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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.
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.
NEWS
February 14, 2012 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
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.
NEWS
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.
BUSINESS
August 5, 2013 | By Hugo Martín
The battle for high-spending executives flying coast to coast is heating up, with low-cost carrier JetBlue Airways joining several major airlines offering roomy lie-flat seats on flights from California to New York. The move by the New York-based carrier to add the spacious seats on 11 Airbus planes suggests that it is ready to go head-to-head with much bigger companies for the highly competitive and profitable traffic from Los Angeles and San Francisco to New York. And it is the latest example of airlines eliminating or squeezing the economy section to install higher-priced seats for passengers ready to spend on luxury travel.
NEWS
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)
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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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