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JetBlue Announces Major Traffic Increase in Third Quarter, Finalizes Guyana Schedules

JetBlue Airways has become the latest U.S. airline to announce its third-quarter financial results. The airline reported significant financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the travel dropoff associated with it.  The New York-based carrier announced a pre-tax loss of $578 million under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This is a significant drop from the airline's $254 million profit in the same quarter last year.  The airline’s passenger revenue totaled $445 million for the third quarter, over 2.6 times…

JetBlue Announces Service to Guyana From New York

New York-based JetBlue has announced that it will be expanding its Latin America and Caribbean profile by commencing daily service to Guyana next year. The non-stop service from New York-JFK to Georgetown, Guyana's capital, will be operated with JetBlue's new Airbus A321neo aircraft. At just over five hours flight time…

American Adds New South America Connection from New York

Fort Worth-based American Airlines announced a new connection to Georgetown, Guyana on Thursday from its hub at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The new flight will add to the carrier’s current flights to Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, and seasonal service to Rio to be the fourth nonstop flight…

Fly Jamaica Aircraft Suffers Hydraulic Issues Inflight, Overshoots Runway on…

A Boeing 757-200 aircraft operated by Caribbean carrier Fly Jamaica was badly damaged after a landing incident in Georgetown, Guyana early Friday morning that saw the aircraft overshooting the runway. The Toronto-bound aircraft had taken off from Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Guyana before it had to return to the…