Wednesday, May 25, 2016

BluesMobile now making money

The first A321 jetliner built in the United States is now earning money for New York-based JetBlue. The first revenue flight was No. 611 from JFK airport in New York to Las Vegas on May 14. Since then, it has been to Orlando, Tampa, Bridgetown (Barbados), Ft. Lauderdale, Aguadilla (Puerto Rico), San Diego and San Juan (Puerto Rico), according to JetBlue. The plane, nicknamed "BluesMobile," made its maiden flight March 21 and was delivered to JetBlue April 25 in a ceremony at the Mobile Aeroplex. A second Mobile-built jetliner, also an A321, was delivered to customer American Airlines May 17. (Source: GCRL, 05/25/16)