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  • 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.
  • Jewish Doctor Bounced From JetBlue Flight Over Gaza Spat With Passenger

    07/17/2014 4:16:15 PM PDT · by Signalman · 16 replies ^ | July 14, 2014 | JTA
    A Jewish woman was ejected from a JetBlue flight after arguing about the Israel-Hamas conflict with a Palestinian passenger. The Jewish woman, physician Lisa Rosenberg of New York, was asked to leave the July 7 John F. Kennedy Airport-bound flight from Palm Beach International Airport not long after concluding a telephone conversation about Israel’s conduct in the conflict. Another passenger, who overheard the conversation, began arguing with Rosenberg. “I was saying how it was good Israel found the students that killed the Palestinian teenager and how it was exemplary not making them into heroes, but seeking to publicly try them,”...
  • Woman kicked off plane after argument about Israel conflict (Jewish Woman Forced Off)

    07/13/2014 10:51:49 AM PDT · by equalator · 37 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 7-12-2014 | Scott Heins
    Dr. Lisa Rosenberg, a physician from New York, was returning home from vacation boarding a flight from PBIA to John F. Kennedy International Airport. She said she had just finished a phone conversation with a colleague when a woman said she was offended by Rosenberg’s remarks. “I was saying how it was good Israel found the students that killed the Palestinian teenager and how it was exemplary not making them into heroes, but seeking to publicly try them,” Rosenberg said. “I said any other country would have made these students out to be martyrs and celebrating them.” Rosenberg added that...
  • JetBlue pilots vote to join union; shares fall

    04/23/2014 8:24:09 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:51pm EDT | Alwyn Scott and Karen Jacobs
    JetBlue Airways Corp pilots voted by a wide margin on Tuesday to join the Air Line Pilots Association union, sending the budget carrier’s stock price down on concerns the move would raise the airline’s costs. About 71 percent of the pilots eligible to vote in the month-long election backed ALPA. JetBlue has about 2,600 pilots and 96 percent were eligible to vote. […] JetBlue warned earlier this year costs would rise largely because of an agreement reached with pilots to raise base pay rates by 20 percent. JetBlue said that increase was expected to add $145 million to its costs...
  • JetBlue, American Airlines end frequent flyer agreement [After Obama approved MERGER]

    03/15/2014 6:52:31 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    JetBlue and American Airlines are ending an agreement that allowed travelers to add connections to their itinerary on each other's aircraft, as well as a frequent flyer program agreement. JetBlue travelers can no longer earn miles on AA-operated flights.
  • 160 million credit cards later, 'cutting edge' hacking ring cracked

    07/25/2013 1:59:48 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 24 replies
    NBC News ^ | By Bob Sullivan
    For nearly a decade, a band of cybercriminals rampaged through the servers of a global business who's who: Among the victims were 7-Eleven, Dow Jones, Nasdaq, JetBlue and JC Penney. Prosecutors say the hackers stole "conservatively" 160 million credit card numbers, and the dollar value of the crimes they helped facilitate is enormous — just four of the victims are out $300 million. The suffering caused to identity theft victims was "immeasurable," say prosecutors. On Thursday, five of the gang's members were indicted. One is in custody in the U.S., a second is awaiting extradition in the Netherlands, and three...
  • Jacksonville teen went to Middle East to train with terrorists, prosecutors say

    07/19/2013 12:20:42 AM PDT · by Cindy · 10 replies
    (AP) via ^ | July 18, 2013 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "The U.S. Attorney's Office in Tampa announced Thursday that a grand jury has indicted Shelton Thomas Bell, 19, of Jacksonville, on charges of conspiring and attempting to provide material support to terrorists. He faces up to 15 years in prison for each of the two charges. According to the indictment, Bell had planned to travel to the Arabian Peninsula and join Ansar Al-Sharia, which is an alias for al-Qaida there. The group has taken responsibility for multiple attacks on Yemeni forces, including a suicide bombing during a parade in May 2012, which killed more than 100 Yemeni soldiers. The...
  • 278 employers against the defense of marriage

