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American Airlines Plans Changes to American Shuttle Schedule

American Airlines Plans Changes to American Shuttle Schedule

American Airlines announced changes to its American Shuttle operation. The American Shuttle operates between New York’s LaGuardia, Boston Logan International, and Ronald Reagan Washington National airports.
The Fort Worth-based airline will drop one round-trip flight in the evening reducing the number of round trips between Boston and New York to 15, while the New York-Washington, D.C., route will cut back to 13 round trips eliminating two mid-day round-trip flights and one …

ANA Announces Schedule for New Tokyo Haneda-New York, Tokyo Haneda-Chicago Flights

ANA Announces Schedule for New Tokyo Haneda-New York, Tokyo Haneda-Chicago Flights

All Nippon Airways published the schedule for its new flights from Tokyo Haneda to both New York and Chicago. Both flights are set to begin on October 30. The routes were first announced in May.
The flights to Haneda will coincide with the carrier’s suspension of New York and Chicago flights from Tokyo Narita.
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport will depart 10:20 a.m. and arrive …

Historic Waldorf Astoria to Close for Three-Year Renovation Project

Historic Waldorf Astoria to Close for Three-Year Renovation Project

The landmark Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City will shut down for a three-year renovation next spring.
The work will include converting many of the hotel rooms into private condominium apartments, which will leave the property with some 300 to 500 guestrooms when it reopens approximately three years later. It currently has 1,413 rooms.
The news was first reported by the Wall Street Journal on Sunday.
The property was purchased by China’s Anbang …

Air Serbia Begins Belgrade-New York Route

Air Serbia Begins Belgrade-New York Route

Air Serbia announced the launch of new service between Belgrade and New York City. The service is the first non-stop route between Serbia and the United States operated by a Serbian carrier in 24 years.
The carrier will operate the service five times a week, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, using Airbus A330 aircraft.
On Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, flights will depart Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla Airport at 7:30 a.m. and …

New York Metro Area Gets New ‘934’ Area Code

New York Metro Area Gets New ‘934’ Area Code

Suffolk County, the easternmost county in the New York metropolitan area, and home to major resort communities including the Hamptons and Montauk, is getting a new area code, 934.
Originally part of the 914 area code, which it shared with neighboring Nassau County and the lower Hudson Valley for several years starting with the nationwide adoption of area codes, Suffolk was then split off along with Nassau into the 516 area …

New York State Moves to Limit Airbnb Short-Term Rentals

New York State Moves to Limit Airbnb Short-Term Rentals

New York State moved Friday to limit Airbnb’s activities in the state.
The State Assembly and State Senate passed a bill that restricts the advertising of the vast majority of full-unit rentals for periods of less than 30 days in New York City. While such short-term rentals were already illegal, the new bill, which awaits the governor’s signature, will fine anyone who advertises a rental that violates the state’s short-term rental …

New York City Announces ‘LaGuardia Link’ Shuttle Bus

New York City Announces ‘LaGuardia Link’ Shuttle Bus

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday new shuttle bus service to LaGuardia Airport.
The LaGuardia Link shuttle bus was unveiled at the groundbreaking for the new LaGuardia Airport terminal and it is designed to ferry passengers to and from nearby subway stations.
The new service will be based on the existing Q70 bus route, which already operates non-stop between the Roosevelt Avenue subway stop for the E, F, M, and …