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JetBlue now accepting applications for Pilot Gateway Programs

JetBlue is once again accepting applications for its pilot Gateways. With seven distinct education and training paths for pilots and aircraft maintenance technicians, JetBlue’s industry-leading Gateways offer anyone with the talent and dream of flying a range of pathways into the industry, opening the door for more people to discover and define their own career path in aviation. As the...

MTU Maintenance starts using sustainable aviation fuels in its test cell with launch customer JetBlue Airways

MTU Maintenance partners with JetBlue Airways for the testing and data-gathering on sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) with the airline’s V2500 engines following on from shop visits in Hannover, Germany. Conducted in a controlled ground environment, test runs will initially be performed with a 10 percent SAF fuel blend and can be expanded to up to 50 percent, the current regulatory limit,...

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...