Archive for January 2010

January 21st, 2010

Crewleader on the Haiti Relief Team — in her own words

As part of our ongoing effort to provide support for our Crewmembers and Customers affected by the devastating earthquake to hit Haiti last week and to ensure the continued flow of operations in the Dominican Republic, select representatives from our Care and Social Responsibility Departments joined forces to organize a Haiti Relief Team, which has […]

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January 21st, 2010

JetBlue holds official rally for the Jets

As the Official Airline Sponsor of The New York Jets, Jetblue presented an official rally for them this past Friday. The rally was held right outside of famed Radio City Music Hall in New York City and boasts a great turnout. People showed up in various states of decked-out Jets gear, ready to cheer their […]

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January 20th, 2010

Possible JetBlue headquarters move

Everyone is abuzz after a meeting that our CEO, Dave Barger, held with Governor Crist in Florida yesterday to discuss a possible move to Orlando. JetBlue’s headquarters are currently in NYC, the city in which the airline was founded. The location also happens to be in close proximity to JFK International Airport, where the largest […]

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January 20th, 2010

Partnering with Orlando charities as Crewmember visit hospitals

We are now the official airline partner of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament, the preferred airline partner of the Arnold Palmer Medical Center and the title sponsor of the fundraising program Birdies for Babies. The announcement coincided with Tuesday’s Crewmember visit to the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and the Florida Hospital’s Children’s Hospital […]

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January 19th, 2010

Witty or offensive? Air New Zealand tows the line

A recent commercial broadcast by Air New Zealand has created a stir. In an attempt to provide a humorous platform for a competition to win rugby tickets, the airline has managed to win global attention- and criticism- for their potentially offensive content. The commercial depicts Cougars, or older women that date younger men- preying on […]

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January 19th, 2010

JetBlue the most fuel-efficient airline, says Brighter Planet

Fast Company published the findings of a Brighter Planet study to determine what airlines “fly green.” They came up with metrics that measure how much fuel is used by each passenger on a flight, taking into account the size of the aircraft and the distance traveled. Essentially, they were able to figure out just how […]

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January 19th, 2010

CFO Ed Barnes big Jets fan

Our very own EVP Chief Financial Officer, Ed Barnes, has his fingers crossed that the NY Jets make it to the Superbowl this year. As the Official Airline Sponsor of the Jets, we have collective reason to want them to win. Ed is so keen on seeing our team take home a championship win that […]

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January 19th, 2010

A hero on our jet, helping to save one life at a time

We applaud the selfless efforts of one Ms. Jessica Patty, a nurse from New London who took advantage of our offer to jet Consulate-approved aid a free ride to help treat victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti. Not only did Ms. Patty organize a local fundraiser that allowed the purchasing of $1,000 in […]

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January 18th, 2010

Did you know…Social Responsibility and Care Departments

Did you know… that we have both a Department of Social Responsibility as well as a Care Department that monitor and administer charitable aid and varying degrees of support internally and externally in the local and global community? Representatives from both aforementioned departments have joined forces to form a dedicated Haitian relief team, which is […]

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January 18th, 2010

Share your experiences – thoughts – feelings on Haiti

We know that every single person has been affected in some way by the recent devastation on the nearby island nation of Haiti, some more than others. Our hearts go out to every Crewmember, Customer, and community member that has lost someone as a result of this natural disaster. Please use this space to leave […]

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