jetblue airways corp (JBLU) Key Developments
JetBlue Airways Corporation Elects Frank Sica as Director
May 21 15
JetBlue Airways Corporation announced that at the AGM, the company elected Frank Sica as director.
JetBlue Airways to Launch three times Weekly Service from New York to Antigua
May 20 15
JetBlue Airways has announced that it will launch a three times weekly service from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to Antigua's V.C. Bird International Airport, effective November 5, 2015, subject to government approval. Additionally, the airline will add seasonal weekly service from Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS) to Barbados' Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), which will launch November 7, subject to receipt of government operating authority. The Boston-Barbados flight is the fifth new seasonal service to the Caribbean and Latin America launched from Boston in the last year following Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR); Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (POP), which begins June 17; Saint Lucia (UVF); and Port-au-Prince,
Haiti (PAP). JetBlue also recently announced it would offer its highly successful Mint experience on flights between JFK to Barbados this winter with Saturday service between November 7, 2015 and April 30, 2016, and daily service between December 19, 2015 and January 4, 2016. The weekly Boston-Barbados flight will complement.
JetBlue to Launch New Service to Mexico City
May 18 15
JetBlue announced plans to begin flying to Mexico City's Benito Juarez International Airport. Mexico City will be JetBlue's second destination in Mexico and its 35th in the Latin America and Caribbean region, where JetBlue continues to expand its presence as a U.S. airline. Daily service to Mexico City International Airport (MEX) will launch on October 1 from JetBlue's two focus cities in Florida, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Orlando International Airport (MCO). The new routes will give customers access to Mexico's capital while also bringing the JetBlue brand to a new customer base in Mexico City for the first time. JetBlue is offering an introductory fare of $99 available for one-way travel (a) from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood to Mexico City as well as one-way travel from Orlando to Mexico City. Fares go on sale today, and all introductory fare tickets must be purchased by May 19, 2015. Service from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to Mexico City will operate in the evening, with flights back to the U.S. from Mexico City offered in the early morning. The full schedule is available at jetblue.com. The launch gives customers from Mexico City traveling to Florida a new option to reach Orlando's world-famous amusement destinations and Ft. Lauderdale's sandy beaches, as well as visit friends and relatives. Customers can also choose to continue on to other destinations in JetBlue's network such as New York; Washington, D.C.; Boston; and Nassau, Bahamas. From Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, JetBlue currently offers 37 nonstop destinations, with up to 85 daily flights. The airline plans to grow to 100 daily flights to meet increasing customer demand in South Florida.
JetBlue Airways Plans to Expand its Latin American Presence to Ecuador
May 14 15
JetBlue Airways announced plans to add a new destination to its expanding Latin America and Caribbean network. The airline intends to launch service to Quito, Ecuador's Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO) with once daily service from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), subject to approval of government operating authority. The new route is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2016. Flights will be available for sale pending government approval. From Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, JetBlue currently offers 37 nonstop destinations, with up to 85 daily flights. The airline continues to strengthen its position in this key market as it ramps up its schedule to 100 daily flights to meet increasing customer demand in South Florida.
JetBlue Airways Corporation Presents at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Transportation Conference, May-14-2015 11:20 AM
May 9 15
JetBlue Airways Corporation Presents at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Transportation Conference, May-14-2015 11:20 AM. Venue: The Four Seasons, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Speakers: Mark D. Powers, Chief Financial Officer.