Delta Swoops In For JetBlue’s Northeast Alliance Head

By David Casey Jan 11, 2022
One of the key figures behind JetBlue’s Northeast Alliance (NEA) with American Airlines is moving to Delta Air Lines.
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American Airlines, JetBlue Plan Further Northeast Growth

By David Casey Dec 17, 2021
The move comes despite the U.S. Justice Department pushing ahead with a lawsuit against the carriers' Northeast Alliance.
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American Airlines, JetBlue Seek Dismissal Of DOJ NEA Antitrust Lawsuit

By Aaron Karp Nov 23, 2021
The airlines reject the notion that their Northeast Alliance implemented earlier this year amounts to a de facto merger.
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JetBlue Defends Northeast Alliance, Saying It ‘Supercharged’ Competition

By Aaron Karp Oct 27, 2021
The airline says the alliance with American Airlines enables it to grow in the capacity-constrained New York market well beyond what it otherwise could.
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JetBlue Says Its E190s Will Help Drive Margin Growth

By Lori Ranson Oct 26, 2021
JetBlue Airways believes the operating profile of its Embraer E190s under its partnership with American Airlines will result in the aircraft being positive contributors to its margins. 
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Hayes Says JetBlue-American Competition ‘Aggressive’ Outside NEA

By Lori Ranson Oct 13, 2021
Despite recent efforts by the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) to block the Northeast Alliance (NEA) between JetBlue Airways and American Airlines, JetBlue stresses the two airlines engage in solid competition outside the tie-up.
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Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Boost SAF Commitments

By Graham Warwick Sep 30, 2021
Delta Air Lines and JetBlue Airways have each signed large offtake agreements with new producers of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) as both airlines aim to convert at least 10% of their annual jet fuel usage to low-carbon alternatives by 2030.
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JetBlue Extends Network To London Gatwick

By David Casey Sep 30, 2021
At 3,459 mi., New York JFK to London Gatwick is the farthest route in JetBlue’s network.
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Daily Memo: JetBlue Lands In London Intent On Being A Disruptor

By Karen Walker Aug 12, 2021
Many have attempted to disrupt the transatlantic market with low-fare, long-haul startups. Few have succeeded. JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes has promised to create a “permanent and disruptive effect,” so how might JetBlue be different?
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JetBlue To Keep New York Headquarters, Build Out JFK Presence

By Ben Goldstein Aug 03, 2021
In tandem with JetBlue’s announcement, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will greenlight the airline’s plans to develop a Terminal 6 at JFK.
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JetBlue To Delay Retirement Of E190 Fleet

By Ben Goldstein Jul 27, 2021
JetBlue Airways announced plans to delay retiring its Embraer E190 fleet, part of an effort to accommodate resurgent demand and new growth opportunities driven by its alliance with American Airlines in the northeastern U.S.
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JetBlue Outlines Growth Ambitions For New York City

By Wesley Charnock Jun 25, 2021
JetBlue wants to offer 300 flights per day from New York by 2023.
Airports & Routes

JetBlue To Serve Heathrow, Gatwick From New York

By David Casey May 19, 2021
JetBlue Airways will make its debut in the transatlantic market this August, launching flights from both airports.
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JetBlue, American Airlines Alliance Positions As Northeast U.S. Disruptor

By Lori Ranson Apr 27, 2021
JetBlue Airways is moving full steam ahead in its strategic alliance with American Airlines and believes the tie-up will break up what it deems as monopolies in the northeast. 
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American Airlines, JetBlue Announce Northeast Codeshare Expansion

By Ben Goldstein Apr 21, 2021
American Airlines and JetBlue Airways announced a major expansion of service from hub airports in Boston and New York City, as the two carriers proceed with the next phase of their Northeast Alliance (NEA).
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JetBlue Secures Foreign Carrier Permit From UK Regulator

By David Casey Apr 20, 2021
U.S. carrier JetBlue Airways has been granted regulatory approval in the UK, the country’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has confirmed. 
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JetBlue Hits Back At ‘Baseless’ Spirit, Eastern Claims

By David Casey Apr 14, 2021
JetBlue Airways has dismissed claims that it is coordinating flights and routes beyond what is allowed under its Northeast alliance with American Airlines as “baseless.” 
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JetBlue, Qatar Airways Expand Codeshare Partnership

By Ben Goldstein Apr 13, 2021
JetBlue Airways and Qatar Airways announced plans to expand their existing codeshare partnership, offering customers more connecting options on flights between the U.S., Africa and Asia. 
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Spirit Opposes Changes On JetBlue Routes To Ecuador

By David Casey Apr 06, 2021
Spirit Airlines has filed a complaint with the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) which questions whether JetBlue Airways and American Airlines are coordinating flights and routes “outside of the scope” of their new Northeast alliance. 
Airports & Routes

JetBlue Keeps London Plans Under Wraps After Gaining Heathrow Slots

By Lori Ranson Mar 26, 2021
JetBlue is still evaluating its options for serving London despite a report from Airport Coordination Limited (ACL) confirming the airline has garnered a total of 270 slots at London Heathrow for the U.S. summer season. 
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JetBlue Seizes On Slot Opportunities In Partnership With American

By Lori Ranson Mar 15, 2021
JetBlue Airways believes its new partnership with American Airlines will create flexibility to utilize more airport slots that were previously not available to the airline. 
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Daily Memo: U.S. Airlines Don’t Need Any More Money From Congress

By Ben Goldstein Mar 11, 2021
U.S. federal lawmakers are sending airlines another $14 billion to prop up payrolls until Sept. 30, which they hope will see the industry through to recovery. 
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U.S. Carriers Back CDC Contact Tracing Proposal

By Ben Goldstein Feb 22, 2021
A group of major U.S. carriers announced plans to implement voluntary contract tracing for international arrivals, part of a Biden administration effort to better track and contain the spread of COVID-19 through commercial air travel. 
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United Fires Warning Shot At JetBlue With Transatlantic Expansion

By David Casey Feb 22, 2021
Transatlantic competition from Boston Logan (BOS) is set to intensify later in 2021 when United Airlines launches a new route to London Heathrow (LHR).
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American Airlines, JetBlue Outline New York, Boston Route Plans

By David Casey Feb 19, 2021
American Airlines and JetBlue Airways are launching the first phase of their partnership with the start of 33 new routes and codeshares on nearly 80 more from New York and Boston. 
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