New York – The fuselage of an airplane of the missing airline Trans World Airlines (TWA) is exhibited this weekend in the heart of New York before being transformed into a bar of a new hotel that is built at the John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) of the Big Apple.
The device, a Lockheed Constellation of 1958, was transported today through the streets of Manhattan, and, since this Saturday, can be seen in the famous square of Times Square, the same place in which during the fifties a great announcement of this plane.
The jet can be seen until this Sunday, when it will be transported to JFK, where it will be conditioned to house a bar in the new TWA hotel, which pays tribute to the iconic American airline, founded in 1925 and which closed in 2001 when merged with American Airlines
The hostel, whose construction began at the end of 2016, will be located in the old TWA terminal, built in 1962 with the design of the Finnish architect Eero Saarinen, and will have 512 rooms.
Two buildings of six floors frame the old terminal of TWA, which is working to provide the hotel which according to the company will be, with its more than 18,500 square meters, the largest hotel lobby in the world.
The hotel will have six restaurants, eight bars, shops and a rooftop pool and guests will access the rooms through the iconic Saarinen tubular corridors, which connect directly with Terminal 5 that became famous in the movie "Catch Me If You Can", directed in 2002 by Steven Spielberg and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken and Amy Adams.