Archive for November 2011

November 13th, 2011

JetBlue Sponsors Latin Food and Wine Festival

Latin Food and Wine Festival took place in Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs, Florida recently and JetBlue and the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) teamed up as the event’s Official Sponsors. The festival was a great opportunity for us to celebrate Latin cuisine while promoting cultural diversity in the region. Showcasing some of the […]

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November 12th, 2011

Chicagoland Library Wins $10,000 in Books from JetBlue!

We’re pleased to announce that the Dundee Township Public Library in East Dundee, Illinois is the winner of a $10,000 prize in Random House Children’s Books furnished by JetBlue as part of our Soar with Reading campaign. Readers nominated their local libraries and were entered to win a family vacation to the amazing Atlantis Paradise […]

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November 11th, 2011

Honoring Veterans Day 2011

Today is Veterans Day, a time designated for honoring those who have served as members of the armed forces. We celebrate our veterans on this day because it is the anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War. As we welcome home our soldiers this holiday season, let us remember that our support […]

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November 10th, 2011

A Day In The Life: Ground Operations

Welcome to the first edition of our new column, A Day In The Life, where we will take you on a behind-the-scenes tour to see the inner-workings of JetBlue each month and meet one of our 14,000 crewmembers, where you will learn more about all of the different people that work together to get an […]

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November 10th, 2011

October Traffic Up 7.6%!

Our preliminary traffic results for October 2011 are in. Traffic in October increased 7.6 percent from October 2010, on a capacity increase of 6.5 percent. Load factor for October 2011 was 83.5 percent, an increase of 0.9 points from October 2010. Our preliminary completion factor was 99.5 percent and our on-time (1) performance was 76.7 […]

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November 9th, 2011

Silent Disco A Resounding Success!

On Halloween, we had a surprise and delight for our customers traveling through JFK’s T5 with a spooktacular Silent Disco dance party! Crewmembers came in costume and showed their best dance moves alongside customers, dancing to the DJ’s silent tunes to top 40, dance party music, and of course to Michael Jackson. Check out The […]

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November 8th, 2011

NewNowNext Travel Awards Winner: Best Airline!

We’re pleased to take home the “Best Airline” award in Logo’s, a unit of Viacom’s MTV Networks, third annual travel awards. We were up against some stiff competition in the airline category including Singapore Airlines, Qantas, Southwest, Virgin America, and American. Of JetBlue, ShermanTravel.com said, “There are lots of incredible international airlines out there, but […]

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November 7th, 2011

A Tropical Landing into St. Maarten

One of our Inflight crewmembers, Andrew, snapped this great shot of our flight landing in St. Maarten. Good thing the airport is so close to the beautiful beaches – you don’t have to waste much time in getting your tan on!

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November 6th, 2011

The Today Show Goes To JetBlue Inflight School!

Sara, from NBC’s Sara in the City, stepped inside one of our aircraft and got the scoop on what it takes to be an Inflight crewmember. She even changed the name of the segment for the day to Sara Over the City, a nod to her high-flying JetBlue experience. The segment aired this week. Check […]

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November 5th, 2011

Houston Goes Green By Planting Trees With Children

On Friday, October 29, our Houston BlueCity participated in its annual One Thing That’s Green event. The team coordinated with the Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center in Houston to plant trees in the school’s recreation area. When they arrived at the school, the principal greeted crewmembers and met the children in the recreation area. […]

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