Archive for March 2010

March 23rd, 2010

Air New Zealand racial alcoholizing

In a strange, yet legitimate illegitimacy, Air New Zealand was caught racial alcoholizing by listing Tongans in their flight attendant manuals as customers that would “drink the bar dry”. The airline-generally known for its edgy and contemporary branding- claimed that the language was outmoded and that they were updating their manual so that it would […]

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March 23rd, 2010

Project Hometown Press Conference in images

We announced yesterday our decision to remain in New York City, as New York’s only hometown airline. Our CEO, Dave Barger, addressed the media and the public at New York’s City Hall yesterday afternoon with Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Paterson and other important local officials. See below for some images from the exciting day.

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March 23rd, 2010

Tuesday’s Travel Tips- Bogotá

This week we visit Bogotá, Colombia! Our first South American BlueCity added in 2009, Bogotá is the country’s capital. The third highest city in the world at more than 8,500 feet above sea level, this Spanish-colonized city has been coined the “Athens of South America” because of its many libraries and universities. It is also […]

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March 22nd, 2010

Leave New York City? Fuggedaboutit!

Start spreading the news- It’s New York for us! JetBlue is New York’s Hometown Airline and that’s where we plan to remain! As the only airline based here in the Big Apple — not in some city 700 miles away (I don’t care what your sign says, there is no such thing as “New York […]

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March 21st, 2010

The great debate

Cranky Flier extraordinaire, Brett Snyder and Kate Hanni, Executive Director of Flyers Rights, had a virtual meeting of the minds to hash out their variant views on airport delays and related matters of the heart. We shall refrain from further commentary but rather will just direct you to the battle that ensued: Read the full […]

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March 21st, 2010

Not everyone loves their rewards miles

In a unique piece about the usage of airline rewards miles, author Tom Johansmeyer, writes about his, and others- woes with regard to redeeming free travel. He admits that it once seemed tantalizing to dream about all of the amazing places he might travel to using his accumulated points, but that, for someone required to […]

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March 20th, 2010

Three-year anniversary with Cape Air

We’re proud to celebrate the three-year anniversary of our codeshare with Cape Air. Just three years ago, we formed a partnership that has generated a great deal of success and good will, allowing our Customers to travel seamlessly to five of Cape Air’s fabulous vacation destinations in New England. The Cape Air alliance was the […]

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March 20th, 2010

JetBlue Flight Attendant saves baby’s life

Our very own Inflight Crewmember, Zikiya Gines, administered CPR to save a 19-month old baby boy in North Lauderdale Monday morning. The boy had presumably fallen into the lake behind his house, where Zikaya and her boyfriend retrieved him and Zikaya proceeded to use her inflight emergency training to give the boy CPR, breathing life […]

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March 19th, 2010

Video from NYC ticket giveaway

On March 10th we gave away close to 1,000 FREE tickets in three locations in NYC to folks who followed the clues on our Twitter account.

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March 19th, 2010

Norman Reedus jets Boston

Actor Norman Reedus (perhaps best known for his role in the 1999 crime thriller, The Boondock Saints) poses with Boston Airports Supervisor Bobby Smart and Winter Operations Coordinator, Doug Liang, (right) in Boston

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