American Airlines Enhances Five Star Service with Private Airport Entrance, Security Screening and Helicopter Transfers

American partners with The Private Suite and Blade at LAX and JFK

American Airlines is expanding its exclusive Five Star Service options for its top customers traveling through Los Angeles (LAX) and New York (JFK). The new additions offer off-terminal entrance and private screening service with The Private Suite in LAX and a unique effortless travel experience to JFK or LAX airports with Blade, a digitally powered aviation company.

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British Airways Will Join American Airlines at JFK Terminal 8 in 2022

Over the next three years, American Airlines and British Airways will invest $344 million to colocate operations in Terminal 8 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. That investment will include adding five widebody gates, new baggage systems and lounges, a premium check-in space and new concession and retail options. The two carriers will operate 14 daily flights to London from the terminal. British Airways will continue to operate from Terminal 7 until 2022.

By: Michael B. Baker

Source: BTN

 

Bleisure Is the Biggest Trend in Business Travel

“Bleisure” is on the rise and it’s one of the biggest trends in business travel.

Blending work travel with leisure travel is one of the best perks of traveling for work. It helps save on vacation costs and creates a better work-life balance for travelers and the concept is growing by leaps and bounds as revealed in National Car Rental’s second annual State of the Business Travel Industry Survey.

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Delta to give more customers the option to pick meals before they fly

Decisions, decisions.

Delta customers travelling in the First Class cabin will soon have the option to choose their meal days in advance through the airline’s popular pre-select meal program. This move follows rave reviews from both customers and flight attendants on Delta One routes where pre-select has been initially offered. Continue reading Delta to give more customers the option to pick meals before they fly

Marriott Bonvoy Is the New Name of the Hotel Chain’s Loyalty Program

More than two years after closing one of the most tumultuous merger deals in the history of hospitality, Marriott International has finally revealed the new name of its loyalty program, combining all three of its loyalty brands — Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). Continue reading Marriott Bonvoy Is the New Name of the Hotel Chain’s Loyalty Program

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