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A Look Inside the New TWA Hotel The hotel at Kennedy International Airport is located in the former TWA Flight Center, which was designed by the architect Eero Saarinen in 1962. … [Read more...] about A Look Inside the New TWA Hotel
Eero Saarinen’s TWA Flight Center at John F. Kennedy International Airport was obsolete almost from the moment it opened, and had been mothballed for years before a developer took it over to turn it into a hotel. … [Read more...] about Checking Out the TWA Hotel
Last but certainly not least are the museum exhibitions that I highly recommend visiting at the TWA Hotel, whether you’re a hotel guest or not. Thanks to the New York Historical Society, you can enjoy curated exhibitions here that celebrate TWA’s history, as well as examine the Jet age and midcentury modern design movement. I particularly enjoyed taking a photo inside a replica of Howard Hugh’s office. … [Read more...] about TWA Hotel: JFK Airport’s Only On-Airport Hotel
Something is funny here. Why? Well, as far as we know, there is nothing that requires a merger of these programs. After all, TWA has been part of the AAdvantage program before and that previous partnership did, by-the-way, include redemption on American, and did not require anything to do with the courts. We think two factors are responsible for the current approach by American: 1) By not allowing TWA members to redeem on American, it affords American no additional award redemption pressure, given that there is a severance date for US Airways members. As the proposed US Airways merger with United lingers on, it gives cause to suspect that many more US Airways members are redeeming on American, as there is no sign yet that United wants those frequent flyers. Having both TWA and US Airways members redeeming at the same time on a network as summer closes in, isn’t the best position for AAdvantage. The main difference? American at least gets paid for redemption from US Airways, but … [Read more...] about TWA Aviators