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JetBlue Sees Rise in December Load Factor

JetBlue Sees Rise in December Load Factor

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for December 2016. 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 for the month was 3.971 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 4.5% from 3.8 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
The carrier’s capacity also increased, up 3.1% to 4.722 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, …

JetBlue Completes Installation of High-Speed Wi-Fi on All Aircraft

JetBlue Completes Installation of High-Speed Wi-Fi on All Aircraft

JetBlue Airways announced that it is now able to offer complimentary gate-to-gate Wi-Fi on its entire fleet of 227 Airbus A320s, A321s and Embraer 190s, following the installation of its Fly-Fi system on all remaining aircraft not so equipped.
The airline said this makes it the only airline with free, high-speed Wi-Fi at every seat on every plane as well as the first airline to offer gate-to-gate access on every plane.
All …

Construction of JFK’s TWA Hotel Begins in Earnest

Construction of JFK’s TWA Hotel Begins in Earnest

It looks like John F. Kennedy International Airport is finally going to get an on-airport hotel. The transformation of the TWA Flight Center to the TWA Hotel has begun and TWA Hotel signs are popping up around the site.
The new hotel will have 505 rooms as well as multiple restaurants and bars with a 1960s feel to them. The hotel will have 40,000 square feet (3,716 square meters) of meeting …

JetBlue and Amazon to Offer Frequent Flyer Points for Shopping

JetBlue and Amazon to Offer Frequent Flyer Points for Shopping

Members of JetBlue’s TrueBlue frequent flyer program will now be able to earn TrueBlue points when they shop at amazon.com.
For every dollar spent on Amazon.com using a JetBlue-provided link to the online store, a member will earn three points. Items must be added to the member’s shopping cart within 24 hours of clicking the link in order to earn the points.
JetBlue says it can take up to 60 days for …

JetBlue to Launch Mint Service on New York-San Diego Route

JetBlue to Launch Mint Service on New York-San Diego Route

JetBlue Airways announced that it plans to launch Mint service on flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and San Diego on August 17, 2017.
Flights will depart JFK at 9 a.m. and arrive at San Diego International Airport at 11:57 a.m. Flights from San Diego to New York are scheduled to depart at 1:10 p.m. and arrive at 9:41 p.m.
Mint offers passengers a premium cabin with fully lie-flat …

JetBlue Debuts New 1960s-Inspired Livery

JetBlue Debuts New 1960s-Inspired Livery

JetBlue Airways, an airline that was founded in 1998 and hence was not around in the 1960s, announced a retrojet livery celebrating that decade.
The aircraft, an Airbus A320 named “What’s Old is Blue Again,” features JetBlue orange and blue speed stripes characteristic of the period, and the airline’s name in a period typeface. The words “New York International” accompany the airline’s name on the aircraft, paying homage to its New …

JetBlue Launches Flights to Holguín, Cuba

JetBlue Launches Flights to Holguín, Cuba

JetBlue Airways announced the start of new service to Holguín, Cuba on Thursday.
The carrier will operate daily flights to Holguín’s Frank País Airport from its hub at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood international Airport.
Holguín is the carrier’s third Cuban destination from Fort Lauderdale. JetBlue began flights to Santa Clara on August 31, and service to Camagüey on November 3. The airline will also begin service to Havana, the capital of Cuba, later this …