Archive for May 2010

May 25th, 2010

Travel Alert for Kingston, Jamaica

Due to the U.S. State Department?s Travel Alert for Kingston, Jamaica, JetBlue will waive fees and fare increases for Customers traveling in/out of Kingston’s Manley International Airport through Thursday, May 27 who wish to postpone their travel.  Customers with travel booked on or before Monday, May 24, may rebook for new flights that depart anytime […]

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May 25th, 2010

Tuesday’s Travel Tips – Nantucket

It’s time to put on your Nantucket Reds, slip into your topsiders and grab your lighthouse basket. We’re going to Nantucket! Tucked away 30 miles south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, rests the quaint island of Nantucket. With just over 3,500 households and not a single stoplight, this New England summer vacation spot often sees more […]

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May 25th, 2010

Tuesday’s Travel Tips

Check out this week’s stop on the BlueCity tour, Nantucket, and be sure to visit next week when we visit Denver!

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May 24th, 2010

Plane pull – and the winner is…

Between the NY State Police Special Operations Response Team and the Metropolitan Police of London, the New York team managed to edge out the Brits by nearly 3 seconds! (Though it should be noted JetBlue’s very own Technical Operations team also tried their hand in that final heat… and finished ahead of both teams!) Ultimately […]

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May 24th, 2010

Pull against cancer – live broadcast!

JetBlue wants to know – Who’s stronger…the Brits or Yanks? Bobbies from London’s famed Metropolitan Police Department are challenging our “boys in blue” to a plane pull! That’s right – we’re pulling an A320 for bragging rights! Let’s show them what New York’s finest are all about. All efforts will bring visibility to Joining Against […]

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May 23rd, 2010

JetBlue in the news: 10 years on top of the tarmac

The Street wrote an extremely favorable overview of JetBlue, pointing out that we’ve, “evolved into one of the four principal carriers in the world’s largest aviation market,” commending us for our outstanding Customer Service, state-of-the-art T5 terminal, and our stronghold in Boston, among other things. “It’s possible that no airline has come as far in […]

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May 23rd, 2010

JetBlue in the news: The battle for Boston

The Street this week featured a story about the LCC “Battle for Boston,” where we’re the largest airline. We offer about 70 flights per day, roughly three times more than Southwest, which will be up to 26 daily flights later this year. AirTran offers 21 daily flights from Logan while Virgin America offers five. Read […]

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May 22nd, 2010

PETA has beef with Southwest over ad rejection

PETA is upset with Southwest for rejecting an ad tailored for Southwest’s inflight magazine, Spirit. The ad, which features an underwear-clad female with the copy, “Be Proud of Your Body Scan: Go Vegan,” was deemed an inappropriate illustration by Southwest. PETA feels the ad was rejected because the airline’s headquarters are in Dallas, in the […]

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May 22nd, 2010

Dave on Fox Business

Our own CEO Dave Barger spoke eloquently this week on Fox Business show, Playmakers, about numerous industry topics and about our brand’s place as the “Apple of the airlines.” Watch a replay of the show here: JetBlue CEO on State of Airline Industry

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May 22nd, 2010

John Travolta’s dogs killed in airport mishap

Actor John Travolta’s two dogs were accidentally hit and killed by an airport service truck. The poor pooches were struck when the driver failed to see them crossing from the tarmac to a grassy area to be walked. Bangor Interim City Manager Bob Farrar, sent the below statement to Bangor Daily News about the incident” […]

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