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JetBlue Begins Flights From JFK to Tulum, Mexico

NEW YORK — JetBlue officially launched service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Tulum’s Felipe Carrillo Puerto Tulum International Airport (TQO), with the first flight arriving in Tulum this morning. Tulum service will operate daily, making this JetBlue’s third destination in Mexico, where it also serves Cancun and Los Cabos. “As […]

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JetBlue Selling Tickets for New Flights to Caribbean

NEW YORK — Seats are now available for sale on JetBlue’s new Caribbean service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Flights between JFK and Argyle International Airport (SVD) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines will launch on October 9 and operate Wednesdays and Sundays. JetBlue’s flights to Bonaire’s Flamingo International Airport (BON) […]

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Spirit Airlines to Open Crew Base for Pilots in Newark

Spirit Airlines announced it will open a new crew base for Pilots at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in September 2024. The move will allow the airline to improve reliability on flights from Newark. Spirit expects to locate approximately 200 Pilots in Newark initially, with additional supervisors and support functions to follow. Crew bases are […]

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American Express, Delta Offer Metal Card for Limited Time

NEW YORK — American Express and Delta Air Lines unveiled the next version of the limited-edition Boeing 747 Delta SkyMiles Reserve Card design. Following the enthusiastic response from Card Members when first launched in 2022, there will be twice as many cards produced in 2024 made from two Delta 747 planes that were retired in […]

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JetBlue Names New Executive Hires

NEW YORK — JetBlue has announced several leadership and organizational updates at the New York-based airline: Daniel Shurz has been named JetBlue’s new head of revenue, network, and enterprise planning. Over the past 20 years Shurz has served as vice president, network planning for Air Canada and senior vice president, commercial for Frontier Airlines, and held strategy […]

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JetBlue Begins Flights to Dublin, Ireland

NEW YORK — JetBlue has expanded its transatlantic offerings with new, nonstop flights taking off from New York and Boston to Dublin, Ireland. Daily seasonal service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS) to Dublin Airport (DUB) will operate through September 30, 2024. JetBlue first launched trans-Atlantic […]

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American Airlines to Offer Direct Flight From JFK to Tokyo

Traveling to Japan will get easier this summer with new service from American Airlines between New York (JFK) and Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport (HND). Last month, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) formally approved American’s application to become the only U.S. carrier operating nonstop service between JFK and HND. “American looks forward to launching […]

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United to Add Flight From Newark to Morocco

United announced it is expanding its global route network, adding new non-stop flights between New York/Newark-Marrakesh, Morocco; Tokyo/Narita-Cebu, Philippines and Houston–Medellin, Colombia. United will also increase flying to popular destinations across the globe including Hong Kong; Seoul, South Korea and Porto, Portugal. Additionally, the airline will add four weekly flights between Los Angeles and Shanghai as the Chinese and U.S. governments recently agreed to increase flights between […]

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JetBlue Ends Merger With Spirit Airlines

NEW YORK — JetBlue has lost its Spirit. The New York-based airline announced that it has reached a deal with Spirit Airlines to terminate their July 2022 merger agreement. As part of the termination, JetBlue will pay Spirit $69 million. While the merger agreement was in effect, Spirit stockholders received approximately $425 million in total […]

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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 […]