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JetBlue Secures (Undesirable?) London Airport Slots

There's good news and there's bad news. The good news is that JetBlue has secured slots for its new service to London. The bad news is that it's definitely not what JetBlue wanted, and frankly it almost seems like a recipe for failure. In April 2019,…

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Jetblue Seats
JetBlue Will Stop Blocking Seats In Early 2021

While JetBlue has announced it will extend its seat blocking policy, it has also revealed it will be further scaling it back, before eliminating it altogether in early 2021. Let's talk about how that's being done. JetBlue is one of the four major US…

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Wow: JetBlue Credit Card 100K Bonus

Barclays and JetBlue have just rolled out some best-ever offers on their co-branded credit cards, offering up to 100,000 TrueBlue points. The JetBlue Plus Card and JetBlue Business Card (each of which has a $99 annual fee) are offering the best bonuses…

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Look, It’s JetBlue’s (Stunning) First Airbus A220!

While there aren't many new planes to get excited about nowadays (rather us avgeeks are depressed about all of the aircraft retirements), here's an exception... In mid-2018 JetBlue placed an order for up to 70 Airbus A220-300s, which will be an exciting…

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JetBlue Devalues Mosaic “Even More Space” Perk

It would appear that JetBlue didn't get the memo that this isn't the time to devalue your frequent flyer program, let alone without notice... Mosaic is the name of JetBlue's top tier status, and it offers a variety of benefits, including the following:…

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US Fines Emirates $400K For Using Iran Airspace

There's an interesting technicality that has caused the US Department of Transportation to fine Emirates for using Iranian airspace. In June 2019, the US Federal Aviation Administration issued an Iranian airspace advisory, prohibiting US registered aircraft…

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Jetblue Mint
JetBlue Adds Two Dozen New Leisure Routes

Lately we've seen airlines completely change their approach to route planning. With business travel likely to be way down for many years, airlines are now going after leisure travelers with their new schedules. In particular, the focus seems to be on…

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JetBlue’s Snazzy New Ultraviolet Cleaning System

We've seen virtually all airlines up their cleaning protocols, though JetBlue is piloting some really cool-looking technology. JetBlue has become the first US airline to start using the Honeywell UV Cabin System, which can traverse an aircraft in less…

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WOW: American & JetBlue Launch Strategic Partnership

American Airlines and JetBlue Airways have just announced a partnership, which seemingly came out of left field. American Airlines and JetBlue Airways have today announced a strategic alliance to create more connectivity for travelers in the Northeast.…

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JetBlue Plans Huge LAX Expansion, Pulls Out Of LGB

JetBlue is using this opportunity to rejig its route network. A few weeks ago the airline announced it would bring Mint service to Newark, and would add dozens of point-to-point leisure routes. Now the airline is changing up its strategy in Southern…

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Wow: JetBlue Won’t Lay Off Any Pilots (At Least Through May 2021)

JetBlue pilots have reached an agreement with management that just about any US airline employee would be happy with at this point... US airlines received around $50 billion worth of grants and loans through the CARES Act. This included payroll protection,…

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Are JetBlue’s New Cash + Points Awards Worth It?

JetBlue's TrueBlue program has today launched a new Cash + Points feature. With this, members can redeem points to pay for part of the cost of a flight, rather than having to redeem points for the entire cost. Is this a good use of points, though? With…

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JetBlue Brings Mint To Newark, Adds Leisure Routes

JetBlue has just announced some route additions for the coming months, including some exciting new markets that will feature JetBlue's Mint service. JetBlue is adding 30 new domestic routes, specifically to serve customers in markets where leisure and…

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Complete List: US Airlines Will Stop Flying To Dozens Of Cities

Several weeks ago we learned that US airlines would be allowed to drop service to dozens of cities, and that list of cities has now been approved and finalized. Let's take a look at the details. US airlines received billions of dollars in aid through…

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Why You (Probably) Shouldn’t Buy JetBlue Points

JetBlue TrueBlue has just rolled out a promotion on purchased points. I want to share the details of it, though also want to note that it's almost never a good deal. Through Wednesday, June 10, 2020, JetBlue TrueBlue is offering up to a 60% bonus on…

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JetBlue Offers Mosaic Extensions & Status Gifting

Better late than never. JetBlue has just become the latest US airline to extend elite status for current members. They're following in the footsteps of Delta SkyMiles, United MileagePlus, Alaska Mileage Plan, American AAdvantage, Southwest Rapid Rewards,…

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JetBlue Offering Double Points On All Flights

JetBlue is joining the list of airlines (including American Airlines and Southwest Airlines) offering promotions to incentivize people to book future travel right now. This is in addition to JetBlue announcing plans to extend Mosaic status. JetBlue has…

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JetBlue Will Require Passengers To Wear Masks

JetBlue became the first major US airline to require their employees to wear masks, and now they'll become the first major US airline to require passengers to wear masks. As of May 4, 2020, JetBlue will require all passengers to wear a face covering…

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JetBlue Forcing Employees To Take Time Off: CARES Act Workaround?

Has JetBlue just found a workaround to one of the fundamental clauses of the CARES Act? With the CARES Act, US airlines are receiving nearly $50 billion in aid, split between payroll protection and loans. In exchange for accepting this aid, airlines…

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JetBlue’s Awful New Schedule Change Policy

Airlines have greatly reduced their schedules in recent weeks, and one of the challenges for consumers has centered around getting refunds for cancelled flights. One would think that if your flight is cancelled you'd be entitled to a cash refund, but…

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Jetblue Mint – 1
JetBlue Cutting 40% Of Flights, Deferring New Planes, Reveals How Much Revenue Has Fallen

JetBlue has become the latest airline to announce route cuts, and to reveal just how dire of a situation they're in. These updates come in the form of a note to employees, which JetBlue has published for the public to see as well. JetBlue describes the…

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JetBlue Bans Passenger Who Tested Positive For Coronavirus

A JetBlue flight on Wednesday made headlines, as a passenger onboard tested positive for coronavirus. The situation took place on JetBlue flight 253 from New York JFK to West Palm Beach, which landed around 8:30PM. The passenger wasn't feeling well and…

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Coronavirus: JetBlue Will Waive Cancelation Fees On New Tickets

Airlines are being hit hard by the uncertainty from coronavirus, causing many to put off planning travel. JetBlue seemingly has an innovative solution for that. JetBlue has today announced that they will suspend all change and cancelation fees for newly…

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