JetBlue Founder David Neeleman’s Vision for High-Tech, Low Cost Moxy Airlines

Aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman has launched or overhauled six airlines now, with the founding of JetBlue arguably his most well-known achievement. Neeleman is currently developing a new high-tech, low cost airline under the working name of Moxy. As he says, there’s airline “concentration in the industry and the legacies aren’t doing a lot of flying that people really want.” He sees this as “an opportunity to get …

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Farewell to NASA’s Kepler Telescope Kepler—the beloved NASA telescope responsible for discovering 70% of the 3,800 confirmed “alien worlds” to date—officially met its end yesterday. After nearly a decade of exploration, the telescope ran out of fuel and can no longer transmit data or focus on transient objects in space. During its time in flight the Kepler was able to study nearly 150,000 stars simultaneously and …

JetBlue Founder Announces Low-Cost Airline, Moxy

Nicknamed Moxy and scheduled for take-off in 2021, a low-cost airline from JetBlue founder David Neeleman will traverse uncommon international routes. The tech-focused carrier will cut out phone lines and paper tickets—opting for an automated, app-centric experience for users. The airline will focus on non-traditional hubs—for instance, Scranton, Pennsylvania or from Florida to smaller cities in northern Brazil. Most of the flights will be non-stop, …