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JetBlue Founder Neeleman to Start New Low-Cost U.S. Airline

JetBlue Founder Neeleman to Start New Low-Cost U.S. Airline

JetBlue founder David Neeleman is in the processing of raising capital to start a new low-cost carrier, according to a report in Airline Weekly.
The airline, reportedly called Moxy Airways, would focus on secondary airports in the United States in Orange County, New York; Providence, Rhode Island; and Burbank, California.   It has already placed an order for 60 Bombardier CS300 aircraft with deliveries slated to start in 2020, the year that …

JetBlue Sees Increase in Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor for May

JetBlue Sees Increase in Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor for May

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for May 2018. 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 was 4.34 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 8.9% from 3.98 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity also increased by 7.6% to 5.06 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.70 billion ASMs …

JetBlue Tightens Policy for Emotional Support Animals

JetBlue Tightens Policy for Emotional Support Animals

JetBlue Airways announced new policies for travel with psychiatric service and emotional support animals. The new rules go into effect for tickets issued starting July 1, 2018 and go beyond what other airlines are requiring.
The rules are intended to provide “a safe environment for everyone onboard,” said John Allen, the airline’s vice president for safety.
The New York-based airline will only accept dogs, cats, and miniature horses as emotional support or …

JetBlue Reports Increase in April Traffic

JetBlue Reports Increase in April Traffic

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for April 2018. 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 was 4.3 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 5.7% from 4.07 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity also increased by 5.3% to 5.02 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.77 billion ASMs …

JetBlue to Launch New Flights to Havana, Mexico City

JetBlue to Launch New Flights to Havana, Mexico City

JetBlue Airways announced plans to launch new service to Havana from Boston and Fort Lauderdale this fall. The carrier said that it will also begin new flights to Mexico City from both New York and Boston.
On November 10, the airline will launch weekly flights between Boston’s Logan International Airport and Havana’s José Martí International Airport. The service, which will be offered on Saturdays, will be the first non-stop to Cuba …

JetBlue Launches First Route to Minneapolis

JetBlue Launches First Route to Minneapolis

JetBlue Airways announced Friday the launch of new service between Boston and Minneapolis. The route is the carrier’s first to the Twin Cities, as well as to the state of Minnesota.
The airline is set to operate the service thrice daily, using Airbus A320 aircraft.
Flights are scheduled to depart Boston’s Logan International Airport at 6:35 a.m., 1:02 p.m., and 7:35 p.m., arriving in Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport at 8:39 a.m., 3:20 …

JetBlue Debuts New A320 Cabin Interior

JetBlue Debuts New A320 Cabin Interior

Promising “living room” comfort, JetBlue Airways announced Wednesday that it is giving its Airbus A320 aircraft cabins a complete makeover.
The new cabin interior will offer wider seats, a 10.1” seatback in-flight entertainment system display with picture-in-a-picture functionality, over 100 channels of content, streaming entertainment, and an enhanced three-dimensional map as well as new LED mood lighting.
The airline is planning two versions of the new interior: a 2018 variant of the Rockwell …