Archive for July 2010

July 21st, 2010

Lower-paying passengers get the boot on overloaded flight

As reported by The Consumerist: “Last week, a United Airlines flight from Burlington to Washington, D.C. was deemed too heavy to fly, so the company had to decide who to boot off. In a moment of what was almost certainly accidental honesty, they targeted the 20 least profitable customers. We know this was their criteria […]

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July 20th, 2010

Airline CEO says luggage is not essential to vacation

I guess we would alleviate dilemmas like the below if we agreed with Spirit: “oh man…i definitely have too many clothes for a beach trip. thanks goodness for the @jetblue free bag policy! :)” -@tarahope Original story

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July 20th, 2010

Tuesday’s Travel Tips

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

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July 20th, 2010

Tuesday’s Travel Tips – Charlotte and Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina

This week’s Tuesday’s Travel Tips takes us to North Carolina! We jet to two fine cities in this southern state, Charlotte and Raleigh/Durham, and today actually marks the fourth anniversary of our service to Raleigh/Durham. Happy Birthday RDU! Our very helpful and friendly Crewmembers put together a plethora of places to play for your perusing […]

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July 20th, 2010

Man arrested for trying to smuggle 18 monkeys in his clothing!

A Mexican citizen was stopped in Mexico City International Airport after arriving from Lima because of suspicious behavior (and quite possibly because of a bulge in his clothing). Upon further inspection it was discovered that he was hiding 18 monkeys in a girdle under his shirt! He claimed he had placed the monkeys on his […]

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July 20th, 2010

JetBlue’s Favorite Tweets

“Can’t book @Jetblue tix for a 4 year anniversary trip b/c I don’t know my boyfriend’s DOB or middle name.” #relationshipFAIL -@AmyConaboy Check back regularly for more fun Tweets, fresh from our Twitter page.

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July 19th, 2010

American Airlines interline begins! Plus, frequent flyer agreement announced!

Starting tomorrow, we’ll kick off our latest interline partnership: American Airlines joins Aer Lingus, Lufthansa and South African as another international connecting option! Now when your plans call for foreign travel, you can seamlessly connect from JetBlue onto American (or any of our other partners) to one of their long-haul destinations like Tokyo or Buenos […]

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July 19th, 2010

Get more points to get away when you book one of our Getaways!

Starting today, TrueBlue members can earn points towards reward travel twice as fast when booking a JetBlue Getaways vacation package. In an industry-first, members who book discounted vacation packages including airfare plus hotel, cars, airport transfers or various activities will earn TrueBlue points for every dollar spent on an entire vacation package. To celebrate, Customers […]

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July 19th, 2010

You Can’t Make This Shtick Up – Turned around

As told by a Customer Support Crewmember: I had a Customer call because she wanted to make sure that her husband’s bad knee was in the aisle for their trip to Jamaica.  I advised her to book him an aisle seat on the left-hand side of the plane, any C seat. She then said on […]

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July 18th, 2010

JetBlue’s service lands customers

The San Francisco Chronicle as well as the San Francisco Examiner sat down with Dave last week during his BlueCity visit to SFO to talk shop. They covered our ratio of business to holiday travelers, challenges facing the industry today, the increase of fees in the industry, Virgin America, rail travel, and the future of […]

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