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American Adds New Flights Out of Charlotte, Reopens Admirals Club

American Adds New Flights Out of Charlotte, Reopens Admirals Club

American Airlines announced new service from its hub at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport to four locations, Baltimore, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and Newark.
The service from Charlotte to Fort Lauderdale and to Baltimore will operate twice daily, while the other two are schedule to operate once a day.
The airline is also increasing the frequency of its daily flights from Charlotte to Chicago O’Hare International Airport to a total of ten, to Los Angeles …

Winter Storm to Impact 100 Million People, Bringing Snow, Ice, and Hazardous Travel Conditions

Winter Storm to Impact 100 Million People, Bringing Snow, Ice, and Hazardous Travel Conditions

A major winter storm is heading towards the eastern half of the United States bringing with it heavy rain, snow, and ice.
Washington, D.C. is expected to see up to 6” (15 cm) of the white stuff, while Philadelphia may get as much as 5” (12 cm) in some areas, while only 1” (3 cm) will reach New York City.
The storm is currently bringing snow to parts of the Rockies and …

American Airlines to Offer Helicopter Transfer to JFK and LAX

American Airlines to Offer Helicopter Transfer to JFK and LAX

American Airlines announced it will offer helicopter transfers to Los Angeles International and New York’s John F. Kennedy International airports as part of its Five Star Service offering.
The airline is also offering the option of access to the Private Suite, a private terminal at LAX with its own security checkpoint and customs hall.
The helicopter transfer service is operated by Blade.  In New York City, it is available between the West …

Norwegian Air to Add New York-Athens, Chicago-Barcelona Flights to Route Map

Norwegian Air to Add New York-Athens, Chicago-Barcelona Flights to Route Map

Norwegian Air announced plans to offer new non-stop seasonal service linking New York to Athens and Chicago to Barcelona.
The Barcelona service will commence on June 7, 2019, while service to Athens will begin on July 2. Both will operate until October 26, 2019.
Both flights will operate four times a week.
The move comes after news of the airline’s financial woes and the cancellation of multiple routes from the United States to …

Air Canada to Boost Service to U.S. and Within Western Canada

Air Canada to Boost Service to U.S. and Within Western Canada

Air Canada announced it will increase its service to the United States from Toronto and Montreal this summer as well as within western Canada
The airline is adding more flights from Toronto to Austin, Minneapolis, and Philadelphia, and from Montreal to Baltimore. It is also rolling out larger aircraft on flights to Memphis, Nashville, and Washington, D.C.’s Dulles International Airport. These aircraft have a separate business-class cabin as well as in-flight …

JFK, LaGuardia, Newark Airports Offering Online TSA Security Checkpoint Wait Time Data

JFK, LaGuardia, Newark Airports Offering Online TSA Security Checkpoint Wait Time Data

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced that passengers traveling through John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia, Newark Liberty International, and New York Stewart International airports can access real-time wait time information for the airports’ security checkpoints.
The agency also said that taxi wait time was also available at these locations.
Travelers can access the information at the airport’s individual website via the Security Wait Time button on each website’s main …

Grand Hyatt New York to Be Torn Down, Replaced with Tower

Grand Hyatt New York to Be Torn Down, Replaced with Tower

A group of developers said they plan to purchase and tear down the Grand Hyatt New York, next to Grand Central Terminal, and replace it with a mixed-use project that will include a scaled-down Grand Hyatt.
The Grand Hyatt launched Donald Trump’s career as a developer and was his first major development project in Manhattan.
The developers, TF Cornerstone, a Manhattan developer, and MSD Partners, an investment firm connected with Dell Technologies …