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Winter Storm to Bring Snow, Freezing Rain to the Northeast

Winter Storm to Bring Snow, Freezing Rain to the Northeast

Another winter storm is moving in on the Northeast United States, and is expected to bring as much as ten inches of snow to some places in the region throughout the weekend.
The storm has the potential to disrupt many flights over the weekend, and the National Weather Service has already issued a Winter Weather Advisory in numerous cities, with driving conditions expected to be hazardous in many of the affected …

New York City to Raise Subway and Bus Fares to $2.75

New York City to Raise Subway and Bus Fares to $2.75

The cost of riding a bus or subway in New York City will soon go up.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted on Thursday to raise the fare on subways and buses by 25 cents, to $2.75. The cost of a 30-day MetroCard will increase $4.50, to $116.50.
The agency is also considering fare increases for other trains and buses it operates as well as toll increases for its bridges and tunnels.
The new …

New York Plans AirTrain to LaGuardia

New York Plans AirTrain to LaGuardia

New York will build a new AirTrain that will connect LaGuardia Airport to the New York City subway and Long Island Rail Road.
On Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to build an elevated train to provide access to public transit in a manner similar to what currently serves John F. Kennedy International and Newark Liberty International airports.
The new train would run along the Grand Central Parkway and connect …

New Helicopter Service to Link Manhattan to JFK, Newark Airports

New Helicopter Service to Link Manhattan to JFK, Newark Airports

Gotham Air, a new helicopter service, announced the start of operations on Tuesday.
The company offers daily helicopter flights from any one of three Manhattan heliports to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty Airport.
Gotham Air partnered with Helicopter Flight Services, and will operate flights using helicopters from its fleet, including seven Bell 407s, one Bell 427, and one Sirkorsky S76 C+.
Gotham Air provides complimentary hors d’oeuvres, as …

JetBlue to Begin Flights Between New York and Reno, Nevada

JetBlue to Begin Flights Between New York and Reno, Nevada

JetBlue Airways announced that it plans to launch new daily, non-stop flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Nevada’s Reno-Tahoe International Airport on May 28.  The service will be the first non-stop to the Nevada airport from the East Coast.
Flights will depart New York at 7:40 p.m. and arrive in Reno at 11:07 p.m.  From Reno, flights will depart at 11:59 p.m. and arrive in New York …

Delta Opens 11 New Regional Jet Gates at JFK

Delta Opens 11 New Regional Jet Gates at JFK

Delta Air Lines announced the opening of 11 new gates at its terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.
The Atlanta-based airline added 75,000 square feet (6,968 square meters) of space and 11 gates at Terminal 4 of JFK.  The project is part of Delta’s $1.2 billion overall investment at the airport.
With the opening of the new gates, Delta is relocating a number of its Delta Connection …

Winter Storm to Bring Snow, Freezing Rain to Northeast

Winter Storm to Bring Snow, Freezing Rain to Northeast

The season’s 8th winter storm is bringing snow, sleet, and freezing rain to the northeastern United States on Monday.
As of 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time, 328 flights had been canceled in the U.S. according to FlightStats, a flight-tracking service, with 662 delayed, although those figures are expected to rise throughout the day.  Driving conditions will also be dangerous in many of the impacted areas.
In Cleveland, as much as two and a …