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JFK Airport TWA Hotel infinity pool

Making airports pleasant places to hang out in sounds like a pretty insurmountable task, but this airport hotel might have finally cracked the code. The new rooftop infinity pool at John F. Kennedy Airport’s TWA Hotel will make you want to arrive three hours early — even for regional flights. Modeled after the infinity pool at the five-star Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, France, this 63-by-20-foot-long pool allows you to relax while watching planes take off and land on one of JFK’s busies...
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NTSB investigates American Airlines flight tipped by wind

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal safety officials are investigating an American Airlines flight in which the plane tipped in strong wind and a wingtip hit a runway marker during takeoff from New York’s Kennedy Airport. The pilots cut short the flight to Los Angeles and landed back at JFK about 30 minutes later. No injuries […]
Tags: Business, New York, News, Los Angeles, Ap, Jfk, American Airlines, Ntsb, Kennedy Airport


549 Civil Air Patrol

A conversation about the Civil Air Patrol, noncommissioned officers in aviation, and the V-22 Osprey. Also, the last Doolittle Raider passes, the race to recover a Japanese F-35A, Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and light attack aircraft, the Stratolaunch first flight, the AOA sensor on Ethiopian 302, an airliner hits a sign, a positive airline story of the week, reduced seat recline, and an order for 60 all-electric airplanes. Guest Armando Carrion Armando Carrion just retired after a 2...
Tags: Japan, Spacex, UK, Texas, London, Congress, China, Russia, Raiders, Los Angeles, BBC News, David, Aviation, Norway, F-35, Jfk


United Will Launch Seasonal Nonstop Service Between Newark And Cape Town!

Nonstop flights between the US and South Africa can be quite pricey. That’s due to lack of competition, currently SAA flies nonstop between JFK and Johannesburg and Delta flies nonstop between Atlanta and Johannesburg. United has announced that they will start seasonal nonstop service between Newark and Cape Town. Currently Cape Town has no nonstop […]
Tags: Deals, US, Atlanta, South Africa, Delta, Cape Town, Newark, Johannesburg, Jfk, United, Airline News, SAA, United Will Launch Seasonal Nonstop Service, Johannesburg United, Cape Town Currently Cape Town


When the MAX Was Grounded, American’s Scheduling Team Had a Big Problem to Solve

On March 13, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) relented and made the decision to ground all 737 MAX aircraft flying in the US. As the last country to do so, this effectively meant the MAX was grounded worldwide as of that day. Here we are more than one month later and the airplane is still not flying. In fact, American just extended its cancellations over this past weekend through August 19. For the airlines that operate the MAX, the grounding presented an enormous problem. How co...
Tags: Travel, US, Dave, Miami, Jfk, Jason, American, Laguardia, Operations, Quito, Philly, Hartford, DFW, Federal Aviation Administration FAA, Dallas Ft Worth, Dave Scott American


Delta: Fly Nonstop From JFK To Iceland For $353 Or 23.5K Sapphire Reserve Points Round-Trip!

Bookable on Priceline. Tickets purchased from Priceline today are refundable until 11:29pm EST tomorrow. Please see this post for directions on how to cancel these tickets. Also bookable on Orbitz or Expedia. Limited seats are available on each date.  You must stay for at least one Saturday night for the lowest fares. Use a card like Sapphire Preferred or Sapphire Reserve to earn […]
Tags: Deals, Delta, Iceland, Jfk, Priceline, Orbitz, Priceline Tickets, Sapphire Preferred, International Flights, Sapphire Reserve, Expedia Limited


The Masters 2019: Tiger Woods wins 15th major and first in 11 years – live!

