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Articles tagged “jetblue”

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.

4 days 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.

3 weeks 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

2 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.

2 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.

3 months ago

JetBlue’s CFO Is Retiring After 5 Years

JetBlue’s CFO Is Retiring After 5 Years

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Tripling growth in five years isn't a bad legacy to be associated with.

3 months ago

JetBlue Braces for Battle With Delta on Atlanta-Boston Route

JetBlue Braces for Battle With Delta on Atlanta-Boston Route

Michael Sasso and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

JetBlue is returning to Atlanta after exiting the Delta hub in 2003 and likewise Delta doesn't want to play nice with JetBlue in its focus-city, Boston. Let the games begin -- or continue.

3 months ago

Cuba Sees U.S. Flights as Opportunity to Boost Tourism in Lesser Known Cities

Cuba Sees U.S. Flights as Opportunity to Boost Tourism in Lesser Known Cities

Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press

Anyone who's been to Cuba in the past year has seen that many Cubans are eager for more U.S. tourists to visit the country. The flood gates have already opened and small cities, mostly unknown to foreigners, will struggle from lack of tourism infrastructure and understanding of U.S. travelers' expectations.

3 months ago

What Commercial Flights Between the U.S. and Cuba Mean to Frequent Flyers

What Commercial Flights Between the U.S. and Cuba Mean to Frequent Flyers

Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press

Sure, other tourists have been coming to Cuba for decades. But even two years into the present detente, the significance of improved U.S.-Cuba relations should not be understated.

3 months ago

First Commercial Flight Between U.S. and Cuba in Half a Century to Fly Today

First Commercial Flight Between U.S. and Cuba in Half a Century to Fly Today

Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press

It's great to see the flight headed to a city outside of Havana as the secret to Cuba's success in the coming year or two will be getting visitors out of the major cities.

3 months ago