Archive for August 2011

August 31st, 2011

Care Team working to provide aid

To help those affected by Hurricane Irene, JetBlue’s Care Team is sending more than 200 of our Wake Up snack boxes to a Red Cross shelter in Pine Hill, NY, located about 90 miles south of Albany. The shelter is located on Belleayre Mountain at Belleayre Ski Center and feeds two small towns in the […]

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August 30th, 2011

You Can’t Make This Shtick Up – Foiled

In the rare few moments when our Crewmembers aren’t busy making sure that our flights and Customers are taken care of, they break out the fun value (we have five core values that we focus on at JetBlue – Safety, Caring, Integrity, Fun, and Passion). In this case, the pranksters probably had more fun than […]

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August 29th, 2011

Taking to the skies again

The sun is shining brightly, allowing New York’s infrastructure – from roadways, buses, trains and airports – to focus on recovery.  As of 6 a.m. today, the city’s mass transit system was up and running and reports have indicated that all of the airports JetBlue serves are operational.  We think the level of preparedness for […]

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August 28th, 2011

Picking Up The Pieces From Irene

By now the majority of the storm formerly known as Hurricane Irene has passed through the New York Metro area and is continuing to lose power as it moves through New England, into the Canadian Maritimes and out to sea. While many of us may have avoided the more serious concerns the hurricane posed, the […]

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August 27th, 2011

In Case You’re Wondering Where We Hid All Our Planes…

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August 27th, 2011

Irene Makes Her Way North

Beauty is not always in the eye of the beholder. Hurricane Irene is ugly no matter who you ask. Irene is expected to hit our base of operations in New York late on Saturday and cause a ruckus into Sunday night. Winds are estimated to be severe, with flash flooding, surges, and all that fun […]

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August 26th, 2011

Irene Ends Her Island-Hopping Tour

Irene has spent her week beating up the Caribbean and is still asking for more! As Hurricane Irene heads towards the East Coast of the United States she is losing some intensity, but her bite might prove to be as bad as her bark as she plans to smack the Carolinas tomo rrow. We’re following […]

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August 25th, 2011

Watch Team VetBlue’s Victory!

A few weeks ago, we  told you about our participation in the Pull for Wounded Warriors at the Boston-Portsmouth Air Show. We just received the video of Team VetBlue’s victory and we’re excited to share it with all of you. Watch the video below and learn more about the Wounded Warrior Project.

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August 25th, 2011

JetBlue to Waive Change Fees and Fare Differences to Assist Customers Affected by Hurricane Irene

Due to the expected impact of Hurricane Irene, we’re waiving change fees and fare increases to allow Customers that booked travel prior to Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 to or from select cities in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions to voluntarily rebook their travel through either Wednesday, Aug. 31 or Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. Eligible cities […]

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August 24th, 2011

C’mon Irene! How Hurricane Season Can Snarl Operations

Hurricane season 2011 is in full swing! The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June through November, with a peak from mid-August through early October. Predictions called for a very active year, and that has come to pass so far. This is already the third most active year on record; the latest storm, Hurricane Irene, is […]

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