Tiger Woods prevails after dramatic finale at AugustaCheck out the final scores on the official leaderboardThe Recap: sign up and get our editors’ picks each weekAnd feel free to email [email protected] 7.43pm BST Make no mistake, Tiger’s beaten the best in the world to get back to the winner’s circle. He was denied the Open last year by Molinari; he was beaten to the PGA by Koepka. There’s a narrative purity that he pipped both of those players, the two dominant figures of 2018, ...
Tags: Sport, US sports, Golf, Brooks Koepka, Jfk, Molinari, The Masters, Koepka, Xander Schauffele


London Rome Heart of Europe

So.....in one week our journey begins. Shealyn Marsha and I will fly from Pittsburgh to JFK and then on to London Right now we are packing re packing and trying to get everything in place for this trip. Can't wait
Tags: Travel, London, Jfk, Pittsburgh, London Rome Heart of Europe, Shealyn Marsha


LA-bound flight returns to JFK because of wing damage

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a flight to Los Angeles returned to New York’s Kennedy Airport shortly after takeoff because it had struck a sign and light on the runway. American Airlines Flight 300 was carrying 101 passengers when it took off at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday. It landed safely at 9:09 p.m. and taxied […]
Tags: Business, New York, News, La, Los Angeles, Ap, Jfk, American Airlines, Kennedy Airport


American Airlines flight returns to JFK Airport after clipping wing

The FAA says American Airlines flight 300 that was bound from New York to Los Angeles landed safely back at JFK at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Tags: New York, News, Los Angeles, Jfk, Faa, Jfk Airport, American Airlines


American Airlines flight hits sign during takeoff and returns to JFK

An Americans Airlines flight returned to the airport Wednesday night after hitting a sign during takeoff.
Tags: News, Stories, Jfk, American Airlines, Americans Airlines


An American Airlines flight returned to JFK after hitting a sign during takeoff

Flight 300 was on its way to Los Angeles International Airport when the plane hit a sign adjacent to the runway.
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An American Airlines flight hits sign during takeoff and returns to JFK

An Americans Airlines flight returned to the airport Wednesday night after hitting a sign during takeoff.
Tags: News, Stories, Jfk, American Airlines, Americans Airlines


My Thoughts On JetBlue’s Exciting Announcement That They Will Fly Across The Pond!

JetBlue announced that they will fly from Boston and JFK to London, starting in 2021.  They will fly narrow-body A321LRs with a redesigned and expanded Mint class to get there. They are trying to get slots at London Heathrow, though they may have to settle for a secondary airport like Gatwick. There are several reasons […]
Tags: Deals, London, Boston, Gatwick, Jfk, Jetblue, Pond, London Heathrow, Airline News


Sorry, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Has No Downtime For Bathroom Breaks

If you were hoping the lengthy Avengers: Endgame would give you an intermission, or at least some downtime to pop off to the bathroom, I’m here to dash those hopes. According to Marvel Studios head honcho Kevin Feige, the three-hour-plus superhero epic will not afford you the luxury of hitting up the lavatory once the flick has started. So maybe consider getting a small soda when you go to see it. Are you prone to frequent trips to the bathroom while you watch movies? If so, please don’t sit...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Jfk, Avengers, David Fincher, Marvel Studios, Russo brothers, Martin Scorsese, Kevin-Feige, Comic Book/Superhero, Feige, Jeffrey Ford, Matthew Schmidt, Avengers: Endgame, Kev Feige, Zodiac Oliver Stone


JetBlue stock is soaring after a report that it seems to be gearing up to launch European flights (JBLU)

JetBlue appears to be gearing up to launch service across the Atlantic Ocean, CNBC reported Tuesday.  Invites for the meeting reportedly featured London landmarks and branding reminiscent of the city's Tube.  Sources confirmed to Business Insider that an all-hands meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday.  JetBlue appears to be gearing up to announce service between Europe and North America, according to a report from CNBC Tuesday afternoon. Shares of JetBlue rose as much as 4% in after-hours...
Tags: Europe, New York, London, Boston, Trends, Jfk, North America, Jetblue, Caribbean, Cnbc, Puerto Rico, Atlantic Ocean, Mercedes Benz, US Mexico Costa Rica Dominican Republic, Big Ben Sources


