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by Blueballs
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 757
Views: 107283

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

A late evening unannounced departure with no preplanned and concurrently announced successorship plan? Nah. This is JG asserting her dominance. Which is sad...his competence will be missed. It's unfortunate and a little bit scary. MSG was one of the few "adults in the room" in leadership,...

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by Blueballs
Sat May 18, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 41747

Re: AS trying to get B6

Wasn’t until I saw the author of this before I realized it’s completely made up

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by Blueballs
Sat May 18, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 41747

Re: AS trying to get B6

Any merger that replaces our ceo and coo is very welcome.....getting a competent coo would be very welcome

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by Blueballs
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 410
Views: 62353

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

I was just talking to neeleman...turns out he is actually planning on taking this capital to buy back Jetblue and go private.

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by Blueballs
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 143
Views: 19565

Re: B6 Situation

Here’s the reality from a seasoned jetblue captain: The company is strong financially, in spite of a leadership team that believes “culture starts at the bottom” Leadership doesn’t believe the employees are an asset but a liability We have a chief operations officer with no operational experience, ...

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by Blueballs
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 143
Views: 19565

Re: B6 Situation

Here’s the reality from a seasoned jetblue captain: The company is strong financially, in spite of a leadership team that believes “culture starts at the bottom” Leadership doesn’t believe the employees are an asset but a liability We have a chief operations officer with no operational experience, ...

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by Blueballs
Sun Mar 03, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141640

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Hardly. A handful of snowflakes are swirling down gently in the Boston area. No nothing "snowstorm" or "Snowmageddon". But yes, B6 cancelled a boatload of flights. Moral of the story: Don't fly JetBlue in wintertime. They don’t have enough crew to operate. Several emails went ou...

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by Blueballs
Fri Mar 01, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141640

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Lets look at today....5% of B6 operations are already delayed and its not even 7 AM!! I'd like to know what their plan is going to be when their 1x daily flight to LON leaves with nearly half the paying customers missing due to late arriving connections? Will they put them on a DL or an AA flight? ...

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by Blueballs
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Profit Sharing
Replies: 31
Views: 3612

Re: B6 Profit Sharing

.02%. That’s how much I care about helping the operation as I get countless emails begging for help
.02% that’s how much I hope that we don’t merge
100% that’s how much I hope Johanna and Joel Petersen are shown the door

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by Blueballs
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 143
Views: 19565

Re: B6 Situation

Here’s the reality from a seasoned jetblue captain: The company is strong financially, in spite of a leadership team that believes “culture starts at the bottom” Leadership doesn’t believe the employees are an asset but a liability We have a chief operations officer with no operational experience, a...

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by Blueballs
Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?
Replies: 84
Views: 14192

Re: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?

It's stupid. It's a sweepstakes for 3 people to win all you can jet passes.. No merger with United or Spirit. No rebrand. No new routes. One collective big Sigh Not yet, but I would bet by the end of this year, they will be merging with someone. I'd settle with a replacement of the chairman of the ...

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by Blueballs
Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?
Replies: 84
Views: 14192

Re: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?

Wow. Jetblue all hype and no delivery....kind of been that way under this lackluster leadership team

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by Blueballs
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 217
Views: 36779

Re: Jetblue E190 Decision and Europe news

http://investor.jetblue.com/investor-re ... endar.aspx

That’s not the annual shareholders meeting
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nikeson13 wrote:
JetBlue Airway Q1 Earnings Call is April 24
http://investor.jetblue.com/investor-re ... endar.aspx

That’s not the annual shareholders meeting

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by Blueballs
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 217
Views: 36779

Re: Jetblue E190 Decision and Europe news

stevemat11 wrote:
Blueballs wrote:
Its being announced at the annual stockholder meeting. Maybe before if they dont want all the questions at the meeting to revolve around the pilot contract and fa union vote



When will that be?

