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JetBlue Announces Its Longest Route Ever, New York to Guayaquil, Ecuador

JetBlue Announces Its Longest Route Ever, New York to Guayaquil, Ecuador

JetBlue Airways announced it will begin new daily service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Guayaquil, Ecuador on December 5.
The new route will become the longest in the airline’s network by over 200 nautical miles (370 kilometers).
Flights will depart New York at 2 p.m. and arrive at José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport in Guayaquil at 9:04 p.m. Return flights are scheduled to depart at 10:55 p.m. …

JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service to London from New York and Boston

JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service to London from New York and Boston

JetBlue Airways announced plans to offer non-stop service from both New York City and Boston to London, with service starting in 2021.
The news was announced at an employee event at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.
The airline will operate the flights using Airbus A321LR or Long Range aircraft. London will be the airline’s first European destination.
The New York-based airline said it has not yet determined which airport in …

JetBlue Traffic and Capacity Soar in March

JetBlue Traffic and Capacity Soar in March

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for March 2019. The carrier’s traffic and capacity were up for the month.
The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 4.72 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 7.9% from 4.38 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity increased by 12.6% to 5.54 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.92 billion ASMs in March 2018.
Meanwhile, the carrier’s passenger load factor …

JetBlue Earth Month Program Offers Organizations Grants to Preserve Local Natural Spaces

JetBlue Earth Month Program Offers Organizations Grants to Preserve Local Natural Spaces

JetBlue Airways announced the start of its annual GreenUp environmental campaign in honor of Earth Month, which takes place every April.
Earth Month is celebrating its 49th year and began in 1969 as Global Cleanup Month, an idea by high-school student Brad Follett, who in 1970 changed the name to Earth Month.
As part of its JetBlue for Good program, the airline is accepting nominations of non-profits to receive grants of up …

Computer Outage Delays Hundreds of Flights Across the U.S.

Computer Outage Delays Hundreds of Flights Across the U.S.

Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines all experienced significant departure delays and blamed a computer issue Monday morning.
“Several U.S. #airlines are experiencing computer issues this morning,” the Federal Aviation Administration said on Twitter in the early morning hours on Monday, announcing at 8:40 that the issue had been resolved.
The problem stemmed from a computer program used for flight planning weight and balance …

Flights Resume After Computer Outage Grounds Flights at American, Alaska, JetBlue

Flights Resume After Computer Outage Grounds Flights at American, Alaska, JetBlue

A major – albeit brief – computer outage on Tuesday left thousands of passengers unable to check into flights at American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, JetBlue Airways, and WestJet.
The problem, which occurred around 11 a.m. EDT, lasted approximately 30 minutes, an American Airlines spokesman said.
Passengers were unable to check into flights during the outage and gate agents couldn’t board flights.
The problem was traced back to Sabre, a travel technology company that …

JetBlue Debuts New Airbus A320 Cabin Interior Featuring Wider Seats and More Personal Space

JetBlue Debuts New Airbus A320 Cabin Interior Featuring Wider Seats and More Personal Space

JetBlue Airways introduced the new cabin interior for its Airbus A320 fleet of aircraft.
The airline is promising “the most comfortable A320 seats.” The new seats have an expanded width of over 18”, an adjustable headrest, a countered seatback at knee level to create additional space, new storage options, and a minimum of two power connections at each seat.
The new interior features larger displays – 10.1” diagonal with 1080p resolution – for …