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JetBlue turns 20

Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:30 pm

Many may not believe it or that it could of happened but here is proof the scrappy little airline made a big milestone.

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/ ... rd-Winning

It’s going to be an interesting time with trans Atlantic dreams. Hope they make it 20 more.
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:31 pm

hear hear. well said.
 
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:31 pm

happy birthday to jetblue
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:46 pm

What is also amazing is that this happened in the NYC market, with an airline virtually completely East Coast oriented. Also, unlike many other airlines, almost its entire fleet is owned (less than a dozen of the A320s are leased and all current A321neo/ceo are owned).
 
 
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:51 pm

aemoreira1981 wrote:
What is also amazing is that this happened in the NYC market, with an airline virtually completely East Coast oriented. Also, unlike many other airlines, almost its entire fleet is owned (less than a dozen of the A320s are leased and all current A321neo/ceo are owned).

They got their JFK slots for free.
 
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:30 pm

Did jetBlue fly out of T6 when they first started service at JFK?
 
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:43 pm

deltacto wrote:
Did jetBlue fly out of T6 when they first started service at JFK?


Yup. The old Sundrome.
 
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:49 pm

USAirKid wrote:
deltacto wrote:
Did jetBlue fly out of T6 when they first started service at JFK?


Yup. The old Sundrome.


Where TWA used to be.
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:51 pm

Boof02671 wrote:
They got their JFK slots for free.


Nobody else was using them or wanted them...at that time. Things would be different in hindsight.
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:55 pm

richierich wrote:
Boof02671 wrote:
They got their JFK slots for free.


Nobody else was using them or wanted them...at that time. Things would be different in hindsight.

Totally not true they got 75 exemption slots created for them.
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:10 pm

Boof02671 wrote:
richierich wrote:
Boof02671 wrote:
They got their JFK slots for free.


Nobody else was using them or wanted them...at that time. Things would be different in hindsight.

Totally not true they got 75 exemption slots created for them.



If my history is correct other than the international bank wasn’t jfk so slow you could go bowling midday on one of the runways? Yeah they got slots we wouldn’t want a new airline to come in and grow an airport or anything. Seems like nobody else cared about JFK.
 
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:22 pm

Bluewho wrote:
Boof02671 wrote:
richierich wrote:

Nobody else was using them or wanted them...at that time. Things would be different in hindsight.

Totally not true they got 75 exemption slots created for them.



If my history is correct other than the international bank wasn’t jfk so slow you could go bowling midday on one of the runways? Yeah they got slots we wouldn’t want a new airline to come in and grow an airport or anything. Seems like nobody else cared about JFK.

Schumer and other politicians pushed for them to get the slots to lower air fares and add service to upstate NY.
 
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:30 pm

Happy Birthday B6!
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:37 pm

Boof02671 wrote:
Bluewho wrote:
Boof02671 wrote:
Totally not true they got 75 exemption slots created for them.



If my history is correct other than the international bank wasn’t jfk so slow you could go bowling midday on one of the runways? Yeah they got slots we wouldn’t want a new airline to come in and grow an airport or anything. Seems like nobody else cared about JFK.

Schumer and other politicians pushed for them to get the slots to lower air fares and add service to upstate NY.


Except for a slight morning rush and all of the TATL activity in the late afternoon and evening, JFK was very slow for large periods of the day. JetBlue needed Schumer to get the slots (or slot exemptions) that had little interest to other airlines other than potentially trying to thwart a new entrant. With that, B6 held its part of the bargain by flying from JFK to several upstate airports (and with larger-than-regional jets too!) I'd say it worked out for the NYS pols and JetBlue, maybe not the other airlines so much.
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:38 pm

Boof02671 wrote:
richierich wrote:
Boof02671 wrote:
They got their JFK slots for free.


Nobody else was using them or wanted them...at that time. Things would be different in hindsight.

Totally not true they got 75 exemption slots created for them.



