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Pence plane slides off runway in New York

Pence plane slides off runway in New York

28th Oct 2016 Airline News

Mike Pence, the Republican Party vice-presidential candidate, has escaped unhurt after his plane slid off the runway while landing in New York. The Indiana governor’s plane left the runway at LaGuardia Airport earlier. No one was injured during the incident, with Pence and 30 passengers evacuated through the back of the plane.

Breaking Travel News investigates: INNSIDE New York NoMad

Breaking Travel News investigates: INNSIDE New York NoMad

27th Sep 2016 Focus

Meliá Hotels International launched its first urban lifestyle hotel, INNSIDE New York NoMad, located in the heart of New York, earlier this year. The 313 room new build, 20-storey hotel boasts spectacular views of the New York’s skyline, the Empire State Building and Freedom Towers. Here reporter Josephine Perez calls in for Breaking Travel News.

Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown opens its doors

Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown opens its doors

22nd Sep 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

Words that conjure endless excitement – new additions to the arts scene, celebrity chefs transforming the dining experience, pace setting fashion and soaring architecture, tradition and innovation now exist side by side. In the midst of it all, Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown is now open. “Downtown New York has been reborn as the most vibrant neighbourhood in city,” says Peter Humig, general manager of the all-new Hotel.

Delta Air Lines wins approval for LaGuardia terminal redevelopment

Delta Air Lines wins approval for LaGuardia terminal redevelopment

24th Jul 2016 Airline News

Delta and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey will partner to replace Terminals C and D at New York’s LaGuardia Airport with a state-of-the-art facility. The project, which was approved earlier by PANYNJ, is part of a new lease agreement to be negotiated at the airport through 2050. The authority has committed, as part of the agreement, $600 million to facilitate construction of the terminal and other supporting infrastructure.

Delta Air Lines launches year-round Edinburgh-New York flight

Delta Air Lines launches year-round Edinburgh-New York flight

26th May 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Delta Air Lines will launch its new non-stop flight between Edinburgh and New York’s John F. Kennedy airports today, offering more onward connections and on-board amenities than any other airline serving this route. The new service extends Delta’s UK network into Scotland and will operate year-round, offering customers a choice of 60 onward connections throughout the US including popular destination such as Los Angeles, Orlando and San Francisco.

New York predicts record visitor numbers in 2016

New York predicts record visitor numbers in 2016

NYC & Company has announced its 2016 tourism forecast, with the city expected to welcome a high of 59.7 million visitors, making it the seventh consecutive year for record-breaking tourism. “Every corner of New York City is full of diverse cultures, art, entertainment and performing arts,” said New York mayor Bill de Blasio. “It is not surprising – but still exciting – to know that 2016 will be yet another record breaking year for tourism.”

Delta Air Lines outlines LaGuardia Airport redevelopment plans

Delta Air Lines outlines LaGuardia Airport redevelopment plans

17th Aug 2015 Airline News

Alongside vice president Joe Biden, New York governor Andrew Cuomo has introduced a plan to redesign New York-LGA in partnership with Delta. Rendering of upgraded LGA: “This is what New Yorkers deserve and have deserved for a long time,” Cuomo said at a luncheon hosted by the Association for a Better New York. “And now we’re going to get it.”

New York’s La Guardia Airport set for $4bn overhaul

New York’s La Guardia Airport set for $4bn overhaul

29th Jul 2015 Airline News Tourism News

New York governor Cuomo has been joined by US vice president Joe Biden to unveil the vision for the comprehensive redesign of LaGuardia Airport. Under the plans, the airport will be transformed into a single, structurally unified main terminal with expanded transportation access, significantly increased taxiway space and best-in-class passenger amenities. Construction on the first half of the new unified terminal, expected to be a $4 billion project that creates 8,000 direct jobs and 10,000 indirect jobs, will be managed by LaGuardia Gateway Partners, a new public private partnership chosen by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to build the project.