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)
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.
July 21, 2007 |
JetBlue Airways Corp. said Friday it would match fares on the routes where it will compete with start-up Virgin America Inc., the low-fare carrier partly owned by British billionaire Richard Branson. JetBlue is offering round-trip fares for $278 between its New York base and the six airports it serves in the Los Angeles and San Francisco regions, spokesman Sebastian White said on the day after Virgin America started selling tickets.
September 9, 2012 |
Here's a deal that might make your travel companion howl, bark or purr. JetBlue Airways recently unveiled a package that lets pets travel an unlimited number of times for three months, for $299. It's called the "All Your Pet Can Jet" deal, and it was unleashed at about the same time that JetBlue launched the Go Pack, a deal that lets human passengers make 10 flights in three months, ranging in price from $700 to $2,500, depending on the city where the trips start. But like the deal for humans, the pet package includes some restrictions.
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.
May 11, 2007 |
The charismatic founder and chief executive of JetBlue Airways Corp. stepped aside Thursday in a move that could ease some of the recent turbulence for the once-highflying carrier. Battered by a winter weather debacle that stranded thousands of passengers, JetBlue said David Neeleman would no longer head the airline that had redefined low-cost service and helped transform sleepy Long Beach Airport into a popular gateway.