Remembering the first decade: Bocce with the CEO

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In our continuing lead up to the 10th anniversary of our first flight, we bring you another video interview with a founding Crewmember. This clip features Recruiter Laura Konopka talking about her early days with JetBlue. Though her previous airline experience prepared her for a career with the new carrier, she wasn’t at all prepared

Strip search solution?

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One fruitful debate to emerge from the recent security scramble in response to the foiled terrorist plot on Christmas Day, is whether or not digital strip searches, aka full-body scans, might be utilized more universally to help prevent potential future treats to security. Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam has already announced that it will begin to

Volcanic ash grounds 40+ flights in Puerto Rico

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Volcanic ash from Soufriere Hills volcano in Montserrat led to decreased visibility in nearby San Juan, Puerto Rico, yesterday afternoon, which caused delays on 40+ flights across multiple airlines. JetBlue notified all Customers for whom we have contact information and all flights are regularly scheduled for today. We’ve also added additional flights to accommodate those

Explosive device or explosive indigestion?

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Perhaps not entirely over-the-top was the FBI’s questioning of a Nigerian man that spent “an unusually long time” in the bathroom on board a flight with the same route- and the same flight number– that matched the near-disaster only two days prior.  Upon investigation by the FBI, the man was deemed to have a, “legitimate