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JetBlue Sees Large Increase in April Traffic

JetBlue Sees Large Increase in April Traffic

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for April 2017. The carrier said that its total traffic, capacity, and load factor were all up for the month.
The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 4.068 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 8.2% from 3.76 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
The carrier’s capacity also increased, up 6.6% to 4.767 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.472 billion …

Icelandair, JetBlue Launch Frequent Flyer Program Partnership

Icelandair, JetBlue Launch Frequent Flyer Program Partnership

Icelandair and JetBlue Airways announced a new partnership between the two airlines’ frequent flyer programs.
Under the new partnership, members of Icelandair’s Saga Club loyalty program will be able to earn points on JetBlue flights, while members of JetBlue’s TrueBlue program will be able to earn points on Icelandair-operated flights.
In celebration of the partnership, the airlines are offering double points for members who travel by July 7.
Icelandair and JetBlue have had …

Lobby Bar – April 28: In-Flight Yelling, a History Lesson with Samuel L. Jackson, and Interborough Piggybacks

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Pulp progress. Join us in celebrating English Language Day this week. Today we learned that English became the most spoken language on Earth shortly after Pulp Fiction was released in 1994 because non speakers of the language were fearful that Samuel L. Jackson would bust into their homes and demand “English, mother****er, do you speak …

JetBlue Profit Down Significantly in First Quarter

JetBlue Profit Down Significantly in First Quarter

JetBlue Airways announced financial results for the first quarter of 2017.
The New York-based airline reported first quarter revenue of $1.6 billion, virtually unchanged from Q1 2016.
Net income for the quarter was $85 million a drop of 59% from $207 million in 2016.
The carrier said that passenger revenue per available seat mile, or Prasm, decreased by 5.8% year-over-year for the first quarter, down to 10.68 cents.
The airline’s passenger traffic in the …

JetBlue Reports March Traffic and Capacity Increase

JetBlue Reports March Traffic and Capacity Increase

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for March 2017.
The carrier said that its total traffic and capacity were up for the month.
The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic for the month was 4.079 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 2.9% from 3.965 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
The carrier’s capacity also increased, up 4.2% to 4.76 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.567 billion ASMs …

Lobby Bar – April 7: Manual Elevators, French Ducklings, Being Trapped in a Conference Room, and Why Cars Love Phones

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Sit, Booboo, Sit. Join me for a complete guide of how to connect your iPhone to your car via CarPlay. Cars with the CarPlay feature like to play games with their owners including fetch. Simply throw the iPhone out the window while driving, and the car will drive onto the grassy shoulder and sniff around for it. Be …

JetBlue to Support Green Initiatives in the Cities It Serves

JetBlue to Support Green Initiatives in the Cities It Serves

JetBlue Airways announced its tenth annual “One Thing That’s Green” initiative.
The New York-based airline said it plans to beautify the area in Long Island City where its New York City support center is located with the help of customers and employees. Customers may cast a vote for the city to be the recipient of a new greenspace. The choices include Fort Lauderdale, San Francisco, San Juan, and Washington, D.C.
Last year …