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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 …

One UN New York Hotel Becomes Hilton Property

One UN New York Hotel Becomes Hilton Property

The One UN New York Hotel officially became a Hilton property this week, as the hotelier rebranded it the Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza.
The hotel is located on floors 28 through 39 of One United Nations Plaza and Two United Nations Plaza, two adjoining skyscrapers situated next to the United Nations headquarters in Midtown Manhattan.
The property has 439 guestrooms and suites, each with an HD TV and minifridge. …

JetBlue to Launch Boston-Syracuse Service

JetBlue to Launch Boston-Syracuse Service

JetBlue Airways announced that it will begin new daily service between Boston and Syracuse, New York on January 4, 2018.
Flights will depart Boston Logan International Airport at 10:10 p.m. and arrive at Syracuse Hancock International Airport at 11:35 p.m. Flights from Syracuse to Boston are scheduled to depart at 5:40 a.m. and arrive at 7 a.m.
JetBlue will operate the service using Embraer 190 aircraft, equipped with 16 seats in Even …

Delta to Link New York with Lagos, Nigeria

Delta to Link New York with Lagos, Nigeria

Delta Air Lines announced that it will begin new service to Lagos, Nigeria from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on March 24, 2017. The carrier will operate the service three times a week, using Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
Flights to Lagos’ Murtala Muhammad International Airport are scheduled to depart New York at 10:50 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and arrive at at 2:05 p.m. the next day. From Lagos, …