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  • Jet Blue joins companies offering $1000 bonus to employees

    01/04/2018 2:53:20 PM PST · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 4, 2014 | John Bowden
    JetBlue Airlines said Thursday that the company will pay out $1000 bonuses to employees as a result of the passage of the GOP tax plan. The airline joins a growing list of companies announcing bonuses to employees after the passage of the bill, which President Trump signed into law last month. The company said in a statement it would pay "every Crewmember employed as of December 31, 2017, a $1,000 bonus by the end of February." The move comes two days after competitor Southwest Airlines announced a bonus for the same amount, which will go into effect this month. Southwest...
  • Woman says she was bitten by emotional support dog in JetBlue check-in line

    11/14/2017 4:18:30 PM PST · by ransomnote · 55 replies ^ | Nov 14, 2017 | no byline
    SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. — A Massachusetts woman is still recovering more than a week after a pit bull bit her while she was waiting to check in for a flight. Brittany Langlois was standing in the check in line for JetBlue at the Orlando Airport before her flight back home when a pit bull tore at her leg. “The line kept moving and the next thing I know I am bit,” Langlois said. “I turn around and the owner is reeling the dog back in. Langlois was with her girlfriend Heather Cox and the couple immediately tried to find out if...
  • 5 Sickened After Strange Odor Forces Emergency Landing For Flight Out Of Long Beach [CA}

    08/02/2017 4:08:18 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 30 replies
    cbs ^ | 08/02/2017
    A JetBlue flight out of Long Beach made an emergency landing in Oklahoma City early Wednesday morning after an unknown odor sent five people to the hospital. ... However, according to CBS affiliate KWTV, an unknown odor in the cockpit forced the plane to make an emergency landing at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City at 2:22 a.m. Wednesday. Three crew members and two passengers were taken to a hospital with breathing problems...
  • Bully Who Harassed Ivanka Trump and her family on Jet Blue Flight Gets Hammered On Amazon

    12/26/2016 12:43:40 PM PST · by Bon mots · 46 replies ^ | December 26, 2016 | Bon Mots
    The husband of the man who was removed from a Jet Blue flight for harassing Ivanka Trump and her family has a book on Amazon. It is getting very rough treatment on Amazon in the reviews section. Some of the comments are pure gold! According to reports from TMZ, an unruly Jet Blue passenger has been kicked off a plane this morning after "accosting" Ivanka Trump and "verbally berating her and 'jeering' at her 3 kids." Ivanka, Jared and their 3 children were departing from JFK when the out-of-control passenger apparently took issue with the fact they decided to fly...
  • Ivanka Trump Harassed [semi-satire]

    12/24/2016 8:50:49 AM PST · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 25 Dec 2016 | John Semmens
    On-Board a JetBlue plane at JFK Airport in New York City for a planned family vacation in Hawaii, Donald Trump's eldest daughter Ivanka was accosted by another passenger Dan Goldstein, a Brooklyn lawyer. Goldstein's harangue charged Donald Trump with "ruining the country" and Ivanka with "ruining our flight." The "our" referred to his husband Matthew Lasner and their son. Goldstein contended that "people like Trump and his 'spawn' have no business inserting themselves among those who don't want them anywhere near us. She and her kids are a terrifying reminder that the Trump pall could plague the country for generations....
  • Why did Ivanka Trump fly JetBlue? Cost, security, convenience

    12/23/2016 12:37:05 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 78 replies
    The Palm Beach Post ^ | December 23, 2016 | Chelsea Todaro and Mike Stucka
    Why was Ivanka Trump flying on JetBlue? That is a question on everyone’s mind today, a day after the daughter of President-elect Donald Trump was involved in an incident aboard a flight on the low-cost airline from JFK International Airport in New York City. A fellow passenger, whom some media sites identified as Dan Goldstein of Brooklyn, N.Y., was accused of harassing her by saying “Your father is ruining the country.” Goldstein and his husband, identified as Hunter College Professor Matthew Lasner, were removed from the flight and offered a later flight. But Goldstein also reportedly wanted to know why...
  • JetBlue Passengers Removed From Flight After Harassing Ivanka Trump

