Archive for February 2010

February 21st, 2010

10th Anniversary Stories- Most Memorable Moment

John Layton, Inflight, in his own words: I remember January 2000 when 50-60 of us gathered in the rotunda at T6 by gate 14 with our noses pressed to the glass awaiting the arrival of our first plane from Toulouse. When the plane landed we all applauded, hugged and high-fived each other. Fast forward 10 […]

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February 20th, 2010

Did you know…Cheeps

Did you know… that we have a site devoted solely to special fares? We offer deep discounts on select flights via all different routes across our BlueCity network on an almost weekly basis. You can check our JetBlue Cheeps Twitter page every Tuesday morning for the latest on sales fares. We even make a limited […]

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February 19th, 2010

JetBlue pilot featured in USA Today

“Alex Scarcella never played with dinosaurs. His love was always planes,” begins the USA Today article that published today about the present climate for pilots. Scarcella is a Boston-based E190 FO for JetBlue and is prominently featured in the piece. The article explores openly the shifting landscape for pilots- particularly at legacy and regional airlines- […]

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February 19th, 2010

Boston Terminal C to get a facelift

The Massachusetts Port Authority voted yesterday in favor of more than $1 billion in improvements to its various facilities, including our home at Logan’s Terminal C. The biggest change we’ll see is the long-awaited construction of a central security checkpoint and a post-security connector between the JetBlue and United concourses. It’ll come in quite handy […]

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February 19th, 2010

Lufthansa pilots set to strike; Customer and pass travel info here

Pilots at Lufthansa are set to strike for four days (February 22 – 25), in what has been billed as the largest pilot strike in the airline’s history. The strike will impact our codeshare Customers and will also impact pass travel for our Crewmembers and eligible pass riders. Pass travel for Crewmembers Lufthansa strongly discourages […]

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February 18th, 2010

10th Anniversary stories- Memorable Moment

Tina Turnier, Supervisor, Airport Operations, in her own words: I remember whenever David Neeleman arrived to the terminal, the code over the radio to let everyone know that he was there was, “BIG BIRD’S IN THE BUILDING!” Everyone knew to hurry up, board that aircraft, close the door, and get it pushed off as quickly […]

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February 18th, 2010

Weekly airline news roundup

The word of the week in the airline industry this week is WACKY. A lot of quirk worked its way into the main cabin. From Kevin Smith’s media monopoly coverage after getting booted from a flight because he was deemed too large (not an ode to his film credits), to an irate traveler taking a […]

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February 18th, 2010

TSA wants to reach out and touch your hand

It’s not just about pat-downs anymore. The TSA wants snuggle up even closer to air travelers and reach out and touch our hands. As one of the first visible steps to “make this a better world” and to increase security after the underwear bomber’s foiled Christmas Day terrorist plot, the TSA is implementing random hand […]

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February 17th, 2010

The Onion Radio News: An airline cuts costs by becoming terrible airline

This hilarious clip recently published by The Onion, poignantly encapsulates how many in the industry feel and the central reason why we started JetBlue.

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February 17th, 2010

Did you know… legroom

Did you know…that Americans like space? We own bigger cars, homes (and waistlines) than most others in the world. We like to super-size our drinks and upgrade our accommodations.  We take big risks and we enjoy big gains. And when we travel, we like our legroom! We are proud to offer more legroom than any […]

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