Archive for October 2011

October 10th, 2011

Dave Guests on CBS Evening News

A few weeks ago, our CEO Dave Barger sat down with Scott Pelley from CBS Evening News to talk about the current landscape of the airline industry. The interview aired recently on CBS Evening News. Check out the clip by clicking on the below image.

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October 9th, 2011

Mayor Cory Booker Honored At EWR

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, our CEO Dave Barger and our General Manager at Newark International Airport (EWR) Hip recently attended an annual black tie fundraiser, sponsored by The Newark Internal Airport Airline Managers Council (NIAAMCO). Hip is the organization’s Vice-Chairperson. In addition to donating all proceeds to a local charity, the benefit also honors a […]

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October 8th, 2011

The USM Eagles Give Us Two Talons Up

Football season is in bloom and as you may or may not know, college ball is our biggest charter client. We recently operated a charter for the University of Southern Mississippi Eagles football team, bringing the players to and from their game against the University of Virginia Cavaliers. According to the inflight crewmembers working this […]

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October 7th, 2011

Guess What Just Arrived in Kazakhstan!

No, it’s not Borat! It’s the ViaSat-1 satellite that will help us launch the most technologically-advanced onboard connectivity when it launches into space in the coming weeks. You may remember last year when we made the big announcement that we’d be partnering with ViaSat to create the industry’s best in-flight broadband system using their Ka-band […]

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October 6th, 2011

Unpacked: Lightning Strikes

Welcome to our new column, Unpacked, where we demystify some of the most provocative topics on the minds of fliers. We’ll unpack a new topic of interest to travelers and lovers of aviation on the first Thursday of each month. The first edition brings us to one electrifying topic: lightning strikes. You hear about planes […]

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October 5th, 2011

The Big Reveal at Portland International Jetport

This past Sunday marked the official unveiling of Portland International Jetport’s new terminal. The $75 million expansion project was developed to not only give the structure a modern sleek design, but more importantly, to provide travelers with an efficient and enhanced Jetport experience. At this stage, U.S. Airways and JetBlue are the first two airlines […]

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October 4th, 2011

Saying Thank You To Our Crewmembers

Yesterday, we ran full-page ads in major newspapers across our network thanking our crewmembers for winning a J.D. Power and Associates award for the 7th year running. The ads not only thank our crewmembers for their unwavering dedication and consistently great customer service, but also give our customers a chance to share their stories, too. […]

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October 3rd, 2011

Announcing New Service Between Hartford and Palm Beach!

We’ve got a new way for Connecticut residents to connect to the soft sands of Florida! Our new nonstop flight between Hartford-Springfield’s Bradley International Airport (BDL) and West Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) announced today marks our fourth destination added from Hartford in the past year. The daily, year-round West Palm Beach service begins on January 12, 2012. […]

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October 2nd, 2011

JetBlue Crewmembers Help Community Devastated by Irene

On September 10, 2011, eight members from our Ready Team – Crewmembers who volunteer their time and energy to be trained to provide care and support in emergency situations – were deployed for seven days to support the American Red Cross with numerous shelter operations that were opened up to house residents from the Binghamton, […]

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October 1st, 2011

Fair Game in the Dominican Republic

We recently took part for the third consecutive year in Feria Expo Cibao in Santiago, a major local fair organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Production of Santiago. The five-day Expo Cibao Fair draws more than 250,000 people and is considered the largest commercial, social and industrial gathering in the Dominican Republic.  Our Santiago […]

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