Jason Rabinowitz

Jason Rabinowitz
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JetBlue Plans A321 For Premium Long-Haul Service
Lie-flat seats and mini-suites for transcontinental flights
JetBlue Unveils Premium Cabin 

John F. Kennedy International Airport-based JetBlue Airways yesterday revealed its long-awaited premium cabin, dubbed “Mint,” which will be featured on flights between its hub and Los Angeles International and San Francisco International airports. The new premium cabin will only be available on newly delivered Airbus A321s, with service due to start on June 14, 2014. Mint will feature lie-flat seats, large in-flight entertainment screens and personalized service and several “suites” for additional privacy.

JetBlue Unveils New “Mint” Premium Cabin 
John F. Kennedy International Airport-based JetBlue Airways today revealed its long-awaited premium cabin, dubbed “Mint,” which will be featured on flights between its hub and Los Angeles International and San Francisco International airports.
U.S. Majors Plan Major Overhauls On Key Routes 

Frequent fliers have long decried the poor service and uncomfortable cabins to be found on most U.S. airlines. But many carriers are now planning major improvements—particularly on key transcontinental routes.

Over the next few years, passengers will be seeing drastic changes to the inflight experience. Some airlines are purchasing entirely new sub-fleets and others are completely overhauling their interiors and products.

 
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