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JetBlue and Manhattan Portage team up for the Earth Day

JetBlue has found a very creative way to celebrate the upcoming Earth Day on the 22nd of April 2015. The airline which for the first time in its history initiated an overhaul in its uniform for its staff last year, is intending to recycle the extras from the old batch and re-purpose them into Fashion Forward bag collection in partnership with the Manhattan Portage Both JetBlue and Manhattan Portage call New York their home hence the partnership is natural. The iconic red NY skyline label is going to be sporting JetBlue logo prominently on this exclusive range of bags. Personally I find it a very unique use of re-purposing a piece of airline history into a collectible or a daily use item and I am always…

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JetBlue places firm order for 40 A320neo aircraft

Just saw it on the Airbus website that JetBlue has placed a firm order for 40 A320neo aircraft with an with an option to convert 30 of its pre-existing orders for A320s to the larger A321 model with enhanced wingtip devices called Sharklets. This is a finalization of the order placed by the airline at the Paris Air show in June this year, with this finalization JetBlue currently has on order 40 A320neo aircraft, 30 A321s and 22 A320s. This is definitely a big win for Airbus and the A320neo aircraft which has proved to be a highly successful model for the aircraft manufacturer. With this now Airbus has a order backlog of about 1200 A320neo’s, which promise to be 15% more efficient than the…

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