January 10, 2019
Industry News
The first JetBlue flight between Rochester and Boston hit the skies on Tuesday.  This is a direct and daily flight between the two cities.  The only other airline that flies directly from Rochester to Boston is American Airlines. 

Commuters Have a New Way to Get to Toronto 
GO Trains are now running weekdays between the GO station, near the Whirlpool Bridge, and downtown Toronto.  The morning  train departs Niagara Falls, Ontario just after 5 a.m. and departs Toronto just after 5 p.m. The trip  takes just over two hours and costs $20 each way. 

Passport Services During Government Shutdown
The State Department said it will continue to offer passport and visa services during the lapse of appropriations; processing times are currently not impacted. Customers are able to keep their scheduled appointments. U.S. embassies and consulates also remain open for U.S. citizens traveling abroad. 

Upcoming Webinar 

Tuesday, January 15th
2:00 pm-2:30 pm 

Featuring, the Director of REAL ID Program with the US Department of Homeland Security, Steve Yonkers. 

Starting October 1st, 2020, every state resident will need to present a REAL ID compliant license/ID, or another acceptable form of identification for boarding commercial aircraft. To learn more about REAL ID and FAQ's please sign-up for this webinar.

Click here to email Katie McFall to sign-up

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Take a Moment to Review:

It's the beginning of 2019 and it's a good idea to take a few moments to review your online profile for accuracy.  Did you move? Has your phone number changed? Are all your frequent flyer and rewards numbers up to date?  Is your passport expiring soon?

You can update  your profile via the web or send an email to profiles@vanzile.com to process the update for you.  Happy New Year!

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