JFK Posts

New calls for NYC Airport expansions

A new study buy the Regional Plan Association concludes that new runways are needed at Newark & JFK where delays and cancellations often cause a ripple effect of chaos throughout US airspace. The report also admits that doing so will be difficult as extensive development surrounding the 2 airports makes the liklihood of expansion very difficult as it says makes expansion at New Yorks other airport, LaGuardia, impossible. The recent East Coast blizzard is cited as confirmation of how ineffective the NYC airports are at coping with cancellations.

Milwaukee Airport Gets Hi Tech Security Scanners Before JFK

With some bemusement amongst many passengers passing through the relatively sedate General Mitchell International, the Milwaukee Airport with litte history of any kind of terroist attack has been fitted with the latest hi tech body scanners before even JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Airports. The Transport Safety Administration cites installation difficulties at the New York airports in response to criticism that it has got its priorities wrong. The controversial scanners which in effect produce 3d images of passengers naked bodies will be rolled out to the New York and all other major airports that are currently without them in the coming weeks and months.

Google to Offer Free WiFi Available at USA Airports for the Holidays

Holiday travelers have something to look forward to – other than great aunt’s delicious fruitcake or holiday celebrations. Google will offer free WiFi at 47 airports according to PCWorld.com. The WiFi will be offered until January 15th 2010, plenty of time to enjoy the holidays and travel back home.

This is a great convenience for holiday travelers who once would have needed to pay a service for a WiFi connection at the airport. WiFi will be available at many airports including LAX, SFO and JFK. This is likely to be a very popular service with holiday travelers.

Google.com is encouraging people who use the free service to make a donation to one of a number of not-for-profit organizations for the holiday season. Additionally Google.com will match the donations they receive from public contributions through their free WiFi campaign (up to 250,000).

As you travel for the holidays, remember to reserve your off airport parking through AirportParkingReservations.com. Off airport parking saves you both time and money each time you use this service. Our customers often find they can save up to 50% off what they would pay parking directly at the airport. This is a great benefit to have this savings in your pocket as you head out of town for the holidays. Why you may even have the funds to extend your holiday trip – or to do some fun activities with family during your stay. It is your savings and you have many choices.

Source: http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/181856/google_offers_free_holiday_wifi_at_airports.html

JetBlue Terminal at JFK Offers Gourmet Treats to Travelers in New York

Terminal 5 at JFK Airport may seem to some like the latest hotspot or a popular new restaurant – but really it is the JetBlue Terminal and their new gourmet offerings for travelers to enjoy. The JetBlue Terminal according to The Daily News has introduced nine full-service restaurants when it opened last year, Six celebrity chefs including Roberto Santibanez of Rosa Mexicano are consultants for the popular new airport restaurants.

Many travelers are enjoying the new and delicious food you can find at the airport. When some thing of “airport food” often the idea of bland or every day fast food comes to mind. But the JetBlue terminal certainly offers a unique service to New York travelers as they come through the John F. Kennedy International Airport. They can enjoy a fine meal for lunch or dinner before catching their flight – or even just after their plane has touched down.

When you choose off airport parking through AirportParkingReservations.com, you’ll always have the time to stop and get a great meal at the JetBlue terminal at JFK. Best of all, you’ll also have the extra funds to treat your family and loved ones to a special lunch or dinner – as off airport parking through AirportParkingReservations.com can save you up to 50% off what you would pay parking directly at the airport.

As you travel from John F. Kennedy International Airport, choose from the following off airport parking facilities:

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Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/queens/2009/09/15/2009-09-15_jetblue_terminal_at_jfk_offers_.html

JetBlue and Lufthansa to Create Partnership

The JetBlue and Lufthansa partnership would permit each airline to sell seats on the other’s flights in addition to their own. Lufthansa invested $300 million in JetBlue in 2008 and it seems their relationship has only grown as time has gone on.

JetBlue would have the ability to market flights to European destinations for the very first time. Additionally Lufthansa could market flights through JetBlue throughout the U.S.A..

Lufthansa flies to more than 17 cities in the U.S. and has four daily flights from Germany to JetBlue’s home base in New York City’s John F. Kennedy Airport. JetBlue flies to many destinations – more than 60 actually in the U.S.A., the Caribbean and Central America.

No matter what airline carrier you choose, your travel plans can run so much more smoothly when you have off airport parking from AirportParkingReservations.com. Off airport parking can save you time. It is the #1 travel time choice for the savvy traveler.

Flying from John F. Kennedy airport in New York, choose from the following off airport parking facilities:

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