Tag Archives: Airports

Delta proposes flights between Haneda, Tokyo’s city airport, and 5 new U.S. cities

Delta filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, and Portland, Ore., as well as twice-daily service between Haneda and Honolulu. Continue reading Delta proposes flights between Haneda, Tokyo’s city airport, and 5 new U.S. cities

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

 

Five of the Best Apps for When You’re Heading to the Airport

Airports are getting busier. According to the Bureau of Transportation Studies, 2017 was the busiest year ever for U.S. airlines,  and 2018 looks to end just as busy, by more than 3 percent.  With the highest number of passengers in history, anxious travelers have more on their minds as they head to the airport, but there are tools that they can use to ease their concerns, including some that are accessible right on their cell phones.

Here are five apps that will help to smooth out the difficulties of air travel today.

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Hertz Doing Biometric Screening

Hertz plans to offer fast check-out lanes powered by biometrics at more than 40 airports by the end of next year.

The first Hertz Fast Lane is now operating at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta in partnership with Clear, the biometric-identity technology company that is best known for its private lanes at TSA checkpoints.  Continue reading Hertz Doing Biometric Screening