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JetBlue Plane-Changer: 60 A220-300 Will Replace E190 Fleet

JetBlue A220-300 Order 60 Aircraft

JetBlue Will Transition to an All-Airbus Fleet Hours after Airbus unveiled the A220 family (renamed C Series), JetBlue announced an order for 60 A220-300 aircraft (and 60 options) with deliveries beginning in 2020. The New York-based carrier also converted 25 A320neo orders into the larger A321neo. ✈ 60 orders + 60 options for A220-300 ✈ Deliveries begin…

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Guide: Lie-Flat Seats on United’s Domestic Flights

How Can I Fly a Flatbed Seat on a Domestic Flight United 757

United operates two dedicated sub-fleets configured with lie-flat (flatbed) seats for domestic flights: Boeing 757-200 aircraft and 777-200 “High Density” aircraft. Additional details on those configurations – including seat maps – can be found at the end of the post. ⭐ Did you know United’s Newark (EWR) to San Juan (SJU) flight is operated on a…

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JetBlue Selects Contractor for Multi-Billion Dollar JFK Expansion T5 + T6 – 12 Wide-body Gates – Seamless Connections to Partner Carriers

JetBlue has selected a Long Island based company, RXR Realty and Vantage Airport Group, to spearhead its multibillion-dollar JFK terminal expansion. JetBlue opened its modern Terminal 5 facility at JFK about 10 years ago.  That opening saw JetBlue leave Terminal 6 which was later demolished.  However, JetBlue retained exclusive rights to redevelop the site. Then…

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Skymiles Is a Wasteland, Yet I’m Still Stuck With Delta. Stockholm Syndrome?

Stockholm Syndrome is a condition observed among hostages who develop an affinity and loyalty to their captors, even when held at gunpoint. I started studying the symptoms in light of a few recently heartbreaking perusals through Delta Skymiles availability calendars. Delta Skymiles isn’t exactly a wasteland, but it’s getting there. Like any frequent flier program, there…

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JetBlue Tanks, Finishes Dead Last In WSJ Performance Rankings. But really???

JetBlue, long the darling of airline customer service rankings, dropped from fourth to dead last in the Wall Street Journal’s annual airline performance ranking for 2017. Delta Air Lines moved from second in the 2016 rankings to overtake Alaska Airlines in take the top spot in 2017. The poor ranking is influenced by the New…

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JetBlue Chairman on Loyalty, Brand, & Delighting the Customer – Points Programs Create Laziness

Joel Peterson, chairman of the board at JetBlue Airways and Stanford business school professor, spoke with MarketWatch and covered brand strength, loyalty programs, and how airlines can differentiate in the current environment by making customers happy. In the video, Peterson reminds everyone that JetBlue was the originator of the Customer Bill of Rights. He also had…

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4X in 36 Hours – Comparing JFK-LAX on American, Delta, JetBlue, & United

Wow, from noon on a Tuesday until midnight the following day, Peter Flax of The Hollywood Reporter flew between JFK and LAX four times, sampling the first and business class offerings on the route from American, Delta, JetBlue, and United. We’ve actually reviewed all of these individually before at Point Me to the Plane, though it’s…

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