What we’re reading: JetBlue’s new JFK terminal, AA may take pilots to court, AA seats come loose


JetBlue Airways breaks ground on new international arrivals terminal at John F. Kennedy airport

On Monday, JetBlue broke ground on a new international arrivals terminal at JFK, replacing the current terminal 6.

Set to open in early 2015, the thoughtfully-designed space includes six international arrivals gates — three new and three converted from Terminal 5 — and an International Arrivals Hall with full U.S. Custom and Federal Inspection Services (FIS) to deliver a seamless travel experience for customers arriving from international flights on JetBlue and select partner airlines.

American threatens to take pilots to court if they continue to disrupt flight operations

American Airlines may take pilots to court if they continue to disrupt flight operations.

The Fort Worth-based carrier told the Allied Pilots Association it needs to keep its members from upsetting American’s schedule by filing last-minute delays and taxiing slowly to the gate, which have delayed hundreds of flights throughout its system in the past two weeks.

American Airlines flight diverted over loose cabin seats

An American Airlines flight from Boston to Miami had to divert to Kennedy airport when a row of seats came loose during the flight.

The incident, which is also being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), happened on Saturday aboard a flight from Boston to Miami.

In a statement, the FAA said, “Preliminary information indicates that a row of three seats in the coach cabin apparently became loose.”

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