Archive for May 2012

May 9th, 2012

May is National Military Appreciation Month

We recognize May as National Military Appreciation Month and extend a heartfelt thank you to the countless crewmembers, customers, and others who are current and former service members. The idea for National Military Appreciation Month was created by a group of volunteers who wanted to build public patriotism, awareness, and support for our troops and […]

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May 8th, 2012

iPhone App Reaches 500,000 downloads!

In just three months since we launched our very first iPhone app, we’ve reached 500,000 downloads! To celebrate, we’re giving away an iPad! Tweet #JetBlueApp to enter. Ends 5/10 http://bit.ly/JBSweeps Follow @jetblue Download our free app today!

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May 8th, 2012

And The Plane Pull Winner Is…

The TSA came in first in yesterday’s plane pull against cancer, with a time of 31.25 seconds (to pull one of our A320s 100 feet). Following the TSA, the Nassau County Police AMTs took second place, and our boys in blue from our Tech Ops and Ground Ops teams came in third and fourth. See […]

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May 7th, 2012

Fort Lauderdale To Bogotá Route Takes Flight Today!

We announced our expanded service to Bogotá just a few months ago, and inaugural day is here! This morning, our Fort Lauderdale crew kicked things off with some pre-boarding Colombian pastries and coffee. In true JetBlue style, there was also cake and giveaways and one of our Fort Lauderdale crewmembers Sandra even wore a traditional […]

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May 7th, 2012

Live Broadcast of The Plane Pull Against Cancer!

Which side of the pond has more pull? Bobbies from London’s famed Metropolitan Police Department are back along with employees of British Airways and TSA employees to challenge our “boys in blue” – our Technical and Airport Operations crewmembers – to our third annual plane pull! That’s right – we’re pulling an A320 for bragging […]

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May 6th, 2012

JFK’s Second Annual Track and Field Day

Our Airport and Ground Operations crewmembers at JFK stretched their fun muscle this week with their second annual Track and Field Event. Crewmembers took to the tarmac for a spirited competition filled with relay races, hula hoop contests and even an obstacle course. The event kicked off as most sporting events do with the National […]

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May 5th, 2012

¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

We’re in the spirit of Cinco de Mayo! To celebrate, all customers (over the age of 21, of course) traveling to Cancun are eligible to receive a free Corona onboard to celebrate this traditional Mexican holiday. Our Orlando crewmembers put a little “¡alegría!” in their day (that’s Spanish for “happiness”) when kicking off the launch […]

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May 4th, 2012

JetBlue Crewmembers Show Their One Thing That’s Green

As part of our One Thing That’s Green campaign in honor of Earth Day and our commitment to green initiatives, we asked our 14,000 crewmembers to tell us about their pledge to green. Click on the below images to watch their videos and pledge to do One Thing That’s Green and learn more about our […]

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May 3rd, 2012

Unpacked: Bird Strikes

Sometimes It’s A Bird AND A Plane (but sadly, no Superman)… Welcome to Unpacked, where we demystify hot topics in the airline industry! Following last week’s incident, we received lots of questions from people about what happened and about what happens generally when there’s a “bird strike.” While the nomenclature might seem obvious, there’s actually […]

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May 2nd, 2012

Howdy Dallas/Fort Worth!

We launched our first flight to Dallas/Fort Worth from Boston yesterday, marking the long-awaited debut of service to the Big D — our 71st BlueCity. This route is the latest addition in our upwards growth trend from our successful and still-growing Boston focus city. With giant 10-gallon cowboy hats, live lobsters, Boston creme donuts from […]

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