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JetBlue to Begin New Pittsburgh-Fort Lauderdale Service

JetBlue to Begin New Pittsburgh-Fort Lauderdale Service

JetBlue Airways announced it will launch new daily, non-stop service between Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Fort Lauderdale, Florida on October 29.  Flights will operate using Airbus A320 aircraft.
Flights will depart Pittsburgh International Airport at 7:15 a.m. and arrive at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport at 10:00 a.m.  Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Pittsburgh will depart at 6:55 p.m. and arrive at 9:31 p.m.
JetBlue’s A320s are outfitted with 150 seats, including 42 in …

JetBlue Reports March Traffic Up, Load Factor Down

JetBlue Reports March Traffic Up, Load Factor Down

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for March 2014. System traffic for the airline was 3.238 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 0.9% from 3.208 billion in March 2013.
The airline’s capacity in March was 3.819 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, an increase of 3.7% from 3.682 billion last year.
JetBlue’s load factor decreased by 2.3 percentage points to 84.8%, as compared to last year’s 87.1%.
Passenger revenue per …

JetBlue, Japan Airlines to Increase Codeshare Flights

JetBlue, Japan Airlines to Increase Codeshare Flights

JetBlue Airways and Japan Airlines announced that the two airlines will expand their codeshare agreement beginning March 30.  After this date, Japan Airlines will be able to place its code on various JetBlue-operated flights within the United States.
Select JetBlue routes that Japan Airlines will codeshare on include service between New York and both Buffalo and Raleigh/Durham, as well as between San Francisco and Long Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Boston.  The …

JetBlue to Offer Status Challenge and Match for Frequent Flyers

JetBlue to Offer Status Challenge and Match for Frequent Flyers

JetBlue Airways announced two new ways in which frequent flyers can obtain status with the airline. The first of these is a status challenge, which is open to new and existing members of the airline’s TrueBlue loyalty program who register by April 18.
Under the rules of the challenge, passengers who earn at least 3,750 base points in 90 days will be rewarded with Mosaic status for the rest of this …

Vote for the 2014 Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards

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Voting for the 2014 Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards has started, and with it, your opportunity to give credit where credit is due.  Scroll down to place your vote.
Last year, over 105,000 votes were cast.  This year’s stellar field of nominees includes over 100 airlines and alliances, hotels and resorts, and car rental agencies.  We’ve also added three new categories, namely Best Travel Tools and Apps, Best General Travel Blogs, …

JetBlue Reports Moderate Rise in February Traffic

JetBlue Reports Moderate Rise in February Traffic

JetBlue announced operational results for February 2014. System traffic for the airline was 2.64 billion revenue passenger miles or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 5.2%, while the carrier had a capacity of 3.23 billion available seat miles or ASMs, an increase of 6.3% from February 2013.
JetBlue’s load factor decreased by 0.8 percentage points year-over-year, to 81.6%.
Passenger revenue per available seat mile, or Prasm, , showed an increase of 7% year-over-year. …

American, JetBlue End Frequent Flyer Partnership, Interline Agreement

American, JetBlue End Frequent Flyer Partnership, Interline Agreement

American Airlines and JetBlue Airways announced that the two airlines plan to terminate their partnership, which dates back to 2010 and covered select routes from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Boston’s Logan Airport.
The change ends the carriers’ interline traffic reciprocal frequent flyer miles agreements.
The move follows the December 2013 merger of American with US Airways.
As of Monday, March 10, passengers can no longer purchase tickets through one …