JetBlue's Challenges Go Beyond Checked Bag Fees

JetBlue's Challenges Go Beyond Checked Bag Fees
Last week, JetBlue CEO David Barger announced he will be stepping down, amid widespread media speculation that his decision was provoked by the airline's inability to maximize profits by minimizing the passenger experience. Over the past few months, …
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Jet Blue Plane Makes Emergency Landing At JFK Following Bird Strike
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Jet Blue plane made an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport Saturday morning following a bird strike. Flight 683 had about 144 people on board when it took off for Orlando, and struck a bird not soon …
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Airlines Week In Review: American, United, Southwest & JetBlue
In the past week, American, United, Southwest and JetBlue released their passenger traffic reports for the month of August. While network carriers – American and United – reported relatively flat passenger traffic in August on a year-over-year basis …
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Virgin America adds two East Coast routes; JetBlue responds
About eight hours after San Francisco-based Virgin America announced it would add two new winter routes from New York JFK and Boston Logan—two JetBlue Airways hubs—JetBlue Airways fired back, saying it will fly 2X-daily between San Francisco …
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Passengers cry and pray as smoke-filled plane rattles to emergency landing
But after their smoke-filled plane rattled to an emergency landing, passengers had a new lease on life, as they exited a JetBlue flight Thursday via inflatable chutes. "I'm just happy to be alive," said passenger Jarrod West, who slid down holding his …
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JetBlue CEO David Barger is taking off
Equity analysts covering JetBlue have taken an unusual, “activist-like” flare in their recent research reports. There seems to be consensus that JetBlue isn't living up to its potential in this new ”golden age” of airline profits and that its …
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Now You Can Fly on the Stock, Too
JetBlue, the fifth-largest U.S. airline, was founded in 1999 by former Southwest executive David Neeleman. It differentiated itself by offering low-cost flights to select destinations—including Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Long Beach, Calif.—and …
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JetBlue Airways Reports September Traffic

JetBlue Airways Reports September Traffic
NEW YORK, NY, Oct 10, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — JetBlue Airways Corporation JBLU, -5.81% reported its preliminary traffic results for September 2014. Traffic in September increased 7.1 percent from September 2013, on a capacity increase of 5.1 …
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JetBlue denies tweets were reason for banning passenger
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Porter Airlines agreement with JetBlue will give passengers access to dozens
Porter Airlines has signed a deal with New York-based JetBlue Airways Corp. that will allow passengers to access dozens of new destinations including Las Vegas, San Francisco and Cancun. The so-called interline agreement, which allows passengers to …
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Flight crew boots mom of threeover tweets; JetBlue issues refund
But thanks to a JetBlue flight crew who ejected her for posting about her flight delay on Twitter, Carter-Knight said, that almost didn't happen. "I was rushing home after taking care of my mom for six days and trying to take care of my babies," Carter …

Woman says tweets got her removed from JetBlue flight
Lisa Carter-Knight says that a few tweets got her kicked off a JetBlue flight. CBS Philadelphia screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET. Flying is generally an experience as pleasant as removing nasal hairs with a crowbar. So these days some passengers …
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JetBlue adds to competition on Las Vegas-San Francisco route
JetBlue will add nonstop service between Las Vegas and San Francisco. Starting Jan. 5, the carrier will fly two daily round-trip flights on the route on 150-seat Airbus A320 jets. "Our loyal San Francisco customers have long asked for a high-quality …
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Coincidence or Rivalry? JetBlue and Virgin America Invade Each Other's Turf
On Wednesday, Virgin America announced some new seasonal flights from New York and Boston to warm-weather destinations. This announcement may have seemed innocuous enough. However, New York and Boston are the two main bases for JetBlue …
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Porter partners with US airline JetBlue
Toronto-based Porter Airlines has a new partnership with JetBlue Airways of the U.S. that will add dozens of destinations in the U.S. and the Caribbean. It is the first U.S. interline agreement for Porter, which flies out of Toronto's Billy Bishop …

Did tweeting get JetBlue passenger kicked off plane?

Did tweeting get JetBlue passenger kicked off plane?
(CNN) — Tweeting about why her Tuesday night flight was delayed got Lisa Carter-Knight kicked off a JetBlue airplane, she claims. An hour after JetBlue Flight 760 was scheduled to depart Philadelphia for Boston, a fellow passenger joked about the …
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Cricket bars? JetBlue deal may bring eclectic snacks
The arrangement with the New York-based company could lead to some interesting menu options on JetBlue flights that feature AccelFoods menu items. As part of the deal, which will launch early next year, AccelFoods says it will "curate a box of healthy …
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