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Contrasting the 1930s exterior of the Marine Air Terminal to the modern interior thanks to JetBlue's renovations. (Photo: JetBlue Airways)

JetBlue Completes Renovation of LaGuardia Airport’s Historic Marine Air Terminal

While Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport undergoes its $4 billion facelift, a smaller terminal on the opposite side of the airport is getting a renovation of its own. When construction began on Terminal B, many airlines relocated to neighboring terminals with. JetBlue Airways moving to Terminal A, LaGuardia’s historic Marine Air Terminal. Previously occupied by Delta Air Lines for its Delta Shuttle flights to Washington, Boston and Chicago on Embraer E175 aircraft, JetBlue now operates all of its flights from…

JetBlue Expands Service to Nantucket from New York Metro Area

JetBlue Airways announced a major route expansion from New York, though not at its main hub at JFK Airport. The New York-based airline will be expanding service to Nantucket Island off the coast of Cape Cod from New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Westchester County Airport. Both routes will be operated…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: New York Airways

One of the main issues for flyers in New York City is simply getting to the airport. During rush hour, the drive from Manhattan to any one of New York’s three airports can exceed an hour. For business travelers, this is valuable time wasted sitting in the back of a…

Travel Tips: How to Make Air Travel Go Your Way…

Airline travel can be very stressful to some, especially since it seems like airlines are looking for everywhere to shake travelers down to spend as much as possible when traveling. Modern-day airline travel, however, shouldn't be stressful and is easily conquerable, under the right circumstances. My Recent Flight Experience Last week,…

The JetBlue LaGuardia to Boston Shuttle: One Year Later

On October 31, 2016, JetBlue Airways began flying from New York's LaGuardia Airport to its hub at Boston's Logan International Airport on its 100-seat Embraer 190 aircraft. This route, less than an hour’s flying time with good weather, has been a staple at both LaGuardia and Boston-Logan. Now, JetBlue is trying…

How Virgin America Disappeared From LaGuardia Overnight

The Virgin America and Alaska Airlines acquisition is well underway, and it is beginning to resonate around the combined airline's system. Perhaps one of the most noticeable changes occurred Saturday night at New York's LaGuardia airport where crews could be seen converting Virgin America branding into Alaska signage. [caption id="attachment_15202" align="aligncenter"…

Envoy is Relaunching Flights at New York-LaGuardia

On September 28th, Envoy Air announced that they will re-open their base at LaGuardia starting in 2017. By the first quarter, Envoy will have pilots, flight attendants, and mechanics to yet again operate American Eagle flights. “This exciting development is just the latest in a string of great news for Envoy,” Senior…

OPINION: Why Pilotless Aircraft Don’t Make Sense

As I write this post, I am currently climbing up to 3,500 feet above the New Zealand North Island landscape. On the tip of the right wing is Mt Maungatautari, and in the far distance I can see Mt Ruapehu, also known as Mt Doom to those who know their Lord…

New York LaGuardia’s Latest Overhaul Revealed

Amid much speculation, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans today to drastically renovate the aged New York LaGuardia Airport by combining four terminals into one large terminal, creating a skytrain to allow easier passenger access to the city, and significantly upgrading interior features of the airport that was once referred to…

#TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Eastwind Airlines

Founded in 1995, Eastwind Airlines was short-lived and maintained a small fleet of only five airplanes. Known by their call sign, "Stinger,"  the bee-themed airline experienced several major events that shaped the course of their history, alongside the multitude of problems that ultimately led to their bitter end. In August…