JetBlue to Fly RNP AR Approaches into JFK

February 20, 2012

"...JetBlue Airways was awarded FAA approval to fly Required Navigation Performance - Authorization Required (RNP AR) approaches to Runways 13L and 13R at its home base at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport with its fleet of Airbus A320. The non-public approach, which was designed by MITRE Corp., will utilize a constant vertical descent, in conjunction with a precise curved flight path, designed to stabilize the approach path, reduce flight times, reduce noise levels and increase fuel savings by as much as 18 gallons per flight for the airline..."

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