    12/22/2016 12:53:22 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Fortune ^ | December 22, 2016 | Madeline Farber
    Two JetBlue passengers were kicked off a flight Thursday after one reportedly harassed Ivanka Trump. The daughter of President-elect Donald Trump was traveling with her three children when a male passenger "expressed displeasure" about having her on the plane, the Associated Press reports....
  • Ivanka Trump Accosted by Passenger on JetBlue Flight

    12/22/2016 8:34:00 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 229 replies
    TMZ ^ | 12/22/2016
    Ivanka Trump Accosted by Passenger on JetBlue Flight 12/22/2016 7:40 AM Ivanka Trump just had a bumpy start to her Xmas holiday ... an out-of-control passenger on her flight began verbally berating her and "jeering" at her 3 kids. Ivanka was on a JetBlue flight leaving JFK Thursday morning with her family when a passenger started screaming, "Your father is ruining the country." The guy went on, "Why is she on our flight. She should be flying private." The guy had his kid in his arms as he went on the tirade.
  • Passenger thrown off flight after confronting Ivanka Trump

    12/22/2016 8:10:58 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 138 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/22/16 | Ivanka Trump
    An irate passenger berated Ivanka Trump and “leered” at her kids aboard a JetBlue plane out of JFK on Thursday morning, screaming, “Your father is ruining the country,” according to a published report. The man was clearly not happy with the election of Donald Trump as president. “Your father is ruining the country,” he said. “Why is she on our flight? She should be flying private.” One passenger on the flight told TMZ Ivanka ignored the guy and tried distracting her three kids with crayons. The airline removed the unruly passenger, who screamed, “You’re kicking me off for expressing my...

    12/22/2016 7:46:38 AM PST · by RummyChick · 174 replies
    tmz ^ | 12/22 | tmz
    Ivanka Trump just had a bumpy start to her Xmas holiday ... an out-of-control passenger on her flight began verbally berating her and "jeering" at her 3 kids. Ivanka was on a JetBlue flight leaving JFK Thursday morning with her family when a passenger started screaming, "Your father is ruining the country." The guy went on, "Why is she on our flight. She should be flying private." The guy had his kid in his arms as he went on the tirade. A passenger on the flight tells TMZ Ivanka ignored the guy and tried distracting her kids with crayons. JetBlue...
  • Mother sues after airline flies her boy to wrong city and gave her different 'son'

    10/06/2016 12:04:45 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 42 replies ^ | October 4, 2016 | The Straits Times
    Travelling mishaps happen, and travellers are used to lost baggage, booking mix-ups and delays. However, American airline JetBlue Airways is now facing legal action after two children were mixed up and sent hundreds of miles in the wrong direction to the wrong cities, reported The Independent.
  • Airline tells Seattle woman to change clothes or find a new flight

    06/01/2016 7:27:05 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 91 replies
    KOMO News ^ | 5/31/2016 | Joel Moreno
    SEATTLE (KOMO) -- A Seattle burlesque dancer says an airline stripped away her dignity when they told her to change her clothes if she wanted to fly.The performer, whose stage name is Maggie McMuffin, says she was flying on JetBlue when an airline worker approached and said the pilot decided her shorts were inappropriate. McMuffin says it was her only outfit and offered a compromise."I could tie a sweater around my waist," she said. "I could get a blanket from you guys, and they said, 'If you don't change your clothes, you're not going to be able to board this...
  • JetBlue pilot charged with drunken flying on trip from Florida to JFK Airport

    04/27/2016 9:18:05 AM PDT · by oh8eleven · 24 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 27 April 2016 | John Marzulli
    A JetBlue pilot was arrested for flying under the influence of alcohol after transporting a planeload of passengers from Florida to Kennedy Airport last week, according to court papers unsealed Wednesday. Murphy blew a .11 for breath alcohol content on a breath testing device, according to the criminal complaint filed in Brooklyn Federal Court.
  • Beauty queen trying to smuggle cocaine from Los Angeles airport arrested

