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LaGuardia Airport Plans Massive Relocation of Six Airlines on December 9

LaGuardia Airport Plans Massive Relocation of Six Airlines on December 9

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates LaGuardia Airport, announced that six airlines, namely American, Delta, JetBlue, Alaska, Frontier, and Spirit, will move some or all of their operations in early December to other terminals.
The move will go into effect December 9.
Delta Air Lines, which currently operates from three terminals at the airport, the Marine Air Terminal as well as Terminals C and D, will consolidate …

Apple Rolls Out Indoor Maps for 8 Additional Airports

Apple Rolls Out Indoor Maps for 8 Additional Airports

Apple said Wednesday it was adding indoor maps for eight airports in the United States.
The list of airports includes Baltimore-Washington International, Chicago O’Hare International, Chicago Midway, McCarran International in Las Vegas, Miami International, Minneapolis-Saint Paul International, Oakland International, and Portland International.
The feature has been available since iOS 11 was in beta but it only covered two airports, Philadelphia International and San Jose International.
The indoor map feature allows users to view …

LaGuardia Airport Evacuated Saturday Morning Following Bomb Threat

LaGuardia Airport Evacuated Saturday Morning Following Bomb Threat

LaGuardia Airport was evacuated early Saturday morning because of a bomb threat made by a passenger.
A Spirit Airlines passenger got into an argument with an employee of that airline in the check-in area of LaGuardia’s Central Terminal and threatened to come back with a bomb, according to the New York Police Department. He left the area and returned carrying a bag.
Police arrested the man and evacuated portions of the terminal …

Hurricane Nate Brings Heavy Rains and Cancelled Flights to Northeast

Hurricane Nate Brings Heavy Rains and Cancelled Flights to Northeast

As Hurricane Nate continued to hammer at the East Coast on Monday, it brought with it heavy rains, gusty winds, and a high number of delays and cancellations at dozens of airports.
A day earlier it brought flooding and power outages to the Gulf Coast.
Now a tropical depression, Nate is slated to bring a swath of heavy rain from the Appalachians to parts of the Northeast through Monday.
New York-area airports led …

Mondrian Park Avenue Opens in Manhattan

Mondrian Park Avenue Opens in Manhattan

Journal Hotels announced the opening of the Mondrian Park Avenue hotel in Manhattan’s NoMad neighborhood.
The property is located in close proximity to Madison Square Park, the Empire State Building, and the Flatiron District.
The Mondrian Park Avenue is housed in an office building originally built in 1918. The property has 189 guestrooms and suites.
Guests can dine at the hotel’s restaurant, Cleo, which offers Eastern and Southern Mediterranean cuisine. Additionally, the property …

Lufthansa to Add Several Former Air Berlin Transatlantic Routes to Schedule Including Flights between U.S. and Berlin

Lufthansa to Add Several Former Air Berlin Transatlantic Routes to Schedule Including Flights between U.S. and Berlin

Lufthansa announced that it plans to launch new long-haul service to the United States, taking over routes previously operated by Air Berlin as the bankrupt carrier is forced to discontinue many of its flights.
The carrier will start to offer flights linking Berlin with New York City on November 8. The service will be operated five times a week, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, using Airbus A330-300 aircraft.
The start …

Amtrak Resumes Normal Service at Penn Station

Amtrak Resumes Normal Service at Penn Station

Amtrak announced that it resumed regular weekday schedules at New York’s Penn Station on September 5, following the train operator’s two-month long Infrastructure Renewal Program.
Repairs began after two derailments occurred at the station earlier this year, one on March 24 and the other on April 3.
During the renewal program, Amtrak, which owns and operates Penn Station, cancelled three daily trains in each direction between Pen Station and Union Station in …