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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 …

Lobby Bar – November 25: Pokémon Panic, Rooftop Flamethrowers, and Fast Food Airlines

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Lobby Bar – A Serious Series of FBT News and Views
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JetBlue to Launch Mint Service on New York-San Diego Route

JetBlue to Launch Mint Service on New York-San Diego Route

JetBlue Airways announced that it plans to launch Mint service on flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and San Diego on August 17, 2017.
Flights will depart JFK at 9 a.m. and arrive at San Diego International Airport at 11:57 a.m. Flights from San Diego to New York are scheduled to depart at 1:10 p.m. and arrive at 9:41 p.m.
Mint offers passengers a premium cabin with fully lie-flat …

JetBlue Debuts New 1960s-Inspired Livery

JetBlue Debuts New 1960s-Inspired Livery

JetBlue Airways, an airline that was founded in 1998 and hence was not around in the 1960s, announced a retrojet livery celebrating that decade.
The aircraft, an Airbus A320 named “What’s Old is Blue Again,” features JetBlue orange and blue speed stripes characteristic of the period, and the airline’s name in a period typeface. The words “New York International” accompany the airline’s name on the aircraft, paying homage to its New …

Great Moments in Travel History – November 2016

Washington Dulles International Airport

Robert Esnault-Pelterie, a French aviation pioneer, was born on November 8, 1881. He developed the idea of ailerons, which allow “banking” of fixed-wing aircraft around the fuselage’s longitudinal axis and are essential in making turns when aloft.
The Hotel Kämp in Helsinki, Finland, opened its doors on November 1, 1887. The hotel is still in operation today, and is part of Starwood’s Luxury Collection of hotels.
The first flight in a rigid …

JetBlue to Enhance Mint/Mosaic Check-In Experience at JFK

JetBlue to Enhance Mint/Mosaic Check-In Experience at JFK

JetBlue Airways announced plans to improve its Mint/Mosaic check-in areas at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The New York-based airline has temporarily closed its North check-in facility for renovations. When it reopens in December, it will be larger and offer more check-in counters and amenities such as curbside check-in, , and dedicated check-in kiosks for Mint and Mosaic passengers.
During construction, the South Mint/Mosaic check-in will remain open. This area will permanently …