Articles tagged “newark airport”

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.

1 month ago

United Airlines to Pay $2.4 Million Fine Over Controversial Chairman’s Flight

United Airlines to Pay $2.4 Million Fine Over Controversial Chairman’s Flight

Associated Press

United Airlines is already a much different (and more passenger-friendly) carrier than it was in 2015 when Jeff Smisek resigned, unexpectedly. But the company is still dealing with fallout from Smisek's decisions.

6 months ago

United Airlines Takes a $400 Million Hit After FAA Lifts Newark Limits

United Airlines Takes a $400 Million Hit After FAA Lifts Newark Limits

Brian Sumers, Skift

Thanks to one FAA decision, more than $400 million in assets simply disappeared from United's books. That's never a good thing.

10 months ago

Iceland’s Low-Cost Carrier Wow Air Is Bringing Cheap Flights to New York

Iceland’s Low-Cost Carrier Wow Air Is Bringing Cheap Flights to New York

Brian Sumers, Skift

Deal seekers, rejoice. New Yorkers now have a new cheap way to reach Europe. But don't expect it to be comfortable.

11 months ago

Allegiant Air Will Expand Its Low-Cost Service to Newark, Trespassing on United’s Turf

Allegiant Air Will Expand Its Low-Cost Service to Newark, Trespassing on United’s Turf

Brian Sumers, Skift

Allegiant Air will finally start flying into the New York area. Does this mean a fare war with United is coming? Or will the big airline ignore its much smaller competitor?

11 months ago

Drone Sales at Airports Aren’t a Really Good Mix

Drone Sales at Airports Aren’t a Really Good Mix

Associated Press

Brookstone.com lists 13 types of drones and minidrones for sale. Call us picky but given recent reports of drones interfering with commercial flight operations, we think airport retail outlets, including Brookstone at Newark Liberty Airport, should be drone-free zones.

2 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.

2 years ago

Report: NYC Area Airports Are Country’s Worst For Tarmac Delays

Report: NYC Area Airports Are Country’s Worst For Tarmac Delays

Dan Peltier, Associated Press

Just wait until one of JFK's runways closes this summer, that's when the real fun begins.

2 years ago

United Teams With Ride-Sharing App at Newark Airport

United Teams With Ride-Sharing App at Newark Airport

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The Bandwagon app's matching system is a smart way to reduce congestion and wait times without impacting current transportation infrastructure. If it's a success, we expect the service to expand quickly.

2 years ago

United’s Newark Plans Will Reinvent New York Airport Tech and Food Offerings

United’s Newark Plans Will Reinvent New York Airport Tech and Food Offerings

Dan Peltier, Skift

Newark's Terminal C is on track to help raise NYC area airports from the ashes and make passengers want to arrive early to these airports out of desire rather than obligation. Terminals A and B? Still wastelands.

3 years ago

United Airlines Tries to Improve Newark Airport With Better Food, Tech Amenities

United Airlines Tries to Improve Newark Airport With Better Food, Tech Amenities

Associated Press

The overdue rejuvenation will make Newark attractive to flyers again and put operator OTG in the running for the most significant player in improving NYC-area airports.

3 years ago

United Bets on Better Tech, Restaurants to Improve Newark Hub

United Bets on Better Tech, Restaurants to Improve Newark Hub

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Investments by JetBlue and Delta have paid off in their respective terminals at JFK, proving to carriers and airports that an enjoyable, sophisticated airport venue can improve loyalty and revenue.

3 years ago