The Boring Company could be Elon Musk's most challenging futuristic venture of all

The Boring Company is one of Elon Musk's many futuristic projects, alongside Tesla and SpaceX. The Boring Company promises to build high-speed tunnels that will dramatically change your commute. But The Boring Company has yet to build a single commercial tunnel.  Business Insider's Matthew DeBord breaks down what's going on with The Boring Company. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Following is a transcript of the video. Matthew DeBord: The Boring Company is owned almost entirely b...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, America, Trends, Tesla, Chicago, Manhattan, Silicon Valley, Las Vegas, Jfk, Vegas, Rahm Emanuel, Elon, Lincoln Tunnel, Matthew DeBord


After a Dramatic Summer Pullback, American Builds Up in New York This Fall

There has been a great deal of discussion around American and its shrinking presence in New York. While some have chastised the airline for pulling back significantly over the years, I am not one of those people. Why fight a battle you have no chance of winning? Some saw this summer’s hefty pulldown at JFK a sign of further shrinking, but it’s not. A schedule change over the weekend shows that starting in November, American is ramping back up even beyond where it was before. American can ...
Tags: Travel, New York, La, Boston, Delta, Miami, Philadelphia, Jfk, Cleveland, Baltimore, Columbus, US Airways, United, Laguardia, Pittsburgh, Charlotte


Here’s What Book Covers Might Look Like for The Mueller Report

Turning a government report into a work of literature is not an uncommon occurrence. There are many in print, ranging from sobering (The Warren Report on JFK's assassination and the 9/11 Commission Report) to the more salacious (Ken Starr's findings on the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky affair). Creating a cover for these kinds of books, at...
Tags: Politics, General, Advertising, Jfk, Bill Clinton Monica Lewinsky, AdFreak, Ken Starr


10 Books About Ourselves and Our World

I'm an eclectic reader. My shelves contain a healthy mix of literary fiction, fantasy, mystery, and even middle grade novels. Sitting right next to all of that escape reading are a good number of true stories, science, history, essays, and biography. These days, I doubt I could name just one genre or subject as my favorite, but when I was in elementary school, I used to tell people that biography was my go-to. Today's roundup highlights the nonfiction titles I've added to my April reading...
Tags: Books, America, San Francisco, Canada, Britain, Ocean, Jane Austen, John F Kennedy, American Museum of Natural History, Jfk, North America, Jack, Napoleon, The New Yorker, Reed, Roberts


Weekly Roundup, Friday 5 April 2019

Our reliance on the amazing convenience of GPS might become an issue on Saturday. Story, below. Good morningI hope you had a great April Fool’s Day on Monday.  This year, more than previously, I found myself struggling to tell the jokes from reality.  For example, this story about a tiny town in Denmark with only 7,000 people being the location for a new 1050 ft tower, to become the tallest in western Europe, definitely seemed like a joke, but it continues to be repeated around the internet, an...
Tags: Travel, Google, Amazon, Facebook, South Korea, Europe, Elon Musk, Science, North Korea, Scotland, Hotels, Miscellaneous, Cars, US, Newsletter, Tesla


Marilyn Monroe Drama Series in the Works at BBC Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

The final months of Marilyn Monroe’s life are set to be dramatized in a new series from BBC Studios that will explore her relationship with Hollywood studios and with public figures such as JFK and Bobby Kennedy. BBC Studios, the BBC’s production and commercial arm, has teamed up with Dan Sefton and Simon Lupton’s U.K. […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Global, Bbc, Joe Dimaggio, Marilyn Monroe, Jfk, Bbc Studios, Bobby Kennedy, Dan Sefton, Seven Seas Films, Simon Lupton


From Scarcity to an “Ah Hah” Moment: Reclaimed Fluoros Keep Skis Fast

For six in the morning, the text message was dark and terrifying. “They are not selling ski crack any more. WTF they can’t be out.” At the time of the message, Jarrod had no idea he had a substance abuse issue or how far it would take him down a path of desperation. He just wanted to ski faster. He continues recounting the morning he hit the bottom. “With the realization, I might be out I was wide awake and sucking down a second cup of coffee. Not gonna lie, I was super anxious when I ope...
Tags: Europe, General, News, China, US, Sport, Skiing, Bill Clinton, South America, Epa, Bill, Jfk, Vermont, Expedia, Oslo, Windsor


Trained a bot...

