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Avelo Airlines to Begin Flights From Albany, Rochester

Avelo Airlines is expanding service to upstate New York with twice-weekly flights from Albany and Rochester beginning in May. The Houston-based airline is introducing Albany as the newest city in its network with exclusive nonstop service to Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). Avelo will also offer new nonstop service from Rochester, NY (ROC) and Manchester, NH […]

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United to Resume Flights Between Newark and Tel Aviv

United announced plans to resume a daily international flight from New York/Newark to Tel Aviv, Israel, the first step in restoring vital passenger and cargo service that was suspended in October. The initial Newark–Tel Aviv flights on March 2 and 4 will stop in Munich to ensure all service providers are ready to support non-stop service to and from Newark. No Newark departures to Tel Aviv are planned […]

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JetBlue Adds Two Directors From Icahn Enterprises

NEW YORK — JetBlue has entered into an agreement with Icahn Enterprises L.P., a major shareholder of JetBlue, under which Jesse Lynn, general counsel of Icahn Enterprises, and Steven Miller, portfolio manager of Icahn Capital, will join the airline’s board of directors. Lynn and Miller will serve as non-voting observers to the board through JetBlue’s […]

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JetBlue to Trim JFK Flights, Pull Out of Baltimore

JetBlue is looking to cut costs by trimming unprofitable flights. According to CNBC, JetBlue will end cross-country flights from JFK Airport to San Jose and Portland. A flight from Westchester County Airport to Martha’s Vineyard in MA will also be eliminated. The airline will also end service from New York to Ponce, PR and Milwaukee […]

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JetBlue President to Take Over as CEO

NEW YORK — JetBlue Airways announced that Joanna Geraghty (photo above), currently the company’s president and chief operating officer, will succeed Robin Hayes as chief executive officer, effective February 12, 2024. Hayes is stepping down due to health concerns. Hayes will continue to serve on the company’s Board of Directors until that time, at which […]

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JetBlue Begins Service to Tallahassee, FL

NEW YORK — JetBlue Airlines has officially launched service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Tallahassee International Airport (TLH), with the first flight arriving in Tallahassee Thursday morning. JetBlue’s new intrastate service will operate daily, introducing low fares and a better travel option for customers on a route with limited competition. “We are thrilled […]

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JetBlue Begins JFK Flights to Belize

NEW YORK — JetBlue has officially launched air service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE) in Belize City, Belize, a country in Central America. JetBlue’s new Belize City service will operate three days a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. JetBlue will operate the […]

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Sunday After Thanksgiving Will Be Busiest Travel Day

The busiest travel day of the year in the U.S. will be Sunday, November 26, 2023, according to a recent analysis by aviation analytics firm Cirium. More than 3,000,000 seats and 22,000 flights will be flown domestically in the U.S. on that date, higher than peak travel days in summer 2023. The major U.S. carriers […]

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JetBlue to Offer Flights to Dublin, Edinburgh in 2024

NEW YORK — JetBlue is now selling tickets to two new European destinations – Dublin in Ireland and Edinburgh in Scotland – with flights available on sale starting now. Daily seasonal service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Dublin Airport (DUB) will begin March 13, […]

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JetBlue Launches Service From JFK to DC

JetBlue has begun air service connecting New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) with Washington, D.C.’s Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) over the weekend. The airline says this has been one of the most highly-requested routes by customers and is now offering round-trip service three times per day. The new service has an added benefit […]

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Delta Opens New Club Lounges in Newark, JFK

Delta has opened two new Sky Club lounges this summer at JFK and Newark Airports. The lounges are exclusively for the airline’s Sky Club members. The new JFK lounge is the second Delta lounge at the airport and is located at Terminal 4 near Gate A7.  [photo above] The nearly 14,000-square-foot Club, which seats more […]

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Groundbreaking for New JFK Terminal 6

NEW YORK — JetBlue, joined by New York Governor Kathy Hochul and other partners and leaders, celebrated a key milestone in the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s transformation of John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) with the groundbreaking of a $4.2 billion project to develop a new international Terminal 6. The groundbreaking, […]

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JetBlue to Launch Flights From JFK to Paris

NEW YORK — JetBlue announced plans to expand transatlantic flying into Continental Europe with new service to Paris from JFK International Airport starting next summer. Paris will be JetBlue’s second transatlantic destination following the airline’s successful launch of service to London in August 2021, where it has quickly grown its schedule to five daily flights […]

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United to Add Flights to Dubai, Spain, Sweden Next Summer

United Airlines has announced the airline’s 2023 summer schedule that includes adding new service to three cities – Malaga, Spain; Stockholm, Sweden; and Dubai, UAE from Newark – as well as six more flights to some of the most popular destinations in Europe, including Rome, Paris, Barcelona, London, Berlin, and Shannon. In total, United will fly to 37 cities in Europe, Africa, India and the Middle East next summer, […]

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JetBlue Knocks Out Frontier to Buy Spirit Airlines

NEW YORK & MIRAMAR, FL — JetBlue Airways is victorious in its battle for Spirit Airlines, the discount carrier best known for its yellow planes. After spoiling a bid by competitor Frontier Airlines, JetBlue has agreed to acquire Spirit for $33.50 per share in cash, including a prepayment of $2.50 per share in cash payable […]