Latest JetBlue Airways Corp News

JetBlue will offer fewer frills on its cheapest tickets

Sep. 28, 2018 1:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — JetBlue is following the lead of larger rivals by offering a stripped-down ticket with fewer options than regular economy fares. The airline says customers who take the cheapest fare might have to accept limits on when they board, their seat, and whether they can change or cancel a...

Will American Airlines bar customers from changing a ticket?

Sep. 20, 2018 7:05 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is threatening to prohibit customers from making changes to nonrefundable tickets if Congress makes good on a proposal to crack down on what critics call unreasonable airline fees. American CEO Doug Parker says that his airline would be acting just like many other...

American joins Delta, United in raising checked-bag fees

Sep. 20, 2018 6:32 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — It's official: It will cost you more to check a bag on any of the three biggest U.S. airlines. American Airlines said Thursday that it is raising fees for checking bags by $5 apiece each way, matching Delta and United. The first bag is now $30 and the second is $40. Those are each...

Delta joins United, JetBlue in raising checked-bag fees

Sep. 19, 2018 2:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines is joining two rivals in raising fees to check a bag on a flight within the United States. Delta on Wednesday posted new fees of $30 for checking a first bag and $40 for a second bag — increasing the previous fees by $5 each. The changes match increases recently...

'Big and vicious': Hurricane Florence closes in on Carolinas

Sep. 11, 2018 10:59 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Motorists streamed inland on highways converted to one-way evacuation routes Tuesday as about 1.7 million people in three states were warned to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a hair-raising storm taking dead aim at the Carolinas with 140 mph (225 kph) winds and...

United Airlines is raising baggage fees, matching JetBlue

Aug. 31, 2018 1:50 PM EDT

United Airlines is raising checked-bag fees for many passengers, matching a move earlier this week by JetBlue Airways. United raised fees for checking a first bag from $25 to $30 and a second bag from $35 to $40 for tickets issued on or after Friday. The fees cover flights in North and Central America and the...

JetBlue is raising fees on baggage and ticket changes

Aug. 27, 2018 1:56 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — JetBlue Airways is raising fees for checking a bag or changing a ticket, a move that could prompt other airlines to raise their fees. New York-based JetBlue posted the increases online. They apply for all trips booked on or after Monday. Passengers who buy the lowest of JetBlue's three fare...