All of that is swept aside at the new luxury hotel now officially open at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. Built in the iconic terminal that once served the now-defunct Trans World Airlines, the hotel breathes new life into its midcentury architecture with both modern features and painstakingly recreated details.
It’s a reminder of air travel’s glamour era. Of course, flying wasn’t as affordable or accessible to nearly as many people during TWA’s 1960’s heyday. And most of the bygone perks and comforts of that time are now reserved for the highest echelon of travelers, who are being wooed with increasingly exclusive benefits.
For TWA Hotel guests with economy reservations however, access to glassware and comfortable seating will likely end once they check out.
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