TribLIVE

| News

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

JetBlue Pittsburgh flight delayed

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Daily Photo Galleries

Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, 9:18 p.m.
 

A JetBlue Airways flight from Pittsburgh International Airport to New York was delayed 105 minutes Friday evening because of what an airline spokeswoman called “a maintenance issue on the ground.”

Flight 1056, which was scheduled to depart at 6:25 p.m. for a flight to John F. Kennedy International Airport, was delayed until passengers could be placed on another plane which took off about 8:10 p.m., said Tamara Bentham, a spokeswoman for the discount airlines.

Bentham said the maintenance problem was discovered before the flight departed from the airport in Findlay.

JetBlue announced In November that it will cease operation of twice-daily flights from Pittsburgh to JFK in February because the route is not profitable.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Starkey: Steelers stopping themselves with suspensions
  2. Clairton board OKs moves
  3. Christian radio station off air while on the market
  4. Pirates turn nifty double play in 9th, edge Marlins
  5. Steelers’ Martavis Bryant facing four-game suspension
  6. Animal Rescue League, miffed at Vick signing, moves gala from Heinz Field to Consol
  7. Golfer’s body found in lake at Moon country club
  8. Pirates notebook: Hurdle mulling rotation options
  9. Former Consol employee wins nearly $587K in ‘Mark of the Beast’ lawsuit
  10. Nonprofit hospital titan UPMC’s income eclipses record
  11. Steelers won’t change scheme after Pouncey injury