American Airlines and its trans-Atlantic business partner, British Airways, are moving in together at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. New York officials announced Wednesday that the airlines will co-locate operations at the airport's Terminal 8 and spend $344 million on upgrades over the next three years. The airlines billed it as a way to enhance service between New York and London, starting in 2022."Co-locating with British Airways will allow our customers unprecedented convenience and flexibility between these two world-class cities," American Airlines president Robert Isom said in a statement. The move will make it easier for arriving passengers to connect to other American Airlines flights, the company said, while also centralizing 14 daily flights to London at the same terminal. … [Read more...] about American Airlines, British Airways moving in together at New York’s JFK Airport
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News Too good to be true? The flight I am writing about is from Barcelona (BCN) Spain to the US in Lie-Flat Biz From $538 Round-Trip? It is obviously a mistake fare. Add to this that you earn Delta miles as the trip is on Alitalia making this trip as much of a mileage run as a trip you might want to fly. Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending This Business Class fare originates in Barcelona (BCN) with flights available to New York (JFK), Los Angeles (LAX) and Chicago (ORD). The round-trip ticket is actually from Barcelona to Rome (FCO) to Los Angeles (LAX) and nets 13,764 flight miles, earning you about 5,500 MQDs with Delta. That’s about a third of the way toward Delta’s top-tier Diamond status! You’ll also earn bonus MQMs since its a business class flight. The Catch You missed it! The blasted fare was taken down almost as soon as it was published on rival blogs like The Points Guy. Darn It! How Do I Get These Fares BEFORE The Blogs? To get this kind of … [Read more...] about Mistake Fare EU to New York In Lie-Flat Biz $538! Too Good To Be True?
Istanbul delayed again; Sacramento upgrades; new TSA tech at Denver Chris McGinnis Published 1:02 pm PST, Tuesday, January 1, 2019 The full opening of Istanbul's new airport has been delayed unto March. The full opening of Istanbul's new airport has been delayed unto March. Photo: Istanbul New Airport Photo: Istanbul New Airport Image 1 of / 27 Caption Close Image 1 of 27 The full opening of Istanbul's new airport has been delayed unto March. The full opening of Istanbul's new airport has been delayed unto March. Photo: Istanbul New Airport Airport news: Istanbul, Sacramento, Honolulu, Denver, DFW, New York JFK 1 / 27 Back to Gallery TravelSkills on SFGate is brought to you by Visa . … [Read more...] about Airport news: Istanbul, Sacramento, Honolulu, Denver, DFW, New York JFK
Wednesday newsletters always feature a hotel or flight review. Today (November 14, 2018): Review of Delta’s Boeing 767 Business Class from Brussels to New York. On September 21st 2018, I flew Business Class onboard a Delta Air Lines (better known as Delta) Boeing 767-300ER from Brussels in Belgium to JFK Airport in New York. One of the founding members of SkyTeam, Delta is the 6th oldest operating airline in the world, and the oldest airline in the USA. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta is the world’s second largest airline in terms of scheduled passengers carried, revenue per passenger per mile flown and fleet size (after American Airlines). Delta is also the largest transatlantic carrier, with more transatlantic flights per day than any other carrier. The B767 is the backbone of Delta’s transatlantic fleet, and while a journey onboard Delta’s B767 Business Class (called Delta One) still offers a comfortable ride, the hard … [Read more...] about Trip report: Delta B767 Business Class Brussels to New York
Passengers asked to hold it until they get on the plane Chris McGinnis Updated 3:25 pm PDT, Thursday, October 25, 2018 Airport bathrooms at JFK airport Terminal 5 shut down for hours this morning Airport bathrooms at JFK airport Terminal 5 shut down for hours this morning Photo: Chris McGinnis Photo: Chris McGinnis Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Airport bathrooms at JFK airport Terminal 5 shut down for hours this morning Airport bathrooms at JFK airport Terminal 5 shut down for hours this morning Photo: Chris McGinnis Oh, crap! All toilets at New York JFK terminal shut down 1 / 1 Back to Gallery A water main break at New York JFK Airport at 8:30 this morning shut down all toilets at JetBlue's Terminal 5, … [Read more...] about Oh, crap! All toilets at New York JFK terminal shut down