Archive for August 2010

August 24th, 2010

Tuesday’s Travel Tips – Baltimore

This week’s Travel Tips take us to B-more, otherwise known as Baltimore (pronounced Bali-d-more by natives). Nestled just south of the Mason-Dixon line, this northern Maryland city serves up a fun, though sometimes head-scratching mix, of north and south. With sights that span the Civil War to a lingering grunge culture, Baltimore makes for a […]

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August 24th, 2010

Video of Lindos Suenos project

Last month, we helped send ten high school students out of Boston down to team up with ten high school students in the Dominican Republic to do community service work in the mornings and to get to know one another and play baseball together in the afternoons. MLB put together a touching video that encapsulates […]

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August 23rd, 2010

Last remaining purchasable All You Can Jet Passes for auction on eBay!

Attention all Jetters! All You Can Jet passes (#AYCJ) for unlimited travel are now open for bidding on eBay. The auction begins at 9 a.m. ET today and will run through 9 a.m. ET on Thursday, Aug. 26, with all proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society. Passes are only available through the charity auction […]

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August 23rd, 2010

You Can’t Make This Shtick Up – A breath of fresh air

As told by an Inflight Crewmember: I was working on an E190 in the #2 position. We were on the ground boarding when my #1 called me on the interphone to tell me that a woman in her section just asked her how to work the remote control for the window. She couldn’t get the […]

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August 22nd, 2010

Baby slapping aboard flight sets off debate

A debate has emerged after a Southwest flight attendant took a baby from her mother’s lap after reportedly witnessing the mother hit the baby to stop it from crying. The parents claimed they didn’t hit the baby in the face, but many are commending the flight attendant for intervening. When do you think it’s ok […]

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August 22nd, 2010

WestJet bans customer for life

“A woman arrested after forcing a WestJet flight to make an emergency landing last month pleaded guilty Wednesday to criminal mischief. The flight with 131 people on board was headed cross-country when Morton tried to open a door to the outside in mid-flight. A psychologist who examined Morton said in a report that she may […]

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August 21st, 2010

Opening day at the new Jets stadium

As the Official Airline of the New York Jets, we were like proud parents on Monday night as the team took on the New York Giants in their very first game in their new home, New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

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August 21st, 2010

Not your typical inflight magazine (by a long shot)

Afghan start-up airline, Sufi, doesn’t try to sugar coat the travel experience to its country. In the airline’s inflight magazine, rather than offer fun travel tips or beautiful scenic shots of the sights and sounds, you instead will find “an article on Kabul heroin addicts, photos of bullet-pocked tourist sites and ads for mine-resistant sport-utility […]

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August 20th, 2010

JetBlue sponsors 6th annual Red Chair Affair

As a proud supporter of the arts, we’re pleased to be sponsoring the 6th annual Red Chair Affair, Central Florida’s fundraiser to kick off the 2010-2011 cultural season. The Red Chair Affair will be held next Saturday, August 28 at 8 p.m. Performances for the evening include Cirque du Soleil La Nouba, Winter Park Playhouse, […]

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August 20th, 2010

Weekly Airline News Roundup – A Plethora

It feels like there was a plethora of news in the airline industry this week. TAM and LAN want to merge, which would form the largest airline in Latin America. What could have easily been a more gruesome incident, a plane crash in Colombia killed one person of the 124 on board when it split […]

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