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New York Airports Crack Down on Overpriced Food and Drinks Including $28 Beers

New York Airports Crack Down on Overpriced Food and Drinks Including  $28 Beers

The $28 beer at LaGuardia Airport is about to become a thing of the past: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which manages the airports, announced that it was tightening enforcement of its “street pricing” policy that keeps the prices travelers pay at restaurants and other concessions at its airports comparable to prices elsewhere in the city.
The revised policy caps any surcharges at 10% of the comparable …

Delta to Open Delta One Clubs at JFK and LAX, Limit Access to Sky Clubs

Delta to Open Delta One Clubs at JFK and LAX, Limit Access to Sky Clubs

Delta Air Lines announced plans to open lounges for exclusive use by its business-class passengers in two locations and also said it will limit access to its Sky Clubs.
The Atlanta-based carrier announced plans for two new Delta One Club lounges with access limited strictly for Delta One business-class passengers, at John F. Kennedy International and Los Angeles International airports.
The 36,000-square-foot (3,345-square-meter)  JFK Delta One Club will open in 2023 near …

American to Operate More Flights from Heathrow’s Terminal 5 This Summer

American to Operate More Flights from Heathrow’s Terminal 5 This Summer

American Airlines announced plans to expand its operations at London Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5, the home of joint-venture partner British Airways, in the coming months.
The world’s largest carrier will operate up to 11 transatlantic flights that leave from T5.
Starting March 27 and ending October 30, American flights linking London and Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles, and New York will utilize Terminal 5 for both arrivals and departures.    The move does not …

American and JetBlue’s Northeast Alliance Adds 6 Flights, Increases Frequency of 21 Others

American and JetBlue’s Northeast Alliance Adds 6 Flights, Increases Frequency of 21 Others

American Airlines and JetBlue Airways announced six new routes and additional frequencies in 21 markets in the United States as part of their Northeast Alliance.
The Northeast Alliance was launched in February of this year.
The two carriers also said they were expanding their current codeshare agreement at John F. Kennedy International Airport to include 185 routes, with American placing its code on 70 JetBlue routes and JetBlue placing its code on …

New Terminal One at JFK Gets Green Light Once Again

New Terminal One at JFK Gets Green Light Once Again

A new Terminal One at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport may finally take flight after numerous delays occasioned by the pandemic-induced decline in travel over the past two years.
Terminal One is currently owned and operated by four airlines, Air France, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, and Lufthansa.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey unveiled an updated version of plans for …

Great Moments in Travel History – December 2021

December, the first month of meteorological winter in the Northern Hemisphere, was the tenth month of the Roman calendar, and derives its name from decem, “ten” in Latin.  It is now the 12th and final month of the year, and is associated with multiple holidays including Krampus, Christmas, and Hanukkah as well as  New Year’s Eve.
The Anglo-Saxons called both December and January – the entire winter solstice period – “Ġēolamōnaþ,” …

Amtrak Northeast Corridor Service Resumes After Ida, But Disruptions Remain in the Region

Amtrak Northeast Corridor Service Resumes After Ida, But Disruptions Remain in the Region

The storm that pummeled the New York City area on Wednesday brought virtually all forms of transit to a halt after flooding airports, subway stations and submerging buses – with their passengers inside.
Amtrak announced that service along the Northeast Corridor including the high-speed Acela train, operating between Washington, D.C. and Boston, would resume Friday, but the nation’s rail operator said that all trains between Albany and New York City would …