What we’re reading: AA/US codeshare, EWR and LGA get new terminals, UA debuts eco-friendly cups

A view of two US Airways Express planes next to an American Airlines plane at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

American and US Airways expand codeshare to most flights

American Airlines and US Airways expanded their codeshare agreement to cover more than 275 destinations in the combined global network.

American and US Airways launched the initial phase of their codeshare Jan. 13. This phase extends the codeshare to all flights across the combined global network, except for a select few international markets due to regulatory requirements.

Spending plan will see new La Guardia, Newark terminals

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will spend close to $30 billion to upgrade the transportation infrastructure in the New York metropolitan area.

The agency, which runs the major airports, bridges and other shared infrastructure in the region said its $27.6 billion capital plan will include $5.6 billion for new terminals at La Guardia and Newark airports.

United Airlines debuts new eco-friendly cups

United Airlines will start using eco-friendly cups for its Club beverage service this month and will expand usage to in-flight beverage service the middle of next month.

The new cups, called InCycle cups, are fully recyclable and made from up to 50 percent recycled materials. Four and a half of the new InCycle cups can be made from a single recycled water bottle through a waterless and additive-free process.