jetBlue Airways is a low-cost carrier headquartered in New York City, with its main hub operating out of John F. Kennedy International Airport
jetBlue Airways is a low-cost carrier headquartered in New York City, with its main hub operating out of John F. Kennedy International Airport. Its other major hubs include Boston, Massachusetts; Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Long Beach, California; and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The American airline serves more than 60 destinations in its multinational network, with locations in North, South and Central America. Canadian travelers are able to board jetBlue flights by connecting at any of its major hubs in the United States. Transitions are easy for customers who book flights with the airline's partners, which include Aer Lingus, Lufthansa, South African Airways, Cape Air and Emirates Airlines.
jetBlue has one of the youngest fleets in the country. Its 158 Airbus and Embraer aircraft have an average age of 4.8 years.
The airline does not have separate travel cabins, but it offers first class flights at economy class airfares. Passengers have several food options while on-board, including Coca Cola brand beverages, Dunkin´ Donuts coffee and tea and chips, Doritos, popcorn and other snacks. Cocktails are available for a small charge. For meals, jetBlue offers low-cost boxed options any time of the day. Enjoy a croissant and fruit cup with breakfast, cheese and crackers with lunch, protein-packed foods, and vegetarian and kosher meals.
Passengers on overnight flights are offered a "snooze kit," which consists of an eyeshade and ear plugs, as well as a pillow and blanket travel kit available for a small fee.
While kicking back in jetBlue´s comfortable leather seats, travelers can enjoy 36 free channels provided by DirecTV, more than 100 channels from XM Satellite Radio and plenty of movies on the jetBlue Features station.
Passengers are able to send and receive e-mail and instant messages with jetBlue´s BetaBlue-enabled aircraft, and can also utilize the complimentary Internet access available at JFK and California´s Long Beach airports.
Frequent flyers of jetBlue Airways can benefit from the airline´s loyalty program, TrueBlue. The carrier takes a high-tech approach to their "flight gratitude program," skipping membership cards and paper mailings in favor of online operations. Points earned through jetBlue or its partners do not expire, as long as the member flies with the airline at least once per year. Points are earned for flights booked, with members accumulating three points for every dollar spent on a jetBlue service. The carrier awards double points if members book online.