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Two French Low-Cost Carriers to Offer Service to New York in 2020

Two French Low-Cost Carriers to Offer Service to New York in 2020

Two low-cost French airlines announced plans to offer non-stop service from Paris Orly Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport in the New York metropolitan area.
Both French bee and Corsair International will offer flights starting on June 10, 2020.  French bee will operate its flights using Airbus A350-900 aircraft.  Corsair will use Airbus A330-900neo jets.
Founded in 2016, French bee was originally known as French Blue until it changed its name following …

JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service to Georgetown, Guyana

JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service to Georgetown, Guyana

JetBlue Airways announced plans to offer new non-stop service from New York City to Georgetown, Guyana.
The New York-based airline will begin to offer service between John F. Kennedy International Airport and Cheddi Jagan International Airport starting April 2, 2020.
The carrier will operate the route using its new A321neo aircraft.
“Guyana service introduces a diverse and underserved destination to the JetBlue route map which will benefit both leisure travelers, as well as …

Amtrak Resumes Normal Service at Penn Station Following Summer Repairs

Amtrak Resumes Normal Service at Penn Station Following Summer Repairs

Amtrak announced the completion of a $30 million infrastructure project at Penn Station.  The summer-long project resulted in changes in schedules for dozens of Amtrak, Long Island Rail Road, and NJ Transit trains.
The work, which included the complete renewal of the JO railroad interlocking at the east end of the station, included the complete track replacement of all switches on the east end of Tracks 14, 15, and 16.  This …

American Express Reveals Opening Dates for New Centurion Lounges

American Express Reveals Opening Dates for New Centurion Lounges

American Express announced dates for opening of several of the new Centurion Lounges in its pipeline. A total of six have been announced.
The Centurion Lounge in Terminal 4 at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport will open this November, followed by a new Centurion Lounges at London’s Heathrow Airport in the first half of 2020.
Also opening in the first half of next year is what will be the world’s largest Centurion Lounge, …

American Airlines to Add New Flights to Alaska and Montana

American Airlines to Add New Flights to Alaska and Montana

American Airlines said it will add new seasonal flights to Big Sky Country in Montana from New York, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles, as well as three new routes to Alaska, all starting next spring.
The airline plans to introduce daily service to Bozeman, Montana, from Los Angeles as well as Saturday service to Bozeman from Philadelphia and New York’s La Guardia Airport, starting in June 2020.  At the same time, it …

United Airlines to Add Flights to Amsterdam, Frankfurt, New Delhi, Zürich

United Airlines to Add Flights to Amsterdam, Frankfurt, New Delhi, Zürich

United Airlines announced plans to increase the number of international flights from its hubs in Chicago, Denver, New York, and San Francisco.
The Chicago-based airline will non-stop service from the windy city to Zürich on March 28, 2020.
From its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport in the New York metro area, United will add a second daily non-stop flight to Amsterdam and to Frankfurt. Both flights will begin operating on March …

United Airlines to Return to Curaçao

United Airlines to Return to Curaçao

United Airlines announced plans to introduce service to Curaçao with non-stop weekly service from the New York metropolitan area.
The move marks United’s return to the Dutch Caribbean island after an absence of almost a decade.
The outbound flight will operate Saturday mornings departing Newark Liberty International Airport at 8:33 a.m. local time to Hato International Airport, while the return flight will leave Curaçao at 3:30 p.m.
Curaçao is known for its capital, …