Archive for March 2012

March 15th, 2012

JetBlue’s Creative New ‘Do

Whether you’re traveling with us through New York, Boston, or Long Beach, CA, you might notice a new, cool look. To reflect the sleek graphics and fresh-faced image that we’re preparing for our new home in Long Island City, we’ve embarked on a mission to sprinkle some design dust throughout our network. And whether you’re […]

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March 14th, 2012

Hot Off The Grill: Bigger Than Texas Sale!

Boston’s favorite airline (yours truly) is celebrating our beefed-up service to Texas with fares starting at just $99 each way for travel between Boston’s Logan and our soon-to-be 71st destination, Dallas/Fort Worth through March 16 for Tuesday and Wednesday travel between May 1 and June 27, 2012. We’ll take to the skies three times daily […]

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March 13th, 2012

February Traffic Up 17%

Our preliminary traffic results for February 2012 are in! Traffic in February increased 17.4 percent from February 2011, on a capacity increase of 15.5 percent. Load factor for February 2012 was 81.4 percent, an increase of 1.3 points from February 2011. Our preliminary completion factor was 99.8 percent and our on-time (1) performance was 84.3 […]

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March 12th, 2012

JetBlue Files to Fly New Capital-to-Capital Services from Washington’s Reagan National Airport

Today we filed a “capital-to-capital” application with the United States Department of Transportation to receive four beyond-perimeter slot exemptions to provide new nonstop service from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to two unique and sought-after destinations: San Juan, Puerto Rico and Austin, Texas.   These proposed flights would be the only nonstop service between the U.S. capital’s […]

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March 12th, 2012

Announcing Eash Sundaram as EVP & Chief Information Officer

Today we are pleased to announce the appointment of Eash Sundaram to Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer. In this role, Mr. Sundaram will be responsible for our information systems and technology strategies focused on enhancing the customer experience. He will report to our President and CEO, Dave Barger, and will represent Systems and Technology on […]

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March 12th, 2012

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner Swings By Logan

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is making the rounds on its worldwide tour, and stopped by our Boston station last week to say hi to its new partner. Japan Airlines—one of our newest interline partners—will start flying the 787 between Boston and Tokyo on April—the first nonstop flight from Logan to Asia.

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March 11th, 2012

Students Show off Their Maintenance Skills

Our Maintenance Controller Sergio recently brought his expertise to Thomas Edison High School by serving as a judge for an aircraft maintenance contest. Maintenance was one of the many trades being assessed in SkillsUSA’s conference and competition, a nonprofit organization that fosters the education of students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and […]

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March 10th, 2012

Katie Couric Jets Blue!

Katie Couric, one of the most recognized names in the world of network news, recently flew with us and was nice enough to take a moment to pose with Captain Dave in the flight deck.

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March 9th, 2012

Buckle Up For Safety!

You may have heard about an incident involving customers traveling with us from Turks & Caicos to Boston recently who were asked to deplane and catch the next flight home because they were not in compliance with our crewmembers’ instructions to fasten their seat belt while on an active taxiway.  While we won’t discuss further […]

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March 9th, 2012

You Know You’re A Travel Geek When…

We asked our friends on Facebook to share their travel geekdom and the responses were so cute we just had to share:

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