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February 26th, 2013

Lounge to Open at JFK T5 in May

Our home at JFK Terminal 5 is about to get even better with the debut of a new airport lounge! The new Airspace Lounge near Gate 24 will be uniquely JetBlue and open to ALL on a pay-per-use basis – no secret handshake needed! We are excited to offer this new experience for everyone flying […]

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February 21st, 2013

Unveiling the First A320 Sharklets in the U.S.!

We’re excited to unveil today the first A320 Sharklet in the U.S.! The aircraft – registration number N821JB – is also the first of any North American airline to feature the fuel-saving structures. Sharklets are newly designed wing tip devices that improve the aerodynamics of Airbus aircraft and significantly cut fuel burn and emissions by […]

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February 21st, 2013

Announcing a Codeshare Agreement with Aer Lingus

We’re pleased to announce a one-way codeshare agreement with Aer Lingus, our longest-standing international partner and one of our most successful. We’ve teamed up with the Irish airline since 2008 and now the carrier will place its EI code on select flights operated by JetBlue beyond New York and Boston. Between our ever-expanding network and […]

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February 15th, 2013

January Traffic Up 11.2%!

Our preliminary traffic results for January 2013 are in. Traffic in January increased 11.2 percent from January 2012, on a capacity increase of 9.9 percent. Load factor for January 2013 was 81.7 percent, an increase of 1.0 point from January 2012. Our preliminary completion factor was 99.7 percent and our on-time (1) performance was 78.3 […]

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February 14th, 2013

Valentine’s Day “Love Your Blue City” Winners Announced!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Last week we announced a contest offering New Yorkers a chance to win one of ten giant Hunka Love Vermont Teddy Bears and flights on JetBlue if they showed up at the correct romantic locations we Tweeted clues to. We were delighted by the enthusiastic response! We also announced that day a […]

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February 13th, 2013

More Service to San Francisco from Fort Lauderdale and Austin

We’re adding a second daily nonstop flight between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), as well as a second daily summer seasonal flight to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), effective May 21, 2013. Our new service comes on the heels of recent increased coast-to-coast flights, including: A second daily flight between […]

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February 13th, 2013

Introducing Mobile Boarding Passes with Refreshed App!

We’re making traveling even easier with the introduction of mobile boarding. Customers in eight of our largest cities can now download electronic boarding passes onto their cell phones using the newly re-launched version 2.0 of the JetBlue mobile app and save time and paper at check-in, security, and during the boarding process. Mobile Boarding Passes […]

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February 11th, 2013

JetBlue Turns 13!

Today we celebrate our 13th birthday! 13 years ago today, we took to the skies between New York’s JFK and Buffalo. As the airline that takes service to new heights, we’re proud to have flown millions of travelers throughout the 75 communities that we serve, and we look forward to many more!

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February 8th, 2013

Winter Storm Update

As the storm moves into the Northeast and New England regions today, we’re moving our planes and our crews out of its path to ensure the smoothest possible return to operations once we’re able to take to the skies again. Precipitation in the New York area has started and we expect it to increase throughout […]

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February 7th, 2013

Update on Winter Storm Operations

We’re keeping a close eye on the impending winter storm expected to impact the Northeast and New England regions tomorrow and are planning our operations accordingly. Two converging weather systems make the potential for this storm especially strong. We expect initial snows to reach the Northeast tonight with the bulk of the storm to hit […]

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