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MCR, the seventh-largest hotel owner-operator in the U.S., joined hundreds of construction workers at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Tuesday to top out the TWA Hotel’s first hotel structure. Once complete, the TWA Hotel will preserve Eero Saarinen’s iconic TWA Flight Center, adaptively reusing the terminal as a world class hotel with 505 guestrooms, 50,000 square feet of...
A Bangladeshi man — inspired by ISIS — set off a pipe bomb adjacent to New York’s Port Authority bus terminal during rush hour Monday morning December 10th, sowing mass chaos but causing few injuries — likely because the “attempted terrorist” detonated his “low-tech device” prematurely. The suspect, Akayed Ullah, a Bangladesh immigrant, set off the device in an underground...
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Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrated the delivery today of the airline's first 777 Freighter, the world's longest-range twin-engine freighter. The airplane and a second freighter on order will help the airline expand its cargo business. "The delivery of our first 777 Freighter is a milestone event in our cargo business," said Mr. İlker Aycı, Chairman of the Board and the Executive...
We were joined by CALMM, JFK Rotary Club, Royal Waste, The ARK at JFK, Delta Global Services, Patient Airlift Services (PALS), Aramex, and many other airport personnel for a fun evening of dinner and dancing! Thank you to all of our advertisers and sponsors, and most importantly, thank you to all that attended! Visit our Flickr page for additional photos. Click...
NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S NEW $2.3 BILLION TERMINAL A REDEVELOPMENT
The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today approved $496 million for major landside and airside projects as part of the overall $2.3 billion Terminal A Redevelopment Program at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). The board’s commitment will significantly advance the redevelopment program, which is designed to deliver a new terminal that will comprise one million square feet, accommodate 33 aircraft...
The year is 1911 and most Americans are concerned about the high cost of living. The price of bread  has risen to 4 cents a loaf –  a quart of milk is now 8 cents – and if you have to grab lunch away from home, a hot beef sandwich costs 10 cents. The average annual income stands at $983 and...
Delta Air Lines and WestJet  have agreed to deepen their existing partnership by entering into a comprehensive transborder joint venture that will increase travel choices between the U.S. and Canada. The airlines have entered into a preliminary memorandum of understanding regarding their intention to deepen their existing partnership to form a commercial joint venture arrangement, which will offer customers access to...
Port Authority Board of Commissioners approves lease deal with Aero JFK II LLC for new, State-of-the-Art 346,000 square-foot cargo facility. $132-million investment represents key first step of comprehensive vision plan for JFK – follows Airport Advisory Panel recommendation to enhance JFK's position in International Air Cargo Market. JFK Cargo Industry supports 50,000 total jobs, $8.6 Billion in sales,...
Qantas today announced it will operate the world’s first bio-fuel flight between the United States and Australia. The Los Angeles to Melbourne flight will take place early next year, in collaboration with World Fuel Services and Altair Fuels,  and will see Qantas’ new Dreamliner being powered by Brassica Carinata (carinata), a non-food, industrial type of mustard seed. Carinata produces high...
Southwest Airlines Co. announced the expansion of Repurpose with Purpose, an initiative that up-cycles, down-cycles, and recycles hundreds of thousands of pounds of discarded material into useful products with the help of partner organizations. Southwest Airlines has collaborated with diverse groups throughout the United States and Mexico to repurpose leather aircraft seat covers and cushions, blankets, life jackets, aircraft engines, and billboards. By providing as many materials...