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ANA Announces Schedule for New Tokyo Haneda-New York, Tokyo Haneda-Chicago Flights

ANA Announces Schedule for New Tokyo Haneda-New York, Tokyo Haneda-Chicago Flights

All Nippon Airways published the schedule for its new flights from Tokyo Haneda to both New York and Chicago. Both flights are set to begin on October 30. The routes were first announced in May.
The flights to Haneda will coincide with the carrier’s suspension of New York and Chicago flights from Tokyo Narita.
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport will depart 10:20 a.m. and arrive …

Air Serbia Begins Belgrade-New York Route

Air Serbia Begins Belgrade-New York Route

Air Serbia announced the launch of new service between Belgrade and New York City. The service is the first non-stop route between Serbia and the United States operated by a Serbian carrier in 24 years.
The carrier will operate the service five times a week, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, using Airbus A330 aircraft.
On Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, flights will depart Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla Airport at 7:30 a.m. and …

Take the Train to the Plane: The Top 10 Easiest to Get to Airports/Cities in the U.S.

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Some European cities are known for their excellent downtown-to-airport rail service. Globetrotters typically cite services such as London’s Heathrow Express, Munich’s S-Bahn, Stockholm’s Arlanda Express, and Rome’s Leonardo Express as shining examples, yet little is said about getting to and from U.S. airports.
There are, however, numerous U.S. cities where airport access is just as convenient.
Here are the ten easiest to get to airports in the country.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International. The city’s …

Delta to Begin JFK-Glasgow Service

Delta to Begin JFK-Glasgow Service

Delta Air Lines announced plans to launch new daily, non-stop service between New York and Glasgow, Scotland on May 25, 2017. The announcement comes just two weeks after the airline began flights between New York and Edinburgh.
The service will be operated in conjunction with Virgin Atlantic Airways.
Flights are scheduled to depart New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport at 11:45 p.m. and arrive at Glasgow Airport at 11:25 a.m. the …

Delta, Virgin Atlantic to Make Changes to Summer Schedules

Delta, Virgin Atlantic to Make Changes to Summer Schedules

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic announced changes to their 2017 summer schedules. Delta says that the two carriers, who are joint venture partners, are implementing the changes to optimize their joint network between the United States and the United Kingdom.
Among the updates will be a new route between Portland, Oregon and London Heathrow, operated by Delta. The carrier will offer the service, which will be the first between Portland …

TSA Lines Mostly Faster over Memorial Day Weekend, But 0 Wait Time for PreCheck Trumps Other Options

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If you found yourself waiting on line at an airport security checkpoint over Memorial Day weekend, you probably don’t have PreCheck, the Transportation Security Administration’s trusted traveler program.
While the TSA and U.S. airports were bracing for long lines, those enrolled in PreCheck and the Department of Homeland Security’s Global Entry program, which includes access to PreCheck lanes, found little if any wait time.
FBT Editorial Director Jonathan Spira reported that he …

New York City Airports to TSA: Speed Up Security Lines or Be Replaced

New York City Airports to TSA: Speed Up Security Lines or Be Replaced

The agency responsible for the security of the nation’s airports is unlikely to win a popularity contest, especially if airport managers are polled.
Last week, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates the New York metro area’s three major airports, indicated it would replace the TSA with private contractors if the agency did not improve its “abysmal” performance.
The wait times at John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, and …