Archive for July 2011

July 31st, 2011

JetBlue Sends Teens to All Star Baseball and Softball Tournament

As the official airline of the Boston Red Sox, we sent 45 Boston teens from the Foundation’s Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) Program to New York to compete in Major League Baseball’s RBI Program’s Northeast Regional All Star Baseball and Softball Tournament earlier this week. The Red Sox Foundation’s RBI program serves children and […]

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July 30th, 2011

Bank of Montreal executive joins our Board of Directors

We’re pleased to announce this week the appointment of Ellen Jewett, Managing Director for BMO Capital Markets, to its Board of Directors. Ms. Jewett has more than 20 years of experience in the field of airport infrastructure financing, including five years as head of airports and public sector transportation group at Goldman Sachs. Ms. Jewett […]

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July 29th, 2011

A Conversation With SiriusXM OutQ Radio Host Derek

Alan Ball Our BlueTales author (who just happens to be one extremely witty, talented, and enthusiastic JetBluer) recently paid a visit to SiriusXM’s studios to get an inside look at how the original satellite radio content gets produced. It’s amazing how the shiny little studios in Manhattan create the 100 channels of free entertainment that […]

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July 29th, 2011

Information Regarding Federal Tax Changes

As you know, the laws authorizing the airline ticket tax and other aviation-related taxes expired at midnight, Friday, July 22, 2011. These federal passengers air transportation excise taxes are collected by JetBlue at the time of purchase and then paid to the IRS. Customers who purchased tickets on JetBlue on or before July 22, 2011, for […]

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July 29th, 2011

JetBlue visits Oshkosh (my gosh!)

On Wednesday, we flew our I HEART NY A320 full of Crewmembers and special guests to EAA AirVenture for the day. The mammoth air show takes place the last week of July in Oshkosh, Wis. and attracts more than 500,000 attendees who celebrate everything about aviation. This is our third visit to the show after […]

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July 28th, 2011

JetBlue Means Business with the Introduction of ‘BluePass!’

In another domestic-industry first, we’re pleased today to introduce BluePass: a three month, unlimited travel option for business customers on flights to select markets from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) or Long Beach Airport (LGB) between Aug. 22 and Nov. 22, 2011.  Today through August 31, one of three customized BluePass options – Boston All, […]

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July 27th, 2011

Take The Sky’s the Limit Challenge!

We’ve got millions of TrueBlue points to give away! Help grow the jackpot to sweeten the deal. Enter the sweepstakes, tweet #TrueBlueJackpot and Like us on Facebook to add to the pot. Every day, 10 TrueBlue Members will win 10,000 TrueBlue points each. At the end, 10 lucky TrueBlue Members will divide the whole enchilada. […]

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July 26th, 2011

Westchester Crosses the Border! JetBlue to Launch the First International Service to Nassau, Bahamas!

We’re pleased to announce plans to further expand our successful Caribbean network with the addition of Westchester County Airport’s (HPN) only international flight, offering daily nonstop service to Nassau, Bahamas (NAS). Service takes off November 15, 2011, subject to government approval. To celebrate the launch of the new Caribbean service, we’re offering a one-way sale […]

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July 26th, 2011

Announcing Our Second Quarter Results

Today we reported our results for the second quarter 2011: Operating income for the quarter was $86 million, resulting in a 7.5% operating margin, compared to operating income of $95 million and a 10.2% operating margin in the second quarter of 2010. Pre-tax income of $43 million in the second quarter. This compares to pre-tax […]

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July 25th, 2011

Information Regarding Federal Tax Changes

We have yet to determine how the recent expiration of the Federal Excise Tax, and other taxes, will impact our operation. As we work with the Federal Government to make this determination, we ask that you please follow the guidelines below: If you are scheduled to travel with us within the next seven (7) days, […]

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