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April 23, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
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.
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BUSINESS
July 23, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
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.
BUSINESS
May 25, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
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.
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July 19, 2011 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
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.
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April 11, 2011 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal Blogger
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.
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November 22, 2010 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
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.
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July 7, 2011 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
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)
BUSINESS
April 26, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
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.
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May 10, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
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.
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May 6, 2008 | Peter Pae, Times Staff Writer
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.
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