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JetBlue Sees Rise in Traffic, Capacity for November

JetBlue Sees Rise in Traffic, Capacity for November

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for November 2018. 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 4.11 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 9.7% from 3.74 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity increased by 10.6% to 4.92 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.45 billion ASMs in …

JetBlue Appoints New Vice President for Inflight Experience

JetBlue Appoints New Vice President for Inflight Experience

JetBlue Airways announced the appointment of Edward Baklor to the new position of vice president, inflight experience.
Mr. Baklor, who will join the carrier in January, was previously chief commercial officer at LaGuardia Gateway Partners, the company that manages the Central Terminal Building at LaGuardia Airport. Prior to that, he was senior vice president of guest experience at WestJet and also spent 14 years at the Walt Disney Company in its …

Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue Announce Codeshare for Boston Flights

Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue Announce Codeshare for Boston Flights

Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue Airways announced an expansion of their codeshare agreement.
JetBlue customers will be able to purchase seats on Hawaiian’s new non-stop flights from Boston Logan International Airport to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu, which start on April 4.
“We are excited to bring the Hawaiian Islands closer to more travelers,” said Brent Overbeek, the airline’s senior vice president for network planning.
Members of both airlines’ loyalty programs will …

JetBlue Volunteer ‘Do-Gooders’ Depart for the Dominican Republic for Giving Tuesday Service Trip

JetBlue Volunteer ‘Do-Gooders’ Depart for the Dominican Republic for Giving Tuesday Service Trip

Close to one hundred volunteers departed New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Giving Tuesday for a JetBlue-sponsored four-day trip to the Dominican Republic
The volunteers included JetBlue crewmembers and winners of a contest that sought do-gooders to spend several days in volunteer service on the trip.
Once there, the volunteers will undertake projects in La Romana and Punta Cana. Each day will be dedicated to one of the airline’s For …

JetBlue Appoints New General Counsel

JetBlue Appoints New General Counsel

JetBlue Airways announced the appointment of Brandon Nelson to the position of General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.
Mr. Nelson, who joined the airline in 2005, was previously vice president and associate general counsel.
As general counsel, Mr. Nelson will be responsible for the airline’s legal; ethics and compliance; cybersecurity; and environmental, social, and governance efforts. He will report directly to Robin Hayes, the carrier’s CEO.
In addition to these responsibilities, he will continue …

JetBlue Reports Higher Traffic and Capacity Figures for October

JetBlue Reports Higher Traffic and Capacity Figures for October

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for October 2018. 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 4.06 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 9.5% from 3.7 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity also increased by 8.9% to 4.9 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.5 billion ASMs …

JetBlue Adds New Points Pooling Feature to TrueBlue

JetBlue Adds New Points Pooling Feature to TrueBlue

JetBlue Airways announced a major change in its TrueBlue frequent-flyer program that allows people to share and pool points earned from flights.
One significant difference is that flyers can form pools with friends instead of being limited to family members.
The update, the airline said, is being made based on extensive customer feedback.
“Customers determine the pool that works best for them, helping points rack up even faster with a program that’s even …