Articles tagged “jfk”

Asia Was the Driver of Global Aviation Growth in 2017

Asia Was the Driver of Global Aviation Growth in 2017

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Economics and population growth mean that India and China are quickly becoming of the powerhouses of the aviation industry. It won't be too long before more European and North American airports drop out of the top 20.

6 months 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.

9 months ago

American Airlines Launches Flagship Airport Dining for Top-Tier Fliers

American Airlines Launches Flagship Airport Dining for Top-Tier Fliers

Grant Martin, Skift

American Airlines has a new lounge for ultra-premium passengers at JFK. Good luck getting in though.

1 year ago

Are Plans to Rebuild JFK Airport Real or a Publicity Stunt?

Are Plans to Rebuild JFK Airport Real or a Publicity Stunt?

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Skeptics wonder whether the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey would really fund massive projects to rebuild LaGuardia and JFK at basically the same time. What's not in doubt is that both airports need to be transformed.

2 years ago

New York’s Governor Proposes $10 Billion Plan to (Finally) Fix JFK Airport

New York’s Governor Proposes $10 Billion Plan to (Finally) Fix JFK Airport

Hilary Russ, Reuters

With New York LaGuardia finally getting a much-needed facelift, it makes sense that New York's governor is turning his attention to JFK. Most of JFK's terminals are in better shape than LaGuardia, but they're far from being among the world's best.

2 years ago

British Airways Cuts Back Its Business-Class-Only New York to London Service

British Airways Cuts Back Its Business-Class-Only New York to London Service

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

Given the proximity, it's difficult to tell whether BA's decision had anything to do with Brexit. Still, if there is an economic slowdown in the UK, expect to see premium bookings taking a hit.

2 years ago

New York and Los Angeles Airport Scares Highlight TSA’s Failures

New York and Los Angeles Airport Scares Highlight TSA’s Failures

Colin Nagy, Skift

The U.S. government has had nearly 15 years to figure out how to fund and staff the TSA. It's still failing.

2 years ago

New York Airports Threaten to Remove TSA in Favor of Alternate Screeners

New York Airports Threaten to Remove TSA in Favor of Alternate Screeners

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The best chance of solving the TSA staffing issue is the U.S. House approving additional funds to pay overtime for TSA workers. But the truth is that more airports should experiment with alternative security staffing, like the New York Port Authority has threatened to do.

2 years ago

Inside TWA’s Iconic JFK Terminal Before the Hotel Conversion Begins

Inside TWA’s Iconic JFK Terminal Before the Hotel Conversion Begins

Katie Reilly, Reuters

This hotel project has been so long in the works that we will be pleasantly surprise when it finally comes to fruition.

3 years ago

JetBlue Is Pushing Farm to Tray Table Concept at JFK Airport

JetBlue Is Pushing Farm to Tray Table Concept at JFK Airport

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

It's a bit of a gimmick, sure, but it's another sign that JetBlue takes its hometown NYC position seriously.

3 years ago

It’s Official: Hotel at JFK in Old TWA Terminal Gets 70-Year Lease From Port Authority

It’s Official: Hotel at JFK in Old TWA Terminal Gets 70-Year Lease From Port Authority

Martin Z. Braun , Bloomberg

The approval of MCR Development, which operates Marriott and Hilton properties, and minority partner JetBlue to develop the old TWA terminal into a hotel caps several years of maneuverings with Standard Hotels and Yotel Group previously expressing interest. This is a Port Authority project so get ready for the ride.

3 years ago

JetBlue in Partnership to Open Hotel in Old TWA Terminal at JFK Airport

JetBlue in Partnership to Open Hotel in Old TWA Terminal at JFK Airport

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Few international airports have an on-airport hotel but JFK will get one in 2018. The TWA Flight Center Hotel will be located near JetBlue's Terminal 5 and it will be a nice homage to the iconic airline. TWA, that is.

3 years ago