Archive for April 2010

April 20th, 2010

Tuesday’s Travel Tips

Join us for this week’s stop on the BlueCity tour,  Syracuse, New York, and be sure to check back next week for Tuesday’s Travel Tips- Punta Cana, Dominican Republic!

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April 20th, 2010

Tuesday’s Travel Tips- Syracuse, New York

This week’s stop on the BlueCity tour is Syracuse, New York. Named after the Italian city, Siracusa, this city is the fifth largest in New York and is home to a rich history, an excellent college basketball team, and- of course- the annual New York State Fair. Airports Supervisor, Michael, worked with Crewmembers in Syracuse […]

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April 19th, 2010

Announcing service to Hartford, Connecticut!

We’re pleased to announce new service to Hartford, Connecticut! Service will begin November 17 with twice daily service to both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. “Connecticut has been vital to JetBlue’s success over the past decade, where our Darien financial support center opened in 2000, and where the state’s largest employer and one of our valued […]

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April 18th, 2010

Airline food gets better?

In an interesting piece in Time Magazine, writer Diedre Van Dyk highlights the return of quality to airline food (only this time it’s not free). “Free brand-name snacks are a beloved feature on JetBlue,” the article mentions and then goes on to show an image of a Debbie snack cake that AirTran passengers can enjoy- […]

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April 18th, 2010

Crewmember leads rescue search for 11-year girl who was lost and then found

You may have heard of the lost, now found, 11-year-old Nadia Bloom in Florida. The story made national news after the girl was miraculously was found by a volunteer searcher 96 hours after she had gone missing in a hard-to-reach part of the woods behind her house. The lesser known part of the story, though, […]

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April 17th, 2010

Our new EcoPower Engine wash process saves on the environment (and on fuel)

We recently introduced the Pratt & Whitney EcoPower engine wash process, which is better on the environment and could save us up to a million gallons of fuel a year!

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April 17th, 2010

CEO Dave in the Dominican Republic

As part of a whirlwind tour around our Dominican Republic BlueCities, CEO Dave Barger met with Dominican President Leonel Fernandez at the National Palace in Santo Domingo. Stay tuned for more photos and updates from the tour!

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April 16th, 2010

Weekly airline news roundup- disappointment

Disappointment seemed to ring out into the air in this week’s airline news, beginning with the tragic crash in Russia that took the lives of the Polish President, his wife, and 97 of Poland’s best and brightest. A volcano eruption in Iceland disappointed hundreds of thousands of travelers all over northern Europe that can’t fly […]

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April 15th, 2010

JetBlue one of the top ten companies on Twitter

We’re pleased to make the cut in CNBC’s recent article, “The Top 10 Companies on Twitter,” coming in at #4. “Constant communication with 1.6 million followers keeps them from falling out of touch; plus JetBlue Cheeps broadcasts fast-moving deals to their most devoted 50,000,” the article reads. We at JetBlue take social media seriously. We […]

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April 15th, 2010

American now charging for non-passengers

In a poke at airlines for recent increases in fees (most notably the highly-charged decision to charge for carry-on luggage at Spirit Airlines) The Onion ran a humorous piece about how American Airlines is adding a fee for non-passengers. The article relayed that the airline will charge a “$25 tax on citizens traveling with any […]

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