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Nobu Hotel to Open in London’s West End

Nobu Hotel to Open in London’s West End

Nobu Hospitality announced it will open a new property, the Nobu Hotel, in London in 2020.
The hotel will have 239 guestrooms and suites, and will house a Nobu restaurant. The property will also have a ballroom and various meeting and event rooms.
Nobu Hotel will be located in London’s West End, in Portman Square.
Nobu, which started with a single restaurant in New York City in 1994, now has 17 properties. The …

JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service to London from New York and Boston

JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service to London from New York and Boston

JetBlue Airways announced plans to offer non-stop service from both New York City and Boston to London, with service starting in 2021.
The news was announced at an employee event at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.
The airline will operate the flights using Airbus A321LR or Long Range aircraft. London will be the airline’s first European destination.
The New York-based airline said it has not yet determined which airport in …

Hertz to Offer Jaguars and Land Rovers as Part of New ‘British Collection’

Hertz to Offer Jaguars and Land Rovers as Part of New ‘British Collection’

Hertz announced that Hertz Europe will offer Jaguar and Land Rover automobiles as part of the new British Collection package.
The British Collection offers customers a variety of British automobiles including the Land Rover Discovery Sport, the Jaguar F Pace, E Pace, XE, and XF.
In addition, it offers a British-themed lounge upon arrival. The lounge features furniture from Tom Dixon, an interior design company, and a botanical drink from Seedlip, a …

Delta to Upgrade Boeing 767-400 Cabins, Will Deploy Them on Routes Linking London Heathrow with Boston and New York

Delta to Upgrade Boeing 767-400 Cabins, Will Deploy Them on Routes Linking London Heathrow with Boston and New York

Delta Air Lines announced plans to upgrade the cabins of its Boeing 767-400ER aircraft. The airline currently has 21 of these jetliners in its fleet.
The refurbished 767-400s will be used on all Boston and New York flights to London’s Heathrow Airport.
The business-class cabin will feature 34 new Delta One business-class seats that are similar to those on its new Airbus A350 aircraft.  
Each seat has direct-aisle access, sliding privacy dividers …

Delta to Add Non-Stop Service to London-Gatwick from New York and Boston

Delta to Add Non-Stop Service to London-Gatwick from New York and Boston

Delta Air Lines announced plans on Thursday to launch service to Gatwick Airport near London from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport.
The Gatwick service will be offered in conjunction with Delta’s joint-venture partner, Virgin Atlantic Airways and will start in the summer of 2020. Gatwick Airport was the destination of Delta’s very first transatlantic flight 40 years ago.
Business-class passengers will have use of Virgin …

Norwegian Air Inaugurates London-Miami Service

Norwegian Air Inaugurates London-Miami Service

Norwegian Air announced the start of non-stop service on Monday from London to Miami.
The new flight serves Miami International Airport and London Gatwick Airport. The airline is operating the new service using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft that seats 35 passengers in the premium-economy cabin and 315 passengers in coach.
Seats in premium economy are in a 2-3-2 configuration. The recliner seats are 19” in width and have a seat pitch of …

American Airlines Inaugurates Phoenix-London Service

American Airlines Inaugurates Phoenix-London Service

American Airlines announced on Sunday the start of its non-stop service from Phoenix, Arizona, to London.
The airline had originally planned to operate this as a seasonal route but changed its mind in February, when it announced it would operate year-round.
The timing of the Phoenix flights – both the London- and Phoenix-bound flights depart in the afternoon – was designed to appeal to business travelers to maximize time on the ground …