Jet Attitude International

A GLAMOROUS, UNIQUE AND EXCITING EXPERIENCE AT THE TWA HOTEL

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Have you ever dreamed to get back into the golden age of air travel, where luxury was the norm and air travel was stylish. Passengers wore their finest attire, air hostesses looked like movie stars, champagne was bottomless, buffets featuring caviar and lobster were served on board and legroom was not a concern. Well, now you can experience all of it again visiting the TWA hotel located in JFK airport. Designed by world-renowned architect Eero Saarinen and opened in 1962, the TWA Flight Center was built for Trans World Airlines (TWA) by Howard Hughes to represent the era’s excitement of travel. The TWA Flight Center was designated a New York City landmark in 1994 and, after its closure in 2001, was listed on the National and New York State Registers of Historic Places in 2005. MCR and MORSE Developmen­t restored the treasured 200,000-squarefoot building into the heart of the TWA Hotel.

Set in two low-rise buildings, the TWA Hotel’s 512 ultra-quiet, Sixties-inspired guest rooms feature authentic Saarinen-designed mid-century modern Knoll furnishing­s, martini bars, vintage rotary phones and gleaming terrazzo-tiled bathrooms with Hollywoods­tyle vanities. Accessible through Saarinen’s iconic flight tubes made famous by the 2002 film Catch Me If You Can, the rooms designed by New York City firm Stonehill Taylor are accented with warm wood elements and brushed brass. “From the moment guests and visitors arrive at the TWA Hotel, they will find themselves immersed in the ethos of 1962’s rich culture, architectu­re, sights, sounds and ambiance. The attention to the smallest of details permeates the entire guest room experience, paying homage to the magnificen­t landmark and special time in American history,” said Tyler Morse, CEO of MCR and MORSE Developmen­t. “The rooms will provide unparallel­ed style and comfort

The infinity pool and its 10,000-square-foot observatio­n deck sits on the horizon of a thrilling scene — JFK’S bustling Runway 4 Left/22 Right, with views all the way to Jamaica Bay.

to our guests as well as powerful views of Saarinen’s terminal or flights preparing for takeoff through floorto-ceiling, full-width, soundproof­ed windows.” “We envisioned a refined guest experience in dialogue with Saarinen’s masterpiec­e, a serene refuge from which to enjoy views onto one of the busiest airports in the world,” said Michael Suomi, Principal at Stonehill Taylor. “Ultimately we wanted the TWA Hotel room to help create the level of excitement for and pride in aviation that travelers once felt during the rise of the industry.”

Always refreshing, the water in the 63-by-20-foot infinity edge pool offers a much- needed respite during sweltering summers. Come winter, it turns into a poolcuzzi, the water can be heated up to 100 degrees! Whatever the weather, the H2O is perpetuall­y pristine: the highly filtered water is purified every 30 minutes (a standard pool recirculat­es every 6 hours). Inspired by the infinity edge pool at the Hotel du Cap-eden-roc in Cap d’antibes, France, the swimming spot has a beach entry and underwater seating — not to mention a gleaming TWA logo mosaic in the signature colors of gold and red. And its view tops the Mediterran­ean Sea any day: The infinity pool and its 10,000-squarefoot observatio­n deck sits on the horizon of a thrilling scene — JFK’S bustling Runway 4 Left/22 Right, with views all the way to Jamaica Bay.

The TWA hotel features many restaurant­s, lounges, bars and shops. Guest can enjoy a drink in the spirit of the glamorous Sixties with retro cocktails and swizzle sticks (once enjoyed in-flight). We recommend you to relax in the Sunken lounge, sipping their signature cocktail “come fly with me”, and admiring the star of the show the 1958 “Connie” airplane parked on the tarmac just outside. Commission­ed in 1939 by TWA’S eccentric owner, Howard Hughes, the Lockheed Constellat­ion «Connie» broke the era’s transconti­nental speed record on a flight from Burbank, California, to New York in 1946. The plane also served as Air Force One for President Dwight D. Eisenhower in the 1950s.

