Archive for February 2012

February 22nd, 2012

You Can’t Make This Schtick Up: Quack!

Just another normal operating day at our home base at JFK’s T5: families flying out on vacation, folks traveling for business, people visiting their friends and relatives, and a duck on his way to St. Maarten. That’s right, a duck. A customer recently headed through security with a live duck. TSA, the government agency that […]

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February 21st, 2012

KaBOOM! Playground Build In Long Beach A Success!

Our first playground build of 2012 took place in Long Beach, California last week Thursday was a great success! More than 200 volunteers, including our Long Beach crewmembers and our community partners at KaBOOM! and elsewhere joined forces to build local kids a safe place to play in just one day! Check out the below […]

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February 20th, 2012

Presidents Day 2012

Today we honor Presidents Day, the American Federal holiday dedicated to honoring our first president, George Washington, and our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. These two foundational leaders have helped to shape the twin values of democracy and equality that have made America shine brightly in the global landscape. For those of us with a vested […]

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February 19th, 2012

JetBlue Ready Team Creates Valentines For Soldiers

To show a little love for our country’s veterans this Valentine’s Day, our Ready Team, made up of JetBlue crewmembers who volunteer to work with the American Red Cross in its response to major disasters, hosted two “Create Cards for Soldiers” events. Crewmembers came together to create more than 500 Valentine’s Day cards and sweet […]

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February 18th, 2012

JetBlue Sponsors Book of Lists Gala in Boston

For more than a decade, the Boston Business Journal has hosted the Book of Lists Gala—a large networking event for local executives. The gala was held at TD Garden, and it was our second year sponsoring it. Over 1,000 attendees represented top businesses in Boston from a variety of industries, and learned about our service […]

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February 17th, 2012

Painting A Picture: JetBlue Livery Paint Jobs

In light of our cool, new Red Sox livery, we realized how interesting aircraft painting in general is. To help add more color, we enlisted our maintenance team for their expertise! Our aircraft are painted by a business partner down in Roswell, New Mexico. Paint is always checked when our aircraft receives an in-depth inspection. […]

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February 16th, 2012

Life is A Long Beach (So Why Not Build a Park?)

We’re teaming up with long-time partner KaBOOM! to build our 12th playground in 12 years today at the Fairfield Family Branch YMCA in Long Beach, Calif. The playground build began with a kickoff ceremony at 8:30 a.m. PT and the ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held when the playground is completed at 2:30 p.m. A great […]

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February 15th, 2012

Aviation Experts Vote For JetBlue Cake!

To help celebrate our 12th Anniversary, we ran an internal contest to see which of our 70 cities could create the coolest birthday cake. After culling through the many submissions, we assembled an impartial panel of three of the biggest, sassiest names in aviation and asked them to help judge the finalists — American Idol-style. […]

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February 15th, 2012

Grand Opening of JetBlue Park Announced!

The Lee County Board of Commissioners and the Boston Red Sox recently announced plans for the opening of JetBlue Park at Fenway South, the team’s new 106-acre Spring Training and Player Development Complex in Lee County, Florida. The Lee County Board of Commissioners and the Boston Red Sox will host a grand opening celebration on […]

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February 14th, 2012

Our Newest Partner: Japan Airlines!

We’re excited to expand our partnership network with the addition of Japan Airlines! Effective immediately, customers may book tickets for combined travel on JetBlue and Japan Airlines through JAL’s gateways at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Customers may book their connecting travel by calling Japan Airlines […]

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