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Airport avatar Libby debuts at Newark, with more to follow at JFK and LaGuardia

Newark Liberty International Airport 's new virtual Customer

(Credit: AP)

I can understand why Newark Liberty International Airport has hired an avatar to help with customer service: Travelers tend to be quite rude. I would bet there are many service reps out there who wish they were akin to holograms, able to provide automated responses and nothing more.

Not-so-cleverly named Libby debuted in all her two-dimensional glory Friday at Newark, and she's expected to...

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Delta adds nonstop flights from LaGuardia

Delta Airlines is expanding its presence at LaGuardia

NEW YORK: Delta Air Lines is greatly increasing opportunities to fly out of LaGuardia Airport. Beginning in March 2012, Delta is adding nonstop service to 26 new destinations, ranging from other cities in New York State (Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse) and the northeastern United States (Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C.) to the South and Southwest (Miami, Louisville, Ky., Houston) and Midwest...

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