Smaller Airlines Looking to Expand With Virgin America Acquisition

The Wall Street Journal  2016-04-01 21:36:40

As smaller airlines find it harder to grow as fast, JetBlue and Alaska Air are looking to expand by bidding for rival Virgin America.

Reports: Virgin America in buy-out talks with Alaska, JetBlue

Air Transport World  2016-03-29 21:18:00

Virgin America, which started operations out of San Francisco in 2007, is reportedly in talks to sell itself to either Alaska Air Group or US independent JetBlue more

JetBlue, Alaska Air Bidding for Virgin America

The Wall Street Journal  2016-03-29 02:47:30

Takeover offers from two other U.S. airlines?JetBlue Airways Corp. and Alaska Air Group Inc.?are due by the end of the week, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Virgin America receives takeover offers: sources

Reuters  2016-03-28 20:10:44

(Reuters) - U.S. budget airline carrier Virgin America Inc has received acquisition interest from several companies, including JetBlue Airways Corp and Alaska Air Group Inc , a person familiar with the ...

Azul to place its code on JetBlue flights from two Florida cities

Air Transport World  2016-03-28 14:50:00

JetBlue Airways and Azul Brazilian Airlines have reached an agreement under which Azul will place its code on JetBlue flights from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Orlando (MCO).read more

JetBlue Embraer E190 lands with partially extended nose gear

Air Transport World  2016-03-26 20:14:00

A JetBlue Airways Embraer E190 landed safely with a partially extended nose gear at Nassau in the Bahamas March 25, the airline more

Feds: JetBlue worker left cocaine

CNN  2016-03-25 02:10:01

A JetBlue flight attendant who is accused of leaving 68 pounds of cocaine at a Los Angeles International Airport security checkpoint made her first appearance in a Brooklyn federal court Thursday afternoon.

14 insanely cheap destinations for spring 2016

USA Today  2016-03-24 12:01:56

Ashley Rossi, 8:01 a.m. EDT March 24, 2016Puerto Rico: With guaranteed good weather, accessible flights and no passport required, Puerto Rico is almost always a favorable destination. ...

JetBlue CEO wants ?checks and balances? on antitrust-immunized JVs

Air Transport World  2016-03-22 14:31:00

Major US airlines involved in antitrust-immunized joint ventures (JVs) with foreign airlines should have ?nothing to hide? from periodic US government reviews of those JVs, JetBlue Airways president and ...

Airbus A321 built in US completes first test flight

Air Transport World  2016-03-21 18:25:00

Airbus has completed the first test flight of its first aircraft built in the US, an A321 to be delivered to JetBlue Airways this more

Ask the Captain: A grab bag of flying questions

USA Today  2016-03-20 19:02:58

John Cox, Special for USA TODAY 3:02 p.m. EDT March 20, 2016A JetBlue plane leaves Sarasota for New York JFK on Jan. 6, 2016.(Photo: Getty Images)3 CONNECT 2 LINKEDINEMAILMOREEditor?s note: We receive ...

Lufthansa Group results boosted by fuel prices, JetBlue buy back

Air Transport World  2016-03-17 15:34:00

The Lufthansa Group has reported a 2015 net profit of ?1.7 billion ($1.9 billion), up significantly from a net profit of ?55 million in 2014, although the main contributors were lower fuel prices and money ...

10 new routes that promise cheap flights this spring

USA Today  2016-03-17 12:00:34

10 new routes that promise cheap flights this springWhen airlines announce new service between two cities, it doesn't just create more flight options. It also drives down airfares. This spring, new routes ...

Fly Faster Than You Think: JetBlue and Barclaycard Unveil the New JetBlue MasterCard Program

PR Newswire  2016-03-10 13:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) and Barclaycard today announced the launch of the new suite of JetBlue MasterCard credit cards, the latest complement to JetBlue's ...

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: American Airlines Group, Alaska Air Group, JetBlue Airways, United Continental ? ? Nasdaq

Just Plane News  2016-03-09 15:48:30

Wall Street JournalZacks Industry Outlook Highlights: American Airlines Group, Alaska Air Group, JetBlue Airways, United Continental ...NasdaqTotal operating expenses at American Airlines, which does not ...

JetBlue, CAE create new pilot training program; ALPA objects

Air Transport World  2016-03-08 20:56:00

JetBlue Airways has partnered with Canada-based simulator manufacturer and training provider CAE to create a pilot recruiting and training program for candidates with no prior flying more

American Airlines and JetBlue Want to Monopolize Flights to Havana ? Motley Fool

Just Plane News  2016-03-07 18:45:06

Motley FoolAmerican Airlines and JetBlue Want to Monopolize Flights to HavanaMotley FoolIn fact, two airlines -- American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) and JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU) -- together requested more ...

JetBlue A321 rolls out of Airbus? US factory

Air Transport World  2016-03-04 16:07:00

The first Airbus A320-family aircraft built in the US has been rolled out of Airbus?s Mobile, Alabama final assembly more

Airlines appear headed for dogfight on Havana flights

USA Today  2016-03-03 00:50:19

A sign shows the departure times for flights to Cuba at Miami International Airport on Dec. 19, 2014. (Photo: Joe Raedle, Getty Images)U.S. carriers appear set for a dogfight over newly opened flight rights ...

Thales expects 98% passenger connectivity on upgraded JetBlue A320s

Air Transport World  2016-02-29 16:11:00

Thales is aiming for 98% connectivity for passengers on JetBlue Airways? upgraded inflight experience being rolled out by the airline on its Airbus A320s starting next more