United Airlines will open its latest Polaris business class lounge at New York-adjacent Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday June 4. It's the third of the new-look lounges, following Chicago and San Francisco, with two more Polaris facilities slated for Houston in "late (northern) summ...
POSTED 1 Jun, 2018 2 Comments
United Airlines will follow this week’s opening of its new Polaris lounge at San Francisco with three more upscale lounges at Newark, Houston and Los Angeles across 2018. However, the next wave of premium Polaris lounges – including Washington, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo – are...
POSTED 30 Apr, 2018 0 Comments
Lufthansa has opened two new lounges at Newark Liberty International Airport for its Lufthansa passengers and travellers on other Star Alliance airlines. Located opposite the SAS lounge which Lufthansa passengers have been using to date, and within walking distance to the Lufthansa dep...
POSTED 12 Dec, 2013 0 Comments
Cathay Pacific will add Newark to its network map in March 2014 with a daily service between Hong Kong and the New Jersey city, which lies just across the Hudson River from the heaving heart of New York. CX teased a new US new route last week but suggested that Boston, Miami and S...
POSTED 13 Aug, 2013 3 Comments
Virgin America has added a second New York airport to its transcontinental US service, increasing their appeal to Virgin Australia travellers looking to make the jump from Los Angeles to New York. On top of the current coast-to-coast shuttle from LAX and San Francisco to New York’s John F....
POSTED 12 Apr, 2013 6 Comments
Australian passengers with a penchant for style, comfort, inflight internet and on-demand entertainment have a new way to get from Los Angeles and San Francisco to New York, with Virgin America set to launch new flights from LAX and SFO to Newark, NYC's second-largest airport. That's especially ...
POSTED 11 Jan, 2013 3 Comments
Virgin Atlantic's newly revamped Clubhouse business class lounge at New York's Newark Airport is certain to wow travellers with its fantastic bar, array of seating choices and laptop-friendly side tables. The one thing it doesn't have: windows. The Clubhouse is a fully enclosed space within...
POSTED 16 Nov, 2012 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
Looking for news on Post-Tropical Cyclone Sandy, aka Hurricane Sandy or Superstorm Sandy? Click here for our report on what it meand for business travellers to the US. PREVIOUS | New York airports will re-open in a phased process from 6am Monday, with full flight operations from noon Monday...
POSTED 29 Aug, 2011 0 Comments
Travellers to New York have three main airports to choose from: John F Kennedy (JFK) and La Guardia (LGA) in the Queens borough of NYC itself, and Newark (EWR) across the river from Manhattan in New Jersey. Qantas flies QF107 and QF108 between Los Angeles' LAX and New York's JFK Terminal 7, home...
POSTED 8 Apr, 2011 2 Comments
Update On Thursday afternoon (Australia time), American Airlines is the latest carrier offering free rebooking for its passengers in the Northeast USA likely to be affected by the storm. United and Continental are allowing free flight rebookings in the US Northeast this weekend in advan...
POSTED 6 Jan, 2011 0 Comments
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