Gogo's About to Make Its In-Flight Wi-Fi Way Faster

Inflight Wi-Fi sucks, but it's about to get a little better. Gogo just announced it's going to start using satellites to make its in-air Wi-Fi speeds six times faster. Which is to say: usable. » 9/11/13 1:52pm 9/11/13 1:52pm

Jetblue's Cabin Redesign Is A Big Step Up . . . For Some People

JetBlue has a new design scheme for their Airbus A321s, used on transcontinental flights. In addition to the usual 143 economy seats, these planes will have actual "class" seating for the first time with 16 business class seats and four business class "suites." Apparently Jetblue had to file a special request with the FAA… » 8/04/13 7:16pm 8/04/13 7:16pm

JetBlue Flight Forced to Land After Deranged Captain Screamed 'There's a …

JetBlue Flight 191 had to make an emergency landing today in Amarillo, Texas. The flight was en route to Las Vegas from New York's JFK when a man—allegedly the flight's captain—got out of the restroom "foaming at the mouth" and screaming. » 3/27/12 2:21pm 3/27/12 2:21pm

How Did a Stun Gun Get Onto a JetBlue Flight?

You would think that with a responsible organization like the TSA running airport security that nothing that shouldn't get on a plane would be on a plane. HAHA. Yeah right. Those ass-grabbers just let a stun gun on a plane. » 7/11/11 10:16am 7/11/11 10:16am

Cranky Flight Attendant Was Banging His Boyfriend When the Cops Showed …

The tale of Steven Slater—the JetBlue flight attendant who became a folk hero by storming off the job on an inflatable slide—keeps getting better. Gay sex, happy bragging, family tragedy, HIV status, and a confused ex-wife ahead. [Updated] » 8/10/10 12:59pm 8/10/10 12:59pm

Flight Attendant Uses Inflatable Slide for Dramatic Job Walk-Out…

A JetBlue flight attendant argued with a passenger on the tarmac at JFK today. In a fit of rage, he activated the plane's inflatable emergency slide, slid out, and stormed off the job. [Updated with photos and his curse-strewn rant!] » 8/09/10 4:42pm 8/09/10 4:42pm

TSA Lightens Up and Lets Pilots Make Some Security Decisions


We've seen the ridiculous new airline security rules and we've explained how to cope with them, but now the TSA is easing up and allowing pilots to make the final call on things, including allowing live TV and pillows again. » 12/28/09 7:15pm 12/28/09 7:15pm

The Unofficial Guide to Flying After the Underwear Bomb

Click to viewThe TSA hasn't explained jack. But we found this audio of a pilot explaining the new in-flight security arrangements. Based on that, and what else we know, here's an unofficial guide to travel in the age of the underwear bomb. » 12/27/09 10:38pm 12/27/09 10:38pm

No one knows what the hell is going on. Some places are reporting that British …

JetBlue. Free Wi-Fi. December 11th 2007. Kind of.

I can hardly believe my eyes, but the WSJ and Reuters are reporting that JetBlue is offering Wi-Fi on it's flights December 11th, 2007. But wait a minute. The service will be able to "support the entire plane" but don't expect YouTube out yet. The biggest catch is that only Yahoo Mail and IM on lappies, and Wi-Fi enabled … » 12/06/07 3:02pm 12/06/07 3:02pm