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JetBlue Partners with Silver Airways in Florida

JetBlue Partners with Silver Airways in Florida

JetBlue Airways and Silver Airways announced a codeshare agreement on Monday.
The partnership will initially focus on connection opportunities in Orlando and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, with plans to expand the agreement later this year to include 13 Silver Airways routes to the Bahamas, subject to regulatory approval.
Under the terms of the agreement, JetBlue customers will be able to purchase a single ticket covering flights on both airlines as well as automatic baggage …

JetBlue Expands Mint to New York-Caribbean Routes

JetBlue Expands Mint to New York-Caribbean Routes

JetBlue Airways announced it will begin to offer its new Mint premium service on flights to Aruba and Barbados later this year.
Aircraft with Mint service offer passengers a premium cabin with 12 fully lie-flat seats that alternate between and 2-2 and 1-1 layout. The four seats in the 1-1 configuration are more private and have doors that can be closed. Those seats are 22” wide, while the other eight seats …

JetBlue Traffic Up 10% in February

JetBlue Traffic Up 10% in February

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for February 2015.  The carrier’s traffic and capacity both increased, as did its passenger load factor.
JetBlue’s passenger traffic for the month was 2.9 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 10% from 2.638 billion RPMs in February 2015.  Capacity for the month also rose by 7.4% year-over-year, up to 3.475 billion available seat miles, or ASMs from 3.234 billion ASMs last February.
The …

JetBlue to Link Baltimore with Fort Lauderdale

JetBlue to Link Baltimore with Fort Lauderdale

JetBlue Airways announced that it plans to launch new Baltimore-Fort Lauderdale service this November.
The airline will operate the service twice daily between Baltimore-Washington International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Earlier this month, JetBlue announced it would launch new seasonal service from the Baltimore/Washington area, with flights from Ronald Reagan National Airport to Nantucket, Massachusetts, between June 19 and November 6.
The carrier also announced this month that it plans to enter …

JetBlue to Begin Washington, D.C.-Nantucket Service

JetBlue to Begin Washington, D.C.-Nantucket Service

JetBlue Airways announced that it plans to launch new non-stop seasonal service between Washington, D.C. and Nantucket, Massachusetts this summer.  The carrier will operate the service three times a week, between June 19 and September 6, with additional flights added for the Fourth of July weekend.
Flights will depart Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport at 3:40 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, and arrive at Nantucket Memorial Airport at 5:13 p.m.  …

JetBlue to Drop American Express Card for Barclays and MasterCard

JetBlue to Drop American Express  Card for Barclays and MasterCard

JetBlue Airways will reportedly end its relationship with long-time credit card partner American Express, and adopt a new card issued by Barclays and MasterCard.
The move, first reported by Bloomberg News, follows American Express’ announcement on Thursday that it is ending its partnership with Costco.
JetBlue and American Express have been in a partnership since 2005.
American Express’ largest airline partner, Delta Air Lines, recently renewed its contract with the card issuer, as …

JetBlue to Link New York with Daytona Beach

JetBlue to Link New York with Daytona Beach

JetBlue Airways announced that it plans to launch new daily service to Daytona Beach, Florida, from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport next February.
Daytona Beach will be the airline’s eighth destination in the state.
JetBlue will operate the service using Airbus A320 aircraft.  The planes are configured with 42 seats in Even More Space, the airline’s premium economy lite section, and 108 seats in coach.  Premium economy lite-seats are 17.8” …