JetBlue's Winter Was ... Okay?
The airline glossed over the normally tough winter months and focused on summer trends, New York issues, transatlantic expansion, and, oh yeah, the Spirit merger.
JetBlue is bullish on the second quarter, promising analysts the spring will be “solidly profitable” as leisure travel demand remains strong and the New York market recovers. Summer should be even better. But will the airline’s operation, which sometimes struggles during popular periods, be able to keep up?
Let’s dive right into the highlights of JetBlue’s first quarter earnings call, with the eight most important things you need to know.