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JetBlue Reports Significant Increase in Traffic and Capacity for January

JetBlue Reports Significant Increase in Traffic and Capacity for January

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for January 2016. The carrier saw an increase in its total traffic and capacity, as well as in its load factor.
The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic for the month was 3.556 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 11.7% from 3.183 billion RPMs in January of last year.
The carrier’s capacity also increased, up 10.8% to 4.306 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, …

JetBlue to Begin Buffalo-Los Angeles Route

JetBlue to Begin Buffalo-Los Angeles Route

JetBlue Airways announced plans to launch new non-stop service between Buffalo, New York and Los Angeles on June 18. The carrier will operate the daily flights using Airbus A320 aircraft.
Flights are scheduled to depart Buffalo Niagara International Airport at 6:40 p.m. and arrive at Los Angeles International Airport at 9:06 p.m. From Los Angeles, flights will depart at 10:09 p.m. and arrive back in Buffalo at 6:05 a.m. the next …

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JetBlue Sees Record Q4 Revenue

JetBlue Sees Record Q4 Revenue

JetBlue Airways announced financial results for the fourth quarter of 2015.
The airline’s profit was $190 million, a substantial increase over its profit of $87 million in the fourth quarter of 2014. Full-year profit rose from $401 million to $677 million.
Revenue for the quarter was up 10.2% to $1.6 billion, a fourth quarter record for JetBlue, and was up 10.3% for the year to $6.42 billion. Passenger revenue per available seat …

JetBlue to Install Gate-to-Gate Wi-Fi

JetBlue to Install Gate-to-Gate Wi-Fi

JetBlue Airways announced it will make complimentary gate-to-gate Wi-Fi available on all of its Airbus A320s as part of a fleet-wide redesign of the aircraft. The upgrades will also include new seatback monitors with new entertainment options.
The airline will enable gate-to-gate access of Fly-Fi, JetBlue’s complimentary wireless high-speed Internet service that is powered by Thales and ViaSat. The service offers 12 to 20 Mbps to connected devices.
Gate-to-gate Wi-Fi allows passengers …

JetBlue to Launch Boston-Salt Lake City, Fort Lauderdale-San Diego Routes

JetBlue to Launch Boston-Salt Lake City, Fort Lauderdale-San Diego Routes

JetBlue Airways announced it plans to launch two new daily transcontinental routes this year. The carrier will begin Boston-Salt Lake City service on May 12, followed by service between Fort Lauderdale and San Diego on June 16.
Flights from Boston’s Logan International Airport are scheduled to depart at 7:46 p.m. and arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport at 11:08 p.m. From Salt Lake City, flights will depart at 11:59 p.m. …

JetBlue, Hawaiian Airlines Increase Codeshare Offerings

JetBlue, Hawaiian Airlines Increase Codeshare Offerings

JetBlue Airways announced it expanded its codeshare agreement with Hawaiian Airlines to include new destinations.
Starting Monday, JetBlue will now be able to place its code on non-stop Hawaiian Airlines flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International and Honolulu International airports. JetBlue codeshare flights to Honolulu as well as from Honolulu to Maui, Kona, and Lihue will also be available from JetBlue-served cities on the East Coast via connections in …