Slots were only in effect during peak periods

JFK was dead in the morning

Coulda had a full scale hub:

TWA AA Delta. They chose not too.

Coulda had a B6 sized operation in NYC:

WN. They chose ISP (probably the worst decision in their company’s history)

Too bad, so sad for the sour-grapers


FYI: No Profit Sharing for B6 employees this year. Last year 0.2 percent Profit Sharing.
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:38 pm

Anyone want to place bets on how much longer they will survive?
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:50 pm

jfklganyc wrote:

FYI: No Profit Sharing for B6 employees this year. Last year 0.2 percent Profit Sharing.


You forgot: zero bankruptcies and zero mergers with other airlines over the past two decades.
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:58 pm

on a related subject....anyone having trouble with their website right now?
Trying to confirm flights w/o luck :(
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:10 pm

jfklganyc wrote:
Boof02671 wrote:
richierich wrote:

Nobody else was using them or wanted them...at that time. Things would be different in hindsight.

Totally not true they got 75 exemption slots created for them.



Slots were only in effect during peak periods

JFK was dead in the morning

Coulda had a full scale hub:

TWA AA Delta. They chose not too.

Coulda had a B6 sized operation in NYC:

WN. They chose ISP (probably the worst decision in their company’s history)

Too bad, so sad for the sour-grapers


FYI: No Profit Sharing for B6 employees this year. Last year 0.2 percent Profit Sharing.


No profit sharing isn't the end of the world. I make a good salary and am quite contempt. Oh, right, I'm supposed to be disgruntled.
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:20 pm

richierich wrote:
jfklganyc wrote:

FYI: No Profit Sharing for B6 employees this year. Last year 0.2 percent Profit Sharing.


You forgot: zero bankruptcies and zero mergers with other airlines over the past two decades.


No mergers - but how much of JetBlue was owned by Lufthansa at one point?
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:24 pm

TheLunchbox wrote:
jfklganyc wrote:
Boof02671 wrote:
Totally not true they got 75 exemption slots created for them.



Slots were only in effect during peak periods

JFK was dead in the morning

Coulda had a full scale hub:

TWA AA Delta. They chose not too.

Coulda had a B6 sized operation in NYC:

WN. They chose ISP (probably the worst decision in their company’s history)

Too bad, so sad for the sour-grapers


FYI: No Profit Sharing for B6 employees this year. Last year 0.2 percent Profit Sharing.


No profit sharing isn't the end of the world. I make a good salary and am quite contempt. Oh, right, I'm supposed to be disgruntled.

Well, contempt and disgruntled would be related. I think you meant to say "content." ;)
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:29 pm

In a way it can also be thought that the success of B6 led to the creation of Azul in Brazil since Azul was also created by David Neeleman.
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:30 pm

richierich wrote:
jfklganyc wrote:

FYI: No Profit Sharing for B6 employees this year. Last year 0.2 percent Profit Sharing.


You forgot: zero bankruptcies and zero mergers with other airlines over the past two decades.

Not necessarily a fair comparison, given that they've only been around 20 years. When the majors started going through bankruptcy and consolidation, JetBlue had been around only a handful of years (to be precise, 2 years when United filed Chapter 11, and 5 years when Delta filed, etc etc). They don't have the complexity and historical costs of a legacy (I'm not defending them, it's just a fact), and who's to say they wouldn't have pursued bankruptcy with the same cost structure. How many JetBlue employees have retired and draw retirement benefits?
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:36 pm

congrats to my favorite airline to fly on. always have been and always will be a big fan. Like most airlines, they have their challenges OTP and the like, but people still love to fly them, the refits on the 320's are moving at a clip (see refurb thread and not a moment too soon) , the 321neo's are slowly starting to arrive, the 220's are coming next, which will transform the fleet over the next 5-7 years and I am sure more to come in terms of routes etc. (even outside of the Europe plan). if you look at how fast they grew initially it's really quite amazing. #1 in traffic by a significant margin at BOS, and even with DL chomping at their heels, no signs of slowing down a whole lot on that front. Outside of the contentious profit sharing issue, they are paying down their debts, working towards better EPS etc etc. Still PLENTY to do and i know a number of folks on here would say in a number of cases maybe not going in the ideal direction, but their paymasters seem happy and let's remember companies rightly or wrongly answer to them first, then everyone else.

