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JetBlue to Start LaGuardia-Boston Service Next Week

JetBlue to Start LaGuardia-Boston Service Next Week

JetBlue Airways announced that it will begin service between New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Boston Logan International Airport on October 31.
The carrier will offer six daily flights during the week between the two cities, as well as two flights on Saturday and three on Sunday.
JetBlue will operate the flights using Embraer E190 aircraft. The planes feature 16 seats in Even More Space, the airline’s premium economy lite section, and 84 …

New Curio Collection Hotel Opens in Boston

New Curio Collection Hotel Opens in Boston

Hilton Hotels announced the opening of a new Curio Collection property in Boston. The Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton is the first of the brand’s hotels to open in the New England city.
The hotel is situated inside the Ames Building, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The building underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation to become a Curio property.
The property has 114 guestrooms and suites, each with …

Delta to Connect Boston with Dublin, New York with Lisbon

Delta to Connect Boston with Dublin, New York with Lisbon

Delta Air Lines announced that it plans to launch new flights from both Boston and New York to Europe next year. The carrier plans to begin daily Boston-Dublin flights, as well as daily New York-Lisbon flights on May 25, 2017.
The carrier will operate the routes with its joint venture partners Air France-KLM and Alitalia.
Flights will depart Boston at 9:10 p.m. and arrive in Dublin at 8:30 a.m. the following morning. …

JetBlue, Cape Air Ink Codeshare Agreement

JetBlue, Cape Air Ink Codeshare Agreement

JetBlue Airways announced that it began a new codeshare agreement with Cape Air.
Under the new agreement, JetBlue will be able to place its code on Cape Air-operated flights between Boston’s Logan International Airport and San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, as well as on additional Cape Air flights throughout the Caribbean and Northeastern United States.
JetBlue and Cape Air first began a partnership in 2007.
Cape Air was founded …

JetBlue to Begin Non-Stop Boston-Atlanta Service

JetBlue to Begin Non-Stop Boston-Atlanta Service

JetBlue Airways announced that it will launch new service between Boston and Atlanta on March 30, 2017. Atlanta will be the carrier’s 63rd non-stop destination from Boston.
Flights will depart Boston Logan International Airport at 6:10 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 1:10 p.m., 4 p.m., and 6:55 p.m., and arrive at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport at 9:09 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 4:10 p.m., 6:59 p.m., and 9:55 p.m., respectively. From Atlanta, flights are scheduled …

Amtrak Announces New 160 MPH Trains for Acela Express

Amtrak Announces New 160 MPH Trains for Acela Express

Amtrak, the operator of most of the United States’ passenger rail services, announced the next generation of its high-speed trains to replace the aging Acela trains that are a mainstay of train service in the Northeast Corridor from Boston to Washington, D.C..
The upgrade is being made possible with the approval of a $2.45 billion loan from the federal government to Amtrak for the purchase of the state-of-the-art trains.
Starting in 2021, …

Delta to Launch Service Linking Boston to Nashville, Montego Bay, Punta Cana, St. Thomas, San Francisco

Delta to Launch Service Linking Boston to Nashville, Montego Bay, Punta Cana, St. Thomas, San Francisco

Delta Air Lines announced it will begin service from Boston to five new destinations over the next year. Additionally, the carrier said that it will increase its service between Boston and both Seattle and Milwaukee.
On November 6 of this year, Delta will launch daily flights to Nashville, scheduled to depart Boston at 11:15 a.m. and arrive in Nashville 1:25 p.m. From Nashville, flights will depart at 7 a.m. and arrive …