    Addis Creson Adobe Systems Inc. Aetna Inc. Aggregate Supply Akamai Technologies, Inc. Alaska Air Group, Inc. Alaska Airlines Alcoa Inc. Alere Inc., Inc. A. L. Nella & Company, LLP, CPAs American Benefits Council American International Group, Inc. (AIG) Ameristar Casinos, Inc. Apple Inc. AppNexus Inc. ARC Design Artify, Inc. Avanade, Inc. A|X Armani Exchange, LLC Axcel Law Partners Bain & Company, Inc. Baker & McKenzie LLP The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon) Bankers Trust Company Big Duck Studio, Inc. Bigelow Villa LLC Biogen Idec, Inc. BlackRock, Inc. Blu Homes, Inc. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts,...
  • JetBlue Offers Free Flight if Your Presidential Candidate Loses

    10/04/2012 2:09:01 PM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 13 replies
    FoxBusiness ^ | October 3, 2012 | Kathryn Buschman Vasel
    JetBlue Airways (JBLU) is looking to ease the pain for unhappy Americans on Nov.7 -- the day after the presidential election. The discount airliner is offering 1,006 round-trip certificates or 2012 free seats to consumers whose candidate didn’t win the White House. The “Live Free or Fly” contest requires people to complete a registration form, select their desired presidential candidate and an international destination. All entries are due by 11:59p.m. on Nov. 5, and contestants who picked the losing candidate will then become entered into the sweepstakes. Winners will be selected around Nov. 7.
  • Soros "Dump West" SuperPac: Going Under Radar to Defeat Allen West

    07/17/2012 6:59:48 PM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 9 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | 7-17-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook
    Florida blog, The Shark Tank, is reporting a "confidential memorandum" announcing an organized, George Soros attack on Congressman Allen West's re-election in the newly re-organized Florida 18th District. Currently, West represents District 22 and currently, I don't think Florida has finalized all of their redistricting. Soros is spending $5 Million to get rid of an American hero, Colonel and Congressman Allen West. The Shark Tank allegedly has the memorandum and has posted it. The DumpWest SuperPac is probably filing this week, maybe today. The letter is vile and accusatory. The agenda is clear. It describes the newly redrawn District 18...
  • JetBlue captain's erratic behavior forces emergency landing...

    03/27/2012 1:21:18 PM PDT · by Doogle · 21 replies
    FOXNEWS ^ | 03/27/12 | FOX
    AMARILLO, Texas – A JetBlue plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Amarillo, Texas, Tuesday after the captain had a ‘medical situation’ while on the plane. JetBlue 191, which was headed from New York’s Kennedy Airport to Las Vegas, was forced to make the landing after the pilot reportedly ran up and down the aisles screaming “Say your prayers” after he was locked outside the cockpit, The New York Post reported, citing a passenger. JetBlue “Someone next to me said he was saying something about bombs,” recounted the passenger, Tiffany Lee, 26, to the paper. Another passenger told...
  • JetBlue captain goes berserk on NYC-to-Vegas flight (Videos in the link)

    03/27/2012 12:17:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 96 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 27, 2012 | BILL SANDERSON and PEDRO OLIVEIRA Jr.
    A JetBlue captain went berserk on a flight from Kennedy Airport to Las Vegas today in an incident that forced the plane to make an emergency landing, passengers and authorities said. “Say your prayers!” the crazed pilot screamed as he ran up and down the aisle, a passenger told The Post.
  • JetBlue captain's erratic behavior forces emergency landing

    03/27/2012 12:29:01 PM PDT · by socal_parrot · 31 replies
    FNC ^ | 3.27.12
    A JetBlue plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Amarillo, Texas, Tuesday after a pilot reportedly had a medical emergency on board the plane. JetBlue 191, which was headed from New York’s Kennedy Airport to Las Vegas, was forced to make the emergency landing after the pilot reportedly ran up and down the aisles screaming after being locked out of the cockpit.  He apparently began banging on the cockpit door screaming “let me in,” but was not allowed to reenter, reported. One of the flight attendants got on the intercom and asked passengers to restrain the man....
  • Bomb scare diverts Chicago-bound jetliner

    03/12/2012 9:51:15 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 3 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 13, 2012 | Alexandra Chachkevitch and Rosemary Sobol
    A Chicago-bound JetBlue flight from Boston carrying 86 passengers was diverted to Buffalo on Monday morning after a domestic dispute that involved a passenger resulted in a false bomb threat, FBI officials said.
  • Toddler Tantrum Gets Family Booted from JetBlue Flight. Is Flying Still Kid-friendly?

