Tag Archive for EWR

A place to breastfeed in busy Newark Airport

The nursing station itself. Enter here and slip into a private space.

A place to breastfeed in busy Newark AirportCorinne McDermott’s’ only choice was to expose herself in public. Luckily she was okay with that, but other moms might not be. The busy mom was still breastfeeding when she returned to work after a short maternity leave, and found herself looking around the airport. Where was she…

United pilot says good-bye to years of flying

Bowers's wife Kathy wipes a tear as she listens to her husband address the media, friends and family aboard the jet he just landed.

Wife weeps after last flightHe received his pilot’s license barely six months after he was married. That was 43 years ago, and Captain Mike Bowers has been prowling the skies ever since, once as a fighter pilot but more recently as the reassuring, balding, middle-aged captain who describes the weather conditions through the intercom and…

JFK’s loss is EWR’s gain — or is it?

United Airlines has announced it will “strengthen” its Newark hub by weakening — in fact eliminating for the most part — its JFK connection. In a news release designed to put a pretty face on the decision, United painted it as a chance to bring is “p.s.” aka “premium service” to Newark, making travelers’ trips there even cozier than before.