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.
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
May 10, 2011 |
JetBlue Airways will start seasonal service from Long Beach to Anchorage on May 23, with fares as low as $139 each way if you book by Thursday. The deal : The airline's daily nonstop service runs until Sept. 5. The fare of $139 plus tax each way requires a 14-day advance purchase and is available for flights on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. When : The offer is good for travel from May 23 through June 29. You must book by 8:59 PDT Thursday to get the deal. Tested : I found the $139 one-way fare available for a June 14-21 round trip.
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.
June 13, 2012 |
HOUSTON -- Ten passengers filed a lawsuit in New York on Wednesday against JetBlue Airways in connection with the incident in which a pilot had to be restrained after running through the cabin yelling during a New York-to-Las Vegas flight in March. The lawsuit, filed in state Supreme Court in Queens, claims the airline was "grossly negligent" in allowing Capt. Clayton Osbon to fly, the Associated Press reported after obtaining a copy of the lawsuit. Court clerks could not immediately locate or release the lawsuit Wednesday.
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.
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.