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JetBlue Airways

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
B6
JBU
279
Jetblue

JetBlue Airways Embraer 190
JetBlue Airways
118-29 Queens Blvd
Forest Hills
NY 11375
USA
Tel.: +1 718 286 7900
Fax: +1 718 709 3621
Email: corporatecommunications@jetblue.com
Website: www.jetblue.com
Type: Scheduled, international, regional, domestic, pax
Owner: Institutions & individuals (38.18%); Lufthansa (19%); Fidelity Management (17.21%); Donald Smith (11.5%); Primecap Management (7.3%); Morgan Stanley (6.66%)
Base: New York (JFK)
Hubs: Boston (BOS); Long Beach (LGB); Washington (IAD), Ft Lauderdale (FLL); Oakland (OAK)
Start of ops: February 2000
Alliances: Cape Air, Emirates, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa, SAA
JetBlue Airways operates this equipment: Executives
  • 129 x Airbus A320-200 (+12 planned)
  • (40) x Airbus A320neo (planned)
  • (30) x Airbus A321 (planned)
  • 59 x Embraer 190 (+25 planned)
Chief Executive:
Chief Financial Officer:
Chief ops Officer:
David Barger
Mark Powers
Rob Maruster

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
JetBlue Airways  
B6
JBU
USA.New York New York-JFK 1999-
Offered IPO in 2002. Soros shares increased to 11.5% in 4/07. 19% purchased 13/12/07 by Lufthansa for $300m (concluded 22/1/08).
New Air   USA.New York New York-JFK 1998-1999
Formed by David Neeleman (founder of Morris Air), Soros Fund Management (George Soros, 10.5% stake resold in 2003, keeping 9.7%) and Fidelity Investments (14.7%). Renamed before starting ops.