Gotham Air Helicopter Gets You to New York Airports in 6 Minutes

Gotham Air hits the skies in NYC

If you live in New York or have ever attempted getting to the airport peak hours, you know it’s a bit of a struggle. Now New Yorkers can save time on the airport commute by booking a lift with Gotham Air. The luxury 6-minute helicopter ride just started service to JFK and Newark airports from Pier 6 in downtown Manhattan. Prices will run […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of February 4, 2015

Singapore Airlines' new premium economy seat

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Singapore Airlines’ New Premium Economy Marriott Abandons FCC Petition for Hotel Wi-Fi Blocking Hawaiian Airlines opens first of 6 new Premier Club lounges at Honolulu airport Seabourn reveals names of new ships British Airways Realigns Its Program to Make Big Spenders With Large Point Balances Happier (And […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of January 14, 2015

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Thieves with stolen passwords try to swipe miles from American Air and United customers Cyprus Airways closes down First Travel Impact From Paris Attacks: EU Parliament May Revive Air-Passenger Terrorism Law Why is United Airlines going to war with a 22-year-old entrepreneur who wants to save travelers […]

Travel Tip of the Day: JFK Transportation Tip

NYC Air Train JFK

JFK Transportation Tip Last Thursday’s tip was about taking the bus between LGA airport and Manhattan. If you’re flying in or out of New York City’s largest airport, you can take public transportation as well. When I land at JFK, I jump on the AirTrain to Jamaica Station and then take the E train to 53rd Street […]

Travel News: Week of November 13, 2013

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Top Travel News Government to allow American Air & US Airways merger US Airways, United, American and JetBlue Now Allow PDE Use During Entire Flight Liquids ban to be lifted at European airports; is the U.S. next? United: You can now use hand-held devices on all our domestic mainline flights, with a few exceptions Venice […]

Travel News: Week of October 9, 2013

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Top Travel News JFK gets automated passport system to reduce delays 9-year-old Minneapolis boy walks through security & onto plane bound for Las Vegas without ticket Fed Shutdown Could Delay American Merger Trial After Killings, Tourists Are Told to Avoid Madagascar  Lufthansa eliminates First Class cabins on a third of long-haul flights NY state Attorney […]

Travel News: Week of October 2, 2013

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Passport machine to cut customs wait times at JFK US state department issues global threat warning Passenger told he cannot board EasyJet flight after tweeting complaint Clueless tourist brings loaded gun to 9/11 Memorial Air New Zealand plans charters to fly scientists to Antarctica, land on ice runway Southwest Plans to Devalue Rapid Rewards Points […]

JetBlue introduces new premium class called Mint on transcontinental flights

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JetBlue shook things up in the transcontinental premium market today by announcing the introduction of Mint, their new premium class cabin on New York (JFK) to Los Angeles (LAX) and San Francisco (SFO) routes. Mint will feature the longest lie-flat beds in domestic business class and four private suites among the 16 Mint seats. In celebration […]