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As American's CEO, with which airline would you merge?

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 It's being reported that American Airlines is now evaluating potential mergers with US Airways Group Inc., JetBlue Airways Corp, Alaska Air Group, Republic Airways' Frontier Airlines, and Virgin America. If you were CEO of American which merger would you proceed with? Or not merge at ...

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New Flights from DCA

So we've all been wondering who would be awarded the new flights from DCA to the beyond perimeters cities, and today, the long awaited slots have been awarded (back story here). Delta will be flying Salt Lake City to DC, United: San Fran to DC, US Airways: San Diego to DC, and ...

JetBlue offers Mystery Discounts



JetBlue is offering $20 - $500 off select flights when booked online using a targeted promo code that was sent to TrueBlue flyers. To get your promo code you must be registered for TrueBlue email offers and you won’t know what your offer is or how much your ...

JetBlue and JAL Team Up In Boston and JFK


JetBlue (B6) is expanding their partnerships again with foreign airlines and are hopping to be able to profit from acting as a feeder carrier for the new Japan Airline (JAL) flight to and from Boston’s Logan international airport and from JAL’s existing flight from ...

The world's longest flights (part one)

Editors note: this is the first of two installments covering the dynamics of ultra-long haul flights that have become more and more commonplace in the global aviation world. 

Ultra-long haul flights: they may sound brutal in practice, but it's a pretty cool concept in ...

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Trip Report: Delta First LAX - LAS

The flight from the LA area to Las Vegas is one of my favorites! With All area airports having direct flights to Las Vegas, airfare is ALWAYS Cheap, the competition is steep, and the flight is never more than 1 hour, with ground time! On an average week, 7 days before departure ...

DCA newest flights

Washington DC's Reagan International Airport is going to see some new flights to distances that were once limited to a perimeter of 1,250 miles. DCA is one of the very few airports in the US that has a perimeter rule and limits flight distance and currently only 12 flights operate pass ...

Alaska Airlines on the Move, and the LAX shuffle



The day is ALMOST here when Alaska airlines finally leaves the shadows of their post WWII style terminal 3 at LAX and move over to a newly remodeled and shinny new home in T6! The crowded and dirty T3 will be vacated by Alaska Airlines and all ...

Midweek debrief: Around-the-World

Happy Wednesday afternoon from a beautiful Chicago! Sunny and 79 degrees in March, practically an unheard of phenomenon in the Midwest. The views are so gorgeous, I'll share a shot I captured today outside the office window:

I've had a few days of blogging hiatus since I took a ...

Trip Report: Delta JFK - LAX Econ Comfort


The new Delta Economy Comfort isn’t anything that great! Sure it’s a few more inches of leg room but other than that it is absolutely nothing to write home about. Other Airlines have had “plus” style seating for years. This includes Jet Blue, United, Virgin America, and ...

Be flexible, Travel Cheaply


People always ask me: Rocky, Where do you find your travel deals?
Answer: They find me!
Actually honestly I find good deals because I am 100% flexible with my travel plans! I rarely have to stick to exact dates or even locations! ...

Why We Love Jet Blue: $1 drinks!

JetBlue Dubs Superbowl Sunday, SUNDAY FUNDAY!
Jet Blue.....There are so many reasons to love you! But more importantly fliers should love you the most on Super Bowl Sunday! For those of us who are looking for deals, Superbowl Sunday is almost as good as Christmas when ...

Save $100 on a JetBlue Vacation Package

While not quite as lucrative as the $300 off Expedia deal to New York City, Cancún, or Las Vegas, JetBlue is offering $100 off any vacation package purchased through their "Getaways" website.

If you are Southern California based and don't mind traveling midweek or staying ...

Passenger Finds JetBlue Pilot's Lost Handgun at JFK

 ...and unknowingly takes it onboard with him before realizing his error!

Another day, another problem with TSA's Federal Flight Deck Officers program. I actually think the FFDO is a beneficial program that does more to promote security than any of the silliness we must endure at TSA ...

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How to Score a Free Upgrade on JetBlue

As I mentioned yesterday, I gave JetBlue another try out of Burbank yesterday. Everything went exactly according to plan...

JetBlue offers extra legroom in the first five rows and emergency exit rows of their A320s that they sell for a nominal fee ($10 for my one-hour flight ...

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Giving JetBlue a Second Chance and One Final Trip to Las Vegas

I’m off to Las Vegas again for my final trip on the Expedia $300 deal. After slumming it at the Golden Nugget (poor choice) and downtown Las Vegas a few weeks ago, I’ll be staying at the Wynn tonight.

Also, I’ll be flying on JetBlue today from Burbank ...

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New JetBlue TV Ad Pokes Fun at Checked Bag Fees

Southwest was on to something when it started mercilessly attacking its legacy rivals for charging for checked bags. WN's simple message that its passengers would not be nickeled and dimed seems to have resonated with travelers, even noting that leisure and other infrequent ...

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No Jail Time for Ex-JetBlue FA Steven Slater

He got off easy. After ex-JetBlue FA Steven Slater pleaded guilty to two charges of attempted criminal mischief, one a felony and one a misdemeanor, he was released in New York earlier today and will avoid jail if he complies with court orders:

Under the plea deal, Slater will ...

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Wi-Fi Coming to JetBlue

Joining the club of "low cost carriers" (I hate to even use that misleading term) that offer or plan to offer wireless internet aboard their aircraft, JetBlue signed a deal today that will put satellite broadband internet and TV service on each of the 160 planes in its ...