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With the aspiration of making weary business travel a relic of the past, United Airlines today unveiled its all-new United Polaris business class, the airline's most significant product transformation in more than a decade, featuring a reimagined, sleep-enhancing, departure-to-landing experience for intercontinental travelers. United Polaris will change the game in international business travel with an exceptional level of relaxation and...
Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) – the first solar airplane capable of flying day and night without using a drop of fuel – left Lehigh Valley International Airport, Pennsylvania, late yesterday evening and landed at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, New York, early this morning, after circling the Statue of Liberty. By attempting the first solar flight around the...
Vantage Airport Group, a worldwide airport operator and developer, today announced it has commenced overseeing the USD 4 billion redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport's Central Terminal (Terminal B). The project will completely rebuild the terminal and construct a central hall that will create a single, unified LaGuardia Airport. Vantage Airport Group, with over 21 years of airport experience, will oversee...
Orbis, the international nonprofit that fights blindness around the world today unveils their new Flying Eye Hospital, at Los Angeles International Airport. More than six years in the making, the third-generation Flying Eye Hospital is the world's only mobile ophthalmic teaching hospital on board an MD-10 aircraft. Hundreds of experts have come together to combine the latest in avionics,...
Two weeks after Delta Air Lines started service between New York-JFK and Edinburgh, it has announced it will double its Scottish network in summer 2017 when flights begin between the Big Apple and Glasgow. The service, which will begin on May 25, 2017, will be the only nonstop fight between New York-JFK and Glasgow and will operate daily throughout the...
LaGuardia Gateway Partners (LGP), a consortium of Vantage Airport Group, Skanska and Meridiam, together with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have signed a lease agreement and achieved financing for the public-private partnership redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport's Central Terminal B. The lease began today and continues through 2050. "Today's contractual closing of the public-private partnership and the...
Landing is prelude to first transatlantic flight without fuel and end of trans-global mission in Abu Dhabi Circumnavigating the globe on solar energy alone, Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) is scheduled to arrive at John F. Kennedy International Airport at 4 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7, weather permitting, before crossing the Atlantic Ocean to Abu Dhabi on the final leg of...
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) claimed the 44th spot for U.S. companies, leading all other airlines, in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings, one of the world's foremost corporate environmental rankings. The airline also nabbed the top airline spot for global companies, ranking 85th. "Delta people are implementing processes and systems to minimize our carbon footprint across the company," said Christine...