We’re teaming up with long-time partner Carbonfund.org to plant one tree for every customer flying with us on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, 2012. More than 83,000 customers are expected to take to the skies across our 70 city-network on Sunday, and the new trees will be planted in locations in North and Northwest Haiti through August 2012 to help rebuild areas impacted by the devastating 2010 earthquake including the municipalities of Arcahaie, Cabaret, and Montrouis.
Additionally, as part of our fifth annual environmentally-conscious One Thing That’s Green campaign, hundreds of volunteers alongside JetBlue crewmembers will celebrate Earth Day weekend and “Color NYC Green” by planting nearly 100 trees in our new roots in Long Island City, including Queensbridge Park. New Yorkers interested in planting trees on April 21 are asked to register in advance at www.jetblue.com/trees. The day-long festivities, in partnership with the New York Restoration Project and MillionTreesNYC, will take place rain or shine.
Those unable to participate on-site in Queens can join the more than 125,000 people who have already committed to maintaining a greener lifestyle by making a pledge at http://www.jetblue.com/pledge. Now through April 30, 2012 participants pledging will also have a chance to win great prizes, including two roundtrip tickets and a $500 Getaways gift certificate every month for an entire year, eco-vacations, and eco-friendly appliances.