Ctrl-Alt-Del-JetBlue | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Most Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date



Airborne-Wednesday Airborne-Thursday


Airborne On YouTube






Sun, Feb 18, 2007


Carrier Scraps Weekend Schedule, To Reboot Operations

It ain't easy being JetBlue this week. Days after a strong ice storm stranded its jets on the ramp at JFK -- resulting in the kinds of headlines previously reserved for American Airlines -- the low-cost carrier "pre-cancelled" a full 23 percent of its scheduled flights this weekend.

In a release to ANN, JetBlue said it cut the flights "in order to reset the operation by positioning all aircraft and allowing flight crews to reset their operating clocks."

The airline canceled all flights to and from the following cities for Saturday, February 17 and Sunday, February 18:

  • Austin, TX
  • Bermuda
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Columbus, OH
  • Houston, TX
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Nashville, TN
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Portland, ME
  • Raleigh/Durham, NC
  • Richmond, VA

The carrier added that more cancellations could occur throughout the operating days, and days beyond, as the carrier struggles mightily to regain its footing following a Valentine's Day ice storm.

JetBlue says it attempted to recover from the February 14 storm by selectively canceling flights on February 15-16 in order to help reset the airline's operation... but that wasn't enough. The carrier blamed the further delay on operational constraints at its JFK hub, including the closure of all-but-one runway February 15, which resulted in long delays that flowed into the next day.

Customers are asked to check the status of their flight online at the carrier's website. Customers whose flights have been cancelled will be granted full refunds or JetBlue credit, or may choose to rebook their travel through May 22, 2007.

FMI: www.jetblue.com, Call 1-800-JETBLUE to rebook


More News

Kickstarting Your Aviation Journey at Oshkosh 2024

A Guide to Making the Most out of the World’s Biggest Airshow EAA’s Oshkosh Airventure generates fun for all aviation lovers. You get a chance to see, touch, and maybe >[...]

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.22.24)

"We're excited to offer our advanced avionics to a broader range of aircraft while maintaining our commitment to value. Twin-engine aircraft usually pay a significant premium to eq>[...]

Electric Power Systems Seeks TSO for Rechargeable Battery System

Modular, Scalable Lithium Battery System for Select Aircraft Electric Power Systems, Inc., announced that it has submitted its application to the FAA for a Technical Standard Order>[...]

Advanced Micro Turbines Find Footing in USA

350 Pound-feet of Thrust Now Available in a Small, Lightweight Package UAV Propulsion Tech signed an agreement with AMT-Advanced Micro Turbines to begin marketing their tiny little>[...]

Klyde Morris (07.22.23)

Klyde Provokes The Ultimate Oshkosh Invite... Sorta... FMI: www.klydemorris.com>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus





© 2007 - 2024 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC