Archive for May 2011

May 9th, 2011

You Can’t Make This Shtick Up – Exempt

As told by an Inflight Crewmember A Customer who had come onto the plane in a wheelchair was sitting in the front row. I made my usual announcements and performed the safety demo. During my compliance check, I saw that her seat belt wasn’t fastened. I asked her to please fasten her belt, and she […]

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May 8th, 2011

Vote for JetBlue for the Passenger Choice Awards

It’s time to vote for JetBlue for the second annual Passenger Choice Awards. Last year we took home the gold for Best Cabin Ambience, and we’re hoping you’ll help us come out a winner again! Head to the Passenger Choice Awards now and thanks in advance for voting! The Passenger Choice Awards™, created by APEX […]

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May 7th, 2011

JetBlue presents $62,920 to tsunami relief efforts

When JetBlue Crewmembers give, they give big! Pictured here is Rob Maruster, our Chief Operating Officer presenting Vikki Pryor, CEO of the Metro NY Red Cross, with a check for $62,920.16 from donations by Crewmembers in support of American Red Cross tsunami relief efforts. The company matched the first $25,000 of Crewmember donations. A huge […]

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May 6th, 2011

All You Can Love, A Match Made Close to Heaven

As told by a Customer: Departure City: ORD Destination City: LGB Flight Date: 10/02/10 Boarding the plane I was sad because my All You Can Jet Pass was nearing an end. It was a truly amazing month. Turns out the greatest part of my journey was about to begin. I traded middle seats to begin […]

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May 5th, 2011

JetBlue Pilots donate to kids in need

Some of our pilots recently donated $2,000 to the Faces of Courage program, which benefits children and their families touched by cancer and blood disorders. Their participation is part of the Pilots for Kids organization, where airline employees donate their time and money to help children in need. Their generous contribution was matched dollar for […]

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May 4th, 2011

Four Daily Flights from Boston to Newark

As Boston’s largest carrier, today we begin four daily flights between Boston’s Logan International and Newark’s Liberty International airports, complementing our existing schedule of frequent daily flights between Boston and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The new service will bring our low-fare competition into a notoriously high-fare market. Since we announced plans to […]

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May 4th, 2011

Non-Stop Service from Tampa to San Juan Begins Today

Today we begin daily non-stop service from Tampa to our San Juan, Puerto Rico focus city with plans to add a second flight beginning on May 19. This new route to Florida’s second-largest city continues our steady expansion in Puerto Rico from the island’s three main airports. From Aguadilla, Ponce, and San Juan, we offer […]

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May 4th, 2011

Meet Moose: Our Most-Traveled, Four-Legged Jetsetter

As part of National Pet Awareness Month, we’ve today named Moose, a one-year old Maltese Poodle, our Most-Traveled Pet in 2010.  The top dog and his companion, Suffolk University law student Jamie Griebner, originally of Buffalo, N.Y., currently live in Boston and earned the begging (er, bragging) rights after more than 20 flights, thousands of […]

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May 4th, 2011

Learn More About Moose

Hometown: Buffalo, NY Birthday: February 1, 2010 Zodiac Sign: Aquarius Favorite Snack: Rawhide or Terra Blues Favorite Color: Blue On fair-weather days in Boston, another of our recommended pet-friendly cities, you can find Moose pawing along the Charles River, chasing fly balls outside Fenway Park or window sniffing on Newbury Street for the next big […]

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May 3rd, 2011

You Can’t Make This Shtick Up – A Life (and death) Long Customer

As told by a Customer Support Crewmember: I received a call from a Customer inquiring about flights to New York from Fort Lauderdale. The Customer mentioned that she was flying to New York for her mother’s funeral.  She said that she would be flying ahead of her mother’s casket which was being shipped on a JetBlue flight. I […]

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