CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 2007 |
A JetBlue Airways plane landed safely at Long Beach Airport on Wednesday after the pilot declared an emergency when a light went on in the cockpit indicating a possible problem in the cargo hold. The Airbus 320, with 145 passengers aboard, touched down about 4 p.m. No one was hurt. The plane had left Oakland International Airport about 2:30 p.m. Airline officials planned to inspect the cargo hold to see whether anything there tripped the indicator light. -- -- Jennifer Oldham
February 25, 2006 |
Troubled Delta Air Lines Inc., based in Atlanta, plans to slash flights on many routes where its Song unit competes with JetBlue Airways Corp. The reduced competition on routes between New York and Florida probably will mean higher fares for summer travel and higher revenue for New York-based JetBlue, which recently posted its first quarterly loss since 2002.
April 11, 2011 |
JetBlue Airways launched a wide-ranging three-day sale Monday at a time when airfare deals haven't been quite so fast and furious. Fares start at $39 each way from Long Beach to Las Vegas and $159 from Long Beach to Anchorage, Alaska. The catch: You have to book by Wednesday. The deal: The Deals Are in the Air Sale is good for travel on most routes from April 26 through June 22, with some blackout dates. For this deal, you can fly every day except Friday and Sunday.
April 23, 2004 |
JetBlue Airways Corp.'s first-quarter profit fell 12% on higher fuel costs and lower fares. Net income dropped to $15.2 million, or 14 cents a share, from $17.4 million, or 17 cents adjusted for an October stock split, in the year-earlier quarter, the New York-based airline said. Sales rose 33% to $289 million. JetBlue's operating margin fell to 11% in the quarter from 16% a year earlier amid competition from low-cost units such as Delta Air Lines Inc.'s Song. Fuel cost rose 37% to $49.
July 23, 2004 |
Low-fare carrier JetBlue Airways Corp. said its second-quarter profit fell 43% from a year earlier. It also said higher fuel prices would push down profit margins for the year. Net income was $21.5 million, or 19 cents a share, down from $38 million, or 36 cents. The New York-based airline benefited from U.S. government aid for security costs in the 2002 quarter. Revenue rose 31% to $319.7 million. Separately, Alaska Air Group Inc.
May 25, 2007 |
JetBlue Airways Corp. will begin listing its flights on Expedia Inc., the world's biggest online travel agency, after posting losses for all of 2006 and this year's first quarter. JetBlue agreed to list its flights on Expedia and Expedia unit Hotwire for five years, the companies said Thursday. The airline, which flies only in the U.S. and the Caribbean, trails Southwest Airlines Co. among U.S. low-cost carriers.
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.
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 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.