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JetBlue just began flying between New York and London with the smallest plane of any airline on the route - here's why I'm eager to book it again

Flying JetBlue Airways from London to New York in Mint business class. Thomas Pallini/Insider JetBlue Airways just began flying between New York and London with one of Airbus' newest jets. The Airbus A321neoLR is the next-generation variant of the popular A321 and is capable of flying transatlantic flights. JetBlue has packed the aircraft full of customer-friendly features that take away from the fact that the aircraft is smaller than what competitors use. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Europe, Florida, New York, London, France, US, Trends, Atlantic, Ireland, Airbus, Boeing, Jetblue, American Airlines, Jetblue Airways, Reuters, Robert Smith


A JetBlue passenger choked a female flight attendant with his necktie and begged to be shot, report says

The unruly passenger reportedly became frustrated after a phone call didn't go through. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images A passenger on a JetBlue flight from Boston to Puerto Rico allegedly choked a flight attendant with a necktie. He yelled that he wanted to be shot while trying to break into the cockpit, CBSN Boston reported. The passenger was arrested and faced one federal charge, according to the FBI. See more stories on Insider's business page. An unruly passenger on a JetBlue ...
Tags: Transportation, News, Washington Post, Boston, Trends, Fbi, News UK, Passengers, Jetblue, Federal Aviation Administration, Puerto Rico, Jetblue Airways, SAN JUAN Puerto Rico, DOMINICK REUTER, Robert Nickelsberg Getty, CBSN Boston


Extreme weather caused JetBlue to cancel half of its flights on Thursday with cancellations continuing as the airline recovers

meric AP/Elaine Thompson JetBlue left hundreds of passengers stranded after delaying or canceling half of its flights on Thursday. The airline said severe weather in Florida and New England caused the flight disruptions. Weather was a primary factor in delays that occurred over the summer, causing issues for American and Spirit. See more stories on Insider's business page. JetBlue Airways canceled or delayed over half of its flights yesterday, leaving passengers at some airports str...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Twitter, Florida, New York, News, Trends, Southwest Airlines, Jetblue, Staffing, New England, Jfk Airport, Flight Delays, Flight Cancellations, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines


Extreme weather disrupted almost half of JetBlue's flights on Thursday with cancellations continuing as the airline recovers

AP/Elaine Thompson JetBlue left hundreds of passengers stranded after delaying or canceling half of its flights on Thursday. The airline said severe weather in Florida and New England caused the flight disruptions. Weather was a primary factor in delays that occurred over the summer, causing issues for American and Spirit. See more stories on Insider's business page. JetBlue Airways canceled or delayed over half of its flights yesterday, leaving passengers at some airports stranded fo...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Twitter, Florida, New York, News, Trends, Southwest Airlines, Jetblue, Staffing, New England, Jfk Airport, Flight Delays, Flight Cancellations, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines


US to challenge partnership between American Airlines and JetBlue

The US Justice Department is preparing to file a lawsuit challenging American Airlines partnership with JetBlue Airways on antitrust...
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American has been building an team of airline partners to fill the gaps in its network, even if it means aligning with budget carriers and startups

American Airlines is expanding its international presence with new airline partners. Mike Blake / Reuters American Airlines is taking on new airline partners to rebuild its global route network. South America is of particular importance as American recently lost its larger partner in the region. In the US, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways help American expand its presence on both coasts. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines is planning to get by with a lit...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, Air Canada, Planes, US, America, Trends, Spain, Chicago, Colombia, Flying, Canada


I went to France and it was shockingly easy to enter as a vaccinated American tourist

Visiting Paris, France during the pandemic. Thomas Pallini/Insider France and many other European countries are once again open to American tourists. Vaccinated Americans can often enter with just their vaccination certificate, without also having to get tested Other countries, like the UK, require stringent and expensive pre-departure and post-arrival tests. See more stories on Insider's business page. Europe is once again open to Americans after more than a year of closed border...
Tags: Europe, UK, Shutterstock, London, France, US, America, Trends, Spain, European Union, Austria, Marseille, Gare du Nord, Paris, Croatia, Jetblue


I used a credit card perk to get a free airport meals in the UK for myself and a friend and it's still my favorite travel hack

Using Priority Pass in London's Heathrow Airport. Thomas Pallini/Insider Chase Sapphire Reserve cardholders receive a complimentary Priority Pass membership, offering access to airport lounges and restaurants. When dining at certain airport restaurants, members receive a spending allowance for meals. I frequently use the perk when traveling in the US and was able to make good use of it when flying home from London. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dining at an ai...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, London, US, Trends, Atlantic, Heathrow, Taylor, Heathrow Airport, Jetblue, Jetblue Airways, Priority Pass, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Sapphire Reserve, David Slotnick


Airfare is set to drop this fall and airlines have already started testing cheap pricing on expensive routes