As to the next 20 years, well if you read 1/2 the posts on this forum, they are either going to be bought by UA or WN, merge with AS/HA or (and even i mentioned this tongue in cheek, Breeze down the road), I hope to god none of that happens, while the big players want more of the pie and rightly so, along with their various fanboys. I still believe it would be a mistake to allow them to be purchased by the big 4. That's just my opinion, take it or leave. it. I hope in 2040, when the technology in this forum will rival that of steam engines and I will be staring down the barrel of 70 years of age, that I can still fly B6 to where i want to go... A guy can dream right?..

So congrats to B6 and all their employees, It's been quite the ride and long may it continue.
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:38 pm

richierich wrote:
Boof02671 wrote:
Bluewho wrote:


If my history is correct other than the international bank wasn’t jfk so slow you could go bowling midday on one of the runways? Yeah they got slots we wouldn’t want a new airline to come in and grow an airport or anything. Seems like nobody else cared about JFK.

Schumer and other politicians pushed for them to get the slots to lower air fares and add service to upstate NY.


Except for a slight morning rush and all of the TATL activity in the late afternoon and evening, JFK was very slow for large periods of the day. JetBlue needed Schumer to get the slots (or slot exemptions) that had little interest to other airlines other than potentially trying to thwart a new entrant. With that, B6 held its part of the bargain by flying from JFK to several upstate airports (and with larger-than-regional jets too!) I'd say it worked out for the NYS pols and JetBlue, maybe not the other airlines so much.


They can thank Southwest for Passing on that Deal because it didn't want commit to the Upstate flying.
They double down with ISP instead.
That gamble lost big time since ISP lost so many flights over the years.
Congratulations happy birthday JetBlue.

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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:38 pm

I departed LAX on 24L, parallel to B6 departing 25R yesterday morning and took note of how beautiful and majestic their A321 looked as it slowly banked to the left in the morning light. Had no idea of the pending anniversary. Happy 20th jetblue. You defied all of the odds of a carrier starting off in 2000!
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:57 pm

Happy Birthday to B6, but they have strayed far from David Neeleman's vision of "bringing humanity back to air travel." Unfortunately, they are now far more like a "legacy carrier," with a premium cabin (Mint), charges for all checked baggage and more. They even initiated the latest checked baggage fee increase; how's this "bringing humanity back to air travel?" The board forced Neeleman out and B6 went totally the opposite direction of his vision.

B6 isn't what it used to be.
 
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:00 pm

Time flies! I remember my first jetBlue flight in 2002, happy they're still around. Wishing them another 20+
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:32 pm

I remember staying in a backpacker hostel in NY in July 2000 and seeing a JetBlue luggage tag with ONT on it in one of the dorms and thinking what is this strange new airline and what an odd route to be flying from JFK to ONT. Little did I know that they would not only stick around for the next 20 years but also become quite the significant player in US aviation.
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:35 pm

SteelChair wrote:
Anyone want to place bets on how much longer they will survive?


Also said 20 years ago.
 
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:05 pm

As a JetBlue fan and new york, thankful this airline has been around all this years offering quality service for affordable price. I hope as an aviation fan, this airline will be around for many years. As an optimist, I think JetBlue's best days are in front of it.
 
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:30 pm

richierich wrote:
Boof02671 wrote:
Bluewho wrote:


If my history is correct other than the international bank wasn’t jfk so slow you could go bowling midday on one of the runways? Yeah they got slots we wouldn’t want a new airline to come in and grow an airport or anything. Seems like nobody else cared about JFK.

