Family Says They Were Booted From JetBlue Flight Because Autistic Child’s Behavior Deemed “Potential Danger”

Family Says They Were Booted From JetBlue Flight Because Autistic Child’s Behavior Deemed “Potential Danger”

What should have been a short 20-minute flight from Nantucket, MA, to Boston ended up being a much longer ferry ride for one family after they were removed from a JetBlue flight after an incident involving their 13-year-old daughter with autism. [More]

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JetBlue Founder Says He’s Not Trying To Buy His Old Airline Back

There are reports coming out of Brazil that JetBlue founder David Neeleman is putting together an investment fund with the purpose of acquiring the company he left five years ago and merging it with his Brazilian startup carrier, but Neeleman says that’s all a lot of hot air. [More]

Pittsburgh Penguins Fans Upset After JetBlue Pilot Hears Crying Baby, Asks If It’s Sidney Crosby

Pittsburgh Penguins Fans Upset After JetBlue Pilot Hears Crying Baby, Asks If It’s Sidney Crosby

Some angry Pittsburgh Penguins fans are calling for a boycott of JetBlue after a pilot on a flight to Boston made a crack over the intercom equating Penguins star Sidney Crosby with a crying baby. [More]

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Man Claims He Alerted JetBlue He Has Tourette’s, Got Kicked Off Flight For Saying “Bomb” Anyway

Here’s the thing about Tourette Syndrome — from physical to verbal tics, it’s involuntary. That’s why one man with Tourette’s says he alerted the Transportation Security Administration as well as JetBlue of his condition, because he knew he could say something he shouldn’t. Despite that, the man says he was kicked off a flight last week for saying the word “bomb.” [More]

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Virgin America Soars Above The Rest In Annual Airline Survey While United Sinks To The Bottom

Every day, airlines shuttle passengers from here to there, through friendly (and not so friendly) skies, ferrying bags and losing luggage and touching down at airports all around the country. Some of those airlines are consistently a cut above the rest, while others just can’t seem to do anything right. According to this year’s Airline Quality Rating Survey, Virgin America is the cream of the crop while United Airlines is a long, long way from the top. [More]

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JetBlue Passenger Charged With Putting Hand Under Sleeping Woman’s Skirt

A female passenger on a JetBlue flight from San Francisco To New York City says the man sitting next to her made feeble attempts to flirt with her before inappropriately putting his hand under her skirt while she slept. The man’s defense isn’t exactly convincing. [More]

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JetBlue Keeping Door Open To Free In-Flight WiFi

Last year, JetBlue announced it would begin installing new, satellite-based WiFi Internet access on board its planes — and that the service would initially be free on the first 30 jets that get the upgrade. Now the airline’s CEO says that freebie could continue beyond that starting point. [More]

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JetBlue Employee Saved Our Family Vacation After We Booked Tickets For The Wrong Month

Back in September, the K. family were planning their end-of-year getaway from New York to Florida. But only days before they were set to travel to warmer climes, the Ks realized they had made a huge goof that could cost them a lot of money. [More]

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The One Time A Plane Leaves Earlier Than Scheduled, I’m Running Late

Milton’s JetBlue flight took off early, leaving him behind. Since when do commercial airliners ever run early? The problem is that when he checked in, that particular flight was running late. The departure time printed on his boarding pass was 5:00. He barely made it to the airport twenty minutes before departure, only to see that the plane had already left. When he printed out that last-minute boarding pass, the flight had been running late. It caught up to its own schedule by the time it reached New York, and left on time. Which was before the departure time listed on Milton’s boarding pass, and after he got to the airport. [More]

Man Prompts JetBlue Flight To Make Emergency Landing Because Groping Pregnant Women Isn’t Okay

Man Prompts JetBlue Flight To Make Emergency Landing Because Groping Pregnant Women Isn’t Okay

There’s the person you don’t want to be seated next to on a flight (snores, won’t share the arm rest, drools on your arm) and then there’s the passenger no one wants to even be on the same plane with. Federal prosecutors say a man made enough people uncomfortable on a JetBlue flight from New York to Los Angeles, including a pregnant woman he allegedly groped, that the plane made an emergency landing in Denver. [More]