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Why an Alaska Airlines / Virgin America Merger Makes Sense as JetBlue Gets Outbid

Virgin America

Much has been written about why JetBlue is the perfect suitor for Virgin America, but The Motley Fool shares three reasons why they feel that an Alaska/Virgin America merger would be a solid paring as well. Especially relevant given today’s news that Alaska has supposedly outbid JetBlue with a deal announcement coming as early as…

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This Great Pic Says It All – Pimps, Money Laundering, Drunks, and Coke Mules at Delta, American, United, & JetBlue


There have been a lot of airline employees behaving badly lately and this summary graphic from Trolleydolly does a great job of summarizing their crimes. Delta:  Delta employee arrested with more than $282,000 in backpack American:  American Airlines Pilot Who Authorities Say Failed Breathalyzer Test Is Charged United: United Airlines Pilot Busted for Running Brothels – “Pilot…

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Passenger Starts Fight, Tries to Escape Plane Mid-Flight


Note to self: do not pick a fight while on board a moving aircraft, and then try to escape during the flight!  Unfortunately, Joseph Sharkey of Reston, Virginia did not seem to get this memo.  According to a statement released by United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III, federal criminal complaints charging Mr. Sharkey with assault or intimidation…

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After Successful Launch, JetBlue Schedules Year-Round Mint JFK-Barbados Service, Up to 3 Flights Per Day


After a successful Caribbean launch, JetBlue has scheduled year-round Mint Service to Barbados from JFK every Saturday all year long after the initial trial “exceeded expectations”. Additionally, with the addition of Mint flying during the summer, JetBlue will now have 3 daily frequencies between JFK and BGI. With JetBlue as well as Delta’s twice weekly service,…

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