60088
JetBlue will cut its capacity by 300 seats a day.
JetBlue will cut its capacity by 300 seats a day.

Another US Airline Cuts Capacity to Cuba

Another US Airline Cuts Capacity to Cuba

JetBlue is trimming capacity to Cuba, becoming the third US airline to do so since regular commercial passenger service to the island nation resumed in August.
The airline will not eliminate any of its Cuban destinations nor will it reduce flight schedules. Instead, the carrier will downsize to smaller aircraft on several of its existing routes, a move that will pare 300 seats a day from JetBlue’s current Cuba schedules, USA Today reported.
“We are continuing to operate our schedule of nearly 50 weekly round trip Cuban flights but have made adjustments to our fleet utilization,” JetBlue Spokesman Philip Stewart says in a statement to the Miami Herald. 
“It’s common practice to adjust schedules and fleet type based on customer preferences, especially on routes that are new to the network.”
JetBlue did not cite demand in tightening its Cuba capacity, but it follows similar moves made by American Airlines and smaller Silver Airways. In December, American announced it would drop one of the two daily flights from its schedules between Miami and each of the Cuban cities of Holguin, Santa Clara and Varadero. Those changes went into effect last week.
American Airlines suggested as early as October that the Cuba flights were underperforming when officials were queried during a call to discuss the company's third-quarter earnings.
Similarly, Silver Airways also announced a Cuba service reduction in December. It also did not drop any destinations, but the regional carrier did pare back the number of flights on schedules to six of the cities it serves in Cuba, according to the Herald.

Short URL : https://goo.gl/0D174S
  1. https://goo.gl/rHqEhA
  • https://goo.gl/78oDZd
  • https://goo.gl/zIkLpb
  • https://goo.gl/OVIctl
  • https://goo.gl/n6ZmHG

You can also read ...

New Blood Transfusion Centers
Five blood transfusion centers are currently under...
Housing for Low-Income Groups
Some 4,000 families under the umbrella of the Imam Khomeini...
Simple actions taken at a personal level, including usage of air purifiers with HEPA filers, can substantively reduce exposures and help lessen the harmful heath effects of (PM) over a few days.
Breathing dirty air causes stress hormones to spike, new...
“Trump Forest” Scheme to Combat US Emissions
A campaign to plant trees to compensate for the impact of US...
The silver leaf whitefly, seen in Tehran, is harmless to humans.
It didn’t seem like a big problem in the beginning of summer...
Cities need fiscal viability along with urban planners and managers who are cognizant of the importance of such concepts.
If I were to advertise an opening for the mayor of a typical...
The El Nino weather pattern led to the emission of 3 billion tons of carbon.
The monster El Nino weather pattern of 2014–16 caused tropical...
Trapped Flamingo Chicks Rescued in Fars Province
Around 1,000 flamingo chicks stuck in a salt marsh in Fars...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.

Trending

Googleplus