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March 31st, 2014

Statement on Flight 876 Kingston to Fort Lauderdale

On Monday, March 31, 2014 JetBlue flight 876 from Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) returned to Kingston after a report of a smoke odor. JetBlue will ensure customer needs are met. Update 9:20 p.m. EDT Initial reports indicate four customers have been taken to local medical facilities for evaluation. […]

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November 7th, 2013

It’s a Worcester kind of day

Today we’re kicking off service to our 80th BlueCity: Worcester, Massachusetts. Now that the weather has taken a turn for the chillier, daily non-stop service to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood and Orlando is looking mighty fine to Worcester travelers. At Worcester Regional Airport, inaugural festivities are in full force with speakers including Worcester government officials, representatives from […]

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November 1st, 2013

BREAKING: Reports of shots fired at LAX

JetBlue is aware of the situation. All of our crewmembers are accounted for and safe. There may be delayed flights as result; customers are asked to check the status of their flight online before leaving for the airport. Update: 11:45 AM PDT All JetBlue LAX flights will operate from LGB.  Customers may rebook for tomorrow or […]

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October 22nd, 2013

Blue Bravest is on its way UPDATE: photos!

What:   Our newest A320 livery in support of the FDNY Foundation is coming home to New York! When:   Wednesday, October 23, 2013  approximately 7:15 AM EST Where:   Spot the plane as it makes a NYC fly by along the West side of Manhattan Like all New Yorkers, we have a special place […]

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October 15th, 2013

We’re Going to Detroit, Michigan!

Today we’re excited to announce Detroit as BlueCity #85 and our 51st nonstop destination from Boston, where we’re the largest carrier. We’ll begin Detroit service on March 10, 2014, when we’ll enter the market with three daily E190 flights between BOS and Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW). Right now, the average cost for a […]

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August 18th, 2013

UPDATE: Statement on Flight 827

On Sunday, August 18, Flight 827 from Boston to Baltimore with 95 customers and four crewmembers on board diverted to Philadelphia. In an abundance of caution, the captain elected to divert, after the crew reported an odor of smoke in the cabin. The flight landed at 5:53 p.m. and all customers and crew were safely […]

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August 15th, 2013

JetBlue and British Airways partner up

We’ve just signed one of Europe’s leading airlines, British Airways, as our 25th airline partner. With this interline agreement, customers can transfer between our two networks at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). This means BA customers now […]

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July 3rd, 2013

JetBlue Cited for Being Too Friendly

We’re always listening to our customers to make sure we’re delivering the very best in product and service. One of the ways we do so is with a customer survey that we hand out to some customers chosen at random on every flight. We’re on the lookout for things we can improve on, but we […]

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June 28th, 2013

Fort Lauderdale to San José, Costa Rica Takes Flight!

We’re pleased to take flight on our newest route – Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Juan Santamaría International Airport in San José, Costa Rica (SJO). To celebrate, through July 2, flights from Fort Lauderdale are on sale from $135 one way for travel between September 6 and December 13, 2013. Our schedule between Fort Lauderdale […]

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June 26th, 2013

Pilots Welcome iPads Into the Flight Deck

Our pilots already use some incredible technology, and now we’re adding iPads to the tools they will have available in the flight deck. No, they won’t be playing Angry Birds in the cockpit, but the cool technology they’ll be able to see before and during a flight will help them be even better pilots. Every […]

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