Jetblue To Start Boston to London This Summer

JetBlue announced its plans to offer twice daily flights from Boston to London this summer. The carrier will offer nonstop service from the Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to both London's Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Heathrow Airport (LHR).  Flights between Gatwick and Boston will begin mid-summer on July 19, 2022,…

More On JetBlue’s Strategic, Financial Rationale for Spirit Airlines Offer

On Tuesday, news leaked that JetBlue had made a $3.6 billion takeover offer for Spirit Airlines, the Miramar, Fla.-based ultra-low-cost carrier that in February agreed to terms for a merger with close competitor Frontier Airlines. The early announcement — in addition to a formal release from the airline after the…

JetBlue Announces $3.6 Billion Offer for Spirit, Topping Previously Announced…

Following reports by the New York Times earlier Tuesday, JetBlue announced this afternoon that it had submitted a $3.6 billion all-cash offer for Miramar, Fla.-based Spirit Airlines, putting the New York-headquartered carrier in direct competition with Frontier Airlines — the ultra-low-cost carrier with which Spirit had agreed to merge earlier…

Possible Open Skies Agreement Between Dominican Republic, US

Last week, the process began to take another historic step for aviation in the Dominican Republic by starting negotiations with the U.S. government to establish an open skies agreement between the two countries. Although it is true that the Dominican Republic is not a favorite vacation destination for American tourists,…

Etihad Airways Becomes Newest Airbus A350F Customer at Singapore Airshow

Held as a biennial event where aviation's finest meet at Asia's largest and most influential aerospace and defence exhibition, the Singapore Airshow is the event for both the leaders of the aerospace industry, as well as the eager newcomers to make their mark and settle in some new partnerships. After…

JetBlue Set to Become Largest A220 Operator with New Order

JetBlue on Tuesday announced an agreement allowing the airline to exercise options to add an additional 30 Airbus A220 aircraft to its order book. The order brings the airline's total to 100 A220s making it the largest operator of the type. The New York-based carrier announced its initial order for…

SAS A321LR Completes First Long-Range Flight

SAS’ brand-new Airbus A321LR completed its first-ever long-haul flight on Dec. 22, flying from Copenhagen to Washington. The journey takes place ahead of the type's March 2022 launch on US routes.  The SE-DMR registered A321LR aircraft of Scandinavian Airlines took off from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) in Denmark at 13:20 local…

JetBlue Extends Transatlantic Service to London Heathrow Through October 2022

JetBlue announced today the extension of its service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to London's Heathrow Airport. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, many larger carriers dropped flights between the two destinations, allowing JetBlue to pick up temporary slots which began in August 2021. Finding success,…

Aer Lingus, JetBlue Expand Codeshare Partnership

Aer Lingus and JetBlue have announced an expansion of their codeshare partnership with an emphasis on the U.S. airline’s Northeast focus cities. The bilateral codeshare agreement will see the Irish flag carrier add JetBlue’s "B6" airline code designator on four Aer Lingus routes. The applicable routes are flights from Dublin…