Barbara S. Peterson is senior correspondent for aviation at Condé Nast Traveler and the author of Blue Streak: Inside JetBlue, the Upstart that Rocked an Industry, published by Penguin’s Portfolio imprint (hardcover, 2004; paperback, 2006). She is the winner of the Lowell Thomas Award for Investigative Reporting and the Gene DuBois Award for Excellence in Travel and Aviation Reporting.