Articles tagged “jetblue”

Business of Loyalty: The Assault on Redemptions and Airline Loyalty

Business of Loyalty: The Assault on Redemptions and Airline Loyalty

Grant Martin, Skift

Are old-school U.S. airlines too focused on short-term profits and competing against low-cost carriers to deliver a quality product to their loyal passengers?

2 weeks ago

JetBlue Delays Its New Aircraft Because of Reliability Issues

JetBlue Delays Its New Aircraft Because of Reliability Issues

Brian Sumers, Skift

New JetBlue CFO Steve Priest has been leaving his mark on the airline in only a few months on the job. Expect him to make many more important decisions in the near future. The biggest? He'll have a big say in whether the airline flies to Europe.

2 months ago

JetBlue Q4 Profits Beat Analysts’ Estimates

JetBlue Q4 Profits Beat Analysts’ Estimates

Associated Press

JetBlue's share price has been in the doldrums and its fourth quarter of 2016 results don't appear to be a catalyst for change.

5 months ago

JetBlue Rolls Out Loyalty Program Incentives For Cuba Routes

JetBlue Rolls Out Loyalty Program Incentives For Cuba Routes

Grant Martin, Skift

Demand to Cuba may be weaker than originally forecasted, leaving airlines like JetBlue to incentivize travel. Through March 18th, TrueBlue members will be rewarded with 3X the points when traveling to the region.

5 months ago

JetBlue Opens Up Free Wi-Fi on All Flights

JetBlue Opens Up Free Wi-Fi on All Flights

Grant Martin, Skift

Fly-Fi is now free across the entirety of JetBlue's fleet, which should make any Wi-Fi-dependent traveler happy.

5 months ago

American Airlines Sees Weaker Demand for Flights to Cuba

American Airlines Sees Weaker Demand for Flights to Cuba

Mary Schlangenstein and Jack Kaskey, Bloomberg

We've been saying for quite some time that Cuba's biggest challenges are on the ground and finding a place to stay, not getting there. It needs to find some solutions or more cutbacks are on the way.

7 months ago

Airlines Say Sabre Reservations System Glitch Cause Delayed, Cancelled Flights

Airlines Say Sabre Reservations System Glitch Cause Delayed, Cancelled Flights

David Koenig, Associated Press

Southwest and Delta aren't the only airlines with technology problems. American, JetBlue and Alaska joined the party today with a tech glitch in their Sabre reservations systems, although today's outages appear to be on a smaller scale that what Southwest and Delta experienced several months ago.

7 months ago

What’s Behind JetBlue’s Investment in a Small Jet Airline?

What’s Behind JetBlue’s Investment in a Small Jet Airline?

Brian Sumers , Skift

JetBlue's investment in JetSuiteX is probably not a game-changer. But it is unusual, and it will be interesting to see how the JetBlue/JetSuiteX partnership evolves.

8 months ago

JetBlue Misses on Earnings But Beats Analysts’ Q3 Revenue Estimates

JetBlue Misses on Earnings But Beats Analysts’ Q3 Revenue Estimates

Associated Press

JetBlue's revenue per available seat mile fell 3.5 percent year over year in the third quarter and Hurricane Matthew will negatively impact fourth quarter operating expenses a half a point, according to the airline. JetBlue seems to be growing capacity at a stronger pace than many of its peers.

8 months ago

CEO Interview: JetBlue Founder’s Future With Azul Airlines and TAP Portugal

CEO Interview: JetBlue Founder’s Future With Azul Airlines and TAP Portugal

Brian Sumers , Skift

When David Neeleman was pushed out of JetBlue Airways, the carrier he founded, in 2007, it wasn't clear he would have a next act. But Neeleman, who now controls two airlines, is doing just fine.

9 months ago

JetBlue and Alaska Fight Over Rights to Fly to Havana

JetBlue and Alaska Fight Over Rights to Fly to Havana

Brian Sumers, Skift

JetBlue is surprisingly feisty in this filing, considering airlines ask for and receive extensions all the time. But Alaska is a major competitor of JetBlue's, so maybe that explains it.

9 months ago

JetBlue Thinks Bigger Planes as It Considers Longer Flights

JetBlue Thinks Bigger Planes as It Considers Longer Flights

Brian Sumers, Skift

JetBlue is in a tough spot. If it wants to fly to Europe, the easy move is to add A321LRs since it already flies a version of that plane. But the A321LR will be range-limited, so perhaps it's time for JetBlue to take a chance and add widebodies.

9 months ago