I trained a bot with all of JFK's speeches and this is what it wrote: https://t.co/mQCryTKllP— Max Kennerly (@MaxKennerly) March 31, 2019 [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Jfk, Max Kennerly, Ann Althouse, Beto O'Rourke


It’s Like Deja Vu All Over Again: Delta Is Killing Its Daytime JFK-Tel Aviv Flight

Delta originally flew from Atlanta to Tel Aviv, but quickly realized that flying from JFK would be more profitable and they shifted the route to that hub. They flew one daily evening flight from JFK to Tel Aviv until 5/26/16 when they added 4 weekly daytime flights to the route. It didn’t last long. Even before […]
Tags: Deals, Tel Aviv, Atlanta, Delta, Jfk, Airline News, Israel Flights, JFK Tel Aviv


Why Special Olympics gets federal money: It runs school programs & has presidential ties

Betsy DeVos' proposed, then restored, cut was a small part of Special Olympics' budget. But the group's federal support runs deep, dating back to JFK.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Jfk, Usa Today, Betsy DeVos


Some Thoughts on Last Week's Fourth Circuit Argument in MD/DC v. Trump

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit heard arguments in connection with President Trump’s petition for mandamus in the emoluments lawsuit brought against him by Maryland and the District of Columbia.   Although the hearing did not go particularly well for Maryland/DC, many of the concerns raised by the court are not troubling and can be easily addressed. M uch of the conversation focused on what injunctive relief the plaintiffs seek. In my view, the best answe...
Tags: Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, Virginia, US, Georgia, United States, Ronald Reagan, Washington Dc, Dc, Jfk, Times, District Of Columbia, James Wilson, Branding, Trump


What we learned from SXSW 2019

Earlier this month, we sent a team of 20 from across our London and New York offices to this year’s SXSW festival to gain insight into the future trends, tech and innovations shaping our industry today. After returning, some of our UK team shared what stood out for them with Creativebrief. They’ve been kind enough to let us reproduce it below. Here, some of the attendees at this year’s SXSW festival from socially-led creative agency We Are Social share some of the trends, brands and talks that s...
Tags: Hbo, UK, New York, London, Advertising, Marketing, Digital, Sacramento Kings, Events, Social Media, Seo, Innovation, Warner Bros, Jfk, Levi Strauss, Tim Ferris


10 Best Kevin Costner Roles

10 Best Kevin Costner Roles An American actor-turned-filmmaker, Kevin Costner is one of the nation’s most-treasured performers currently working. Famous for countless Westerns and plenty of dramas, Costner is portrayed as tough and intimidating or suave and lovable — it depends on what the role calls for. No matter what kind of performance he’s giving, though, one thing remains certain: Kevin Costner can deliver. In possession of countless awards from Oscars to Emmys, it’s no wonder Costner ...
Tags: Amazon, Jessica Chastain, Hollywood, Movies, Molly, Kentucky, Aaron Sorkin, US, West Virginia, Fbi, New Orleans, Robert De Niro, Idris Elba, Jfk, Laura Dern, Purchase


Vintage plane tours Times Square before becoming a cocktail lounge

The vintage commercial airplane will soon serve as the cocktail lounge outside the TWA Hotel at JFK airport.            [Author: The Associated Press]
Tags: News, Associated Press, Jfk, Times Square, The Associated Press, TWA Hotel