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JetBlue Traffic Up 4% in June

JetBlue Traffic Up 4% in June

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for June 2014. The airline’s traffic and capacity both increased for the month, while its load factor decreased.
JetBlue’s passenger traffic was 3.256 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 4% from 3.130 billion RPMs in June 2013. The carrier’s capacity increased by 5.3%, up to 3.844 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 3.652 billion last year.
Passenger load factor for the month …

Lobby Bar – July 11: The Doctor is In, Surprise Flights, a Friendly Reminder, and Data Collection at its Finest

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The Lobby Bar – An Irreverent Weekly Summary of Frequent Business Traveler News and Views
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JetBlue Launches Automatic Mobile Check-In

JetBlue Launches Automatic Mobile Check-In

JetBlue Airways announced that it is now offering new services and options designed to streamline the check-in process to certain passengers depending on seating assignment.
As part of the new procedure, passengers receive their ready-to-print boarding pass via e-mail 24 hours before their scheduled flight, rather than having to check in and access their boarding passes through the airline’s website.
Passengers also have the option to download a Mobile Boarding Pass to …

Frequent Flyer Program Award Redemption Satisfaction: The Best and Worst for 2014

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Most frequent flyers know from experience that not all airlines’programs are created equal.  Although these programs may seem similar at first glance, some actually fly high above the others when it comes to award redemption.
If you are wondering which program will offer the most opportunities to redeem your miles, take some advice from some of our highly experienced, well-traveled readers.  Frequent Business Traveler and FlyerTalk, the world’s largest online travel …

South African Airways, JetBlue Begin Codeshare

South African Airways, JetBlue Begin Codeshare

South African Airways announced the launch of a codeshare agreement with JetBlue Airways.  Under the agreement, JetBlue is allowed to place its code on South African Airways’ daily flights between Washington, D.C. and the West African city of Dakar, Senegal.
The Dakar-Washington, D.C. service departs Washington Dulles International Airport at 5:40 p.m. and arrives in Dakar at 5:50 a.m. the next day. Flights from Dakar depart at 1:55 a.m. and arrive …

JetBlue Launches Seasonal New York-Cape Cod Service

JetBlue Launches Seasonal New York-Cape Cod Service

JetBlue Airways announced the beginning of seasonal non-stop service between New York and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The service operates daily between New York and Hyannis, the gateway city to Cape Cod, through September 9.
Flights depart John F. Kennedy International Airport at 11:59 a.m. and arrive at Barnstable Municipal Airport in Hyannis at 1:05 p.m. Flights from Hyannis depart at 1:45 p.m. and arrive in New York at 2:53 p.m.
The new …

JetBlue Launches Three New Routes From Washington Reagan

JetBlue Launches Three New Routes From Washington Reagan

JetBlue Airways announced the beginning of new service from Washington Reagan National Airport to Charleston, South Carolina; Hartford, Connecticut; and Nassau, Bahamas.  In addition, the airline said it will begin new seasonal flights between Washington Reagan and both Fort Myers and West Palm Beach, Florida, on December 18.
JetBlue’s service between Reagan and both Charleston and Hartford is twice daily, while its Washington Reagan-Nassau service operates once daily.  The carrier’s seasonal …