Tag: jetblue

Op-Ed | Queens Chamber of Commerce supports JetBlue-Spirit Airlines acquisition

Apr. 26, 2023 By Thomas J. Grech, President & Chief Executive Officer, Queens Chamber of Commerce Businesses are the economic backbone of our community, creating jobs and opportunity for residents and bringing tourism and economic investment into our area. At the Queens Chamber of Commerce we believe in supporting those businesses that have demonstrated their…
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JetBlue flight attendants picket outside Long Island City headquarters demanding job protections amid proposed Spirit acquisition

Tuesday, March 21 By Bill Parry  New York’s hometown airline has a disgruntled faction among its hometown workforce. Over 100 JetBlue flight attendants and members of the Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 579 rallied outside the air carrier’s Long Island City corporate headquarters Monday. During an informational picket, flight attendants called on JetBlue to provide… Read more »

Officials break ground on $4.2 billion JFK Terminal 6 project, future JetBlue hub

Feb. 23, 2023 By Bill Parry One week after an electrical fire at JFK’s Terminal One caused chaos for international travelers for days, Gov. Kathy Hochul helped break ground on the new $4.2 billion Terminal 6 project, the final piece of the massive $18 billion project to transform the entire airport. The new state-of-the-art terminal…
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