Archive for March 2012

March 8th, 2012

A Day In The Life: Security

Welcome to 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 together to run a major airline. This time, we visit with Loretta, a member of our Corporate Security team, who has one of the most interesting jobs at […]

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March 7th, 2012

Announcing New Leaders in Operations and Inflight

We’re pleased to announce a new leadership structure for our Operations teams, designed to serve our customers and crewmembers and with even better planning and execution. Jeff Martin has been named Senior Vice President – Operations for JetBlue, reporting to Chief Operating Officer Rob Maruster, and will be responsible for our safe, efficient and productive […]

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March 7th, 2012

Game On At JetBlue Park!

It’s official: JetBlue Park has been christened. The first game action the Red Sox’s new diamond saw was a collegiate double header against Northeastern, followed by Boston College this past Saturday. The Sox won both games, and we’re thinking that our CEO Dave throwing the ceremonial first pitch set the scene for a winning day!

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March 5th, 2012

JetBlue iPhone App: Version 1.1 Now Available!

This week we deployed version 1.1 of our iPhone app into Apple’s iTunes App Store. While the app has been receiving rave reviews, there were was some feedback taken into consideration in order to deliver the highest quality product. Based on comments from the Apple Store’s reviews, and thoughts from our crewmembers, some issues were […]

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March 4th, 2012

JetBlue Crewmember Wins ROSE Award

Our Jacksonville Supervisor Cynthia recently won the Recognition of Service Excellence (ROSE) Award for Airline Agent. The ROSE award honors those who deliver excellent customer service in the industry. Cynthia’s crewmembers say that she is a great supervisor and cares for her customers. Cynthia recently attended the ROSE Awards Ceremony to collect her well-deserved trophy.

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March 3rd, 2012

Why Twitter Ties Resemble Airline Maps

An interesting segment on NPR drew an analogy between Twitter ties and airline hub maps. A recent study from the University of Toronto found that airline connections between your city and the rest of the world predict your Twitter connections. For example, if you live in New York, you’re more likely to have followers in […]

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March 2nd, 2012

Sports Smack Talk on Twitter

A little birdy tweeted that some of the Air Traffic Controllers at JFK are understandably not Red Sox fans. As the largest domestic carrier at New York’s JFK and Boston’s Logan, we’re not shy about our love for teams from both cities. In fact, we recently celebrated our partnership with the Red Sox with the […]

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March 2nd, 2012

Bigger Screens Onboard!

When it comes to TV, bigger is better! We’re excited to share that our first Embraer E190 has been outfitted with new 8” screens—and made its debut yesterday. Up from 6.8”, the new screens are for your viewing pleasure! While we will not be retrofitting our fleet, all future deliveries will come equipped with an […]

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March 1st, 2012

New Service Between Bogotá, Colombia and Fort Lauderdale!

We’re connecting South Florida with Bogotá, Colombia’s renowned capital, with a new daily nonstop flight between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport starting on May 7, 2012. To celebrate, we’ve launched a special $99 one-way fare to make this vibrant South American business center and emerging tourist destination more accessible than […]

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March 1st, 2012

Unpacked: How We Choose New Cities

Welcome to Unpacked, where we demystify hot topics in the airline industry! This time around we’re unpacking how we choose new cities to add to our growing network. At any given point we’re evaluating multiple destinations and considering new ones. The timeline for adding a new destination, including analysis, planning and execution, generally ranges from […]

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