Great deals on airfare can be had this fall as airlines entice leisure travelers to keep flying. Kit Leong / Shutterstock.com Airlines are bracing for a fall travel season with fewer business travelers after a lucrative summer. Airfares from September to November are expected to be lower than normal as a result. But holiday travel will likely be priced similarly to last year's levels as leisure demand rebounds. See more stories on Insider's business page. Travelers who missed the b...
Tags: Google, Cdc, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Boeing, United, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, United Airlines, Hopper, Hawaiian Airlines, Jetblue Airways, Travelers, Spirit Airlines, Maui Hawaii


Flight attendants say the stress of dealing with unruly passengers has left them exhausted and fearing for their safety

Flight attendants often have to deal with unruly passengers. AP Photo/Paul Sancya Flight attendant said they were "physically and emotionally" exhausted, CNN reported. Crew members at US airlines were just "over it," said Mitra Amirzadeh, a flight attendant. Disruptive behavior continues to cause headaches, with FAA fines topping $1 million this year. See more stories on Insider's business page. The disruptive behaviour of many airline passengers this summer has left flight attendant...
Tags: Transportation, News, US, Trends, Cnn, Faa, Southwest Airlines, Transportation Security Administration, Federal Aviation Administration, Flight Attendant, American Airlines, Jetblue Airways, Allie Malis, Airline Passenger Disturbance, Weekend BI UK, Zahra Tayeb


I flew to the UK for the first time during the pandemic. It wasn’t easy or cheap.

Getting a COVID-19 test to travel to the UK Thomas Pallini/Insider The UK is open to vaccinated Americans but multiple tests are required for entry. Travelers need a pre-departure test and post-arrival test while in the UK, regardless of the length of stay. Tests are costly and a weekend trip to the UK and France cost me more than $200 in testing. See more stories on Insider's business page. The UK is finally open to Americans after more than a year of closed borders. s4s...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Shutterstock, New York, London, France, US, Trends, Getty Images, Manhattan, Jetblue, British Airways, Cvs, Jetblue Airways, Bush


I booked a flight on American Airlines despite the airline canceling thousands of flights this summer - here's how I'm preparing for the worst

American Airlines Boeing 777 at New York JFK airport before boarding passengers. William Perugini/shutterstock American Airlines has had a less than stellar track record for reliability this summer. Overscheduling and a lack of flight crews have resulted in thousands of canceled flights. I'm preparing a backup plan and taking additional measures to ensure I don't get affected when traveling on the airline. See more stories on Insider's business page. For many travelers this ...
Tags: New York, London, US, Trends, Spain, Middle East, Tsa, Madrid, Doha, British Airways, American Airlines, Madrid Spain, Jetblue Airways, Phoenix, Qatar Airways, Priority Pass


7 airlines, including Southwest and Delta, are trying to dismiss a man's anti-mask lawsuit, saying he has no authority to sue them in federal court

The lawsuit alleged that multiple airlines had violated the Air Carrier Access Act. David McNew/Getty Images Airlines responded to a mask-mandate suit, saying the claim should be filed with the government. Delta, Southwest, JetBlue, Alaska, Allegiant, Frontier, and Spirit responded in federal court. There is "no private right of action," lawyers for Frontier and Allegiant wrote. See more stories on Insider's business page. Seven airlines sought to dismiss a lawsuit over mask requireme...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Supreme Court, Cdc, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Delta, Spirit, Mask, US District Court, Southwest Airlines, Wall, Dot, Alaska Airlines


I flew JetBlue's new London to New York route in Mint business class. It's a premium leisure traveler's dream but some kinks need to be ironed out.

Flying JetBlue Airways from London to New York in Mint business class. Thomas Pallini/Insider JetBlue Airways just started flying between New York and London with flights boasting a brand-new Mint business class cabin. A total of 24 seats are offered with all offering direct aisle access and incredible amounts of privacy and entertainment. Some kinks, such as the speed of the meal service, remain to be worked out as the crew adjusts to the route. See more stories on Insider's busines...
Tags: New York, London, US, Trends, Atlantic, Heathrow Airport, North Atlantic, Jetblue, Long Island, British Airways, Jetblue Airways, Big Apple, Thomas, PAUL, Ryan Hardy, Thomas Pallini


Influencer and model Olivia Culpo tearfully criticized JetBlue Airways after her dog was banned from flying with her

Olivia Culpo. Jordan Strauss/AP Olivia Culpo criticized JetBlue Airways after saying her dog had been banned from her flight. The former Miss USA claimed in an Instagram story that her dog was pre-approved to fly. In a statement to Fox News, JetBlue said its policies did not allow untrained service animals. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sports Illustrated model Olivia Culpo was reportedly distraught after a recent experience flying with JetBlue Airways.Culpo slammed th...
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I flew on JetBlue's historic first trip to London and saw how low fares and great service will give competitors a run for their money

