Archive for June 2010

June 27th, 2010

JetBlue Supports Aviation High School Students

Started in 1925, Aviation High School is the largest public aviation school in the nation with 150 teachers and more than 2,000 students. The school moved to its current location in Long Island City (LIC) in 1957 and offers an aviation maintenance technology program allowing students to earn FAA airframe and powerplant certification. Many JetBlue […]

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June 27th, 2010

Dave spotlighted in Tampa Bay paper

Our CEO, Dave Barger, is on a whirlwind tour of all our 61 BlueCities during this  special 10th anniversary year, and this week he visited our three on the West Coast of Florida, Tampa Bay, Sarasota, and Fort Meyers (RSW, SRQ and TPA). The St. Petersburg Times ran a great profile piece on us.

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June 26th, 2010

2010 Pasadena Chalk Festival

For five straight years, we’ve been a proud sponsor of the unique Pasadena Chalk Festival. At the 2010 event, which took place last weekend, we paid tribute to our heritage in Southern California and our 10th Anniversary with a very cool chalk mural.

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June 26th, 2010

Dave on CNBC’s Fast Money

Our own Dave Barger was a guest on CNBC’s Fast Money’s Halftime Report this Monday. The segment was about JetBlue “spreading its wings,” and where Dave views the industry headed in the next few months. Dave spoke to top industry concerns, including oil hedging, foreign investment,  and the impact of the current BP oil spill. […]

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June 25th, 2010

JetBlue joins the Cool Roofs movement

Crewmembers helped to make Long Island City in Queens, New York a bit greener this Monday. In support of our goal to be a good neighbor in the community, Crewmembers participated in the Cool Roofs program, painting the roof of the Community Environmental Center (CEC) with a reflective white coating. The newly-painted roof will cut […]

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June 25th, 2010

Weekly Airline News Roundup – Slick

Perhaps due to the recovering economy or just plain temerity in some cases, the airline industry seemed to step up its game this week and acted a little bit slick (and not necessarily in a bad way). If the buzz it generated online was any indication, Spirit Airlines takes the gold when it comes to […]

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June 24th, 2010

Summer Thunderstorms: We can’t always see the writing on the wall

The arrival of summer is a mixed blessing for us. It means the kids (and teachers) are out of school, and our planes are full. We love it when our planes are full. But it also means the arrival of thunderstorm season, which we don’t love. Picture that opening scene when the Man in Motion […]

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June 24th, 2010

Celebrity Jetters

Airport Operations Crewmember Renee had the pleasure of meeting NBA star, Grant Hill, and his wife Tamia, a six-time Grammy Award-nominated Canadian-American R&B/Hip Hop recording artist, and record producer. Grant is an NBA Player who early in his career played for the Detroit Pistons. He played for his home team, the Orlando Magic from 2000 […]

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June 24th, 2010

One Thing That’s Green Sweepstakes – ends Friday!

As part of our ongoing efforts to encourage greener living and minimize our carbon footprint, we’re running a One Thing That’s Green Sweepstakes, where we’re giving away some AMAZING prizes, including a one-on-one meeting with renowned mind-body health doctor Deepak Chopra, M.D., an appliance makeover from Amana, a Vespa scooter, an eco-vacation, or one of […]

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June 23rd, 2010

JetBlue at night

The above photo was taken by photographer Andrew Broadfoot of Broadfoot Photography for the Houston news station, KHOU and is part of a larger project he is working on for the 1940 Air Terminal Museum. All of Andrew’s related work may end up in a book for the museum. You can look at the rest […]

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