In what one company official describes as “one of our worst-kept secrets,” JetBlue is nearing a decision on whether to jump into one of the most competitive markets in the world: the skies over the North Atlantic.
JetBlue says customers will soon be treated to a more seamless customer service experience.
JetBlue completed its rollout of satellite Wi-Fi this week, meaning its entire 227-strong fleet now boasts what the airline describes as “broadband speeds” for every customer.
Members of JetBlue’s TrueBlue frequent flyer program will now be able to earn TrueBlue points when they shop at amazon.com.
American Airlines and JetBlue have received final approval from the Cuban government to begin commercial airline service to several airports on the island, clearing the last hurdle for inaugural flights from Miami and Fort Lauderdale.
JetBlue, with a flight scheduled to Santa Clara from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Aug. 31, gets the distinction as the first regularly scheduled flight to Cuba in more than 50 years, and American Airlines will follow up the next week with commercial airline service from Miami International Airport beginning Sept. 7.
JetBlue announced Monday it is further expanding its presence between the Empire State and California by launching daily non-stop service between Buffalo Niagara International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The announcement was made at the airport in Buffalo by JetBlue President and CEO Robin Hayes and U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer of New York.
JetBlue will launch it’s newest route from New York’s JFK to Palm Springs, CA from January 14 through May 1st. JetBlue will offer five round-trip flights a week allowing East Coasters to escape to the California sun during the long winter months. The route will depart New York at 7:45 pm and arrive in Palm Springs at 10:56 pm local times. The return flight will be a red-eye, departing Palm Springs at 11:49 pm and arriving in New York at 7:43 am the next morning.
JetBlue has officially begun operating weekly charter flights between New York City and Havana, Cuba. It is the first major airline to offer direct flights between New York City and Cuba since a travel ban was lifted earlier this year.