Flying JetBlue Airways from New York to London. Thomas Pallini/Insider JetBlue Airways flew its first flight between New York and London on Wednesday. The airline is using brand-new Airbus A321neoLR aircraft with new Mint business class seats and meal services in economy. The flight was seamless and enjoyable, although there are a few kinks to be worked out. See more stories on Insider's business page. JetBlue Airways has finally landed in London. Flying JetBlue Airways fr...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, UK, England, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Boston, Planes, US, Trends, Transatlantic, Features, Flying


I flew on JetBlue founder David Neeleman's new airline, Breeze Airways, and saw how easy it is to have a great experience for dirt cheap

The inaugural flight of David Neeleman's Breeze Airways. Thomas Pallini/Insider David Neeleman's Breeze Airways is an ultra-low-cost carrier that's directly the opposite of his famed JetBlue Airways. Flyers pay low fares but are then enticed to spend more on extras like baggage and seat assignments. Avoiding extra fees on Breeze is quite easy, as I found when taking two flights on the airline. See more stories on Insider's business page. Flying during the summer of vacc...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, America, Trends, Flying, Portugal, Aviation, Airlines, Faa, Jetblue, Federal Aviation Administration, Jetblue Airways


I flew on JetBlue founder's David Neeleman's new airline and saw how it's nothing like his old one - but it isn't supposed to be

The inaugural flight of David Neeleman's Breeze Airways. Thomas Pallini/Insider Breeze Airways is the latest brainchild of JetBlue Airways founder David Neeleman. The two airlines couldn't be any more different, however, despite having the same founder. Breeze's strategy is completely diffeent from JetBlue but still works even though it offers a different product. See more stories on Insider's business page. JetBlue Airways revolutionized air travel in the US when it...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, Air Canada, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Flying, Aviation, Airbus, Airlines, East Coast


The Station: Aurora SPACs, a spin on the VanMoof X3 and a chat with Outdoorsy founders

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. Before we jump into the deals, policy moves and micromobbin’ news, I wanted to share the latest founders interview, a new series we launched this spring over at Extra Crunch. Here’s the opener to...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, New York, France, New York City, Linkedin, Tech, Tesla, Eu, Canada, Automotive, United States, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Venture Capital, European Commission


I went inside one of the US' largest aircraft storage facilities and saw how it isn't emptying out despite the rise in air travel

Pinal Airpark in Marana, Arizona. Thomas Pallini/Insider Pinal Airpark is home to hundreds of aircraft that have been stored by their airlines to ride out the pandemic. Most US carriers have reactivated their planes but foreign airlines are still filling Pinal's corridors due to lagging demand. Cargo carriers like Amazon are also looking to Pinal for inexpensive planes to fly packages. See more stories on Insider's business page. Air travel in the US is roaring back to pre-p...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Transportation, News, California, Air Canada, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Canada, Arizona, Qantas, Aviation, Airbus, Airlines


Tension and violence onboard airplanes is soaring, but the CDC still wants flyers to wear masks because the unvaccinated are 'extremely vulnerable'

Travelers have been required to wear masks on airplanes for more than one year. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is against lifting the mask mandate on airplanes. The Transportation Security Administration's current mask mandate expires on September 13 but may be extended. Thousands of travelers have been banned from airlines for not wearing masks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Wearing masks onboard airplanes is here to...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Cdc, Planes, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Flying, Food And Drug Administration, Aviation, Tsa, Airlines, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Transportation Security Administration


See inside the tiny hidden bedrooms above economy where flight attendants sleep on an Airbus A350-900XWB jet

Touring SAS Scandinavian Airlines' Airbus A350-900 XWB. Thomas Pallini/Insider Long-haul aircraft come with compartments in which bunks are available for flight attendants to rest and sleep. The hostel-like setup can be a second home for cabin crew on ultra-long-haul flights. Flight attendants will take turns servicing the cabin while the others rest. See more stories on Insider's business page. Next-generation aircraft are flying further than ever before and airlines are co...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Minneapolis, Singapore, Planes, Trends, Features, Flying, Airbus, Airbus A350, Singapore Airlines, Flight Attendants


I went on JetBlue's newest aircraft, the Airbus A321neoLR, that's taking flyers to Europe next month and now I'm ready to book a ticket

Inside JetBlue Airways' new Airbus A321neoLR. Thomas Pallini/Insider JetBlue Airways is launching its first flights to London next month and using a new plane to do it. Only 138 seats are offered with a sizeable business class cabin to draw in premium passengers. In-flight entertainment, in-flight WiFi, and hot meals will be complimentary for all flyers. See more stories on Insider's business page. JetBlue is going to London, UK next month, and powering its transatlantic deb...
Tags: Europe, London, Trends, Airbus, Heathrow Airport, Jetblue, Jetblue Airways, New York London, Ben, London UK, Thomas Pallini, Wanderfuel, Tuft Needle Flyers


