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JetBlue to Link Fort Lauderdale with Santiago

JetBlue to Link Fort Lauderdale with Santiago

JetBlue Airways announced new daily service between Fort Lauderdale and Santiago, in the Dominican Republic.
The service will start June 14, 2018.
The New York-based carrier will depart Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport at 8:30 a.m. local time, arriving at Santiago de Compostela Airport at 10:30 a.m. The return trip will depart Santiago at 11:35 a.m., arriving in Fort Lauderdale at 1:50 p.m.
Santiago is on Atlantic Standard Time.
JetBlue first began to offer service …

Hilton Honors to Add New Benefits Including Rollover Nights to Program

Hilton Honors to Add New Benefits Including Rollover Nights to Program

Hilton announced numerous new rewards and benefits for members of its Hilton Honors guest-loyalty program.
The changes include new elite tier bonuses, unlimited milestone bonuses, rollover nights, and the ability to gift status to a friend or relative.
The hotelier said that members of the guest loyalty program asked for “simple, straightforward ways to earn more points and rewards.”
Starting April 1, new elite tier bonus rates go into effect. Silver-level members will …

Water Main Break at JFK Causes Evacuation of Terminal 4

Water Main Break at JFK Causes Evacuation of Terminal 4

A bad weekend for John F. Kennedy International Airport got worse Sunday afternoon when a water main broke and flooded Terminal 4, the International Arrivals Terminal, resulting in the temporary discontinuation of international flights into the terminal.
“A water main break at Terminal 4 at JFK Airport has led to a shutdown of international flights into the terminal,” the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates the airport, …

JFK Airport Attempts to Recover from Blizzard as Delays Mount

JFK Airport Attempts to Recover from Blizzard as Delays Mount

The powerful blizzard, which left over a dozen people dead in its wake and tens of thousands without power as temperatures plunged, wreaked havoc on New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, where passengers continued to experience long delays even after the skies cleared.
The storm resulted in scores of rescheduled flights, and aircraft and crew members that were out of position for their next flights, as well as checked luggage …

Deadly Winter Storm Hammers Northeast, Leaving Thousands of Travelers Stranded

Deadly Winter Storm Hammers Northeast, Leaving Thousands of Travelers Stranded

The major winter storm that was responsible for the death of more than a dozen people as it swept across the country is creating whiteout conditions in the Northeast and causing the cancellation of thousands of flights in and out of the region.
The storm is currently blanketing the Northeast with snow from eastern North Carolina to New England and the National Weather Service reports whiteout conditions in parts of coastal …

East Coast Braces for Blizzard and Bitter Cold

East Coast Braces for Blizzard and Bitter Cold

The powerful winter storm that brought snow to Florida has the Northeast in its sights.
Referred to by some meteorologists as a “bomb cyclone,” the Nor’easter will result in whiteout conditions and power losses in many areas Thursday. In order to be called a bomb cyclone, barometric pressure must drop by a minimum of 24 millibars in 24 hours.
The storm has already resulted in flight delays and cancellations across the nation …

Deadly Winter Storm Batters Europe

Deadly Winter Storm Batters Europe

A major winter storm swept through much of Europe on Wednesday, bringing with it winds of up to 100 mph (160 km/h) and heavy rain. The storm battered homes with hail, cut power to tens of thousands of homes, flooded streets, impacted transport, and uprooted trees.
The severe weather resulted in over 500 flight cancellations and 5,048 flight delays. In Switzerland, a train was blown off its tracks, causing multiple injuries.
One …