Archive for February 2011

February 28th, 2011

You Can’t Make This Shtick Up – Gift Wrapped

Our Newburgh Crewmembers really know how to exercise the fun value. During the abundance of winter storms, they found ways to have  fun and relieve some of the stress of long hours and irregular operations. When one thinks about winter, images of the holidays often pop up. Our Newburgh Crewmembers decided to employ office pranks […]

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February 27th, 2011

¡Feliz Dia De La Independencia!

El día de la Independencia es razón en cualquier nación para celebrar y regocijarse. Hoy, la República Dominicana celebra la independencia del pueblo Haitiano. Por primera vez en la isla, se izó la bandera y se entonó el himno nacional. Hoy en día, el 27 de Febrero se celebra junto al Carnaval, la fiesta popular […]

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February 26th, 2011

Food from the Heart: New York food drive a success

Last Friday we hosted a canned food drive in Duffy Square in the heart of Manhattan to benefit Move for Hunger and long-standing charitable partner DoSomething.org, the leading organization for teens and social change in the U.S. The event was a huge success! Our food drive collected 835 pounds of food, which Steinway Moving & […]

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February 25th, 2011

Rain, rain go away…

… and please don’t come back another day. It isn’t snowing. It isn’t sleeting. It isn’t snOMGing or ice pelleting or anything else that would seem an obvious impediment to flying. And yet we’re likely going to see delays and even possibly a handful of cancellations today and into the weekend as a result of […]

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February 25th, 2011

Weekly Airline News Roundup – Slick

Central to everyone’s concerns in the airline industry this week is oil. Sadly, we’re not talking about tanning oil. Of course, as human beings we’re most concerned about the safety of everyone living amongst the unrest in Northern Africa and The Middle East, but the rapidly rising prices of oil due to the tension abroad […]

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February 24th, 2011

JetBlue Names Jenny Dervin Vice President Corporate Communications

We’re please to announce today the appointment of Jenny Dervin to the position of Vice President Corporate Communications, effective immediately. Ms. Dervin will report to James G. Hnat, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and General Counsel. “Jenny is the embodiment of JetBlue’s values and brand,” Mr. Hnat said. “She brings passion and energy to this […]

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February 24th, 2011

And the Blue Pic(K) Winner is…!

About the photo/photographer: This photo was taken on the tarmac of Long Beach Airport on a trip back from Portland, Oregon to Salt Lake City, Utah. I work in Reservations in Salt Lake City and one of my best friend’s husband also works for JetBlue. So when we take trips back up to Portland (where […]

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February 23rd, 2011

What’s Your Blue Pic(K) of the Week?

After a short hiatus due to a plethora of other exciting JetBlue news, we return this week to our regularly scheduled column, Blue Pic(K) of the Week, where we ask you to vote on your favorite JetBlue or BlueCity pic snapped by one of Crewmembers or Customers. Voting takes place all day today and the […]

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February 22nd, 2011

Tuesday’s Travel Tips – White Plains!

This week’s Tuesday’s Travel Tips takes us to White Plains, New York. Within crawling distance of New York City, this easy-to-navigate city located in Westchester County, just north of The Big Apple, serves as a prime alternative to slogging through the heavily-trafficked airports in the city. General Manager Anthony points out that the airport code […]

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February 21st, 2011

You Can’t Make This Shtick Up – Turtles

You would never think it in New York City, where there’s more cement per capita than wildlife, but turtles are actually common near JFK Airport. Nearby Jamaica Bay is home to some surprising flora and fauna, including a population of diamondback terrapin turtles. Like most New Yorkers with intellectual curiosity, these turtles don’t always stay […]

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