I flew on Breeze, the 'tech company that happens to fly airplanes' from JetBlue founder David Neeleman, and found it surprisingly low-tech

Breeze Airways launched its first flights in May. Thomas Pallini/Insider Breeze Airways founder David Neeleman billed his airline as a "tech company" but I found the opposite. In-flight entertainment was touted but not offered on the first flights, and will come with new planes. Breeze also doesn't have a phone number and requires customers to send a text message or email. See more stories on Insider's business page. Breeze Airways is America's newest airline and is taking t...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, America, Trends, Flying, Hawaii, Facebook Messenger, Brazil, Aviation, Airbus, Tsa


Airlines may soon be required to issue refunds for delayed luggage and in-flight internet service not working

REUTERS/Joshua Lott Airlines may soon need to refund for delayed luggage and a lack of in-flight internet, AP reports. The Department of Transportation will propose this in the coming days, according to the AP. Bags would need to be delivered within 12 hours of a US landing or 25 hours of an international one. See more stories on Insider's business page. Airlines could soon be on the hook to refund fees over delayed luggage and a lack of in-flight internet, according to the Associated...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, Ap, Delta, Associated Press, Airlines, Fees, United, Department Of Transportation, American Airlines, Jetblue Airways, Sarah Jackson, Joshua Lott Airlines, Bureau of Transportation Statistics This, Finnair United Airlines


I volunteer at a major airport and deal with hundreds of unprepared travelers. Here are 12 ways to avoid lines and have a stress-free summer travel experience

Travelers waiting in line at the airport. Scott Olson / Getty Images Americans have been taking to the skies this summer more than any season since the start of the pandemic. Airlines and airports are still adjusting to increased passenger levels, causing long lines and delays. These travel tips will help flyers avoid lines and move through the airport easier. See more stories on Insider's business page. The summer of vaccinated travel has arrived in the US, and it's wreaking ha...
Tags: New York, Washington, US, Trends, Delta, Tsa, Airlines, AAA, Southwest Airlines, Airline, Transportation Security Administration, American Airlines, Jetblue Airways, Travelers, Spirit Airlines, Centurion


Man sues 7 airlines including JetBlue, Southwest and Delta, which he accuses of discriminating against travelers who can't wear masks because of medical conditions

A Southwest Airlines agent in Los Angeles. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters JetBlue, Southwest, Delta, and four other airlines were sued over their mask requirements. Lucas Wall, of Washington DC, said his anxiety condition means he can't wear a mask. He said he's been living in his mother's retirement community in Florida and is stranded there. See more stories on Insider's business page. A frequent flier on Monday filed a lawsuit against seven airlines - Southwest, Alaska, Allegia...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, News, Trends, Washington Dc, Delta, Tsa, Airlines, US District Court, Southwest Airlines, Jetblue, Wall, Department Of Transportation, Transportation Security Administration, Jfk Airport


I flew on JetBlue's brand-new Airbus A220 and saw why it's the perfect plane to lead the airline into its next era

Flying on a JetBlue Airways Airbus A220-300. Thomas Pallini/Insider JetBlue Airways is the latest US airline to fly the Airbus A220, a next-generation aircraft to replace the airline's Embraer E190s. The 140-seat aircraft is configured in a unique 2-3 arrangement and gives flyers more seating choices based on preference. JetBlue plans to fly the aircraft across the country thanks to the aircraft's 3,400-nautical mile range and fuel efficiency. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, News, Air Travel, Boston, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Flying, Atlantic, Delta, Miami, Aviation, Airbus


I flew on JetBlue founder David Neeleman's new Breeze Airways for $39 and found it was cheap and friendly but surprisingly basic

The inaugural flight of David Neeleman's Breeze Airways. Thomas Pallini/Insider Breeze Airways officially launched its first flight on Thursday from Tampa, Florida to Charleston, South Carolina. It's the fifth airline from aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, who started JetBlue Airways, with a focus on hub-skipping leisure flights. Fares are as low as $39 with 39 new routes starting between May 27 and July 29. See more stories on Insider's business page. David Neeleman ...
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Frequent flyers warned against sitting on mountain of unused miles

By Jenny Surane and Justin Bachman | Bloomberg Frequent flyers, consider yourselves warned: Sitting on a pile of unused airline miles could cost you. Liabilities tied to the five most valuable airline-loyalty programs in the U.S. soared almost 12% to $27.5 billion last year, according to new analysis by LendingTree Inc.’s consumer-finance website ValuePenguin. Airlines looking to shore up their balance sheets could reduce the value of those rewards or reinstate policies that allow miles or point...
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