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JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service to Georgetown, Guyana

JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service to Georgetown, Guyana

JetBlue Airways announced plans to offer new non-stop service from New York City to Georgetown, Guyana.
The New York-based airline will begin to offer service between John F. Kennedy International Airport and Cheddi Jagan International Airport starting April 2, 2020.
The carrier will operate the route using its new A321neo aircraft.
“Guyana service introduces a diverse and underserved destination to the JetBlue route map which will benefit both leisure travelers, as well as …

JetBlue Records Increase in Traffic and Capacity for July 2019

JetBlue Records Increase in Traffic and Capacity for July 2019

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for July 2019. The carrier’s traffic and capacity were up for the month.
The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 5.01 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 5.3% from 4.76 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity increased by 5.6% to 5.65 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 5.35 billion ASMs in July 2018.
Meanwhile, the carrier’s passenger load factor …

JetBlue Looks Back in Aviation History to the ‘Alright Bros.’ in New Ad Campaign

JetBlue Airways wants to make sure that everyone is familiar with some lesser-known aspects of modern aviation history beyond the story of the brothers Wilbur and Orville, who are credited with the invention of the airplane. 
As part of a new marketing campaign that informs travelers that “just alright doesn’t fly here,” the airline introduces the fictional Alright brothers who, in contrast to the Wright brothers, are credited with having …

U.S. Airline Execs Disappointed with Outcome of White House Meeting Over Gulf Subsidies

U.S. Airline Execs Disappointed with Outcome of White House Meeting Over Gulf Subsidies

The highly-publicized meeting of airline CEOs and President Trump may not have gone as the executives might have hoped, according to those familiar with the meeting.
Attendees included American CEO Doug Parker, United CEO Oscar Munoz, JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes, FedEx CEO Frederick Smith, and Atlas Air CEO Bill Flynn.  Delta’s CEO, Ed Bastian, was noticeably absent and, to the surprise of the U.S. airline executives, Qatar Airways CEO, Akbar al-Baker, …

CEOs from American, United, JetBlue Meet with Trump Over Gulf Airline Subsidies

CEOs from American, United, JetBlue Meet with Trump Over Gulf Airline Subsidies

Top executives from American Airlines, United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, and two freight carriers met with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Friday about concerns about government subsidies of airlines in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
The roster included American CEO Doug Parker, United CEO Oscar Munoz, JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes, FedEx CEO Frederick Smith, and Atlas Air CEO Bill Flynn.
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker was also in …

JetBlue Adds Former UPS Executive to Board of Directors

JetBlue Adds Former UPS Executive to Board of Directors

JetBlue Airways announced the appointment of Teri P. McClure to the company’s board of directors as an independent director.
Ms. McClure was most recently chief human resources officer and senior vice president of labor at United Parcel Service. She joined UPS’ legal department in 1995, specializing in employment issues.
Prior to joining UPS, Ms. McClure was in private practice.
Ms. McClure attended the Emory University School of Law where she received a juris …

JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service from New York to Guadeloupe

JetBlue to Offer Non-Stop Service from New York to Guadeloupe

JetBlue Airways announced thrice-weekly service linking New York City with Guadeloupe.
The airline announced plans for the new route on Bastille Day, France’s national holiday that commemorates the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789.
The carrier will operate the flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport on Saturdays, Mondays, and Wednesdays, starting February 1, 2020, using Airbus A320 aircraft.
Guadeloupe is an archipelago and an overseas region of …