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Review: Using Amazon Prime Now for Whole Foods Delivery in New York City

Amazon is finally making good on its promise to consumers for its $14 billion takeover of Whole Foods Market with the launch of delivery through its Prime Now service.
Delivery from Whole Foods via Prime Now is available in 24 cities and deliveries will arrive within an hour, albeit for an extra fee, while deliveries within a two-hour window are available at no charge provided the customer hits the $35 minimum.
The …

JetBlue to Launch Mint Service to St. Lucia and Costa Rica

JetBlue to Launch Mint Service to St. Lucia and Costa Rica

JetBlue Airways announced that it plans to launch weekly Mint service on flights between Boston and St. Lucia, as well as between New York City and Liberia, Costa Rica.
Boston-St. Lucia service is scheduled to begin on November 3, while New York-Liberia service will begin on December 15.
Boston-St. Lucia flights will depart Boston’s Logan International Airport at 7:30 a.m. on Saturdays and arrive at St. Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport at 12:19 …

Shake Shack and Other Local Eateries Cleared for Landing at LaGuardia’s New Central Terminal

Shake Shack and Other Local Eateries Cleared for Landing at LaGuardia’s New Central Terminal

When the new Central Terminal at LaGuardia Airport’s Concourse B opens later this year, it will have six dining establishments representing the tastes of New York.
The list of restaurants, announced by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, will include Shake Shack and Irving Farm Coffee Roasters as well as 5 Boroughs Food Emporium; Kingside; Osteria Fusco, operated by chef Scott Conant; and La Chula, operated by Chef Julian Medina.
These …

Sixt Opens First New York City Location in Partnership with Cadillac

Sixt Opens First New York City Location in Partnership with Cadillac

Sixt Rent-a-Car, in partnership with Cadillac, announced on Tuesday the opening of its first New York City location.
To celebrate the event, the company unofficially renamed Manhattan’s Sixth Avenue “Sixt Avenue” with a parade of Cadillacs around the city and held an invitation-only event at Cadillac House in SoHo.
The new location is at 20 Morris Street near Battery Park and maintains a rental fleet comprised entirely of Cadillac sedans and SUVs.
In …

American Airlines To Test New CT Baggage Scanner at JFK Security Checkpoint

American Airlines To Test New CT Baggage Scanner at JFK Security Checkpoint

American Airlines announced it would soon test a new computerized tomography or CT scanner at its security checkpoint in Terminal 8 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
CT is “the most consequential technology available today for airport checkpoints,” the airline said in a statement.
“Because CT technology is three dimensional, this new checkpoint technology has the potential to provide better visibility and allow the operator to rotate the bag’s image …

JetBlue to Add Non-Stop Service to Mexico City from New York and Boston

JetBlue to Add Non-Stop Service to Mexico City from New York and Boston

JetBlue announced it will offer non-stop service to Mexico City from both New York City and Boston.
Flights between Mexico City International Airport and both John F. Kennedy International and Boston Logan International airports will start on October 25, 2018.
JetBlue will operate the new routes using Airbus A320 aircraft, equipped with 42 seats in Even More Space, the airline’s premium economy lite section, and 108 in coach. Premium economy lite-seats are …

American Airlines Brings Back LaGuardia-Vail Non-Stop

American Airlines Brings Back LaGuardia-Vail Non-Stop

American Airlines announced it will once again service between New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Vail, Colorado in late December.
The seasonal service to Eagle County Airport will commence on December 22, 2018. American will operate the route using Airbus A319 aircraft.
The airline’s A319s have eight recliner seats in the first-class cabin. Each seat is 21” wide and offers a seat pitch of roughly 40”.  The airline’s Main Cabin Extra premium economy …