Articles tagged “jfk airport”

JFK Airport’s TWA Hotel Opens to Mixed Reviews

JFK Airport’s TWA Hotel Opens to Mixed Reviews

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

For a hotel so many years in the making, it needed its first night to be a resounding success. But it wasn't that bad: All guests loved themselves some 400 megabits per second Wi-Fi.

1 month ago

FAA Blasts Newark Airport for How It Charges Airline Fees

FAA Blasts Newark Airport for How It Charges Airline Fees

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

You would think U.S. airports would know how this works. Revenue generated at an airport must stay there, and an airport operator cannot use it for other purposes. Airports must also have a transparent process for assessing fees. It seems the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey routinely flouted these guidelines.

7 months ago

JFK’s Terminal 4 Owner Wants to Invest in More U.S. Airports

JFK’s Terminal 4 Owner Wants to Invest in More U.S. Airports

Brian Sumers, Skift

Handing over more U.S. airport terminals to private operators is probably not a panacea. But surely private industry can do at least as well as governments in operating an airport terminal.

1 year ago

JFK Airport’s Terminal Setup Contributed to the Storm-Recovery Fiasco

JFK Airport’s Terminal Setup Contributed to the Storm-Recovery Fiasco

Brian Sumers, Skift

Most of the world's airports have lots of "common-use gates" that can be used by any carrier. Not JFK. It operates under a different model, and that has been a big problem over the past week.

1 year ago

JFK Airport Flight Delays Persist After Weekend Fiasco

JFK Airport Flight Delays Persist After Weekend Fiasco

Julie Johnsson, Bloomberg

The early word is that every backup system failed at this international hub. The chaos was similar to how a power outage grounded hundreds of flights in Atlanta last month. All airports need to rethink their systems.

1 year ago

United Airlines President: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’

United Airlines President: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’

Brian Sumers, Skift

Is there a more honest airline executive than United's Scott Kirby? Probably not. But that's a good thing. United's 2015 decision to leave New York JFK was a head-scratcher, and it's nice to see new management calling it a mistake.

2 years ago

A $65 Million Warehouse for Pampered Pets is Opening at New York JFK

A $65 Million Warehouse for Pampered Pets is Opening at New York JFK

James Tarmy, Bloomberg

Pets probably don't care about the high-end finishes at The Ark JFK. But let's be honest: That stuff isn't really for the animals. It's designed to make the humans paying the bills feel better about their choices.

2 years ago

New York-JFK Airport Using Facial Recognition for Security Screening

New York-JFK Airport Using Facial Recognition for Security Screening

Associated Press

Facial scans will be used at first to provide extra scrutiny of those traveling from visa waiver countries.

3 years ago

Etihad Reveals Personal Airport Lounge Suite for Super Luxe Flyers

Etihad Reveals Personal Airport Lounge Suite for Super Luxe Flyers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Etihad is defining what modern First Class is for commercial airlines.

4 years ago

United and JetBlue Announce New Services in the Battle for Transcontinental Passengers

United and JetBlue Announce New Services in the Battle for Transcontinental Passengers

Grant Martin, Skift

Brooklyn was too hip for United anyway.

4 years ago