Schumer and other politicians pushed for them to get the slots to lower air fares and add service to upstate NY.


Except for a slight morning rush and all of the TATL activity in the late afternoon and evening, JFK was very slow for large periods of the day. JetBlue needed Schumer to get the slots (or slot exemptions) that had little interest to other airlines other than potentially trying to thwart a new entrant. With that, B6 held its part of the bargain by flying from JFK to several upstate airports (and with larger-than-regional jets too!) I'd say it worked out for the NYS pols and JetBlue, maybe not the other airlines so much.


Barbara Sturken Peterson's excellent book about jetBlue's founding, "Blue Streak" has a picture of Schumer, Giulani, and Neeleman walking through Buffalo airport after deplaning from jetBlue's first flight, which all of them were on.

Blue Streak is a terrific book; it goes into the struggles jetBlue faced before it could begin operation, and their first few years of operation.
 
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Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:59 pm

This got me thinking... is JetBlue the youngest airline currently flying in the US, as least as mainline carriers go? I can think of others that came and went in the past 20 years (SkyBus, Eastern, etc...) or merged with other airlines (Virgin America), but I can't think of any other mainline carrier in the US founded after 2000 that's still flying.
 
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Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:12 am

jfklganyc wrote:
FYI: No Profit Sharing for B6 employees this year. Last year 0.2 percent Profit Sharing.


You don't consider the 5 percent retirement plus program as profit sharing?
 
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Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:40 am

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Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:42 am

CobaltScar wrote:
jfklganyc wrote:
FYI: No Profit Sharing for B6 employees this year. Last year 0.2 percent Profit Sharing.


You don't consider the 5 percent retirement plus program as profit sharing?

No. It’s retirement. JetBlue likes to count it twice. It’s either profit sharing or it’s retirement, but it can’t be both. They just conveniently like to advertise it as both profit sharing and retirement...the only airline to do so. It’s called blue math...and the employees are fed up with it.

Robin Hayes sent out an email saying his biggest regret as CEO is watching profit sharing fall to the degree it has (ironic since they are the ones who keep moving the goalposts and reducing the profit sharing formula). So they are setting up a task force to look at bringing it back. In 2021. However, profitability hasn't changed...they just changed the profit sharing formula to pay for the pilot contract. In fact they’ve reduced the profit sharing formula 2 or 3 times...every time they got more profitable, they made it harder to share any of that profit. But they need a task force to figure out how to bring profit sharing back. Using the current formula, even with Delta’s profitability, employees would get a tiny pittance using the current formula.

My guess: they are delaying making a decision on it to use as a negotiating tool in pilots’ and FAs’ contract negotiations (FAs now and pilots open in 2 years).
 
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Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:44 am

JoseSalazar wrote:
My guess: they are delaying making a decision on it to use as a negotiating tool in pilots’ and FAs’ contract negotiations (FAs now and pilots open in 2 years).


:checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark:
 
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Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:08 am

JoseSalazar wrote:
CobaltScar wrote:
jfklganyc wrote:
FYI: No Profit Sharing for B6 employees this year. Last year 0.2 percent Profit Sharing.


You don't consider the 5 percent retirement plus program as profit sharing?

No. It’s retirement. JetBlue likes to count it twice. It’s either profit sharing or it’s retirement, but it can’t be both. They just conveniently like to advertise it as both profit sharing and retirement...the only airline to do so. It’s called blue math...and the employees are fed up with it.

Robin Hayes sent out an email saying his biggest regret as CEO is watching profit sharing fall to the degree it has (ironic since they are the ones who keep moving the goalposts and reducing the profit sharing formula). So they are setting up a task force to look at bringing it back. In 2021. However, profitability hasn't changed...they just changed the profit sharing formula to pay for the pilot contract. In fact they’ve reduced the profit sharing formula 2 or 3 times...every time they got more profitable, they made it harder to share any of that profit. But they need a task force to figure out how to bring profit sharing back. Using the current formula, even with Delta’s profitability, employees would get a tiny pittance using the current formula.

