LGA Posts

Laguardia (LGA) Admirals Club

Along the windows are the typical club seats that you'd find at any Admirals Club. The unique part of the renovation added a larger open space in the middle of the lounge along with a revamped bar area.


The club is upstairs over the terminal and provides a nice view and decent plane ...
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Delta Unveils NYC-LaGuardia Terminal Connector

Transferring between Delta's C and D terminals at New York LaGuardia used to be inconvenient for passengers. Similar to United's shuttle service between Terminal 3 & Terminal 1 at SFO, or the bus from the C gates to the F gates at ORD, it required hauling your luggage up and down a series of ...
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AA brings out its A-game at LGA!

In the annals of business travel, few phrases are found less often than "I had a very pleasant experience at LaGuardia airport."
This might start to change with AA's new set up at LGA.  Though by regulation flights from the field are limited to 1,500 miles (other than DEN), AA recently has ...
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Delta and US Airways Slot Swap, Take 2

Not accepting denial from the first attempt, Delta and US Airways announced they are reattempting their slow swap, albeit with different terms.
The new proposal has Delta giving US Airways 42 slot pairs at DC National, $65.6 million in cash and rights for flights to Sao Paulo, Brazil.  In ...
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Delta On-Demand Dining at New York Kennedy and LaGuaradia


The next generation of airport dining has arrived at New York Kennedy and LaGuardia airports. In a partnership between Delta, OTG Management, and the airport authority, passengers flying through New York City's two largest airports will be able to order food from the comfort of the gate area ...

Changes Proposed to DCA's Perimeter Rule


Do you ever wonder why there are so few transcon and longer flights scheduled to/from DCA? Like similar restrictions at LaGuardia and Dallas Love, a perimeter rule prohibits most flights longer than 1,250 miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
It was no coincidence that the ...
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United Express Coming to DCA

The cancer continues to grow.
United Express is expanding to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport next month. Two flights a day are transitioning from mainline to E-170s operated by Shuttle America between Chicago and National.
United has not addressed these changes, but a likely ...
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Delta and US Airways abandon slot swap deal

 
Well it appears that Delta and US Airways have given up on attempting to slot swaps at LaGuardia and Reagan National.  The deal was originally announced almost a year ago and has been the subject of heavy scrutiny by the government and other airlines.   The deal was ...

Laying Over Just a Few Miles from Home?

On the last upgrd.com podcast, we talked a bit about New York airports. The consensus seemed to be that flying in or out of Newark isn't necessarily any more inconvenient than flying out of JFK or LGA.
Turns out that someone at JetBlue disagrees.
I stayed at the Crowne Plaza by Newark the ...

DOT hinders the Delta and US AIrways slot swap

 
As expected, the Department of Transporation has put restrictions on the proposed slot swap between Delta and US Airlines and LaGuardia and DC National.
Both airlines were told they can engage in slot swaps if they divest some of their current slot allocations.   ...

Angels' Wings Clipped at La Guardia

A little bit of humor I pulled from the New York Post:
www.nypost.com/p/news/local/queens/angels_wings_clipped_at_la_guardia_1WCOgPkmeUW5P4AvRvUSSI

Angels' wings clipped at La Guardia
October 19, 2009
The Angels just can't win in New York.
An hour after their crushing ...