JetBlue Airways (B6) will pay a $90,000 US Dept. of Transportation (DOT) fine for not informing passengers they could deplane a delayed aircraft as it sat at New York JFK in March for nearly 3 hr. with the door open. “While the plane was positioned at the jet bridge, the door to the aircraft remained open for approximately 1 hr. and 49 min.,” a B6 spokesperson told ATW. “Customers were free to deplane and also given water and access to the lavatories. When the aircraft ...

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