Archive for April 2012

April 15th, 2012

A Musical Boarding

The Williams College Gospel Choir recently traveled with us from New York to San Francisco as part of their ongoing tour. They put their musical talents to good (and amusing) use when the boarding process started, collectively singing the boarding instructions in the gate area in perfect harmony.

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April 14th, 2012

Come Help Us Green Our New Neighborhood!

Roll up your sleeves and go green with us! On Saturday, April 21 we’re asking 500 volunteers to come out and help us revitalize Long Island City, Queens by planting nearly 100 trees and cleaning up the area to further beautify the flourishing neighborhood we now call home. We will have activities for participants of […]

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April 13th, 2012

JetBlue Runs With The Stars!

We were an enthusiastic sponsor of the Hollywood Half Marathon that took place last weekend, and some of our West Coast crewmembers participated in this inaugural race down Hollywood Boulevard. The JetBlue booth was front and center at the Expo, where we joined other event sponsors in distributing goodies and showing support for the race. […]

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April 12th, 2012

A Day in the Life: Schedule Planning

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 Jeff and Greg, Managers on our Schedule Planning team, one of the most complex jobs at JetBlue. […]

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April 11th, 2012

The Writing Isn’t Always On The Wall

“Numbers don’t lie, but they sure can deceive.” – The Globe and Mail Some numbers are written in stone – we know there are seven days in a week, ten toes on the average pair of feet, and 70 cities that JetBlue flies to. Other numbers, though, like the world population, Elizabeth Taylor’s marriages, or […]

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April 11th, 2012

March Traffic Up 12.5%!

Traffic in March increased 12.5 percent from March 2011, on a capacity increase of 9.0 percent. Load factor for March 2012 was 86.3 percent, an increase of 2.7 points from March 2011. Our preliminary completion factor was 99.6 percent and our on-time (1) performance was 80.0 percent.  Our preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile […]

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April 11th, 2012

Baby Birds Touch Down in NYC!

Our hawk-like eye on all things adorable and cool landed us a visit to the New York Times City Room blog, where a live streaming webcast of the city’s new feathered denizens resides. Yesterday, proud parents Rosie and Bobby welcomed their second-born baby hawk; the family is currently nestled in on the window ledge of […]

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April 10th, 2012

Aguadilla Surprises Kids With Goodie Bags

Our Aguadilla BlueCity administered an extra dose of JetBlue love to children traveling on our flights on Sunday—goodie bags filled with crayons, toys, candy, and Soar With Reading material! While this was the first year for Easter Sunday goodie bags, the team plans on sweetening our customers’ experience  an annual activity.

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April 9th, 2012

Go Pack For Flexible Travel Between Boston and D.C.!

Looking for flexible travel between our nation’s capital and Beantown? Grab a Go Pack today and take 10 one-way flights between Boston (BOS) and all Washington, DC airports—Washington-Reagan (DCA), Washington-Dulles (IAD), Baltimore (BWI)—from April 23 through June 27, 2012 for $699 (plus $7 in government taxes and fees per flight). Go Pack offers convenience, flexibility […]

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April 9th, 2012

Having Blue Fun With Our TrueBlue Customers

We treated some of our most loyal TrueBlue customers to a pair of special events this month, made possible by our sponsorship of two great venues. On March 9, we hosted 20 of our top South Florida-based TrueBlue members and their guests at a Red Sox Spring Training Game at the newly opened JetBlue Park […]

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