Archive for May 2010

May 17th, 2010

JetPride a smashing success!

JetPride took to the skies in pride! JetBlue Flight #1969 (in honor of the year when the Stonewall Riots sparked the legitimacy of gay rights movement) departed San Francisco at noon on Friday, landing in Long Beach, California a little after two. Celebratory Customers and assorted others jetted in style- and with pride- to participate […]

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May 16th, 2010

WWII vets jet from BWI to BOS

Flight 1328 from BWI-BOS last week saw a plane full of WWII veterans. The flight, being dubbed “honor flight,” departed and arrived with United States flags and a bagpipe player. Airport Operations Supervisors Stephanie Thompson and Sandra Duarte, and Airport Operation Leads Donnie Todd and Dan Blake oversaw the special flight. Numerous Crewmembers and Customers held flags […]

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May 16th, 2010

U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo thanks Crewmembers

Dominican Republic General Manager Kevin Pabon received a letter from the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo, thanking Crewmembers for their assistance in the Haiti relief efforts. See below for the English and Spanish versions of the letter. Dear Mr. Pabon, Last January, the Haiti earthquake tremendously impacted the lives of all residents in Haiti and […]

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May 16th, 2010

Experience JetBlue- Meet Shelly

Sometimes we can all use a treat, whether that’s a cookie or a trip to the beach. Hailing from our hometown, when she leaves for work or to unwind from work, Shelly digs what she calls our “open bar for snacks,” as well as her “essential” coffee in the morning and the occasional glass of […]

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May 15th, 2010

Our Las Vegas Crewmembers help at Race for the Cure

The 2010 Susan Komen Race for the Cure in Vegas took place this past Saturday. Participating Crewmembers arrived very early Saturday morning to help divert traffic and hang banners for the race. Crewmembers had a lot of fun helping out and agreed to take part in the race again next year, this time with a […]

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May 15th, 2010

PANYNJ: T5 delivers the best overall experience

No stranger to praise, our own T5 took home three more awards at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s fifth annual Customer Care Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, May 12. Marisa Von Wieding, our Director JFK Ops and Customer Service, accepted the awards on our behalf. T5 was honored for “Best Terminal for […]

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May 15th, 2010

Experience JetBlue- Meet John

A man on the go, John is frequently making last minute travel plans between Boston, New York and Florida to accommodate last minute business trips for the advertising agency he owns. He also used our All-You-Can-Jet pass to visit more clients that he normally could have. John says flying JetBlue is “very similar to flying […]

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May 14th, 2010

Weekly Airline News Roundup- Turbulence (with a chance of clear skies)

The airline industry saw some turbulence this week, though clearer skies are on the horizon. We had a real mixed bag with the more turbulent news taking the front seat such as the devastating Libya plane crash, with a little boy as the sole survivor of the 104 onboard. Then there was the actual turbulence, […]

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May 13th, 2010

Experience JetBlue- Meet Kervin

As Crewmembers know, when we do have some free time, it’s nice to get out of town for a while. When Kervin takes a vacation with his family, he likes to fly JetBlue since we make their journey comfortable — he says being able to stretch out and watch the game makes him feel like […]

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May 13th, 2010

Create Dunkin’s Next Donut contest finalists

On Wednesday, May 4 we welcomed some of the finalists in the Create Dunkin’s Next Donut contest. The finalists were met at their plane by the Dunkin’ Donuts mascot and everyone on their flight received a $5 gift card. Dunkin’ Donuts also provided the signature blue “JetBlue Donut” to customers flying out of Logan all […]

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