Your JetBlue frequent flier points will now never expire, with the airline rolling out a new policy Monday. Most carriers delete miles after 18 to 24 months of inactivity.» Read More
This weekend's storms stranded hundreds of passengers at airports and raised fresh debate about whether Congress needs to take up the charge to enact a so-called passenger "Bill of Rights." Ed Mierzwinski, consumer program director at U.S. Public Interest Research Group, told CNBC’s “Morning Call” passengers needs such legislation to protect themselves, but Aaron Gellman, professor of transportation at Northwestern University disagrees.
Pack a good book, charge up your Ipod and get ready for delays and cancellations. As of 9 a.m. on Sunday, 300 flights at New York City's three major airports (La Guardia, Kennedy and Newark) had been cancelled with more likely to follow on Monday.
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Carrier service is steadily getting much worse, according to the annual Airline Quality Rating Report released Monday. But the solution remains up for debate; so industry analyst Terry Trippler and consumer advocate Kate Hanni took up the issue, on "Morning Call."
Airline hassles are on the rise: More passengers found themselves bumped, their flights delayed or their bags lost last year than in 2005, a study found. The annual review, does not include recent weather-related flight delays.
Heightened focus on customer service following an operational meltdown in February is unlikely to raise the carrier's costs in the long term, JetBlue CEO David Neeleman said on Friday.
In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the discount carrier forecast a pretax profit margin of 2 to 4% for the year, down from the range of 3 to 5% it announced on February 21.
JetBlue Airways took a high-profile black eye on Valentine's Day, when icy conditions led to its passengers being trapped on the tarmac for up to 11 hours. With the sudden return of wintry weather, the discounter played it safe -- by canceling 400 of 550 scheduled flights on Friday. Did the move signify panic -- and should investors be concerned? A master of damage control and an aviation analyst weighed in, on "Power Lunch."
Thousands of weary travelers faced a third day waiting to reach their destinations Sunday as US Airways struggled to recover from the ice and snow storm that paralyzed airports in the Northeast.
Stocks closed modestly lower on Friday as a drop in energy stocks and investor uncertainty ahead of next week's Fed meeting kept buyers on the sidelines. "I think you are going to see very choppy, very volatile market. That's not necessarily that bad, it gives folks like us opportunity to buy good companies at less expensive prices," said Andrew Seibert, senior portfolio manager at Stewart Capital.
As a winter storm hits the East Coast, airlines scrambled to cancel flights, hoping to avoid the criticism that was levied against Jetblue when a storm last month snarled traffic for days.
Should I be a pig with Dynegy? Do "airline" and "buy" belong in the same sentence? How do I play the "new" market? Cramer answers viewer questions.
Discount carrier JetBlue Airways said on Wednesday it appointed Russell Chew, former chief operating officer at the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, as its chief operating officer.
Stocks closed lower on concerns about economic growth and a rise in crude oil to its highest levels of the year. "Even with the corrective action we've seen since last week, consolidation is occurring in an orderly manner and that's positive," Gene Peroni, Senior Managing Director of Equity Research at Claymore Advisors, told CNBC.com.
JetBlue canceled 68 flights because of snow Monday, testing the airline's pledge to compensate customers for more than 1,000 canceled flights during the Valentine's Day storm two week earlier.
Improving customer service can be hard work for a company -- and very expensive. And while it's good news for consumers, it may not be good news for investors.
American Airlines is adding flights to and from New York, raising the stakes in a showdown pitting the nation's largest carrier against Continental Airlines Inc. and storm-battered JetBlue Airways Corp.
Stocks closed mixed after the January consumer inflation report and higher commodity prices weighed on the broader market. "I think the stock market was more adversely affected than the long end of the interest rate market, but stocks have had such a nice run, I think people just used the Consumer Price Index as an excuse to take some money off of the table," Lou Brien, strategist at DRW Trading Group, told CNBC.com.
JetBlue Airways, citing the service disruptions from a New York area ice storm last week, lowered its operating margin forecast for the first quarter and for the full year.
Some in the U.S. Congress are discussing a so-called Passenger "Bill of Rights," which would legally bind airlines when their craft are delayed. Is this a good idea? Or merely an example of unnecessary and potentially stifling regulation? Read what some viewers had to say.