CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 16, 2009
Medical care in the air Airline officials offered varying accounts of how they handle sick passengers: American Airlines: Each airplane has a medical kit that contains masks, gloves, sanitizer wipes and thermometer strips. The supplies are intended for crew members and doctors who volunteer to aid a sick passenger. Southwest Airlines: Each airplane carries 50 masks for both sick customers and passengers sitting nearby. JetBlue Airways: "H1N1 kits" issued to each airplane have five masks in them.
July 19, 2011 |
JetBlue Airways and Southwest Airlines kicked off autumn airfare sales Tuesday. If you like the fares you see, book quickly because seats may go fast. Here are some sample ticket prices and destinations. -- Deal 1: JetBlue's Fall Shipping & Handling Sale sounds more UPS than JetBlue, but who cares at these prices? This sale is similar to one that JetBlue ran earlier this month. Sample each-way fares from Long Beach Airport (LGB) include $29 to Las Vegas;$49 to Sacramento, San Francisco and Oakland; $99 to Portland, Ore., and Seattle; and $149 to Washington, D.C., and Boston; prices exclude tax and fees.
February 14, 2012 |
It's just what I wanted for Valentine's Day! A one-day sale from JetBlue Airways and Frontier Airlines with really cheap spring airfares to Northern California, the East Coast and other destinations. JetBlue Airways: The Love-A-Fare sale offers one-way airfare to New York's JFK Airport for $145 from Long Beach, Los Angeles and Burbank. Other one-way fares from Long Beach include $39 to Las Vegas; $50 to Sacramento, San Francisco and Oakland; $80 to Salt Lake City and Seattle; and $90 to Portland.
July 7, 2011 |
Summer airfare sales at JetBlue Airways and Frontier Airlines could help if you're a little behind on summer vacation planning. JetBlue has lowered the price on Las Vegas to $29 each way from Long Beach. And Frontier offers $84 fares each way from Los Angeles to Denver. Act quickly if you want a seat because these sales end Thursday night -- that's tonight. [ Updated at 11:09 a.m. July 7: Virgin America is also cutting fares, mainly for autumn, with a Quadruple Play sale that lasts only until 4 p.m. Pacific time Thursday (July 7)
November 22, 2010 |
Want to practice your deal-hunting skills before Black Friday? American and JetBlue announced winter sales that end Monday night. I've tested some sample fares below to see whether these sales pass muster and they do — but it all depends on where and when you’re going. Although they won't work for holiday travel, they might inspire you to add a getaway to your pre- or post-holiday plans. American Airlines : One-way fares (based on round-trip purchase) start at $59 plus tax from Los Angeles to Denver, Las Vegas , Reno, San Francisco and San Jose, as well as $139 plus tax to Chicago and $159 plus tax to Miami.
April 26, 2006 |
JetBlue Airways Corp. reported a first-quarter loss of $32 million as fuel costs rose, prompting the carrier to scale back its growth plans. It was the second consecutive quarterly loss for the New York-based airline, and the ninth consecutive year-over-year quarterly decline. The loss of 18 cents a share contrasted with a year-earlier profit of $6.97 million, or 4 cents. JetBlue said Tuesday that it would have a profit this quarter and a loss for the year.
May 10, 2007 |
JetBlue Airways Corp. is considering a California expansion as Southwest Airlines Co. returns to San Francisco, Delta Air Lines Inc. adds flights from Los Angeles and Virgin America Inc. prepares to enter the market. JetBlue may add flights from L.A., San Diego, Burbank and Ontario, Chief Executive David Neeleman said Wednesday at the company's annual shareholders meeting in New York.
May 11, 2012 |
JetBlue Airways blamed a computer glitch for an 18-month-old girl being removed from a plane in Fort Lauderdale , Fla., because the carrier's employees thought she was on the no-fly list. The girl and her parents were removed after the flight bound for Newark, N.J., had boarded, media reports say. In a statement made Thursday, JetBlue said it was looking into the incident that happened Tuesday. It also said its employees "followed appropriate protocols" and included an apology to the family.
February 22, 2007
Re "In JetBlue's wake, a push for fliers' rights," Feb. 20 My wife and I were stranded for two days in New York after JetBlue Airways canceled our Feb. 14 flight to Oakland, only after it had delayed the flight for seven hours. We were then told by JetBlue that if we wanted to get to Oakland, we would have to wait standby (along with the other passengers) for as long as it took to get a seat. The first three flights we watched board had room for no more than two standby passengers each.
May 6, 2008 |
JetBlue Airways is expected to announce today that because of high fuel costs it is suspending indefinitely its first transcontinental flights from Los Angeles International Airport. The low-fare carrier had planned to start on May 21 operating four daily flights from LAX -- one to Boston and three to New York's John F. Kennedy airport. But the cost of fuel got too high to support the flights without incurring losses, an airline official said. The Forest Hills, N.Y.