It’s mid May. I can’t remember the day exactly maybe the 17th

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by Blueballs
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 217
Views: 36779

Re: Jetblue E190 Decision and Europe news

Its being announced at the annual stockholder meeting. Maybe before if they dont want all the questions at the meeting to revolve around the pilot contract and fa union vote

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by Blueballs
Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 110
Views: 20563

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

They have nothing to worry about because southwest is going to buy jetblue and lgb will be a moot point! ;)

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by Blueballs
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue ordered to reinstate fired Flight Attendant
Replies: 5
Views: 1985

Re: Jetblue ordered to reinstate fired Flight Attendant

Sadly no one is. Joel Peterson is the chairman of the board. He seems to want every group to unionize. I believe he is solely responsible for the destruction of the “CULTure” jetblue prides itself on. On top of that there have been hiring of vp’s up to the executive team that are incompetent and sh...

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by Blueballs
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 92
Views: 18608

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

MO11 wrote:
Blueballs wrote:
I wouldn’t be surprised if they got 60e190s from jetblue


Since it is legally limited to 30 seats, that would be a great choice....

30 seats on a 190 would be very comfy

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by Blueballs
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 92
Views: 18608

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

I wouldn’t be surprised if they got 60e190s from jetblue

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by Blueballs
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue ordered to reinstate fired Flight Attendant
Replies: 5
Views: 1985

Re: Jetblue ordered to reinstate fired Flight Attendant

Sadly no one is. Joel Peterson is the chairman of the board. He seems to want every group to unionize. I believe he is solely responsible for the destruction of the “CULTure” jetblue prides itself on. On top of that there have been hiring of vp’s up to the executive team that are incompetent and sho...

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by Blueballs
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Chooses P&W For NEO's
Replies: 40
Views: 6867

Re: JetBlue Chooses P&W For NEO's

Nothing motivates people like cash money. Keep the “CULTure” and pay me that’s why I come to work

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by Blueballs
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Chooses P&W For NEO's
Replies: 40
Views: 6867

Re: JetBlue Chooses P&W For NEO's

Maybe the boost in fleet will help with their on time performance. The only thing at this point that’ll improve the on time is settling the pilots contract. They’ve forgotten to take care of the front line employees and nothing will change until they fix this very important relationship Are you say...

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by Blueballs
Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Chooses P&W For NEO's
Replies: 40
Views: 6867

Re: JetBlue Chooses P&W For NEO's

evank516 wrote:
Maybe the boost in fleet will help with their on time performance.

The only thing at this point that’ll improve the on time is settling the pilots contract. They’ve forgotten to take care of the front line employees and nothing will change until they fix this very important relationship

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by Blueballs
Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3+ Hour Delays @ MCO - What's up?
Replies: 19
Views: 3052

Re: 3+ Hour Delays @ MCO - What's up?

Must be a jetblue flight.

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by Blueballs
Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog Dies in Overhead Bin on United Airlines Flight
Replies: 491
Views: 33148

Re: Dog killed onboard United Airlines flight (in cabin)

Well don’t bring your animal. My guess is it didn’t fit in the seat in front of her, and a typical entitled passenger probably demanded her dog is her friend and must stay. Well if the bag don’t fit you bought the wrong bag. As such she is solely responsible for the death of Fido and the owner shoul...

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by Blueballs
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Competition for Cuba flights sparks airline row: JetBlue at loggerheads with the US big three again
Replies: 69
Views: 10247

Re: Competition for Cuba flights sparks airline row: JetBlue at loggerheads with the US big three again

You clearly work for a different jetblue then me. Jetblue can’t plan their way out of a paper bag, forget an actual irop. I’ve been here a long time and it takes jetblue a week to recover from a mild irop, not a day, and that’s if they can even keep track of the planes and find the crews. I’ve neve...

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by Blueballs
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA downsizing NYC for future B6 takeover?
Replies: 58
Views: 12080

Re: AA downsizing NYC for future B6 takeover?