    03/09/2012 1:01:01 PM PST · by Former Fetus · 51 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 3/9/2012 | Piper Weiss
    Is a 2-year-old girl really a flight risk? Of course not, unless she's having a temper tantrum. Colette Vieau and her family were heading home from vacation, when their toddler had a code red melt-down after boarding the plane. Refusing to stay seated and buckled up, and possibly agitating her 3-year-old sister, Vieau's youngest daughter, Natalie, became public enemy number one as the plane crew waited for take off. "We were holding them down with all of our might, seat belt on. And I said, 'We have them seated. Can we go now?" Colette, a pediatrician, told Rhode Island's NBC...
  • Flyers stranded aboard Jet Blue plane for 7 hours after flight diverted to CT

    10/30/2011 2:07:41 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 39 replies · 1+ views
    Daily News ^ | 10-30-11 | Philip Caulfield
    Some 200 passengers aboard a Newark-bound Jet Blue flight were trapped on the plane for seven hours without food, water or working bathrooms after the freak snowstorm that socked the East Coast on Saturday forced the plane to land in Connecticut. Passengers said they were told they'd be let off the plane shortly after it reached Bradley International Airport at around 1:30 p.m. But hours later, Flight 504 from Fort Lauderdale was still sitting on the tarmac. "We ran out of water," passenger Andrew Carter, a reporter planning to cover the Giants-Dolphins game, told The Hartford Courant from the plane....
  • JetBlue Passenger Arrested At Logan After Cocaine Found In Shoes (insoles)

    09/20/2011 9:49:51 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 23 replies · 1+ views
    CBS Boston ^ | 9/20/11 | CBS Boston
    BOSTON (CBS) – State police arrested a man at Logan Airport Monday night for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine in his shoes. Twenty-four-year-old Carlos Lanns of Hamilton, New Jersey, arrived in Boston on a JetBlue flight from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. “Following a joint investigation involving US Customs and Border Protection, troopers and customs officers recovered just over two kilograms of cocaine secreted inside the insoles of various pairs of shoes in the passenger’s checked luggage,” police said in a statement Tuesday. State police spokesman David Procopio said the insoles were made of cocaine and were hidden inside...
  • JetBlue's Union Crisis

    09/06/2011 8:50:01 AM PDT · by 92nina · 2 replies
    ATR ^ | 2011-09-06 | Marshall Bornemann
    ...ALPA’s rejection by private workers in ‘08 necessitated a game-changer, one that would finally allow the union to “organize” JetBlue employees. In 2010, the National Mediation board would go even further in catapulting big labor’s policy agenda. The International Association of Machinists, along with the NMB (not surprisingly), displayed its guns in a successful attempt to change certain rules that’d governed union election rules for 75 years. Now, only a majority of voting members are required to certify a union, not the long-accepted majority of members in a workforce. This rule change is especially problematic because it is nearly impossible...
  • Harlem woman sues JetBlue after officials question if she's wearing underwear, kick her off flight

    07/22/2011 10:12:48 AM PDT · by markomalley · 48 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 7/22/11 | Kerry Wills and Thomas Zambito
    A Harlem financial consultant wants JetBlue to pay for booting her off a Florida-bound flight after an airline worker accused her of not wearing panties. Malinda Knowles, 27, claims in a Queens Supreme Court lawsuit that a JetBlue supervisor put a walkie-talkie between her legs to see what she had on under her baggy T-shirt. "He said, 'I don't want to see your panties or anything but do you have any on?'" Knowles recalled yesterday. "I didn't want to show him anything. He wanted me to basically show him my crotch. I was completely humiliated. It was vulgar. It was...
  • George Soros Made $7 Million Off Those Body Scanners Everyone Hates

    07/14/2011 10:11:04 AM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Jul. 14, 2011 | Courtney Comstock
    George Soros made around $7 million trading shares of the company that owns those new TSA scanners that everyone hates.
  • Sneaky TSA jet stowaway

    05/20/2011 6:43:42 AM PDT · by george76 · 8 replies
    NEW YORK POST ^ | May 20, 2011 | PHILIP MESSING
    A Dominican Republic-bound JetBlue flight made a U-turn and headed back to Kennedy Airport after the pilot discovered a scamming TSA screener had sneaked aboard... ... Insisting that he was authorized to use a jump seat in the cabin, he caught the pilot's attention 45 minutes into the flight.
  • Woman faces charges she smuggled cocaine in 'diaper'

