Mint Business Class
- Commenced operations in 1999 as a low cost carrier
- Serves destinations within the United States, the Caribbean, Latin America and South America
- Refers to itself as a low cost carrier however the in flight offering is better than many of the American legacy carriers
- Has complimentary in flight entertainment on personal screens on every aircraft
- Passengers can purchase “ticket bundles” – a number of one way tickets for a certain route for a discounted price. Name goes on ticket once a date is chosen meaning it can be used for anyone.
- Guaranteed personal screen at every seat with a choice of 36 channels
- Generous seat pitch in economy on A320s at 34 inch
- Winner of the AirlineRatings.com Best Low Cost Carrier award for the Americas 2014
- Embraer 190
Denied Boarding Compensation must be offered to “zero fare ticket” holders (e.g., holders of frequent flyer award tickets) who are involuntarily bumped.
Carrier must verbally offer cash/cheque for Denied Boarding Compensation if the carrier verbally offers a travel voucher as Denied Boarding Compensation to passengers who are involuntarily bumped.
Carrier must inform passengers solicited to volunteer for denied boarding about all material restrictions on the use of transportation vouchers offered in lieu of cash.
Minimum denied boarding compensation limits are $650/$1,300 or 200%/400% of the one-way fare, whichever is smaller.
All customers whose flight is cancelled by JetBlue will, at the customer’s option: • Receive a full refund OR • Receive re-accommodation on the next available JetBlue flight at no additional charge or fare. If JetBlue cancels a flight within 4 hours of scheduled departure and the cancellation is due to a Controllable Irregularity, JetBlue will also issue the customer a $50 Credit good for future travel on JetBlue
Long flight delays
Customers whose flight is delayed due to a Controllable Irregularity are entitled to compensation good for future travel on
1:30 – 1:59 hours: Compensation amount: $25
2 – 2:59 hours: $50 Credit
3 – 3:59 hours: $75 Credit
4 – 4:59 hours: $100 Credit
5 – 5:59 hours: $125 Credit
6 or more hours: $200 Credit
Lengthy Tarmac Delays at US airports
U.S. and foreign air carriers are not to permit an international flight to remain on the tarmac at a U.S. airports for more than four hours without allowing passengers to deplane subject to safety, security, and ATC exceptions. This applies to small hub and non-hub airports, including diversion airports.
Notification of the status of delays must be given every 30 minutes while aircraft is delayed, including reasons for delay, if known. Drinks and snacks must be provided once the delay is over two hours. The airline will also provide in flight entertainment.
Passengers whose luggage has been lost or misplaced should check their rights and what to do next here
People with disabilities and people with reduced mobility
jetBlue has detailed and extensive information on their website regarding passengers with disabilities. For full details, see here
For a detailed account of issues and compensation click here
NOTE: Conditions of Carriage refer to the country of origin and may not be applicable to all jurisdictions.
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