We are profitable in spite of ourselves. A pilot contract would go a long way in getting some goodwill back and righting the course of the ship. It won’t take long to be very unprofitable if management doesn’t start making decisions and stop trying so hard to appease Wall Street. I’ve never seen a c...

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by Blueballs
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Competition for Cuba flights sparks airline row: JetBlue at loggerheads with the US big three again
Replies: 69
Views: 10247

Re: Competition for Cuba flights sparks airline row: JetBlue at loggerheads with the US big three again

B6 needs to focus on their own internal mess and quit trying to start fights with the big boys. Their approach reminds me of the same with a guy known as "Rocket man." exactly. My thoughts as well. Yesterday was as clear a day as one can have on the east coast for flying and yet JetBlue s...

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by Blueballs
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue is having an internal crisis
Replies: 52
Views: 16076

Re: Jetblue is having an internal crisis

STT757 wrote:
Is current management just preparing to sell the airline?

Hopefully, unfortunately I think it’s just incompetence

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by Blueballs
Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue is having an internal crisis
Replies: 52
Views: 16076

Jetblue is having an internal crisis

https://www.comparably.com/companies/je ... ys/reviews
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It’s not all love and sunshine. Culture doesn’t pay the bills.
Please look and see for yourself how the employees feel
https://www.comparably.com/companies/je ... ys/reviews

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by Blueballs
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How much profit do airlines make out of your $355 ticket
Replies: 12
Views: 4238

Re: How much profit do airlines make out of your $355 ticket

Pilots aren’t intentionally doing anything. They are doing only their jobs now and not everyone else’s. There’s where the ontime suffers. Goodwill is gone

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by Blueballs
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How much profit do airlines make out of your $355 ticket
Replies: 12
Views: 4238

Re: How much profit do airlines make out of your $355 ticket

[quote="jubguy3"]I would love if JetBlue used their profits to solve operational problems. Their on time ratings are continue to slip and slip.[/quotes]
I bet if they would finally settle the labor dispute with their pilots the on time ratings would drastically improve....just a guess

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by Blueballs
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Weighs LGB Changes
Replies: 45
Views: 7865

Re: B6 Weighs LGB Changes

As an insider this “leaked memo” is made up. Not sure who or why it’s out in the world but this definitely did not circulate

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by Blueballs
Sun Oct 22, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue question
Replies: 13
Views: 3490

Re: JetBlue question

From the pilot perspective I feel a good portion of us don’t agree with much of what the board and ceo are doing. He panders to Wall Street too much. Jetblue at this point would rather be a travel agent and farm out wverything

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by Blueballs
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska CEO on Airbus
Replies: 254
Views: 42604

Re: Alaska CEO on Airbus

BravoOne wrote:
Sorry look it up yourself as I don't have time to get into some AB vs Boeing pissing contest.

And yet you found time to post this. Is it perhaps because you prefer one over the other? Have you looked it up?

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by Blueballs
Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue pilot union/B6ALPA files for mediation with NMB
Replies: 27
Views: 3379

Re: JetBlue pilot union/B6ALPA files for mediation with NMB

Just to be clear, this is after a second low ball pay proposal from the company. Too bad the company hasn't been doing the right thing for a long time

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by Blueballs
Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: United and jetblue merger
Replies: 90
Views: 43640

Re: United and jetblue merger

Either way it just does not make sense for United to merge with Jetblue after they just got done merging with Continental a few years ago. Even now they are still trying to relax the airline. Stupid rumors like this have been going on for years. And Blueballs gives no actual evidence to support his...

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by Blueballs
Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: United and jetblue merger
Replies: 90
Views: 43640

Re: United and jetblue merger

Yes they are trying to get earnings up to drive the price up. When I say running on fumes I simply mean there is not a spare aircraft or pilot around. They are running so tight and burning guys out so much the operation falls apart weekly. On time performance is a running joke. They are running thi...

