Articles tagged “twa”

TWA Flight 800: Healing and Heartache 20 Years Later

TWA Flight 800: Healing and Heartache 20 Years Later

Frank Eltman, Associated Press

The National Transportation Safety Board has consistently rejected the idea that a missile took down TWA Flight 800. Remembering and learning from such tragedies is a vital part of the legacies.

3 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.

4 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.

4 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.

4 years ago

JFK May Finally Have a Hotel Developer Ready to Take Over Iconic TWA Terminal

JFK May Finally Have a Hotel Developer Ready to Take Over Iconic TWA Terminal

Nadja Brandt and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

There's been a long line of maybe developers for the site, from the Standard group to Yotel. Does MCR know something the others don't? Or is it willing to play by rules others wouldn't?

4 years ago

9 Great Airline Brands We’ve Loved and Lost

9 Great Airline Brands We’ve Loved and Lost

Marisa Garcia, Skift

It would be nice to have a successful relaunch of a classic, for a change. Best of luck to the new Eastern Air Lines with that.

5 years ago

Iconic TWA Flight Center At JFK Airport Gets Its Last Chance To Preen

Iconic TWA Flight Center At JFK Airport Gets Its Last Chance To Preen

Dennis Schaal, Skift

All things must pass -- apparently.

6 years ago

TWA Museum captures an airline in its heyday

TWA Museum captures an airline in its heyday

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Meanwhile, the Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum, located at Delta headquarters in Atlanta, doesn't get much publicity, but features dozens of vintage aircraft in a former hangar, and is definitely worth a visit.

7 years ago