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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 …

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 …

Major Christmas Eve Storm Set to Snarl Travel Plans

Major Christmas Eve Storm Set to Snarl Travel Plans

It looks like Santa’s sleigh may be delayed due to poor weather and flying conditions this year.
In many parts of the Midwest and Eastern United States, high winds, heavy rain, thunder and lightning, as well as fog, sleet, and snow are expected to hinder travel plans on Christmas Eve.
In Milwaukee, a mixture of rain and snow is expected to fall on Wednesday, with around an inch and half (3.8 cm) …

JetBlue Inaugurates Three New Routes to Florida from Washington Reagan

JetBlue Inaugurates Three New Routes to Florida from Washington Reagan

JetBlue Airways announced the launch of three new routes from Washington Reagan National Airport on Thursday.  The airline now offers service to Fort Myers, West Palm Beach, and Jacksonville, Florida.
Flights to Fort Myers and West Palm Beach operate daily, although the carrier will offer twice daily service from Reagan to the two cities between December 19, 2014 and January 4, 2015 to accommodate increased travel during the holiday season.  Service …

Delta to Offer New Craft Beers on Domestic Flights

Delta to Offer New Craft Beers on Domestic Flights

Delta Air Lines announced it will begin serving regional craft beers on many of its domestic routes in the United States.
The carrier will now offer beers from Ballast Point Brewing Company in San Diego; Blue Point Brewing Company in Long Island, New York; Brooklyn Brewery in Brooklyn; Lagunitas Brewing Company in Petaluma, California; Newburyport Brewing Company in Newburyport, Massachusetts; and Stone Brewing Company in Escondido, California.
The new selections of beers …

Holiday Snowstorm to Wreak Travel Havoc

Holiday Snowstorm to Wreak Travel Havoc

Another winter storm is moving in on the Northeast, and it has the potential to cause major disruptions to Thanksgiving week travel plans. The weather could bring as much as a foot of snow to parts of the region by the end of Wednesday, and many in the area will likely see more of the white stuff falling come Thanksgiving Day.
As of 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time, over 360 flights had …

United Announces New Transatlantic Routes for Summer Schedule

United Announces New Transatlantic Routes for Summer Schedule

United Airlines announced new transatlantic additions to its summer network next year.  The carrier said it will launch new service between Newark and Venice, Chicago and Dublin, and Washington, D.C. and Paris.
Beginning June 4, United will offer new daily between Newark and Venice, Italy.  Flights will depart Newark Liberty International Airport at 6:45 p.m. and arrive at Venice Marco Polo Airport at 9:05 a.m. the next day, with flights from …