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by Blueballs
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: United and jetblue merger
Replies: 90
Views: 43640

Re: United and jetblue merger

Yes they are trying to get earnings up to drive the price up. When I say running on fumes I simply mean there is not a spare aircraft or pilot around. They are running so tight and burning guys out so much the operation falls apart weekly. On time performance is a running joke. They are running this...

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by Blueballs
Sat Jul 01, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: United and jetblue merger
Replies: 90
Views: 43640

Re: United and jetblue merger

With the current corporate friendly administration anything is possible. Slots are going away in New York so maybe little to nothing would be divested

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by Blueballs
Sat Jul 01, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: United and jetblue merger
Replies: 90
Views: 43640

RUMOR: United and jetblue merger

The rumors and chatter are getting pretty loud! Reduced hiring at both companies. Jetblue is running on fumes. Delays and cancellations due to lack of crews and aircraft. Reduction in maintainance budget.
Is something happening or has jetblue simply decided to give up on being a great airline?

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by Blueballs
Fri May 19, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will JetBlue fly to select Canadian cities?
Replies: 31
Views: 6732

Re: When will JetBlue fly to select Canadian cities?

[threeid][/threeid] If B6 wants to be more than just a notch above a large, regional carrier, they should seriously consider starting up flights to Canada. Whether or not it makes money is irrelevant. Making money is nice but its not the end all be all What do you care so long as delta flies there, ...

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by Blueballs
Sun May 14, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here we go again -- B6's turn in the barrel
Replies: 39
Views: 8669

Re: Here we go again -- B6's turn in the barrel

Typical, everyone thinks they can cause trouble on an aircraft and they will Get a big payday when they are inconvenienced. Time for people to grow up. Sit in your seat and act like a human, get to your destination and get off the airplane.... simple

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by Blueballs
Wed May 03, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US lawmakers grill airline execs on customer service, but want airlines to self-regulate
Replies: 52
Views: 4669

Re: US lawmakers grill airline execs on customer service, but want airlines to self-regulate

Ah yes The U.S. Congress, government people who give us great customer oriented operations like the DMV, IRS and others lecturing businesses they deregulated on customer service. The airlines are obviously doing a pretty lousy job at customer service which is why congress needs to step in. Thankful...

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by Blueballs
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue applies for additional Cuba frequencies
Replies: 42
Views: 6493

Re: JetBlue applies for additional Cuba frequencies

Any additional frequencies should rightfully go to Delta. They have a very rich history with flying to Cuba which dates back to 1961 and for that,, DL should get approval over B6. My god, can you let one jetblue thread go without you chiming in with your b.s. We get it delta is great and JetBlue is...

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by Blueballs
Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Sells two slots at LHR
Replies: 121
Views: 25722

Re: SAS Sells of two slots at LHR

But not for JetBlue flying one narrow body a day into LHR. That kind of cash for so little capacity is senseless. AA and a 77W makes more sense. Won't be B6 Your hatred of JetBlue won't stop them from growing or going east. Delta isn't all you make it out to be. Get over yourself, JetBlue has a lot...

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by Blueballs
Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Sells two slots at LHR
Replies: 121
Views: 25722

Re: SAS Sells of two slots at LHR

Surely you must be kidding. No way they could even afford that, way out of their league. . Are you serious?? US Carriers are awash in cash. If anyone can afford it right now it's a US carrier. But not for JetBlue flying one narrow body a day into LHR. That kind of cash for so little capacity is sen...

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by Blueballs
Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former Senator Kicked Off JetBlue Flight
Replies: 48
Views: 6901

Re: Former Senator Kicked Off JetBlue Flight

JB screwed the pooch again with another disastrous irop that extended for days. FLL Friday and JFK snow Saturday. Monday and Tuesday were ugly. Where other airlines cancel and reset, JB has shown time and time again that they will push on with 6 hour plus delays and fly all night as necessary. The ...

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