What we’re reading: Flights restored, end of 787 investigation, tallest hotel in North America


US airlines restore flights as cold snap eases

As the cold snap eases, air carriers are slowly bringing flights back.

Carriers canceled more than 1,100 flights on Wednesday, according to FlightAware, down from 3,200 on Tuesday. Since January 1, carriers have canceled more than 19,300 flights, FlightAware showed.

NTSB nears end of 787 battery investigation

The NTSB said that its investigative work into the battery fire aboard a Japan Airlines 787 should be completed by the end of March.

The agency gave no indications about the cause of the fire and said its final report on the incident at Boston’s Logan Airport would be presented at a public meeting in Washington later in the year.

Marriott brings tallest hotel in North America to New York

Marriott International and G Holdings announced the opening of a combined 378-room Courtyard hotel and 261-suite Residence Inn hotel in midtown Manhattan.

The impressive 68-story building is just steps from Central Park and Times Square.

The hotels offer guests convenient access to Carnegie Hall, the Broadway Theatre District, Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall.