Monthly Archives: January 2015

Online Bomb Threats Investigated By FBI

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a flurry of Twitter posts that contained bomb threats against U.S. commercial flights. Five flights were threatened over the weekend, but no explosives were found.

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Airlines Waive Change Fees for Northeastern Storm

All major U.S. airlines have waived change fees for passengers ticketed to fly to many of the Northeastern airports that will be effected by the major snow storm. These cities include, New York, New Jersey, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and more during the dates of January 26-27. Airlines waiving fees include: Air Canada, Alaska, US Airways, American, United, Delta, Virgin America, JetBlue. Click Here for the full list of airlines and cities.

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Airlines Cancel Thousands Flights Across Northeast

Thousands of flights are being cancelled as airlines prepare for the storm that will hit northeastern airports over the next few days. More flights are expected to be cancelled as the storm continues to develop. All three of New York’s airports experienced half of their flights being cancelled and Boston Logan will be closing flight operations at 7:30 pm on Monday until the storm eases up.

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N.Y. Governor Unveils Plan to Provide Rail Service to LGA

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a plan to provide rail service to LaGuardia Airport. The plan, estimated to cost $450 million, would link the airport to a transit hub with a 1.5-mile AirTrain route. Both Newark Liberty International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport have rail service.

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SendMyBag Expanding Door-to-Door Luggage Service

SendMyBag, the Northern Irish luggage-delivery service will offer its service of picking up luggage at customers’ homes and delivers it to the users’ destination to customers on U.S. domestic flights. They are specifically targeting passengers on flights whose carriers charge for all checked luggage.

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