We know many enthusiast­s will plan to transit through JFK to experience the glamour and excitement the TWA hotel offers. And if Manhattan is your final destinatio­n it can be reached quickly, simply and in style by helicopter. The TWA hotel is definitely got the Jet Attitude !

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At the heart of the 512-room TWA hotel is the 1962 Eero saarinen-designed former TWA terminal.
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©David Mitchell wind beneath her wings! The TWA hotel’s 1958 Lockheed constellat­ion
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©Emily Gilbert The TWA Lounge at 1wtc - Reception desk modeled after Jet Age city center TWA ticket counters created by iconic mid-century industrial designer Raymond Loewy
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Also seen here: stairs to Flight Tube
No.1 and the saarinen wing of the TWA hotel, named for the Flight center’s architect, Eero saarinen -
©David Mitchell As guests enter, check - in is on the left. Also seen here: stairs to Flight Tube No.1 and the saarinen wing of the TWA hotel, named for the Flight center’s architect, Eero saarinen -
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TWA hotel’s glass curtain wall - the second- thickest in the world a er the wall at the U Transmissi­on class (stc) rating of nearly 50 ensures the oor-to-ceiling, full- width wi
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©Emily Gilbert The TWA Lounge at 1WTC - A flight hostess and her pilot at the ticket counter front desk with airline beverage carts stocked with TAB, champagne and cocktails
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©David Mitchell Traveling in style: a vintage suitcase packed with retro TWA ephemera is exhibited at the TWA hotel.
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Guests will enjoy a full lineup of TWA hotel grooming essentials. (The items shown are part of an authentic toiletries kit that will be on display in the TWA hotel museum.)
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View from the top! The infinity pool at the TWA Hotel overlooks Jfk’s runway 4L/22R.
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©David Mitchell .s. Embassy in London - is seven panes and 4.5 inches thick. The glass’ sound ndows cancel runway noise...
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 ?? ©David Mitchell ?? The Sunken Lounge at the TWA Hotel boasts a split flap departures board by Solari di Udine and a view of the hotel’s restored 1958 Lockheed constellat­ion “connie.”
©David Mitchell The Sunken Lounge at the TWA Hotel boasts a split flap departures board by Solari di Udine and a view of the hotel’s restored 1958 Lockheed constellat­ion “connie.”
 ?? ©David Mitchell ?? Each guest room features a glamorous bar custom built from walnut, glass, mirrors, brushed brass and crystalliz­ed glass. The bar is stocked with the ingredient­s for a perfect cocktail hour: moët & chandon Imperial Brut champagne, hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège cognac and Belvedere Vodka. hanging on the hook is a vintage uniform designed by Valentino and worn by TWA ight attendants from 1971 to 1975. It will be on display in the TWA hotel museum.
©David Mitchell Each guest room features a glamorous bar custom built from walnut, glass, mirrors, brushed brass and crystalliz­ed glass. The bar is stocked with the ingredient­s for a perfect cocktail hour: moët & chandon Imperial Brut champagne, hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège cognac and Belvedere Vodka. hanging on the hook is a vintage uniform designed by Valentino and worn by TWA ight attendants from 1971 to 1975. It will be on display in the TWA hotel museum.
 ?? ©David Mitchell ?? Bon appétit! The Paris Café by Jean-georges serves breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as amazing views.
©David Mitchell Bon appétit! The Paris Café by Jean-georges serves breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as amazing views.
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mcr CEO Tyler morse, Jean-georges Vongericht­en and Tastes on the Fly CEO & co-founder michael Levine.
 ??  ?? world renowned chef Jean-georges Vongericht­en will premiere the Paris café restaurant at the 512-room TWA hotel at John F. kennedy Internatio­nal Airport, opening in spring 2019. The restaurant will serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and cocktails at a medium price point.
world renowned chef Jean-georges Vongericht­en will premiere the Paris café restaurant at the 512-room TWA hotel at John F. kennedy Internatio­nal Airport, opening in spring 2019. The restaurant will serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and cocktails at a medium price point.

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