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JetBlue, US Airways Add New D.C. Flights

JetBlue, US Airways Add New D.C. Flights

JetBlue and US Airways are launching new Washington, D.C. routes, and JetBlue is also increasing frequencies of some existing flights, and adding a seasonal daily nonstop between Boston and Nantucket.
On May 2, 2012, US Airways’ subsidiary PSA Airlines will begin nonstop service between Cincinnati, Ohio and Washington, D.C.’s Reagan National Airport. US Airways Express carrier Republic Airlines will also begin service between Des Moines, Iowa and Reagan National on May …

What’s Doing in Washington, D.C.

What’s Doing in Washington, D.C.

As well known as Washington, D.C. is, it didn’t exist until it was created by an act of Congress in 1790.  Today, D.C. as it is known (it is also referred to as “Washington” and “the District”) is home to over 600,000 people, and, thanks to commuters from nearby Maryland and Virginia, the population during the workday expands to over one million.
Washington is a planned city and, from its start …

What’s Doing In Philadelphia

What’s Doing In Philadelphia

Philadelphia, the epicenter of the American Revolution and the country’s capital in the 18th century, is much more than the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
Located only two hours from New York City and less than three hours from Washington D.C.,  Philadelphia is a cosmopolitan city with some of the country’s top universities, museums, and cultural organizations within its borders, not to mention a variety of restaurants and local specialties including …

This Week in Business Travel History – 15 January 2012

This Week in Business Travel History – 15 January 2012

In 1493, one of the first transatlantic business trips came to an end.  Columbus set upon his return trip to Spain, after crossing the Atlantic westward in 1492.
In 1942, Winston Churchill became the first British prime minister to take a transatlantic flight.  Churchill flew in a BOAC Boeing 314 flying boat from Bermuda to Plymouth.
On January 19, 1937, Howard Hughes set a transcontinental air record.  He flew his custom-built monoplane …

TSA Expands PreCheck to New York’s JFK Airport

TSA Expands PreCheck to New York’s JFK Airport

The TSA’s PreCheck trusted traveler program will soon be in place at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The PreCheck program at JFK will be available to American Airlines frequent fliers, as well as U.S. citizens who are participating in the Customs and Border Protections’ Trusted Traveler Program, which, includes Global Entry, Sentri, and Nexus.  The exact date of the implementation at JFK has yet to be determined.
The PreCheck program …

US Airways to Increase Washington, D.C. Flights

US Airways to Increase Washington, D.C. Flights

Beginning March 25, US Airways will add flights between 11 new destinations and Washington Reagan National Airport, and will also boost service between three existing destinations and the airport.
New domestic destinations include Birmingham, Islip, Little Rock, Jacksonville, Memphis, and Tallahassee, while, internationally, US Airways will add service to Ottawa. Additional flights will be added to existing service to Bangor, Savannah, and Hartford. The expansion comes following the completion of US …

American Express Offering Free US Airways Club Memberships

American Express Offering Free US Airways Club Memberships

American Express is offering select Platinum Card holders complimentary one-year membership in the US Airways Club.  The membership provides the cardholder with access to a total of over 250 lounges worldwide including US Airways Clubs, Continental’s Presidents Clubs, United’s Red Carpet Clubs, and Star Alliance lounges.  Other benefits include free wireless Internet access, snacks, and complimentary wine and beer.
According to Platinum cardholders who have received this benefit, American Express is …