    03/28/2011 7:28:28 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | March 28, 2011 | Martin Finucane
    A 22-year-old East Boston woman is to be arraigned today in East Boston District Court on cocaine trafficking charges after she allegedly flew into Logan International Airport with more than a kilogram of the drug concealed in what authorities said was a "diaper-like" garment. Karen Morla Ramos disembarked from a JetBlue flight from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, at about 7:25 a.m. Sunday, State Police said in a statement.
  • Architect of airline deregulation dies in NY at 93 (Alfred Kahn)

    12/31/2010 8:50:56 AM PST · by Beaten Valve · 7 replies
    AP via Wall Street Journal ^ | December 27, 2010 | Associated Press
    Alfred E. Kahn, who presided over the historic deregulation of the airline industry during the Carter administration, paving the way for JetBlue and other low-cost carriers, died Monday. He was 93. Kahn, an economics professor at Cornell University, died of cancer at his home in Ithaca, N.Y., the school said in a statement. University spokeswoman Claudia Wheatley confirmed his death. A leading scholar on public-utility deregulation, Kahn led the move to deregulate U.S. airlines as chief of the now-defunct Civil Aeronautics Board in 1977-78. The board had to give its approval before airlines could fly specific routes or change fares....
  • Are the Usual Suspects Behind Boycotting “Sarah Palin’s Alaska”? You Betcha!

    11/12/2010 11:10:23 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 46 replies
    Frontpagemag-Newsrealblog ^ | 11-12-2010 | Michelle Hortzman
    Are the Usual Suspects Behind Boycotting “Sarah Palin’s Alaska”? You Betcha! 2010 November 12 by Michelle Horstman The Learning Channel’s (TLC) new series, “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” premieres this Sunday night, Nov. 14th, despite the best efforts of her detractors to shut it down. What might appear on the surface to be an effort by those who oppose her views on conservation and hunting issues is, in reality, backed by the usual suspects who seek to shut down any voices who do not go along with their progressive agenda. Those who claim to be the biggest advocates of free speech continue...
  • Megan McCain, attack dog for George Soros, sent for a Hit Job on Palin

    11/11/2010 11:56:39 AM PST · by Nachum · 29 replies · 10+ views
    Nachum ^ | 11/11/10 | Nachum
    So Megan McCain goes on MSNBC. Megan has a new book. Megan attacks Sarah Palin. How is Goege Soros connected? Follow the Money. Megan McCain's book, "Dirty Sexy Politics" is published by Hyperion Books. Hyperion is owned by Harpers Collins. In April of 2008 an article appears which publishes the following title: The George Soros e-book: New publishing paradigm in action The article is written by Peter Osnos. Peter Osnos is the Senior Fellow for Media at The Century Foundation. The Century Foundation is another creation of Soros' and the "Shadow Party'. This is a book publishing 'experiment' from...
  • JetBlue 'hero' convicted of criminal mischief and ordered to undergo counseling

    10/19/2010 11:05:59 AM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 5 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | Oct 19, 2010 | Daily Mail Reporter
    The JetBlue air steward who fled his plane via the emergency exit chute after a row with a passenger today admitted a charge of criminal mischief and was ordered to undergo a year of counselling. Steven Slater was also told to receive treatment for substance abuse after appearing at a brief hearing at a New York court. Slater, 39, became an internet sensation after his August 9 meltdown in which he unleashed a four-letter tirade to passengers aboard the Pittsburgh-to-New-York flight, before taking beer from the galley and inflating the plane's evacuation slide to make his dramatic exit.
  • JetBlue attendant in famous meltdown pleads guilty

    10/19/2010 10:53:02 AM PDT · by stefanbatory · 6 replies
    Central Florida News 13 ^ | Tuesday, October 19, 2010 | AP
    NEW YORK -- The JetBlue flight attendant whose job-quitting meltdown landed him in court avoided jail time in a plea deal Tuesday that requires him to undergo counseling and treatment for a least a year.
  • "Security Concern: Passenger at JFK removed from Tampa-bound JetBlue

