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INFORMATIONAL Feb 20, 2024 What Can JetBlue Expect After Activist Investor Carl Icahn Acquired a 10% Stake in the Airline? Activist investor Carl Icahn has taken a 10% interest in JetBlue by purchasing 33.6 million shares of its stock in January and February. His investment has caused a more than 18% rise in the prices of JetBlue stock, a phenomenon known as the Icahn Rise. There are several possible reasons for Icahn taking a stake in JetBlue, ranging from a simple profit-taking opportunity to long-term airline control. Read More →
NEWS Feb 09, 2024 Two JetBlue Aircraft Collide on Taxiway at Boston Airport Passengers at Boston Logan International Airport(BOS) witnessed a heart-stopping incident after two JetBlue Airbus A321s, heading for Las Vegas and Orlando, collided while taxiing to de-icing pads. While thankfully, no injuries were reported, the event raises questions about airport safety procedures and the potential for human error in even the most routine operations. Read More →
NEWS Jan 16, 2024 Federal Judge Blocks $3.8B Acquisition of Spirit Airlines, Stock Plummets 61% A Federal Judge blocked the acquisition of Spirit Airlines by JetBlue, a merger that would have produced the fifth-largest airline in the United States. The ruling by District Judge William Young from Boston cited antitrust laws, saying the merger "does violence to the core principle of antitrust law: to protect the United States' markets -- and its market participants -- from anticompetitive harm." Read More →
NEWS Jan 10, 2024 "I am the Devil": Unruly Passenger Forces Diversion of Boston-Bound JetBlue Flight to Orlando Incidents involving unruly passengers onboard flights have continuously been rising, with record incidents reported in 2023. We're barely into 2024 and another major inflight disruption has been making headlines nationwide. This time, it involves a passenger onboard a JetBlue flight. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 10, 2023 JetBlue's Tussle With Amsterdam Schiphol Airport JetBlue Airways launched service to Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS) from its major East Coast hubs earlier this year. The new JetBlue service to Amsterdam has already faced rough air, with Schiphol Airport announcing a flight cap that directly impacts JetBlue's operation among other carriers. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 02, 2023 The Future of JetBlue: Is the Airline in Serious Trouble? With an antitrust lawsuit and worse Q3 & Q4 than anticipated, JetBlue has seen some better days, but will this be the end of JetBlue? JetBlue has recently announced a buyout with Spirit Airlines worth around $3.8 billion. However, this effort may not succeed. Read More →
NEWS Oct 25, 2023 JetBlue Announces Nonstop Seasonal Flights to Dublin and Edinburgh American low-cost carrier JetBlue Airways has made headlines once again, announcing the launch of two exciting new transatlantic destinations from next year. Having experienced immense success with its existing transatlantic routes, JetBlue is tapping into markets heavily dominated by legacy carriers in an effort to increase competition and drive down fares. Read More →
NEWS Sep 22, 2023 jetBlue Expands European Presence with Boston to Amsterdam Flights American Hybrid airline jetBlue continues to expand its European presence with flights from Boston to Amsterdam. On Wednesday, the New York-based airline inaugurated services from Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS). This announcement marks the airline's third transatlantic service from Boston, with London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports already being served. Read More →
NEWS Sep 04, 2023 Paying Homage to JetBlue’s Very First A320 Major North American hybrid airline JetBlue Airways has retired its first Airbus A320 aircraft. In February 2000, JetBlue commenced operations out of New York John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) with a sole brand-new Airbus A320-200, registered N503JB which has now been put to rest. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Aug 24, 2023 How to Start an Airline: A Quick-Reference Guide Have you ever thought of starting your own airline? This article explains the steps necessary to starting an airline, from idea to first flight. Hopefully this quick-reference guide can get you started! Read More →