Posted February 2, 2010 - Danbury, Conn.

JetBlue, Sabre Enhancing Corp. Portal After Res Switch

With a reservations system switchover largely behind it, jetBlue Airways and system vendor Sabre are planning this year to upgrade the carrier's CompanyBlue corporate booking portal.

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Posted January 28, 2010 - New York City

JetBlue Plans For Disruptions But Expects Successful Res Switch

JetBlue is planning to shut down most functionality on its consumer and corporate online booking sites, as well as in global distribution systems, beginning Friday at 12 p.m. EST for at least 24 hours as it converts from the Navitaire reservation system to Sabre's. Despite the likely revenue hit--which jetBlue officials were reluctant to estimate--executives expressed confidence in their contingency planning as they spoke today with analysts about the company's fourth-quarter performance.

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Posted November 11, 2009 - Danbury, Conn.

Travelport Upgrades, Extends JetBlue's GDS Participation

Travelport today announced an enhanced distribution relationship with JetBlue Airways. Read More »
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Posted August 31, 2009 - Danbury, Conn.
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INTERVIEW: JetBlue CCO Robin Hayes

In his first interview with The Beat since leaving British Airways and joining JetBlue Airways last summer, the carrier's chief commercial officer Robin Hayes last week spoke by phone with David Jonas about the decision to participate in ARC Read More »
Posted May 22, 2009 - Danbury, Conn.

Report: Delta To Resume Meetings Discounts

Delta Air Lines soon will reconstruct a meetings discount program. Read More »
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Posted February 23, 2009 - Danbury, Conn.

JetBlue To Use SabreSonic For CompanyBlue '2.0'

JetBlue Airways last week announced its selection of SabreSonic Customer Sales and Service for reservations, departure control functions, inventory and booking engine capabilities. Read More »
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Posted December 2, 2008 - Danbury, Conn.

Delta, ASTA, ITSA Object To Expanded Star ATI

The American Society of Travel Agents and the Interactive Travel Services Association called on the U.S. Department of Transportation to carve out from the latest Star Alliance antitrust immunity request the ability for participating airlines to coor Read More »
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Posted April 23, 2008 - Danbury, Conn.

Potential SWA, JetBlue Partnerships Challenged By Tech Integration

Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways are not affiliated with any global airline alliance group and their CEOs recently suggested it would stay that way. However, both carriers appear eager to ink bilateral marketing deals and are working to ready their IT systems.

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Posted February 4, 2008 - Danbury, Conn.

Costs Limit JetBlue-Aer Lingus Partnership to Web

JetBlue Airways and Aer Lingus on Friday officially announced a cross-marketing pact allowing customers to book single itineraries using the services of both carriers. Citing costs, a JetBlue spokesperson confirmed that reservations involving both the U.S. and Irish airlines can only made through the Aer Lingus Web site.

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Posted November 26, 2007 - Danbury, Conn.

JetBlue 'Rounding Out' Online Distribution

Three online travel agencies today announced distribution deals with JetBlue Airways, which for now believes it has entered all the major channels it must to attract more customers amid network growth. New arrangements with Orbitz Worldwide and Priceline--which went live last week--and a formalized relationship with Travelocity follow JetBlue's decision last May to participate in Expedia channels.

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