    10/09/2010 6:42:24 PM PDT · by Cindy · 24 replies - Breaking news ^ | October 9, 2010 | n/a
    Pinged to my twitter account - quote: Security concern: Passenger at JFK removed from Tampa-bound JetBlue flight 3 minutes ago via
  • Let’s Attack Christine O’Donnell’s LinkedIn Page! (The latest Soros-funded hit piece on O'Donnell)

    09/29/2010 8:56:36 AM PDT · by Qbert · 2 replies
    Redstate ^ | 9/28/2010 | Ben Domenech
    Christina Bellantoni, who I’ve been told is the most fair person working at TPM, has a real stretch of an attack on Christine O’Donnell today which uses the candidate’s LinkedIn page to suggest she lied about where she attended school. Yet there’s a real flaw with this argument. Depending on when O’Donnell created her LinkedIn profile, at one point you could only enter educational programs that were in the LinkedIn system. And even today, you have to hard-code in the text for places like Claremont, which are not recognized Institutions or Companies, but exist only as search terms in their...
  • Soros Sics One Of His Front Groups On Christine O'Donnell (CREW's dubious FEC complaint 'evidence')

    09/21/2010 1:36:25 PM PDT · by Qbert · 34 replies
    JoshuaPundit ^ | 9/20/2010 | JoshuaPundit
    Today, an outfit called Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed complaints with the Delaware U.S. Attorney's Office and the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against Delaware senatorial candidate Christine O'Donnell, claiming she used campaign funds for personal living expenses, made false statements and committed tax fraud by failing to claim monies she used for her personal expenses as income. The 'evidence' consists of an affidavit from a disgruntled staffer, a number of FEC disbursement reports that could be taken in a number of ways, and a partisan article from the Delaware -based News Journal.Much more interesting is who...
  • Passenger Removed from Flight to Florida from Detroit [Flight 1721]

    09/11/2010 3:56:25 AM PDT · by Cindy · 40 replies · 1+ views
    (AP) via ^ | UPDATED: 11:43 pm EDT September 10, 2010 | n/a
    ROMULUS, Mich. SNIPPET: "Delta Air Lines Inc. spokesman Kent Landers said flight 1721 left the Detroit airport in Romulus at about 7:30 p.m. Friday and returned about an hour later. He said the passenger was removed from the plane. FBI spokeswoman Sandra Berchtold said the female passenger wasn't arrested but wouldn't be allowed back on the plane."
  • Steven Slater fired: JetBlue flight attendant makes final exit - Video

    09/09/2010 4:27:49 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | Sept. 5, 2010 | Cheryl Phillips
    Steven Slater has officially made his exit from JetBlue. This time, it is the airline that fired him. There won't be anymore cold beer and dramatic exit out of a chute-slide for Slater, the now-famous airline attendant who created a media frenzy when he quit his job on August 9. Slater, who managed to keep his name at the top of the Google trends for weeks, is back in the limelight after reports surfaced on Saturday that JetBlue officially canned him. CNN reports that Jenny Dervin, a spokeswoman for JetBlue, confirmed that Slater, 38, was let go sometime last week....
  • VANITY - Soros' Economic Terrorism

    09/07/2010 9:30:46 AM PDT · by butterdezillion · 29 replies
    I am clueless on the economy. But I'm hoping some of the financial wizards here at FR can help me understand something pressing: 1. Is there any way that America can protect herself from the economic sabotage/terrorism that George Soros has done in other countries? If so, what? 2. What caused the electronic run on the bank in Sept 2007? Could the entire world economy collapse in a 24-hour time period, as the financial gurus allegedly told Congress in their private session with them? If that happened, how would life change for normal people? Here's the description of Soros' past...
  • JetBlue: Flight attendant's big exit was for good

    09/05/2010 8:53:52 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 13 replies
    hosted ^ | Sep 5
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Sometimes there's no going back. JetBlue Airways says that there will be no second exits for famed flight attendant Steven Slater - who captured the nation's imagination with his profanity-laced loudspeaker tirade and jump down a plane's emergency chute, beer in hand. Spokeswoman Jenny Dervin said Saturday that Slater is no longer employed by the airline. She said the airline won't release further details out of respect for Slater's privacy. Slater's lawyer had said he loved flying and wanted to return to work, and Slater's folk-hero status among tens of thousands of online fans had led...