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United Airlines to Offer New Non-Stop Service from Boston to London Heathrow

United Airlines to Offer New Non-Stop Service from Boston to London Heathrow

United Airlines announced plans to offer new, non-stop service between Boston and London.
The late-night, once-daily service, which will start later this year, will operate using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.  Flights will depart Boston Logan International Airport at 10 p.m. local time and arrive at London Heathrow Airport 9:35 a.m. Return flights will depart London at 5 p.m. and arrive in Boston at 7:30 p.m.
The Chicago-based airline said it was “thrilled” to …

JetBlue Inaugurates Flights to Miami as it Celebrates 21st Anniversary

JetBlue Inaugurates Flights to Miami as it Celebrates 21st Anniversary

On the day the airline turned 21, JetBlue Airways launched four flights from Miami International Airport.
The New York-based carrier said it will operate a total of 14 daily flights to destinations that include Boston, Los Angeles, New York, and Newark.  JetBlue will flights to Boston Logan International Airport four times per day, to Los Angeles International Airport twice a day, to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport up to …

Forecast Calls for Cancelled Flights and More Snow

Forecast Calls for Cancelled Flights and More Snow

Most activity in the Northeast along the I-95 Corridor came to a standstill Monday thanks to a mammoth winter storm, and many areas are expected to see snow continue to accumulate for much of Tuesday as well.
Hundreds of flights have already been cancelled in and out of airports in the region. Travelers are advised to check with their airlines before heading to the airport and most airlines are offering travelers the …

Major Winter Storm Brings Northeast to Standstill with ‘Blizzard-Like Conditions’

Major Winter Storm Brings Northeast to Standstill with ‘Blizzard-Like Conditions’

A winter storm with the potential to bring much of the Northeast of a standstill is battering the region Monday morning.
Forecasters are calling for over 20” (51 cm) in New York City, with up to 24” (61 cm) called for elsewhere in the region.  The National Weather Service said to expect “blizzard like conditions possible this morning into this evening” there.
The storm has cancelled thousands of flights and disrupted travel …

Winter Weather Alerts in Effect for Over 100 Million People in U.S.

Winter Weather Alerts in Effect for Over 100 Million People in U.S.

A potent winter storm will hammer parts of the Midwest including Chicago this weekend, and move east, evolving into a nor’easter that will bring heavy snow to the I-95 corridor from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia, to New York City, to Boston.
The storm will be heavy snow, strong winds, coastal flooding, power outages, and significant travel disruptions.
Expect dangerous travel conditions as well as significant flight delays and cancellations as the storm …

Alaska to Launch New Transcon Service Linking San Diego to New York, Newark, and Boston

Alaska to Launch New Transcon Service Linking San Diego to New York, Newark, and Boston

Alaska Airlines announced it will plans for three new transcon routes come spring as well as new service to Austin.
The Seattle-based carrier will launch daily non-stop service between San Diego and New York City on April 4, 2021, as well as twice daily non-stop service between Los Angles and Austin on March 18.
The Los Angeles-Austin route will increase to thrice-daily operations starting May 20.
Later in the spring, Alaska will introduce …

JetBlue to Add 4 New Destinations, Miami, Key West, Los Cabos, and Guatemala City

JetBlue to Add 4 New Destinations, Miami, Key West, Los Cabos, and Guatemala City

JetBlue Airways announced plans to offer new service to Miami; Key West; Los Cabos; and Guatemala City, Mexico.
The action marks the first time in the airline’s history that it will operate flights to these destinations.
This comes, the airline said, as part of a larger strategy to add 24 new non-stop routes in the first half of 2021 in an effort aimed at “immediately generating to cash revenue” and “capturing” new …