Archive for April 2012

April 8th, 2012

JetBlue Attends Veterans’ Career Fair

Last week crewmembers from our Talent Acquisition Team and departments across our company were on hand at the USS Intrepid in New York for a special career fair for veterans. The team had a chance to speak with 400+ visitors throughout the day and meet with some interested and potentially viable candidates to join the […]

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April 7th, 2012

Alec Baldwin Rocks JetBlue

Actor Alec Baldwin jetted with us recently, and posed for a photo with our Airport Operations crewmember Ryan. Alec’s girlfriend, Hilaria Thomas, even tweeted about the great service she and Alec received from JetBlue! Thanks to Mary, Ryan, & Faisal @alecbaldwin & I made it on to our @JetBlue flight. Really appreciate it-you all made […]

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April 6th, 2012

JetBlue Braves The Cold For A Good Cause

Our Boston crewmembers Donnie and Amanda recently braved the chilly temperatures of Boston Harbor to splash around for a good cause. Cupid Splash is a cold-water plunge and pledge fundraiser, where participants “dash” and “splash” to show their commitment to a clean Boston Harbor and support of local beaches. The event benefits Save the Harbor/Save […]

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April 5th, 2012

JetBlue Names Captain Craig Hoskins Vice President of Safety

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Captain Craig Hoskins to the position of Vice President of Safety, effective immediately. In his role as Chief Safety Officer, Capt. Hoskins will be responsible for maintaining our culture of safety and mitigating risk in operations.  Capt. Hoskins will report to our Chief Administrative Officer James Hnat. Capt. […]

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April 5th, 2012

Unpacked: Baggage

Got baggage? Who doesn’t? ;) We’re in the busy spring break travel season now, and you’re all set to jet. Whether you neatly fold your clothes and check off each item as it goes into your suitcase two days before your trip, or the type who throws everything into your bag ten minutes before you […]

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April 4th, 2012

Photos From Our Ribbon Cutting At Our New Home

We were thrilled to have dignitaries and community leaders from across the New York area join our CEO Dave Barger, and gathered crewmembers to cut the ribbon, officially opening our new Long Island City Support Center today. More photos on Flickr

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April 4th, 2012

Pay For Carry-on Luggage? Fuggedaboutit!

Extrago Sherpa Shirt*, special outerwear that JetBlue designed to hold “an entire trip’s worth of necessities, including the money you’ll save by not checking or carrying on your bag.” We thought it was an April Fool’s joke, but turns out it’s true. Starting today, a second airline will be charging for carry-on luggage; the second […]

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April 4th, 2012

New Partner: LOT Polish Airlines!

Today we announced our newest partner, LOT Polish Airlines, Poland’s flag carrier. The new interline partnership will allow their customers to seamlessly book connections through our home at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and LOT’s hub at Warsaw’s Chopin Airport. The new agreement offers travellers many new connections between JetBlue’s network in North […]

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April 4th, 2012

Our Official Welcome to Long Island City

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Senator Charles E. Schumer and other top government leaders joined our President and CEO Dave Barger in cutting the ribbon on our innovative new home, the latest addition to the vibrant Long Island City community. The decision to keep our headquarters in New York City was announced in 2010, setting us […]

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April 4th, 2012

New Office Boasts Transparent Work Space

Working with design firm HLW International, we took great care in designing a welcoming environment for our leased portion of the building.  Our new home was designed to showcase our brand while also offering a connection to our operation.  Elements of our award-winning Terminal 5 and the historic Saarinen Terminal at JFK were incorporated into […]

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