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Articles tagged “jetblue”

JetBlue Thinks Bigger Planes as It Considers Longer Flights

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.

6 days ago

JetBlue’s CFO Is Retiring After 5 Years

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

2 weeks ago

JetBlue Braces for Battle With Delta on Atlanta-Boston Route

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 weeks ago

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

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 weeks ago

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

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.

4 weeks ago

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

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.

4 weeks ago

The Changing Face of Accelerators, the Travel Industry and Startup Opportunities

Artificial intelligence and messaging are the trends of the day that many startup accelerator programs are interested in but there is also plenty of opportunity for aviation-oriented startups, in particular, to swoop in and command the attention they deserve -- and airlines desperately need their help.

4 weeks ago

Kinder, Gentler Airlines Bring Back Free Snacks and Entertainment

When it comes to onboard perks, little things mean a lot. Free snacks -- and perish the thought, free meals -- plus in-flight entertainment without charge will go a long way toward engendering loyalty from passengers at the back of the plane. Smart moves by the airlines involved.

1 month ago

Southwest and JetBlue Loyalty Plans Are Best for Free Domestic Tickets Says Study

Southwest and JetBlue might have the cheapest redemptions, but savvy frequent flyers generally still find more value in programs offered by American, Delta, and United.

1 month ago

Zika Fears Contribute to Drop in Some Cruise and Airline Stocks

Zika is having a noticeable affect on the travel industry. We might see more travelers cancel, or decline to book, their vacations to tried-and-true destinations in the Caribbean.

2 months ago

JetBlue will Add New Jets, While Eyeing Transatlantic routes

There's a big difference between talking about trans-Atlantic routes and actually starting them. But it seems JetBlue is taking the prospect of Europe seriously.

2 months ago

U.S. Carriers Should Re-Think Gutting Benefits for Their Most Loyal Flyers

Sometimes generosity and taking care of your most loyal customers gives a halo that is not immediately visible, but can have long-term benefits and end up saving your skin.

2 months ago