Travel woes continue for JetBlue customers in Boston, across US

Travel woes continue for JetBlue customers at Boston’s Logan Airport, across country

People flying with JetBlue Airways to and from Boston, and across the country, are having another frustrating weekend of air travel.According to FlightAware, JetBlue canceled 54 flights – or 21% of the day’s schedule – into and out of Logan International Airport as of 5:15 pm Saturday. In addition, 91 JetBlue flights into and out of Boston – 36% of Saturday’s schedule – were delayed.For comparison, Spirit Airlines canceled two flights into and out of Logan Airport, 10% of Saturday’s flights, while Cape Air canceled 12 flights, 6 % of Saturday’s scheduled total.No other airlines canceled one flight into or out of Boston as of 5:15 pm Saturday.JetBlue was not only struggling in Boston, one of its hubs, as of early Saturday evening. Nationwide, the airline canceled 188 flights (18%) and delayed 377 (36%) as of 5:15 pm Saturday.Saturday’s delays and cancellations from JetBlue come just one weekend after hundreds of cancellations and hundreds more delays that stretched from Saturday into Sunday , and even lingered into Monday, at Boston’s Logan Airport alone.On Tuesday, JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes was at Logan Airport to announce that the airline will start flying from Boston to London Gatwick on July 19. Flights to London Heathrow will follow, starting on Aug. 22.Later that day, JetBlue made an offer worth roughly $ 3.6 billion to acquire Spirit Airlines, potentially halting a merger between Spirit and Frontier Airlines.

People flying with JetBlue Airways to and from Boston, and across the country, are having another frustrating weekend of air travel.

According to FlightAware, JetBlue canceled 54 flights – or 21% of the day’s schedule – into and out of Logan International Airport as of 5:15 pm Saturday. In addition, 91 JetBlue flights into and out of Boston – 36% of Saturday’s schedule – were delayed.

For comparison, Spirit Airlines canceled two flights into and out of Logan Airport, 10% of Saturday’s flights, while Cape Air canceled 12 flights, 6% of Saturday’s scheduled total.

No other airlines canceled one flight into or out of Boston as of 5:15 pm Saturday.

JetBlue was not only struggling in Boston, one of its hubs, as of early Saturday evening. Nationwide, the airline canceled 188 flights (18%) and delayed 377 (36%) as of 5:15 pm Saturday.

Saturday’s delays and cancellations from JetBlue come just one weekend after hundreds of cancellations and hundreds more delays that stretched from Saturday into Sunday, and even lingered into Monday, at Boston’s Logan Airport alone.

On Tuesday, JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes was at Logan Airport to announce that the airline will begin flying from Boston to London Gatwick on July 19. Flights to London Heathrow will follow, starting on Aug. 22.

Later that day, JetBlue made an offer worth roughly $ 3.6 billion to acquire Spirit Airlines, potentially halting a merger between Spirit and Frontier Airlines.

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