JetBlue Starts Dating

JetBlue Starts Dating

datinggameJetBlue mentioned before that they were interested in exploring airline partnerships and it looks like they’ve started dipping their toes in the water here.

Our first contestant is AeroSvit. That’s right, the shy and reserved Ukranian airline that flies to New York. If you buy an AeroSvit ticket and then … Read the post

Where Should AirTran Fly?

Where Should AirTran Fly?

Want to help AirTran decide where to fly? Well, click here and you can vote for your favorite city. I really hope this is just a lame promotion and not something that will actually influence their future planning. Then again, with JetBlue stepping in and stealing their markets before they … Read the post

JetBlue Surprises in Chicago

JetBlue Surprises in Chicago

JetBlue has been trying to fly to Chicago for a long time, but their inability to get gate space and slots at O’Hare meant they weren’t able to start flying unless they settled for another area airport (Midway, Gary). Clearly they were unwilling to do so, and they really stepped … Read the post

Spirit Does It Again

Spirit Does It Again

I’ve posted before about how good Spirit Airlines is at getting attention for themselves here, but their latest promo had me on the floor laughing. If you go to their homepage, you’ll see this in all its fully-animated glory:

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Seriously, does it get any better than that? I … Read the post

New Delta Flights and More

New Delta Flights and More

I guess Delta figures that they’ve already done enough expansion at JFK for now so they’re refocusing out West. We saw the first round of that with the establishment of the mini-hub at LAX, and now it’s growing even more.

  • LAX – Jacksonville (Florida) once daily starting Dec 15
  • LAX
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Some New Flights

Some New Flights

Here is a rundown of some of the new flights announced in the last week or so. There’s nothing earth shattering here this week.

  • JetBlue received government approval to start flying New York/JFK – Cancun, so they announced flights right away. Flights operate daily on A320s starting Nov 30.
  • AirTran
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Continental Bans Fat Bags

Continental Bans Fat Bags

Ok, maybe in this case, the correct term is “overweight,” but either way you look at it, you’ll have to leave those heavy bags at home from now on if you fly Continental.

Recently, most US airlines standardized their baggage rules to allow bags up to 50 lbs for free, … Read the post

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