British Airways is on a bit of a roll of late – we've seen the new Club Suites business class (due to take wing in August)... ... plus a first class refresh on the way for the Boeing 777s, Boeing 787-9s and Airbus A380s. Read: British Airways plans first class upgrade: new suites, ...
POSTED 29 Apr, 2019 1 Comment
Already boasting a superb first class experience from lounges at the airport to suites in the sky, Emirates is buffing up the rest of its inflight offering through partnerships with premium brands Bowers & Wilkins, Bulgari and BYREDO skincare. Passengers settling into their first class suite...
POSTED 10 Aug, 2018 18 Comments
Alaska Airlines has opened the first of its 'new concept' lounges at New York's JFK, and it provides a hint at what's to come at the flagship Seattle lounge next year. The New York lounge (which is also open to Priority Pass card-holders) at JFK Terminal 7 "brings to life the company...
POSTED 1 May, 2018 2 Comments
Passengers aboard Qantas’ New York flights will soon arrive into and depart from Terminal 8 at JFK Airport: home to American Airlines, Qantas’ key Oneworld alliance partner in North America. Qantas currently uses JFK’s Terminal 7, but will move across to T8 from April 3 2018, g...
POSTED 23 Feb, 2018 27 Comments
New York’s JFK Airport is finally getting an American Express Centurion Lounge, and it’ll be the largest in the elite AMEX lounge network. Split across two levels with a footprint of almost 1,400m² the new Centurion Lounge is slated to open at JFK Terminal 4 in early 2019 and ...
POSTED 17 Jan, 2018 1 Comment
American Airlines passengers flying from New York’s JFK Airport can now unwind in what is the first of many newly-refurbished Flagship Lounges for the airline. Along with a brand new look and feel, the space also broadens its door list – now welcoming AA’s international and tra...
POSTED 26 May, 2017 9 Comments
New York’s JFK Airport isn’t anybody’s favourite place to fly into – or out of, for that matter. But there’s a bold plan to change all that, as long as the necessary US$10 billion can be scraped together. NY governor Andrew Cuomo says the sweeping makeov...
POSTED 10 Jan, 2017 0 Comments
British Airways will spend upwards of US$65 million (A$88m) over the next five years to upgrade its check-in, security screening and boarding gate facilities at New York JFK’s Terminal 7, along with its Galleries business class and first class lounges. Fellow Oneworld alliance members Qant...
POSTED 23 Nov, 2016 8 Comments
So you've booked your flights and taken care of your hotels – just one piece of the puzzle remains: reaching Manhattan from JFK airport, used by Qantas, American Airlines, United, and Virgin Australia’s partners Delta and Virgin America on one-stop journeys from Australia. The same a...
POSTED 3 Mar, 2015 8 Comments
New York City's three metro airports will provide free Wi-Fi to travellers by the end of this year, but only for 30 minutes a day. John F. Kennedy International (JFK), LaGuardia (LGA) and Newark Liberty in New Jersey (EWR) will all offer the service says New York City's Port Authority, whic...
POSTED 27 Jun, 2014 0 Comments
The travel experience for Qantas First Class passengers will get that little bit ritzier this week with this week's opening of American Airlines' Flagship Check-in service at New York's JFK Airport. Already operating at Los Angeles and Miami, Flagship Check-In is AA's attempt at a personalised '...
POSTED 1 May, 2013 11 Comments
US airline — and Virgin Australia partner — Delta Air Lines is driving ahead with the much-needed expansion of its JFK Airport Terminal 4 home, focussing on passengers connecting via New York to regional economic hubs. Eleven new gates with jetway airbridges and an extra 75,000 squar...
POSTED 21 Feb, 2013 0 Comments
New York's two international airports, Qantas-served John F Kennedy (JFK) and Newark (EWR), are reopening after Hurricane Sandy. The first flights into NYC will be on Wednesday 31 October US time (very early Thursday morning, 1 November, in Australia). Flooding from Sandy -- now "just" a post-tr...
POSTED 1 Nov, 2012 2 Comments
Business travellers taking a taxi to and from New York City's airports will be socked with a fare hike of nearly 20 percent from this September. With public transport to and from New York's airports still a frustrating mix of airport peoplemover and either cramped, escalator-less subways or subu...
POSTED 16 Aug, 2012 0 Comments
Travelling to New York's John F Kennedy International Airport? We've put together the latest in our series of 'need-to-know' airport guides to speed you through one of the world's most confusing airports. The basics New York John F Kennedy (JFK) is one the busiest international airports in the ...
POSTED 26 Jun, 2012 7 Comments
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