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JetBlue to Take ‘Do-Gooders’ On Mystery Volunteer Service Trip

JetBlue to Take ‘Do-Gooders’ On Mystery Volunteer Service Trip

JetBlue Airways is looking for a bunch of do-gooders to take on a mystery flight at the end of November.
To find them, the New York-based carrier is launching a contest where winners will spend several days in volunteer service along side JetBlue crewmembers and the airline’s non-profit partners.
The flight will leave from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
“We’re excited to offer our customers the chance to once again roll …

JetBlue September Traffic and Capacity Soar

JetBlue September Traffic and Capacity Soar

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for September 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 3.89 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 18.5% from 3.28 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity also increased by 19.3% to 4.88 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.09 billion ASMs …

JetBlue to Add Multiple New Routes Including Service to Ecuador and Rochester

JetBlue to Add Multiple New Routes Including Service to Ecuador and Rochester

JetBlue Airways announced multiple new routes and network changes.
The changes will make the airline “even more relevant in its key markets.”
The New York-based airline is adding new service to José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport in Guayaquil, Ecuador, from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
In addition, the airline is adding service between Boston Logan International and Greater Rochester International airports and Providence’s T.F. Green International and Palm Beach International Airports, and it …

JetSuiteX to Expand in Orange County, Resume Mammoth Lakes Seasonal Service

JetSuiteX to Expand in Orange County, Resume Mammoth Lakes Seasonal Service

JetSuiteX, a semi-private public charter operator, announced an expansion of its service from John Wayne Airport in Orange County and the return of seasonal flights to Mammoth Yosemite Airport in Mammoth Lakes, California.
The airline said it will increase the frequency of its service between Oakland and Las Vegas and Burbank, with three daily round trips starting December 2. The flights will not operate on Saturdays.
It is also increasing service between Orange …

JetBlue to Add Boston-Palm Springs and Expand JFK-Palm Springs Service

JetBlue to Add Boston-Palm Springs and Expand JFK-Palm Springs Service

JetBlue Airways announced it will launch new twice-weekly service between Boston and Palm Springs, California, next February.
The New York-based carrier said it will also expand the duration of its seasonal flights from New York to Palm Springs to include Memorial Day Weekend in 2019. Service to Palm Springs is set to begin on October 10, 2018.
The airline will operate the Boston-Palm Springs route on Mondays and Thursdays from February 14, …

JetBlue Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor Up for August

JetBlue Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor Up for August

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for August 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 4.72 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 6.7% from 4.42 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity also increased by 4.8% to 5.32 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 5.08 billion ASMs …

Airlines Issue Waivers from D.C. to the Carolinas Ahead of ‘Life-Threatening’ Hurricane Florence

Airlines Issue Waivers from D.C. to the Carolinas Ahead of ‘Life-Threatening’ Hurricane Florence

With Hurricane Florence set to strike the Carolinas as a “catastrophic” and “life-threatening” Category 4 storm, airlines serving the mid-Atlantic region are offering waivers that allow cancellations and rebookings without any fees.
The waivers are in force for destinations that are expected to be in the path of Florence, a wide swath of the East Coast that ranges from the Carolinas to the Washington, D.C. area.
Meanwhile, airlines are preparing to cancel …