Archive for November 2010

November 16th, 2010

Tuesday’s Travel Tips – Oakland

This week’s Tuesday’s Travel Tips takes us to Oakland, California! Oakland is an underrated city, one people often associate with the city to fly into on their way to San Francisco or other Bay Area destinations. The Oakland International Airport’s tagline even reads in part, “The Gateway to San Francisco.” Oakland itself, though, has lots […]

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November 15th, 2010

Baby, it’s cold outside! Winter weather operations in a chestnut shell

As much as we may try to fight it off, it’s that time of year again; icy winds and freezing rain, frozen toes and numb noses. Ah yes, there’s also the good stuff like chowing down guilt-free on mom’s baked goods, curling up in front of a fire with the one you love, and watching […]

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November 15th, 2010

JetBlue and Emirates Partner to Offer New Global Connections

We’re excited today to announce a new interline agreement with Emirates, the Dubai-based international carrier, offering travelers seamless connections to cities across the globe via New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport. Over the next few days, Customers will be able to purchase joint Emirates-JetBlue itineraries via the GDS, online travel agencies, and by […]

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November 15th, 2010

You Can’t Make This Shtick Up – Toilet Brush

As told by an Inflight Crewmember: I was standing in the aft galley on a flight to West Palm Beach when a woman started to enter the restroom, hesitated, backed out, and turned to me and said, “Do you have a toilet brush?” “Excuse me?” I said. “Do you have a toilet brush?” She repeated. […]

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November 14th, 2010

JetBlue is the favorite airline of New Yorkers

New Yorkers like Dunkin’ Donuts, Old Navy jeans and Dr. Pepper, according to a recent poll by a consumer perception company. And JetBlue is their favorite airline. In many categories, the preferences of New Yorkers matches those of the rest of the country, but a few stand out, including coffee, cars, and their favorite airline.

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November 14th, 2010

30 airports in 30 days

Slate Magazine writer Chad Matlin dealt with a rough patch in his life by picking up an All You Can Jet Pass and trying to hit 30 airports in 30 days. He chronicles his adventures in Slate Magazine beginning Monday, with a new article published each day this week. Read the full article and access […]

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November 14th, 2010

Partnering with The Dream Project to help public schools

We’re pleased to announce a partnership with The Dream Project — a nonprofit foundation that offers quality education to thousands of Dominican children and promotes ongoing projects to combat problems in the country’s education system — in order to help make improvements to public schools in the Dominican Republic. Together with The Dream Project, we […]

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November 13th, 2010

Giving back to the community and building a stronger team

On Wednesday of last week, our College of System Operations (COS) completed a service learning activity that gave Crewmembers an opportunity to assist others while building a stronger team dynamic! The COS went to the BETA Center in Orlando, Florida, whose mission is to give children and parents the knowledge and support needed for strong […]

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November 13th, 2010

Welcome to New York: JetBlue’s David Barger

In NPR’s new series, Welcome To New York, host Jeremy Hobson celebrates the bi-coastal broadcast of Marketplace Morning Report by talking to people who define and shape New York City’s economy, and Thursday’s guest was our very own CEO Dave Barger! Dave talked about our profitability despite the recession, memories of flying in the cockpit […]

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November 13th, 2010

JetBlue honored at Sabre Community Conference

JetBlue was honored at last month’s Sabre Community Conference with an award recognizing our Interact deployment. Back in January, we were the first – and we are still the only – carrier in Sabre history to deploy Interact to a Citrix environment. This gives us some significant advantages when we roll out new releases – […]

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