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JetBlue signs deal for satellite onboard Wi-Fi

JetBlue signs deal for satellite onboard Wi-Fi

September 22, 2010 · , ,

JetBlue said Wednesday it signed a deal to install satellite broadband Internet and TV service on its fleet of 160 planes. The airline is partnering with telecommunications company ViaSat Inc. to begin installing the service by the end of 2012. The system must be tested and certified by the Federal Aviation Administration before the airline [...]

5 major US airlines won’t charge for carry-ons bags

5 major US airlines won’t charge for carry-ons bags

U.S. airlines never met a fee they didn’t like. Until now, it seems. Five major carriers on Sunday agreed not to follow the lead of a small Florida airline that plans to charge for carry-ons bags. Their commitment comes just in time to keep travelers from running for the exits during the peak summer flying [...]

Discount airlines start new round of short sales

Discount airlines start new round of short sales

Leading discount airlines have launched a new round of airfare sales for summer, but travelers may have to act fast and be flexible on dates to grab the best deals. Sales from JetBlue Airways, Frontier Airlines and AirTran Airways end this week. Frontier is touting fares as low as $98 roundtrip between Denver and West [...]

JetBlue adds 2nd daily flight to Kingston, Jamaica

JetBlue adds 2nd daily flight to Kingston, Jamaica

March 16, 2010 · ,

JetBlue Airways said Tuesday it has added a second daily nonstop flight to Kingston, Jamaica from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport starting June 17. The airline will now run two nonstop flights from JFK to Kingston, two nonstops from JFK to Montego Bay, one daily nonstop from Orlando to Montego Bay and biweekly [...]

Many airlines waive change fees due to weather

Many airlines waive change fees due to weather

Several airlines are again offering to waive fees customers would ordinarily pay to rebook their flights on alternate itineraries due to bad weather in some parts of the country. AirTran Airways, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways and Continental Airlines were among the carriers offering change-fee waivers this week. AirTran said Wednesday its passengers scheduled for [...]

How to get the best seat on the plane

How to get the best seat on the plane

You wanted that spacious seat in the exit row but someone beat you to it. Or you reserved a seat online, but checked in for the flight and found your seat was given to another passenger. There’s a trick to getting a coveted seat and preventing it from being given away. Here are some suggestions [...]

Airlines grapple with fat flier issue

Airlines grapple with fat flier issue

When film director Kevin Smith was recently kicked off a flight because of his size, he focused his anger on Southwest, but the incident put the spotlight on all airlines and their heavy passenger policies. Smith said that he had no trouble buckling his seat belt and lowering his armrests on the flight Saturday and [...]

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