50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

JetBlue Airways news

JetBlue Airways airline related news

JetBlue shakes up transatlantic market between New York and London

JetBlue  announced it has officially entered the transatlantic market with new, nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR). The first customer-carrying JetBlue flight between the U.S. and the U.K. touched down at Heathrow just before 10 o’clock this morning, local time. The highly anticipated milestone – a...

JetBlue took delivery of A321LR with the first Airspace interior

JetBlue Airways has taken delivery of its first of 13 A321LR aircraft featuring Airbus’ new Airspace interior. These new A321LRs support JetBlue’s plan to open its highly anticipated transatlantic services, starting with direct flights to London later this year. In addition to these 13 new A321LRs, the airline also has on order another 57 Airbus aircraft comprising other A321neo varian...

First JetBlue Airbus A220 powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines entered service

Pratt & Whitney along with JetBlue Airways celebrated the entry into service of the airline’s first A220 aircraft which is powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines. The event was commemorated with a gate ceremony at Boston Logan International Airport, attended by representatives from JetBlue, Airbus and Pratt & Whitney, after which the plane departed for Tampa Internation...

JetBlue takes delivery of Its First Airbus A321neo

JetBlue announced it has formally taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo (new engine option) aircraft configured with the airline’s reimagined premium Mint® experience and an all-new onboard layout, featuring comfort and connectivity perks that set the airline apart from other U.S. carriers. The aircraft is scheduled to arrive at JetBlue's home at New York's John F....

JetBlue announced as launch customer for Thompson Aero Seating VantageSOLO business-class

JetBlue unveiled a reimagined version of its Mint experience featuring a bespoke version of the revolutionary VantageSOLO from Thompson Aero Seating: the world’s first fully flat bed for single-aisle aircraft. The new seats are part of JetBlue’s first major design overhaul of Mint, which will launch on the airline’s highly anticipated London flights this summer....

First Airbus A220 powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF Engines delivered to JetBlue

 Pratt & Whitney, Airbus and JetBlue celebrated the Dec. 31, 2020 delivery of the airline’s first Airbus A220-300 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines. The airline placed an order for 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft in 2018 and later expanded the order to 70 aircraft in 2019. “We are thrilled to take delivery of our first A220 aircraft and to offer...

JetBlue rings in the New Year with Its New Airbus A220-300 Aircraft

JetBlue announced it has formally taken delivery of its first Airbus A220-300 aircraft, marking the start of a new era for the airline's fleet. The aircraft – tail N3008J – is scheduled to arrive at JetBlue's home at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) this evening from Airbus's U.S. production facility in Mobile, Ala. It is the first delivery of 70 A...

Pratt & Whitney and JetBlue sign long-term service agreement for 230 V2500 engines

JetBlue Airways and Pratt & Whitney announced that the airline has signed a 13-year EngineWise fixed-price agreement for 230 V2500 engines that power the airline's A320ceo family fleet.  "The V2500 engine has been the workhorse of the JetBlue fleet since the airline's inception," said Steve Priest, Chief Financial Officer at JetBlue. "This agreem...