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Delta to Link Boston with Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, and D.C.

Delta to Link Boston with Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, and D.C.

Delta Air Lines announced plans to add non-stop service from Boston to Chicago, Cleveland, Newark, and Washington, D.C.
The Atlanta-based airline said that service connecting Boston Logan International Airport to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport will launch on April 1, 2019. In addition, service from Boston to Chicago O’Hare, Newark Liberty International, and Ronald Reagan Washington National airports will commence on September 9, 2019.
In a statement, Delta said it is “taking Bostonians …

Eurowings Adds Newark-Düsseldorf Service

Eurowings Adds Newark-Düsseldorf Service

Eurowings announced the start of non-stop service from Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey to Düsseldorf, Germany, to complement its current service from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport.
The new flight will operate every day except Tuesdays. The flight will leave Newark at 4:50 p.m. local time and arrive in Düsseldorf the following day at 6:05 a.m. Return flights depart Düsseldorf at 11:45 a.m. and arrive in Newark at …

Air Canada Opens Maple Leaf Lounge at New LaGuardia Airport Terminal in New York

Air Canada Opens Maple Leaf Lounge at New LaGuardia Airport Terminal in New York

Air Canada opened its newest Maple Leaf Lounge Monday night with a reception for members of the press and invited guests.  It opens to the public Tuesday morning and is conveniently situated near the airline’s three departure gates.
Unlike the airline’s previous loungeat LaGuardia, the new lounge is after the security checkpoint.
The lounge is located in the newly built replacement Central Terminal building at LaGuardia Airport that opened Saturday and is …

Inside LaGuardia Airport’s Posh New Central Terminal Concourse, Now Open to Passengers

Attention New Yorkers and visitors: The city that never sleeps now has a brand new airport – or at least part of one.
The first concourse in the newly built replacement Central Terminal building at LaGuardia Airport opened on Saturday. I visited the new structure, also known as Terminal B, for the better part of the day, spoke with passengers, and met with airport officials who were on the ground spearheading …

Lobby Bar – November 30: What I Did For Love, Melt Shop, and ‘I’ll Take Prepubescent Airplanes for $200, Alex!’

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Global Warming.Icelandair abandoned its bid to acquire low-cost carrier Wow Air after discovering that the resultant combination would cause too much ice to melt.  Market research showed that no one wanted to fly Landair, it turned out.
Remember we made an arrangement when you went away.  The United States and the United Kingdom reached an agreement on …

American Airlines to Offer Flagship First and Business on Boston-Los Angeles Flights

American Airlines to Offer Flagship First and Business on Boston-Los Angeles Flights

American Airlines announced Thursday that it plans to offer passengers Flagship First and Business service on certain flights between Boston and Los Angeles.
The airline will operate flights with its Airbus A321T sub-fleet twice a day. Other flights between the two locations will be conducted using standard domestic aircraft.
The first-class cabin on the A321T has ten fully lie-flat seats in a 1-1 configuration with an extra-wide aisle. The suite-like seats …

Norwegian Air to Add Two New Destinations From Boston

Norwegian Air to Add Two New Destinations From Boston

Norwegian Air announced two new seasonal destinations from Boston that it will launch next year, Rome and Madrid.
Service to Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport will launch on March 31, 2019 and will opeate four times a week. The thrice-weekly service to Madrid-Barajas International Airport will commence on May 2, 2019.
Norwegian also said it is moving its flights from London into the Bay Area from Oakland International Airport to San Francisco …