JetBlue flight status
History of JetBlue Airways
JetBlue Airways is a major American low-cost carrier, with its headquarters located in Long Island City, New York, United States. Founded, 20 years ago, on August 1998 by David Neeleman as “NewAir”, it followed Southwest’s approach of offering low-cost travel for its passengers. It started its operations on February 11, 2000, and was called JetBlue Airways, with its main base located at John F. Kennedy International Airport. It also has corporate offices in Utah and Orlando, Florida. JetBlue is not a member of any of the three big airline alliances, but it has codeshare agreements with 21 airlines including Lufthansa, South African Airways, TAP Air Portugal, Porter Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Emirates, and Aer Lingus and more.
JetBlue Airways has a fleet size of 254 aircraft which consists of Airbus A320, Airbus A321, and Embraer ERJ-190. It has an average fleet age of 10.44 years.
JetBlue goes beyond the typical low-cost carriers, with onboard entertainment, and complimentary snacks and soft drinks available throughout their flight.
JetBlue Interesting Facts
JetBlue Airways has its pride in offering more legroom than any other carrier in the US. With 32-34 inches pitch, JetBlue believes that passengers comfort should not be compromised just because they have paid less for their ticket.
JetBlue was also the only airline to profit after the 9/11 attack in the US. Many people were quite fearful to fly at the time and the airline industry took a huge downturn after the attack in 2001. JetBlue was just new in the operations and did not have a lot of flights operating.
JetBlue Flight Status: Arrival and Departure
JetBlue Airways flights can be tracked using flight tracker like Flight Status 24 online. Check our website to see the real-time status of your flight! It’s free and easy to use, and you can download the app now in the App Store and Google Play.
JetBlue flies to 102 destinations both domestic and international. It operates 1,000 flights daily, including destinations in North, Central, and South America such as in the US, Aruba, The Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Maarten, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks and Caicos Island.
JetBlue also plans to fly multiple daily flights to London from both New York and Boston in 2021, as part of their Transatlantic Expansion.
JetBlue primarily uses the point to point system in flying with over 92% of its passengers flew nonstop itineraries on 2017.