American Airlines' stunning $1.3 billion terminal at New York JFK, which was inaugurated formally last week (ATWOnline, Aug 30), opens at an opportune time for the airline as it confronts a growing challenge from Delta Air Lines. DL has made JFK a key platform for its aggressive intercontinental expansion, which includes adding more than 50 international routes in the past two years. At the same time American, whose presence in New York dates back more than 80 years, is under pressure from ...

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