Archive for June 2012

June 25th, 2012

Change Happens. Keep Some in Your Pocket!

Starting today, if you book full vacations at www.jetblue.com/getaways through December 31, 2012, you’ll  be entitled to yet another perk: a one-time change fee waiver of $100 per person on the first change made to a trip. JetBlue Getaways offers a Best Price Guarantee with exclusive rates and savings on vacation packages including air, hotel, […]

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June 24th, 2012

JetBlue Takes Time With Tots

Our College of System Operations crewmembers recently visited the Orlando Day Nursery, where children ages 1-12 learn skills through educational play opportunities. In collaboration with the Heart of Florida, central Florida’s largest supporter of local health and human service agencies, our team spent time reading, painting, and singing to the children. All children, regardless of situation, […]

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June 23rd, 2012

Boston Participates in the AIDS Walk & 5K Run

Our Boston crewmembers recently joined together with their friends and family to participate in the AIDS Walk & 5K Run Boston. This is an annual event that benefits AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts—New England’s largest and oldest AIDS service organization. The Boston crew joined 10,000 other participants to support the cause and raised funds for […]

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June 22nd, 2012

Special Delivery from the Hamburg Airbus Factory!

Our newest A320 made the journey to Orlando from Hamburg, Germany, home to Finkenwerder Airfield, an Airbus a manufacturing site. Here, Airbus performed special modifications on our new jet—You Had Me At Blue. Keep an eye out for the newest member of our family at an airport near you!  

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June 21st, 2012

14th Playground Build in Partnership with KaBOOM! A Success!

Despite the heat, throngs of volunteers turned out yesterday to build a playground at Costa Park in Revere, Massachusetts. The venture was a team effort with our partners at KaBOOM! as well as The Neighborhood Developers and the City of Revere to build our 14th playground. This is our fourth playground build in Boston and […]

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June 20th, 2012

First FAA-Certified Carrier to Fly Special RNP AR Approaches!

We’re the first Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-certified carrier in the United States to utilize the new satellite-based Special (Non-Public) Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required (RNP AR) approaches to Runways 13L and 13R at our home base at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport with our fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. These unique Special Performance-Based […]

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June 19th, 2012

JetBlue Supports Autism Speaks

We recently joined together for the 2012 Walk Now for Autism Speaks event in New York City. Autism Speaks is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders, and funds research into the causes, prevention, and treatments for autism. Approximately 25,000 people walked along the South Street Seaport to support the cause. […]

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June 18th, 2012

JetBlue Getaways Mustache You a Question: Do You Have What it Takes to Get Away With It?

We mustache you a question: do you have what it takes to Get Away With It? Starting today, JetBlue Getaways, our vacation program, is launching Get Away With It, the world’s first-ever live, online game show hosted by mustache-adorned Mark Hammerberg and the first live streaming game show with contestants who appear on the show […]

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June 17th, 2012

“Simply Marble-ous” Beach Clean-Up and Summerlong Treasure Hunt!

When 100 JetBlue crewmembers and volunteers from Save the Harbor hit the beaches of South Boston on Wednesday, not only did they help the Department of Conservation and Recreation remove trash, weeds, stray sand and debris from the shore, they also left something special behind for beach-goers to enhance their summer fun. During the clean-up, […]

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June 16th, 2012

JetBlue Honored by the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross presented JetBlue with the Corporate Leadership Award at the organization’s annual gala this week. Our COO Rob Maruster accepted the award on behalf of JetBlue, in particular the 500 crewmembers who make up our Ready Team. Our Ready Team is the largest group in the Greater New York area, and it […]

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