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.
Airlines & Lessors

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.
Airlines & Lessors

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. 
Airlines & Lessors

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).
Airlines & Lessors

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.” 
Airlines & Lessors

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).
Airports & Routes

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. 
Airports & Routes

JetBlue Pilots Reject Tentative Partnership With American Airlines

By Ben Goldstein Feb 17, 2021
JetBlue Airways said it will push ahead with a planned partnership with American Airlines, even after its unionized pilots rejected a tentative…
Airlines & Lessors

U.S. Pilot Unions Warn Against Domestic Pre-Flight COVID Testing

By Lori Ranson Feb 12, 2021
U.S. pilot unions are joining airlines and manufacturers in opposing a potential coronavirus test requirement for domestic U.S. airline passengers, though a mandate to move forward with the proposal does not seem imminent.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

JetBlue unveils Mint cabin redesign

By Linda Blachly Feb 01, 2021
JetBlue has unveiled a redesign of its Mint premium product as the New York-based airline prepares for transatlantic service this summer from New York to London.
Air Transport

UK Extends Airport Slot Waiver Through Summer 2021

By David Casey Feb 01, 2021
The UK has extended the temporary waiver on airport slot rules through its summer 2021 season, slot co-ordination company Airport Coordination Limited (ACL) has confirmed.
Airports & Routes

JetBlue Navigates Soft Demand As It Works To Launch London Flights

By Lori Ranson Jan 28, 2021
JetBlue Airways is joining other U.S. airlines in bracing for a tough 2021 first quarter (Q1), while continuing work to crystallize its strategy for serving London. 
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JetBlue Files Complaint Over London Slot Access

By David Casey Jan 25, 2021
JetBlue Airways has filed a complaint with the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT), alleging its transatlantic expansion plans are being hindered because of difficulties obtaining slots at London airports.
Airports & Routes

Daily Memo: Divested American Airlines, JetBlue Slots Should Be Reserved For LCCs

By Ben Goldstein Jan 22, 2021
In approving the new Northeast Alliance (NEA) between American Airlines and JetBlue Airways, the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) instructed both carriers to shed a series of slot pairs at crowded airports in New York City and Washington, D.C. 
Airlines & Lessors

JetBlue Unveils A220 Cabin Interior

By Linda Blachly Jan 13, 2021
JetBlue Airways, which recently took delivery of the first of 70 Airbus A200-300s, has unveiled an all-new cabin design.
Interiors & Connectivity

American, JetBlue Reach Antitrust Agreement With DOT For Partnership 

By Aaron Karp Jan 13, 2021
American Airlines and JetBlue Airways said they have reached an agreement with the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) that will allow them to move forward with their northeast U.S.-focused partnership.
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JetBlue Partners With CommonPass For Seamless Entry To Aruba

By Linda Blachly Dec 18, 2020
JetBlue Airways will roll out a new seamless testing and verification procedure for customers traveling to Aruba in early 2021. 
Airlines & Lessors