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Passenger Starts Fight, Tries to Escape Plane Mid-Flight

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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

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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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Farm-to-Tray Table – JetBlue Changing the Future of Airport and Airplane Food?

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When JetBlue was launched in 1998, they were the first domestic airline to put seat-back televisions with satellite TV as standard on their planes. Now they are trying to re-define “green” by opening their own “farm” at New York City’s JFK Airport, after a three year approval process. Initially, the goal is to try and…

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JetBlue announces first non-stop to Quito, Ecuador will be in February, 2016

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Piggybacking on their North American expansion over the past decade, JetBlue has now set the inception date for their new South American destination in Quito, Ecuador (UIO). While the new route was announced in May, Market Wired noted this morning that their daily nonstop flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida (FLL) to Quito will begin on…

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Netflix Coming to the Skies Thanks to Virgin America’s Home Speed In-Flight Internet

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It has been a few years now since WiFi was brought to planes. Although being able to access the internet from 38,000 feet is a minor miracle, there has always been one major complaint: speed. Accessing airplane WiFi brings back memories of dialing-up to modems back in the 1990s. Thanks to Virgin America, that is…

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Trip Report – JetBlue Mint – My Favorite Domestic Flight Experience? …Lots of Pics

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I recently flew Mint on one of JetBlue’s new A321 aircraft from JFK to San Francisco. Mint class is JetBlue’s competitive solution to DL, AA, UA and Virgin’s premium offerings in the busy JFK-LAX/SFO market. The Mint cabin has 16 lie flat seats in the front of the aircraft, in which 4 of the seats are “suites”…

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