Jet-Blue Cuts Flights to and from Long Beach
Longtime LB Airport resident Jet-Blue announced they will cut down flight routes from Long Beach and stop all service through Oakland International Airport.
Between The Lines:
At the same time JetBlue cuts services on the west coast, the New York-based airline will expand footing in Boston and New York.
Last year, JetBlue abdicated some flight slots at the Long Beach Airport.
JetBlue exit from Long Beach was also a reaction to the City's changed the rules for 'usage of flight slots and signaled it may crack down on JetBlue for failure to comply' per the Gazette.
In 2017, the Long Beach City Council voted down a proposal that would have allowed the airport to conduct international flights.