    03/24/2016 3:55:34 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 45 replies
    The Express News ^ | March 24, 2016
    A flight attendant who tried to smuggle almost 70 pounds (31.8 kg) of cocaine from Los Angeles International Airport has turned herself in to authorities, a report said on Thursday. Marsha Gay Reynolds, a JetBlue Airways flight attendant, and former Jamaican beauty queen, turned herself in to U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents in New York on Wednesday. It said that she would face a charge of possession with intent to distribute cocaine. It said that Reynolds was stopped at random during luggage-screening processes on Friday by a Transportation Security Administration officer at the airport. The report added that she kicked...
  • Police: 2 Women Arrested After Fight On JetBlue Flight At JFK Airport (Jamaica flight)

    08/26/2015 2:59:05 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 39 replies
    CBS ^ | 8-26-15 | CBS
    Two women have been arrested after they attacked each other as their flight arrived at JFK Airport from Jamaica, police said. Port Authority spokesman Joe Pentangelo said it happened at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday. He said the dispute started after a 61-year-old passenger at a window seat tried to climb over another woman, 52, as JetBlue Flight 960 approached the gate.The older woman used an eyebrow razor to slash a man who tried to intervene, officials said. The younger woman then used pepper spray on the knife-wielding passenger, Pentangelo said.
  • Free Checked Bags Come to an End on JetBlue

    07/03/2015 6:03:03 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    Airways News ^ | July 1, 2015 | Roberto Leiro
    No More Free Checked Bags on JetBlue. As of June 30, the airline introduced new fare options when booking tickets online, which include charges to checked bags, unless passengers pay for its premium fares. Passengers purchasing Blue fare—JetBlue’s base fare—will now be charged $20 for the first checked bag when purchased during web check-in or at a kiosk, or $25 at the check-in counter, and a $35 fee for a second checked bag.
  • Investigators Exclusive: Close call as planes nearly collide over Westchester

    01/29/2015 7:40:40 PM PST · by wtd · 11 replies
    ABC-7 ^ | January 29, 2015 | Jim Hoffer
    Investigators Exclusive: Close call as planes nearly collide over WestchesterWESTCHESTER COUNTY (WABC) -- Eyewitness News has learned that two planes nearly collided in mid-air over Westchester County over the weekend, and now, two passengers are speaking out about the scare. It's an Investigators' exclusive. JetBlue Flight 94 had begun its descent to Westchester County Airport Sunday afternoon when its collision-warning system alerted inside the cockpit. An unidentified plane flying in busy commercial airspace was closing in on them. Shortly after, the controller told them to change course. At some point, that unidentified plane got close, much too close, to...
  • 2 arriving planes evacuated at Seattle-Tacoma International; officials cite 'security concern'

    01/25/2015 5:27:36 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 18 replies
    SEATAC, Washington — Two planes have been evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to what a spokesman called a "security concern." Airport spokesman Perry Cooper says a JetBlue flight from Long Beach, California, and a regional SkyWest jet from Phoenix were the planes involved. The flights arrived late Sunday afternoon. Cooper said that out of an abundance of caution, passengers were bused to their gates from the airport's third runway. He said the matter was under investigation and he did not have further details. The evacuations come a day after bomb threats targeted two jets bound for Atlanta,...
  • JetBlue offering free flights for officers wishing to attend NYPD funerals

    12/25/2014 8:30:50 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 24, 2014 | (AP/NY Post)
    JetBlue airlines plans to offer free flights to police officers across the country who want to attend the funerals for the fallen NYPD cops over the weekend, the company said Wednesday. Two cops from each department will be allowed to fly at no charge anywhere across its route network to New York City, the New York Post reports. …
  • NH Woman Kicked Off JetBlue Flight For Tweeting About Pilot’s Sobriety Test

    10/09/2014 3:40:24 AM PDT · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 56 replies
    WBZ CBS Boston ^ | October 9, 2014 | Sera Congi
    BOSTON (CBS) – A New Hampshire woman believes her tweets about an incident at the Philadelphia airport got her booted from a flight. Lisa Carter of Exeter was booked on JetBlue Flight #760 to Logan at 8:30 Tuesday night. But it was delayed several hours after another passenger accused the pilot of being intoxicated. JetBlue says the pilot submitted to a sobriety test which he passed. Carter tweeted and posted photos of what she witnessed at the gate.