JetBlue Posts

TCL 28: Sip 'n Slide

This week's flight attendant podcast is out a little early to discuss the recent Jetblue incident with Steve Slater. This week we are again joined by Amelia and Johan to get their opinion on this story and more. In this week's show:

A new "Trainee" segment, tune in to see who it ...

Jet Blue Flight Attendant Exits Stage Right After Rousing Vocal Performance

Steven Slater was already having a bad day. He had just landed at JFK from Pittsburgh a tad late and his passengers were restless. One even got up to fetch her hand baggage while the aircraft was still on its way to the gate. Slater told the woman to sit down, but she just ignored him. More ...

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A return to airline regulation?

Some members of Congress are worried about what the CO-UA merger will mean for the consumer and are considering introducing a bill to restore airline regulation if the merger goes through.

Deregulation has been credited with making airline travel affordable for the average ...

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Fierce Competition for Loyalty in Lucrative NYC Airline Market

Bloomberg had a nice piece yesterday on the über-competitive NYC airline market.

At stake is a bigger slice of the $13.6 billion spent each year by passengers who start or end trips in New York, which no carrier dominates. More than 100 million people, including the corporate ...

Spirit Airlines to Charge for Carry-On Bags

And we thought Ryanair was bad...

That lumpy person seated next to you on your next Spirit Airlines flight may not be so large in real life.

The budget carrier announced Tuesday it will begin charging a fee of up to $45 for each piece of carry-on luggage placed ...

TCL 13: Flightmares

In this week's flight attendant podcast we discuss:

Matthew's recent airline diversion to Omaha the differences in working a flight with others or by yourself another inflight disturbance on Jetblue and listener questions about airplane age and its effect on flight crews, bidding by ...

First Lufthansa A380 Flight will be FRA-JFK! I want on it!

FRA is my home airport, and I really want to be on the first A380 Lufthansa flight. We know today that it will be FRA-JFK, but do not know a date or what flight. LH has 2 non-stops a day FRA-JFK now served by a B747 & A333. At times both flights are on a B747.

Wolfgang Mayrhuber ...

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Upgrd 42: US Airways Dividend Miles

This week we are joined by Mark, a frequent US Airways traveler to discuss the US Airways Dividend Miles program. During the podcast we discussed:

Delta's recent mishaps when landing and generally when "situationally unaware" A new segment "Your Hometown, ...
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Upgrd 33: Stay Classy San Diego

This week's episode is a quick one. We didn't have much on the agenda and the heat was sweltering so we kept it short. Join us as we discuss some news including:

Southwest's offer for Republic (at the time of recording) Jetblue's $599 flight pass Continental's regional flight ...