JetBlue Airways will add the A321XLR to its fleet of Airbus aircraft and increase its existing order for Airbus A220s. JetBlue has contracted to convert 13 existing A321neo orders into firm orders for the new A321XLR, which Airbus revealed this week at the Paris Air Show.
JetBlue has revealed plans to launch multiple daily flights from both New York and Boston to London in 2021. The British capital will become the carrier’s first European destination.
JetBlue has become the first customer for the newly-rebranded Airbus A220 aircraft, signing a memorandum of understanding for 60 firm orders for the larger A220-300 model.
JetBlue is starting its new daily non-stop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Holguín’s Frank País Airport in Cuba. Holguín becomes the third city served in Cuba from the airline’s south Florida focus city. With service to Holguín, JetBlue now operate 42 nonstop flights each week between the two countries and more coming in late November with the launch of Havana.
JetBlue Airways is continuing its expansion in the region with seasonal weekly service from Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS) to Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), which will launch November 7.
JetBlue Airways has confirmed that Robin Hayes, the company’s current president, will succeed Dave Barger as chief executive officer, effective February 16th, 2015. Barger will serve on the JetBlue Board of directors until February 15th, 2015, and Hayes is expected to join the board on February 16th, 2015.
JetBlue Airways continues to grow at its South Florida focus city Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood with two new non-stop routes. Beginning May 1, 2014, JetBlue will fly once a day to Montego Bay, Jamaica, and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
JetBlue Airways has launched its new service to its sixth destination in the Dominican Republic, Samana. JetBlue is the Dominican Republic’s largest airline, with more flights in and out of the country than any other carrier.
JetBlue Airways, Puerto Rico’s largest carrier has launched its new nonstop “capital-to-capital” service from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico.
JetBlue Airways will serve Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands from November 15th 2012 with three timess weekly service on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Saturday service from Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS) beginning on November 17, 2012.
JetBlue pilot Clayton Osbon was suffering from the effects of a “severe mental disease or defect” when he began screaming about a bomb onboard his aircraft. As such, he cannot be found guilty of any criminal charges relating to the incident a court in the United States has ruled.