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JetBlue Inaugurates Three New Routes to Florida from Washington Reagan

JetBlue Inaugurates Three New Routes to Florida from Washington Reagan

JetBlue Airways announced the launch of three new routes from Washington Reagan National Airport on Thursday.  The airline now offers service to Fort Myers, West Palm Beach, and Jacksonville, Florida.
Flights to Fort Myers and West Palm Beach operate daily, although the carrier will offer twice daily service from Reagan to the two cities between December 19, 2014 and January 4, 2015 to accommodate increased travel during the holiday season.  Service …

JetBlue Introduces New TrueBlue Points Donation Program

JetBlue Introduces New TrueBlue Points Donation Program

JetBlue Airways announced the launch of TrueBlue Points Donation, a new platform that allows members of the airline’s loyalty program to donate their points to various charities.
Through December 31, 2014, JetBlue will match TrueBlue member donations made through the new platform, up to one million points.  Donations must be a minimum of 500 points.
Members can choose to donate as many points as they want to as many charities as they …

JetBlue to Launch Boston-Cleveland Service

JetBlue to Launch Boston-Cleveland Service

JetBlue Airways announced it will begin offering twice daily flights between Boston and Cleveland on April 30, 2015.  The airline will operate the route using Embraer 190 aircraft.
Flights will depart Boston Logan International Airport at 6:45 a.m. and 4:10 p.m. and will arrive at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport at 8:50 a.m. and 6:15 p.m., respectively.  Flights from Cleveland will depart at 9:30 a.m. and 6:55 p.m., and will arrive in …

JetBlue Launches JFK-Curaçao Route

JetBlue Launches JFK-Curaçao Route

JetBlue Airways announced the launch of new service between New York and Curaçao, an island in the south Caribbean.  The airline operates the service two times a week, using Airbus A320 aircraft.
Flights depart New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesdays and Saturdays, and arrive at Curaçao International Airport at 2:34 p.m.  Flights from Curaçao depart at 3:45 p.m. and arrive in New York at 7:30 …

JetBlue Debuts Fly-Fi Hub Content Portal

JetBlue Debuts Fly-Fi Hub Content Portal

JetBlue Airways announced the introduction of its Fly-Fi Hub, an online portal with free content from a number of magazines and newspapers.
Content partners include Time, Fox, HarperCollins, and National Geographic.  The airline is also including courses in a variety of subjects from Courser, a company that provides online classes from over 80 colleges and universities, and Rouxbe, an online cooking school.
The New York-based carrier said it will add children’s content …

JetBlue to Reduce Legroom, Add Fee for Checked Bag

JetBlue to Reduce Legroom, Add Fee for Checked Bag

JetBlue Airways announced plans to add more seats and reduce legroom on most of the seats in its planes and to begin charging for checked bags, a practice it has eschewed up until this point despite broad industry support for such charges.
The airline revealed its plans at a meeting with investors earlier in the week.
As part of the move, JetBlue is introducing three fare classes for its economy cabin.  The …

5 Stories To Read This Weekend: November 15, 2014

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The weekend is finally here. Once again, it’s a good time to catch up on Frequent Business Traveler news and features that you may not have had time to read over the past week. Here are five stories that might be of interest to you.
1.) Jesse Sokolow reviews the 2015 Lexus RC 350 that develops 306 peak horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque. The vehicle offers vibrant color schemes, a luxurious …