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JetBlue's first Airbus A220 rolls off the assembly plant. (Photo: JetBlue)

A First Look at JetBlue’s Airbus A220

JetBlue revealed on Monday its latest aircraft tail design, called “Hops,” which will be inaugurated on its first Airbus A220 aircraft, set to be delivered in December. “‘Hops’ represents an evolution in the JetBlue design experience with a slightly more multidimensional look than previous tailfins,” JetBlue said in a statement. “The playful pattern, created by JetBlue’s in-house designers, echoes a sense of continuation and offers a nod to the idea of connecting many short trips together as part of a…

As CARES Act Funding Expires, Thousands Brace for Job and…

CARES Act funding ran out at midnight on Thursday morning, and tens of thousands of airline employees braced for furlough as congress failed to make a job-saving funding extension.  When the U.S. passed the CARES Act in March, among its terms were a prohibition on involuntary layoffs or furloughs through…

Onboard the Newest Aircraft on the Longest Flight: Flying JetBlue’s…

JetBlue Airways expanded its route network last week with the launch of its newest route between New York and Guayaquil, Ecuador. The new service sees JetBlue flying between its hub in the Big Apple and the Pearl of the Pacific once daily with its newest fleet arrival, the Airbus A321neo.…

Air Italy Sparks New Controversy in U.S.-Middle East Carriers Row

The lingering debate fostered by major U.S. carriers complaining about “unfair competition” on behalf of airlines from the Middle East has seen a major flare in the last few days due to some back-and-forth between the CEOs of airlines involved in the dispute. On Tuesday, American CEO Doug Parker, Delta…

Hawaiian Airlines Inaugurates Longest U.S. Domestic Route, CEO Talks Future…

Hawaiian Airlines officially inaugurated the longest domestic route in the United States when the airline's Airbus A330-200 landed in Boston early Friday morning after a nearly-10-hour trek from Honolulu. Only its second destination east of the Mississippi, Boston is now the latest and furthest outpost in the Hawaiian Airlines route…

Returning to Normalcy: Sint Maarten Sees Major Upgrade In Commercial…

One of the casualties of the devastating Hurricane Maria and Irma in the Caribbean was the island of Sint Maarten, home to Princess Juliana International Airport. The airport, a mecca to aviation enthusiasts thanks to nearby Maho Beach where aircraft fly mere feet above one’s head, was destroyed and access…

JetBlue Launches Boston to Palm Springs Route, Goes Back in…

JetBlue Airways launched a new transcontinental route today from Boston to Palm Springs, marking the airline’s 71st destination from Beantown and complementing the airline’s current seasonal service from New York. The city is the latest in the Western United States to be added to the route network of Boston, following…

JetBlue Completes Renovation of LaGuardia Airport’s Historic Marine Air Terminal

While Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport undergoes its $4 billion facelift, a smaller terminal on the opposite side of the airport is getting a renovation of its own. When construction began on Terminal B, many airlines relocated to neighboring terminals with. JetBlue Airways moving to Terminal A, LaGuardia’s historic Marine…

JetBlue Unveils Brooklyn Nets Special Livery

JetBlue Airways unveiled its latest special livery Thursday on one of its Airbus A320 aircraft, this time to commemorate its partnership with the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, of which JetBlue is the official domestic airline.  The black and white A320, named "BK Blue," was debuted at the airline’s primary maintenance…

TAP Air Portugal Promotes Stopover Program in Brooklyn with Co-Owner…

As the World Cup match between Portugal and Spain waged on, TAP Air Portugal was hosting a group of aviation geeks in Brooklyn’s East Williamsburg neighborhood. On the corner of Bogart and Grattan Streets was a two-sided mural depicting and promoting the airline’s Portugal stopover program, where European-bound vacationers travelers…