Archive for March 2011

March 27th, 2011

Working with our partners at Honeywell in Alaska

As told by Assistant Chief Pilot Chuck: I recently returned from doing some flight testing with our business partner Honeywell as part of their R&D to develop better software and hardware components. Part of the testing involved cold weather operation where we flew the airplane to Fairbanks and Anchorage Alaska. I was amazed that at […]

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March 26th, 2011

JetBlue Pilot Meets General David Petraeus

One of our own JetBlue Pilots Doug poses with General David Petraeus, the United States Army general who serves as the current Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan.

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March 26th, 2011

Jacksonville Crewmembers help children’s spirits soar

Our Jacksonville Crewmembers recently visited Wolfson Children’s Hospital to deliver more than 20 “Soaringwords” quilts that they had decorated. Their charitable spirit even spread to Southwest, who lent a helping hand in decorating.

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March 25th, 2011

“Greatest Movie Ever Sold” coming to JetBlue

Earlier this year we told you about the Morgan Spurlock-directed “Greatest Movie Ever Sold,” featuring JetBlue, that made its debut in January at the Sundance Film Festival. The humorous film about the influence of product placements in advertising – ironically bankrolled entirely by product placements – will hit the big screen in a nationwide rollout […]

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March 24th, 2011

The largest airline out of Puerto Rico!

Expansion in the Caribbean has been a central (and very successful) focus of our business, with a quarter of all capacity operating in and out of the region. We’re thrilled that before the end of the summer we’ll become the largest carrier in Puerto Rico! Caribbean Business highlighted this exciting news in a feature about […]

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March 23rd, 2011

Crewmember in the news: America’s got talent, airport edition

Our Airport Operations Crewmember Kelly is highlighted in a USA Today article about airline employees who double as artists and performers for her moonlighting as a stand-up comic. “She interacts with the public at ticket-counters and gates all day but, unlike Steinmetz, doesn’t put many work stories into her act,” the article reads. “People in […]

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March 22nd, 2011

JetBlue and Virgin Atlantic Team Up on Transatlantic Travel

We’re pleased to announce that we’re teaming up with Virgin Atlantic, the award-winning long-haul airline, to launch a new transatlantic interline partnership. In addition to the most legroom in coach with JetBlue, you can enjoy one of the longest fully flat beds in Virgin’s business class. And who wouldn’t want to take advantage of Virgin’s […]

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March 22nd, 2011

Tuesday’s Travel Tips – Montego Bay

This week’s Tuesday’s Travel Tips takes us to Montego Bay, Jamaica. For those of us in the Northeast, the first full day of Spring brought some lingering winter weather, and thinking about catching some rays in one of our Caribbean destinations like Montego Bay is just about the only way to keep sane. See below […]

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March 21st, 2011

You Can’t Make This Shtick Up – Technical Difficulties

As told by an Airport Operations Crewmember: A woman came up to me in the airport all upset. She told me that she had tried repeatedly to print out her boarding pass from home, but she apparently was doing something wrong. She then showed me a stack of boarding passes, successfully printed out. I asked […]

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March 20th, 2011

JetBlue Sponsors the Fort Lauderdale Marathon

We were one of the official sponsors of the Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon, and Health and Fitness Expo, which took place last weekend. Thanks to our Fort Lauderdale Crewmembers who volunteered their time to support our promotional efforts.

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