Tag: JetBlue Airways

JetBlue’s First Quarter Net Income Up 7%

Reading Time: < 1 minute JetBlue Airways has reported its results for the first quarter 2018. JetBlue has reported diluted earnings per share of $0.27. This compares to JetBlue’s first quarter 2017 diluted earnings per share of $0.24 cents. Pre-tax income was US$110m, a decrease of 9.2% from the first quarter of 2017. Pre-tax margin was 6.3%, a 1.3 point […]

jetBlue Invests in a Secretive Air Taxi Start-Up

Reading Time: < 1 minute jetBlue Airways has invested an undisclosed amount into Joby Aviation, a secretive start-up based in Northern California working on an electric air taxi aircraft. Other investors in the round, valued in total at USD100 million, included Intel and Toyota. Previously, the start-up had raised USD30 million capital from investors. Joby Aviation has not disclosed much […]

JetBlue Introduces Special Embraer E190 Livery

Reading Time: < 1 minute JetBlue Airways has rolled out a special Embraer E190 livery and a new tailfin design that will appear on multiple aircraft this year. The New York-based airline said it is introducing the new paint schemes in celebration of its 17th anniversary this month. According to a JetBlue statement, the carrier “has a long tradition of […]

JetBlue To Purchase 10 Years’ Worth Of Renewable Jet Fuel

Reading Time: < 1 minute JetBlue Airways will purchase from Philadelphia-based biofuel provider SG Preston over 33 million gallons of blended jet fuel per year for at least 10 years, the New York-based airline said Sept. 19. The fuel will consist of 30% hydro-processed esters and fatty-acids (HEFA) renewable jet fuel blended with 70% traditional Jet-A fuel. JetBlue expects to […]

First Scheduled U.S. Flight in Over 50 Years Lands in Cuba

Reading Time: 2 minutes As part of the Obama Administration’s historic effort to normalize relations with Cuba, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has arrived in Cuba on the first scheduled flight to the island in over 50 years, a JetBlue Airways flight from Fort Lauderdale to Santa Clara. In addition, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) finalized its selection of […]

Six US Airlines Granted Permission to Operate Cuba Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes Six US airlines have been granted permission by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to begin scheduled flights between the US and Cuba in the autumn. The awards follow last December’s bilateral agreement between the US and Cuba to restart scheduled commercial flights between the countries. The route authorities were approved for non-Havana services; DOT […]

American Airlines Receives First US-Produced A321

Reading Time: < 1 minute Fort Worth, Texas-based American Airlines has taken delivery of its first US-produced Airbus A321 from the Mobile, Alabama manufacturing facility. American Airlines SVP-integrated operations David Seymour said having the Airbus final assembly line (FAL) in the US “has simplified our delivery process.” The American Airlines A321 had its first flight on April 19. On April […]