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Tag: JetBlue

Oct 18

JetBlue Moves Into Minneapolis As The Industry Further Segments Itself

When Southwest Airlines started, it represented a new type of airline. As a Texas-only carrier, it was not subject to the same regulations that many of its competitors were.* Thus, as a more nimble company, it could operate more efficiently and charge less, making it the first “low cost carrier (LCC).” Over time, that model …

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Oct 17

Around The Industry: Tuesday Tidbits

JetBlue Is Enhancing Boarding Finding the fastest way to board an aircraft has proven to be the Gordian Knot of the airline industry. Just about every method has been tried, with every attempt generating roughly the same level of success (or failure, as the case may be). The airlines could take a big step toward …

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Sep 08

TSA Goes Organic, Discover Bonuses And Blog Changes

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Hmm, let’s see, what’s new this week? A few credit cards, a few bonus and some fun stuff. Let’s do a little of each. The TSA Wants Your Lunch Oh, good. In case security lines weren’t long enough. In the past, I’ve mentioned several of the items that the TSA is forcing passengers to remove …

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Sep 04

Review Of JetBlue’s Mint: As Good As It Gets

If you’re not quite sure what you’re saving your points for, here’s a suggestion. And please note, this post is going to be a little longer than usual because I’m on an airplane and have some time to kill. This review is based on a flight from San Francisco to Boston with my family of …

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Aug 24

JetBlue Flash Sale: 25% Off Award Tickets

Redeem your JetBlue miles between now and Saturday and you’ll get even more value if you book flights between September 6 and November 7. Get A 25% Discount I love the flash sales that JetBlue offers, even if they are only for a few days. Today’s looks like it’s going to be particularly valuable. Book …

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Aug 22

A Few Updates On JetBlue

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Nothing Earth shattering, but let’s take a look at what’s going on with my favorite airline that was named after a primary color. Watch Your Redemption Rates As a rule of thumb, assume that each TrueBlue point is worth about 1.5 cents. In other words, it costs about 10,000 points to buy a $150 ticket. …

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Jul 28

Tidbits I Learned Yesterday

I picked up a few different bits and pieces over the past 24 hours which might just be fun to pass along. That’s all. The “Secret” JetBlue Phone Number I’m a big fan of JetBlue’s Mint product and, one day, will actually write the review of the product that I keep talking about. Mint is …

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Jul 25

JetBlue Business Plan Continues To Evolve

When it comes to the in-flight experience, I think JetBlue has one of the best. When it comes to rewards programs, I think JetBlue has one of the best. And when it comes to credit cards, they definitely have the best. But there’s one area in which they seem a little less consistent. And that …

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Jul 14

JetBlue Introduces Its Mosaic Challenge

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Few airlines make their elite status as easy to achieve as JetBlue. You can make it through flying on the airline or spending enough on the fantastic JetBlue credit card. But what really helps you get the good stuff is the frequent promotions that they offer for tier points.* Mosaic Challenge It’s easy enough. Well, …

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Jul 12

Why JetBlue May Be The Best Airline For Families

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Airlines want you to view miles as a fungible currency. According to them, you should be able to use them for whatever you want, whenever you want, like money (as long as that whatever/whenever is travel-related). But when I go to a store, there’s nothing to stop me and my wife from combining our money …

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