My guess: they are delaying making a decision on it to use as a negotiating tool in pilots’ and FAs’ contract negotiations (FAs now and pilots open in 2 years).

And they are in negotiations with the TWU for a first contract with the Flight Attendants
 
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Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:16 am

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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:43 am

Worked for B6 for 7 years when they were the hip new airline. Good times indeed, but it's not the same culture I remember.

That being said, I still prefer to fly B6 whenever possible.
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:26 am

I remember reading in an aviation magazine at the time that JetBlue was the most heavily capitalized start-up in airline history. Their great CEO at the time David Neeleman said that he felt that JFK needed a hometown airline and that they started with $120 million in capital. Mr. Neeleman said "sure, we could have done it with $100 million, but I sleep better at night knowing we have $120 million.

What a guy. He did great with (I think it was Morris Air), then an executive at Southwest, then JetBlue and now with Azul.

My hat goes off to a great CEO in the airline industry.
 
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Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:46 am

OSL777FLYER wrote:
I remember reading in an aviation magazine at the time that JetBlue was the most heavily capitalized start-up in airline history. Their great CEO at the time David Neeleman said that he felt that JFK needed a hometown airline and that they started with $120 million in capital. Mr. Neeleman said "sure, we could have done it with $100 million, but I sleep better at night knowing we have $120 million.

What a guy. He did great with (I think it was Morris Air), then an executive at Southwest, then JetBlue and now with Azul.

My hat goes off to a great CEO in the airline industry.


Don’t forget WestJet! And yes it was Morris Air.
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:49 am

Great airline...they are my preferred carrier in the CONUS when they are going where I need to go from BOS or LAX. Flew on them for the first time in 2002 or 2003...have many classmates from college working for them in the pilot ranks. Celebrate those birthdays as they come...my employer celebrated their 90th birthday this year and it takes a lot of effort to get there and keep trucking on against all the "airline odds"!
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:40 pm

CobaltScar wrote:
jfklganyc wrote:
FYI: No Profit Sharing for B6 employees this year. Last year 0.2 percent Profit Sharing.


You don't consider the 5 percent retirement plus program as profit sharing?



No. Because a huge chunk of their employees dont receive that

And that’s not profit sharing, that’s your retirement plan

Stay informed and know the difference
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:44 pm

richierich wrote:
jfklganyc wrote:

FYI: No Profit Sharing for B6 employees this year. Last year 0.2 percent Profit Sharing.


You forgot: zero bankruptcies and zero mergers with other airlines over the past two decades.


The latter will happen sooner than you realize Richierich
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:51 pm

SteelChair wrote:
Anyone want to place bets on how much longer they will survive?


Sounds like someone who got fired (or turned down) by JetBlue at some point here ^^^.
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:55 pm

jfklganyc wrote:
richierich wrote:
jfklganyc wrote:

FYI: No Profit Sharing for B6 employees this year. Last year 0.2 percent Profit Sharing.


You forgot: zero bankruptcies and zero mergers with other airlines over the past two decades.


The latter will happen sooner than you realize Richierich


And you know this how, exactly? Don't make such cryptic quotes without some form of backup.
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:30 pm

F27500 wrote:
SteelChair wrote:
Anyone want to place bets on how much longer they will survive?


Sounds like someone who got fired (or turned down) by JetBlue at some point here ^^^.


Hahahaha. No, you're waaaaay off.

And gosh, rumors have been flying for years about the next round of mergers.
 
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Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:42 pm

Happy Birthday JetBlue and thanx for many great flights over the years. JetBlue is always who we look to first. Far superior product in every way to Southwest and Spirit.

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Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos