Archive for December 2011

December 22nd, 2011

Helping A Customer Make It Home For The Holidays

Every now and then, we are forwarded a feel-good email about one of our crewmembers who goes above and beyond to help someone in need. These stories are great illustrations of what makes JetBlue a caring brand not just during the holidays – but all year round. Here’s the latest story that we just can’t […]

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December 21st, 2011

Helping Our Troops Make It Home For The Holidays

This past Saturday, December 17, our Richmond crewmembers helped our troops returning from Iraq make it home for the holidays. This year in particular, there is an especially large exodus of troops heading home on different carriers. Our Richmond crew reported that the troops were all very excited to be reunited with their families. The […]

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December 21st, 2011

JetBlue Wins Business Traveler Magazine Award!

We’re excited to be named the “Best Low Cost Airline in North America – Best in Business Travel, as part of the 23rd Annual Best in Business Travel Awards for 2011. The readers of Business Traveler Magazine were asked to select the victors from nominations in 54 categories.

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December 20th, 2011

JetBlue Takes it Home for the Holidays with Pointers for High-Spirited Flying!

Riding in a one horse open sleigh is nice, but flying with us via Terminal 5 (T5), our home at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) is even nicer. T5 offers a spacious check-in lobby with dozens of self-service kiosks, the largest single security checkpoint in America, huge gate areas with a higher-than-average amount […]

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December 19th, 2011

Announcing A New Partner: Singapore Airlines!

We’re pleased to announce the launch of a new interline agreement that will offer customers new travel options from JetBlue destinations in the USA to Europe, Singapore and beyond. Singapore Airlines offers the convenience of all-business class service each day from Newark to its hub at Changi International Airport in Singapore –the longest nonstop commercial […]

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December 18th, 2011

Aviation High School Students Visit JetBlue

Earlier this week, we welcomed nine students and a teacher from Aviation High School to visit our headquarters and our hangar at JFK. The students were all nearing their completion to earn both their airframe and powerplant licenses. After chatting about the industry with our CEO Dave, the students received a tour of our System […]

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December 17th, 2011

Check Out Our Tails!

The below shot of a neat lineup of our tailfins was snapped by our Ground Operations Crewmember Jacob in Long Beach, showcases some of the different designs we have, including (from left to right): dots, mosaic, bubbles, and barcode.

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December 16th, 2011

A Day in the Life: Air Traffic System Controller

Welcome to the second edition in our new series, A Day in the Life, where we take you behind-the-scenes at JetBlue to learn more about the important jobs that work in concert to make a major airline run. This time, we visit with Don, a member of a small and highly specialized team we call […]

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December 15th, 2011

Chris Isaak Rocks Live From T5!

Singer-songwriter Chris Isaak rocked out T5 this afternoon to a crowd of delighted customers and crewmembers. He sang such holiday favorites as “Blue Christmas” and “Can’t Help Falling.” Our lucky contest winners came from all corners of the country for a chance to hear the up-close-and-personal performance. Isaak’s newest album, Beyond the Sun, is a […]

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December 15th, 2011

Start Your (Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM) Engines!

We’re proud to announce today that we’ve selected the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® W1100G-JM Engines to power our Airbus A320neo aircraft. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) includes 80 PurePower engines with a long-term PureSolutionSM maintenance service agreement. Deliveries for the carrier’s firm aircraft order are scheduled to start in 2018. Each of our Airbus A320neo […]

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