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T-Mobile Offers New York Area Users 100 Mbps LTE Speed

T-Mobile Offers New York Area Users 100 Mbps LTE Speed

T-Mobile USA announced a dramatic increase in network speed in the New York metropolitan area.
The mobile operator introduced Wideband LTE, a service that promises to increase download speeds in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, and northern New Jersey to as much as 100 Mbps.
The Seattle-based company said it would soon offer Wideband LTE in Westchester County including White Plains and Scarsdale as well as central New Jersey.
The …

Aeromexico Begins New York-Monterrey, Mexico Service

Aeromexico Begins New York-Monterrey, Mexico Service

Aeromexico announced the launch of new service between New York and Monterrey, Mexico.  Flights are daily, and the carrier operates the service using Embraer 190 aircraft.
Flights depart John F. Kennedy International Airport at 3:00 p.m. and arrive at Monterrey International Airport at 7:17 p.m.  From Monterrey, flights depart at 8:50 a.m. and arrive in New York at 1:51 p.m.
Aeromexico’s Embraer 190s are outfitted with 11 seats in business class, and …

Delta Announces Delta One Business Class, Additional New Naming Conventions

Delta Announces Delta One Business Class, Additional New Naming Conventions

Delta Air Lines announced new nomenclature for its premium and coach cabins and also introduced some new amenities.
The airline is giving its BusinessElite business-class cabin a new name, Delta One.  The only changes are new quilted seat covers on the fully lie-flat seats.
Delta’s premium economy lite section, Economy Comfort, will become Comfort+.  The cabin will continue to offer passengers standard coach seats with more legroom and greater recline, and the …

Delta to Offer New Craft Beers on Domestic Flights

Delta to Offer New Craft Beers on Domestic Flights

Delta Air Lines announced it will begin serving regional craft beers on many of its domestic routes in the United States.
The carrier will now offer beers from Ballast Point Brewing Company in San Diego; Blue Point Brewing Company in Long Island, New York; Brooklyn Brewery in Brooklyn; Lagunitas Brewing Company in Petaluma, California; Newburyport Brewing Company in Newburyport, Massachusetts; and Stone Brewing Company in Escondido, California.
The new selections of beers …

JetBlue Launches JFK-Curaçao Route

JetBlue Launches JFK-Curaçao Route

JetBlue Airways announced the launch of new service between New York and Curaçao, an island in the south Caribbean.  The airline operates the service two times a week, using Airbus A320 aircraft.
Flights depart New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesdays and Saturdays, and arrive at Curaçao International Airport at 2:34 p.m.  Flights from Curaçao depart at 3:45 p.m. and arrive in New York at 7:30 …

Holiday Snowstorm to Wreak Travel Havoc

Holiday Snowstorm to Wreak Travel Havoc

Another winter storm is moving in on the Northeast, and it has the potential to cause major disruptions to Thanksgiving week travel plans. The weather could bring as much as a foot of snow to parts of the region by the end of Wednesday, and many in the area will likely see more of the white stuff falling come Thanksgiving Day.
As of 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time, over 360 flights had …

Thanksgiving Week Storm to Disrupt Travel Plans

Thanksgiving Week Storm to Disrupt Travel Plans

As a storm promising rain and heavy snow heads to the east coast and Appalachians, high winds were causing delays on Monday at numerous airports across the country.
The weather has caused almost 2,000 flight delays and 200 cancellations as of 2:30 p.m. EST, according to FlightStats, a flight-tracking service.
The airports impacted by the greatest number of delays and cancellations were Chicago O’Hare, LaGuardia, Dallas/Fort Worth International, and Baltimore/Washington International.
Meanwhile, rain …