Category: JetBlue

Why JetBlue Between Boston And New York Is unbeatable

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Regular readers know that I’m a big fan of JetBlue. Their service is excellent, the onboard product is the best in the industry and they truly value their loyal customers. And my flight yesterday was just another example of the airline simply doing what they do well. The Boston-New York market is known as the …

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Basic Economy: Demand Continues To Increase

Airlines are emphasizing their “hourglass” structure more than ever. For those who want luxury, the companies are spending more in business class enhancements. For those who want the cheapest flight possible, airlines are making those available, as well. And the demand for basic economy is increasing, so airlines are responding.* JetBlue, Alaska Adding Basic Economy …

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JetBlue Extends Schedule Through 1/7/19

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One of the differences between the big network carriers (American, Delta and United) and low cost carriers (JetBlue, Southwest) is how they release their schedules. The former generally allow you to book flights up to 330 days in advance, while the latter only gives you 6-9 months. JetBlue just rolled its own schedule out, meaning …

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Rack Up Big Points With e-Rewards

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Last night, I crossed a milestone with a company that you may never have heard of. In the past three years, I have now earned 30,000 JetBlue points with e-Rewards, worth $450 in spending.* And I haven’t tried very hard. e-Rewards: Surveys for Fun And Profit e-Rewards is a company that rewards you for taking …

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JetBlue Ending Amazon Partnership (On Land)

Well, it was good while I lasted. JetBlue has been offering three points per dollar spent at Amazon when you do it through their link. That’s coming to an end, except if you do it through their onboard Fly-Fi. Here was there short email: Thanks, as always, for being a valued TrueBlue member. We wanted …

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JetBlue’s Mint Continues to Expand

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I got a reminder today from JetBlue that Mint Service, JetBlue’s premium product, is available for booking from Boston to Seattle. And the beat goes on. JetBlue As Industry Disruptor When JetBlue announced its Mint product several years ago, I anticipated an expensive failure. JetBlue was, at that time, a leisure carrier whose profitability was …

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When Does Paying An Annual Credit Card Fee Make Sense?

Earlier today, I got a question about the JetBlue credit card. The card is one of my favorites and has some unique benefits. Of course, if you never fly JetBlue, you’re probably not going to be interested. The question I got was about whether the writer should get the card, but there’s a second question …

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JetBlue Rolls Schedule, Adds Flash Sale

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JetBlue has announced its schedule through October 27 and is offering up a 20% sale to sun destinations as part of the bargain. JetBlue Schedule Extension, Sale Unlike the large network carriers, who schedule flights up to 330 days in advance, JetBlue only tells you where it’s flying 6-9 months ahead of time. By delaying …

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TSA ID Trial, JetBlue Sale, Silvercar Upgrade

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Good morning, and welcome to some Tuesday news. TSA Efficiency Trial The TSA appears to be continuing its trial of eliminating the need to show your boarding pass as you head through security. The TSO will scan your ID, which I assume is linked to your known traveler number and the airline’s reservation system (The …

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Year-End Awards: The “Frequees”

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It’s the year end and this will likely be my last post of the year. Have a happy and safe new year, and I’ll see you in 2018. Until then, let’s hand out some awards in the first annual “Frequees.” I have no particular criteria and the judges are me, news anchor Rod Remington and …

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