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Startup Breeze Airways says it will begin flying in late May

May. 21, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

American travelers are about to get their second new airline of the spring. Breeze Airways said Friday that it will begin flying May 27 and expand by July to 16 cities, mostly in the Southeast and central U.S. Breeze, the creation of JetBlue Airways...

Check-in problem at airports blamed on hardware failure

May. 21, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The computer problem that caused delays and long check-in lines for multiple airlines at airports across the nation Friday morning is being blamed on a hardware failure, officials said. Sabre, the Texas-based company that multiple airlines use for flight...

JetBlue sets date for start of flights between US and London

May. 19, 2021 08:38 AM EDT

JetBlue Airways said Wednesday it will start transatlantic service late this summer, competing against bigger rivals on the lucrative route between New York and London. The New York-based airline said it will start daily flights between JFK and Heathrow airports on Aug....

FAA seeks fines against more misbehaving airline passengers

May. 10, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

Federal officials said Monday they are pursuing civil penalties against two more passengers for interfering with airline crews, the latest in a surge of such cases in recent months. The Federal Aviation Administration said it is continuing to take a zero-tolerance stance...

Breeze eases plan to rely on students as flight attendants

May. 07, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

Breeze Airways, a start-up carrier that hopes to begin flying this spring, is giving up on a plan to hire only college students as flight attendants after the strategy failed to draw enough applicants. The airline founded by JetBlue creator David Neeleman posted a new...

FAA aims to fine disruptive air passengers up to $31,750

Apr. 27, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday that it is seeking fines of up to $31,750 for three more passengers who allegedly disrupted flights by disobeying or interfering with flight attendants. They mark the latest in a series of civil...

JetBlue to offer flights from Milwaukee to East Coast

Apr. 24, 2021 10:44 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — JetBlue Airways is preparing to offer flights from Milwaukee to the East Coast next year. The airline plans to offer nonstop flights from Mitchell International Airport to Boston Logan International Airport and John F. Kennedy Airport in New York...

Study finds that blocking seats on planes reduces virus risk

Apr. 14, 2021 21:41 PM EDT

A new study says leaving middle seats open could give airline passengers more protection from the virus that causes COVID-19. Researchers said the risk of passengers being exposed to the virus from an infected person on the plane could be reduced by 23% to 57% if middle...

Big-business pushback against voting measures gains momentum

Apr. 14, 2021 19:45 PM EDT

Big business has ratcheted up its objections to proposals that would make it harder to vote, with several hundred companies and executives signing a new statement opposing “any discriminatory legislation." The letter, published Wednesday in The New York Times and The...

2 new airlines await Americans looking to fly somewhere

Apr. 08, 2021 13:25 PM EDT

Americans are traveling in the greatest numbers in more than a year, and soon they will have two new leisure-oriented airlines to consider for those trips. Both hope to draw passengers by filling in smaller strands on the spider web of airline routes crisscrossing the...