Archive for April 2012

April 30th, 2012

Fly JetBlue to Jamrock!

We’re pleased to launch twice daily service from Florida’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) in Kingston, Jamaica starting today. To celebrate the launch of its new service, customers can book travel between Fort Lauderdale and Kingston today through Saturday, May 5, 2012 at www.jetblue.com/new for as low as $99 […]

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April 29th, 2012

Adding Color To JFK

Our Brand Team has been keeping busy adding some creative touches across the network to keep JetBlue’s image refreshed and modern. You  may have noticed the new treatment behind the ticket counter at JFK, but beyond this area, our team has added 2,000 feet of new graphics to spruce things up. Along the walls down […]

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April 28th, 2012

Supporting The Walk For Autism Awareness

Our crewmembers down in New Orleans recently attended the 8th Annual Walk for Autism Awareness, and despite the rain, they showed their support by passing out balloons and blue chips. The event was organized by the Autism Society of Greater New Orleans, and each year it helps to raise awareness about those living with the […]

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April 27th, 2012

Space Shuttle Enterprise Lands At JFK

There has been a lot of movement in the space shuttle world recently. First, Discovery landed last week at Washington’s Dulles before heading to its new home at the Smithsonian, and our crewmembers sent us some amazing shots of the piggy-back jet ride. Today, Enterprise takes the spotlight as New Yorkers welcome the first ever […]

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April 27th, 2012

Watch Space Shuttle Enterprise Fly Over New York City!

Space Shuttle Enterprise is coming to town this morning! Weather and air traffic permitting, Enterprise will fly at low altitude over New York City atop a Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. today. Are you on the lookout as it flys overhead? Post your pictures and tell us about your dream […]

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April 26th, 2012

Announcing Our New Chief Financial Officer, Mark Powers

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Powers to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Powers has served as CFO on an interim basis since October 2011. Mr. Powers will report to our President and CEO, Dave Barger, and will represent Finance on our Executive Leadership Team. As JetBlue’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr. […]

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April 26th, 2012

Announcing First Quarter Profits!

We reported its results for the first quarter 2012 today: Operating income for the quarter was $89 million, resulting in a 7.4% operating margin, compared to operating income of $45 million and a 4.4% operating margin in the first quarter of 2011. Pre-tax income of $49 million in the first quarter.  This compares to pre-tax […]

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April 25th, 2012

Nonstop: Newark to San Juan, Puerto Rico

As Puerto Rico’s largest carrier, we’re pleased to launch service to our 12th nonstop destination from San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). Flights are on sale now at www.jetblue.com/. Our proposed schedule between Newark and San Juan*: Newark to San Juan: San Juan to Newark: Depart – Arrive […]

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April 24th, 2012

Flight 571

Flight 571 from Westchester County to West Palm Beach encountered a bird strike shortly after take-off. Out of an abundance of caution for the safety of the passengers and crew onboard, the captain elected to return to the gate. The flight landed safely without incident in Westchester County. The passengers were boarded to another aircraft […]

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April 24th, 2012

Running The Boston Marathon

Well, we didn’t actually run the Boston Marathon, though some of our crewmembers did, and we were a sponsor and on site from start to finish. The 116th Boston Marathon took place on April 13, Patriot’s Day. It was a hot day with the temperature reaching 89 degrees by the time the race ended, just […]

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