’s Reno-Tahoe International Airport on May 28.  The service will be the first non-stop to the Nevada airport from the East Coast.
Flights will depart New York at 7:40 p.m. and arrive in Reno at 11:07 p.m.  From Reno, flights will depart at 11:59 p.m. and arrive in New York …