Archive for January 2011

January 15th, 2011

Rainbow plane spotted over Chicago

Jaunted chatted up a fun and geeky airline find, a United flight captured in a Google Maps satellite photo over Chicago appears to have a rainbow aura around it (likely caused by several overlapping exposures taken, according to The Atlantic). The plane spotted in the satellite photos is not be mistaken with our JetPride flight, […]

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January 15th, 2011

World’s Craziest Airplane Paint Jobs

ABC News ran a cool photo essay highlighting some of the World’s Craziest Airline Paint Jobs. Among those selected were a couple of our livery designs, including our Jets jet and our special 10th Anniversary design (pictured above). Check out the rest of the designs selected on ABC.com.

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January 14th, 2011

Weekly Airline New Roundup – sNo’ More!

As if we haven’t seen enough already, this week brought more snow to the airline industry — and to the East Coast specifically — causing additional delays and cancellations from Augusta, Georgia up to Augusta, Maine. Virgin Atlantic risked having its aircraft seized this week after refusing to pay airport fees to Heathrow, claiming it […]

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January 13th, 2011

Welcome to BlueTales!

BlueTales blog is your destination for all things JetBlue and beyond. We encourage your comments and hope you enjoy your stay.

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January 13th, 2011

Boston Hires Frosty the Snowman

Our Boston Crewmembers snapped some photos while they worked to get our operation back to full status with the help of the BOS Team, Massport, and their winter mascot, Frosty. Featured is a photo of Crewmembers saying goodbye to our first departure of the day, Flight 1009 BOS-JFK.

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January 12th, 2011

Blue Pic(K) of the White Stuff

It’s hard to get snow off the brain when it just keeps falling. Paying homage to the second storm in two weeks less than two weeks into the new year, we’ll replace this week’s regular Blue Pic(K) of The Week column with images taken by our Crewmembers of the recent weather events. Remember, if you’d […]

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January 12th, 2011

Whoever said “let it snow” clearly wasn’t running an airline

The East Coast got slammed with snow this week — again — prompting delays and cancellations across the country. USA Today described the Southeast as “one big ice skating rink,” while snow is still falling in parts of the Northeast, with possible accumulations of up to two feet. The sun may be shining in some […]

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January 11th, 2011

Tuesday’s Travel Tips – Aruba

This week’s Tuesday’s Travel Tips takes us to Aruba! With a desert-like climate, Aruba is one of our most unique Caribbean destinations. The small island paradise is home to unfailingly gorgeous weather, stunning beaches and a beautiful national park that covers nearly a fifth of the country. In addition to sharing your Aruba travel tips […]

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January 11th, 2011

Martha’s Vineyard tickets go on sale today!

Throw off the bowlines! Today through January 18, a $49 introductory fare is setting sail on JetBlue Airways’ summer flights to Martha’s Vineyard.   Seasonal daily service to the famed summer colony from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) is scheduled to begin on May 26, 2011 through Labor Day weekend.  Flights are on sale […]

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January 10th, 2011

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic fee waiver offered

Due to inclement weather forecast to impact the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, we will waive change fees and fare differences to allow Customers booked for travel to or from the cities listed below on flights scheduled through Thursday , Jan 13, to voluntarily rebook their flights anytime through Tuesday, Jan. 18. Eligible cities include: • New York […]

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