Analysis: DOJ’s Moves Against JetBlue Are Bad For The Consumer
DOJ’s gunning for JetBlue is ludicrous but will be costly.
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JetBlue: Merger With Spirit Would Mean 200 Daily Flights From Orlando

By Aaron Karp Mar 17, 2023
JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes says the carrier has made “growth commitments” to Florida's attorney general.
Airports & Networks

Spirit Airlines Details Fleet Shifts, Ongoing GTF Issues

By Christine Boynton Mar 15, 2023
Over the next two years Spirit plans a “generational” shift in its fleet makeup, completely retiring the Airbus A319ceo and improving cost and fuel efficiency.
Airlines & Lessors

JetBlue Recognizes Need To ‘Repivot’ On Changed Business Travel

By Christine Boynton Mar 15, 2023
A post-pandemic shift in business travel patterns is affecting some network decisions at JetBlue Airways, the company’s top executive said. 
Airlines & Lessors

First Take, March 13, 2023

By Graham Warwick Mar 10, 2023
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.

JetBlue Fights A Second Round To Save Spirit Merger

By Christine Boynton Mar 09, 2023
After the Justice Department lawsuit, JetBlue’s strategy is in the hands of the courts.
Airlines & Lessors

JetBlue Airways To Begin Paris Flights In June

By Aaron Karp Mar 08, 2023
Paris Charles de Gaulle becomes the third European airport in JetBlue's network.
Airports & Networks

Daily Memo: JetBlue Takes On DOJ For A Second Time—With No Predictable Outcome

By Lori Ranson Mar 07, 2023
JetBlue finds itself in an unprecedented position—its plans for both the Spirit merger and its alliance with American Airlines remain entangled in litigation.
Airlines & Lessors

DOJ Sues ‘To Preserve Spirit’s Unique And Disruptive Role’

By Christine Boynton Mar 07, 2023
Calling the carriers “two of the most significant rivals today,” the DOJ has sued to block JetBlue’s $3.8 billion acquisition of Spirit Airlines.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

NTSB Investigating Runway Near-Collision At Boston Logan

By Christine Boynton Mar 01, 2023
The incident is now one of several near collisions involving commercial airlines on U.S. runways in the first two months of 2023.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Port Authority, JetBlue Break Ground On New York JFK Terminal

By Aaron Karp Feb 27, 2023
The Terminal 6 project is part of the overall $18 billion renovation of New York Kennedy International Airport.
Airports & Networks

Inflight Crew Unions At Odds In JetBlue-Spirit Merger

By Christine Boynton Feb 23, 2023
The merger is still subject to regulatory approval, as the carriers await a decision from the U.S. Justice Department.
Airlines & Lessors

Hayes Says JetBlue Will ‘Go To Court’ If Spirit Merger Not Approved

By Christine Boynton Feb 22, 2023
JetBlue in July announced its $3.8 billion deal to acquire ULCC Spirit and has been awaiting regulatory approval, a process Hayes acknowledged was “complex.”
Airlines & Lessors

JetBlue Gets Political In South Florida For Spirit Merger Support

By Chris Sloan Feb 15, 2023
JetBlue is seeking to curry political favor for its pending acquisition of South Florida-based ULCC Spirit Airlines.
Airlines & Lessors

JetBlue Requests DOT Intervention In Amsterdam Schiphol Slot Bid

By Christine Boynton Feb 15, 2023
JetBlue Airways alleges Dutch authorities are in violation of the Open Skies agreement in a U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) filing.
Airports & Networks

U.S. Airlines Face A Vulnerable Aviation System In 2023

By Lori Ranson Feb 03, 2023
Holiday tech failures and meltdowns, on top of other ongoing operational difficulties, will make this an interesting year for U.S. commercial transport.
Airlines & Lessors

JetBlue Pilots Ratify New Contract Extension

By Lori Ranson Jan 30, 2023
Pilots at JetBlue have approved a two-year contract extension that will trigger some cost inflation for the airline in 2023. 
Airlines & Lessors

JetBlue Remains Bullish On Partnership With American Airlines

By Lori Ranson Jan 26, 2023
JetBlue Airways continues to focus a positive outcome for its alliance with American Airlines.
Airlines & Lessors

Analysis: Why Airlines Are Pursuing More Codeshares And Alliances

By Karen Walker Jan 24, 2023
Turn the page back just a few years, and cynicism was creeping in about the value of the global alliances and whether they had grown too big.
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: NEA DOJ D-Day Decision Imminent

By Chris Sloan Jan 13, 2023
A decision is likely imminent in the 15-month-old Northeastern Alliance (NEA) U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) anti-trust lawsuit.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Newark Airport’s New Terminal A Opens, With A Few Bumps

By Chris Sloan Jan 12, 2023
Opening day jitters included a litany of issues.
Airports & Networks

Southwest Works To Climb Out Of A Deep Hole

By Chris Sloan Jan 10, 2023
Long-term ramifications could see the airline speed up planned internal upgrades and lawmakers ponder tougher passenger-focused performance standards.
Airlines & Lessors

American Airlines, JetBlue To Grow Northeast Alliance In 2023

By Aaron Karp Dec 12, 2022
A U.S. federal judge’s ruling on whether the alliance violates antitrust law is pending.
Airports & Networks

Paris To Become JetBlue’s Second European Destination

By David Casey Nov 16, 2022
The U.S. airline has confirmed that its second transatlantic destination after London will be Paris.
Airlines & Lessors

Antitrust Trial To Determine Fate Of American-JetBlue Alliance Begins

By Lori Ranson Sep 29, 2022
The trial to determine if the partnership between American Airlines and JetBlue Airways is anti-competitive is underway, and few are venturing to predict the outcome.
Airlines & Lessors