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New Terminal One at JFK Gets Green Light from Port Authority

New Terminal One at JFK Gets Green Light from Port Authority

A new terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport will soon take flight.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey authorized the start of work on a new Terminal One at the airport.  The 23-gate terminal will span the sites of the current Terminal One, Terminal 2, and the former Terminal 3.  In doing so, it authorized a lease agreement for the design, construction, and financing of the terminal …

Two Storms Take Aim at the Thanksgiving Holiday

Two Storms Take Aim at the Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving week is one of the biggest travel periods in the year in the United States as people head over the river and through the woods, although not always to grandmother’s house.
While the forecast could of course and likely will change, there are two storms currently forming that could have a great impact on travel next week.
If the forecast holds, parts of Wisconsin and Michigan could see heavy snow on …

American Airlines to Add 20 New Routes Next Summer

American Airlines to Add 20 New Routes Next Summer

American Airlines announced 20 new seasonal routes for next summer including eight new domestic routes.
The list include flights to Martha’s Vineyard from Philadelphia and Charlotte to and Nantucket from Philadelphia, two islands off of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, that are popular weekend destinations.  It is also adding service from Jackson, Mississippi, and Des Moines, Iowa, to its Miami hub.
The airline is adding two flights to Traverse City, Michigan, namely from Philadelphia and …

JetBlue Adds New Seat to Board, Appoints Tech Industry Exec

JetBlue Adds New Seat to Board, Appoints Tech Industry Exec

JetBlue Airways announced the appointment of Vivek Sharma to its board of directors.
Sharma is the founder of InStride, an enterprise education and learning company.  He previously served as a senior vice president of digital guest experiences at Walt Disney.
“Our customers, crewmembers and shareholders will benefit from his expertise and perspective as we continue to diversify and strengthen JetBlue’s business, in part through technology innovation,” said Joel Peterson, chairman of the …

American Airlines to Offer New Inflight Menus from James Beard Foundation Chefs

American Airlines to Offer New Inflight Menus from James Beard Foundation Chefs

American Airlines announced a partnership with the James Beard Foundation that will bring new and diverse culinary experiences to the carrier’s passengers.
The foundation is a non-profit culinary arts organization named in honor of James Beard, who was known as the “Dean of American Cookery.” The foundation offers scholarships to aspiring chefs, operates the James Beard Awards, and organizes guest chef dinners.
“We’re honored to work with their roster of award-winning chefs …

Hawaiian Airlines Debuts New Amenity Kits Celebrating Hawaii’s Culture

Hawaiian Airlines Debuts New Amenity Kits Celebrating Hawaii’s Culture

Hawaiian Airlines said it will introduce a new collection of amenity kits and travel products at the end of November.  The collection is named ‘Ēkaha – Hawaiian for black coral and represents thriving coral as well as the bird’s nest fern, which indicates a healthy rainforest – alluding to the relationship between land and sea, and was designed by Kealopilo, the airline said.
Passengers traveling on international flights as well as …

Norwegian Air Names New CEO

Norwegian Air Names New CEO

Norwegian Air announced the appointment Jacob Schram to the position of CEO.
The new CEO will take over from acting CEO Geir Karlsen on January 1, 2020.  Karlsen will continue as both CFO and Deputy CEO of the company.
Schram’s “extensive management experience from global companies, proven leadership skills, strong commercial consumer orientation and impressive track record of value creation will greatly benefit Norwegian as the company enters into a new phase,” …