Archive for July 2012

July 10th, 2012

Announcing Destination 73: Samaná!

We’re excited to announce plans to expand to our  sixth destination in the Dominican Republic and 73rd BlueCity with the addition of Samaná, subject to receipt of government approval. Effective November 14, 2012, we plan to launch twice weekly flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and El Catey International Airport (AZS), […]

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July 9th, 2012

Welcoming Aer Lingus into our Terminal!

We’re pleased to welcome Aer Lingus, the flag carrier of Ireland, into our New York flight operations at Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in early 2013. Aer Lingus will become the first foreign carrier to join us at Terminal 5, a move that will offer our travellers a premium airport experience […]

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July 9th, 2012

Team VetBlue Pulls for Wounded Warriors

Team VetBlue again participated in the Pull for Wounded Warriors at the Pease Air Show in Portsmouth, New Hampshire this week. The event—a fundraiser for the Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire (BIANH)—brings together 16 teams of 25 people. Each group tried their luck at pulling a Boeing 757 weighing more than 100,000 pounds, and […]

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July 8th, 2012

Crewmembers Volunteer at the Cancer Wellness House

Our crewmembers recently volunteered at the Cancer Wellness House in Salt Lake City, Utah. The facility is dedicated to providing support to those who are diagnosed with cancer and their families. From counseling to massage therapy, the Cancer Wellness House offers a variety of activities to promote the well-being of those in need. The JetBlue […]

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July 7th, 2012

Patriots Cheerleaders, Three Cheers for Blue!

The New England Patriots Cheerleaders gave us a J-E-T-B-L-U-E at Logan Airport before flying JetBlue down to Jamaica for their annual calendar shoot.

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July 6th, 2012

Kudos to Airbus for Bringing A320 Production to the U.S.!

We’re offering our congratulations to Airbus for choosing Mobile, Alabama for its first U.S.-based A320 aircraft family production line. “On behalf of JetBlue’s 14,000 crewmembers, I extend our congratulations to our business partner Airbus on today’s exciting announcement,” said Dave Barger, JetBlue Airways President and CEO. “JetBlue is the largest A320 operator in the world, […]

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July 5th, 2012

Guess Where We’re Flying!

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July 5th, 2012

Unpacked: Summer Thunderstorms

Welcome to Unpacked, where we demystify hot topics in the airline industry! This edition’s hot topic – literally – is summer thunderstorms. Cue the waterworks. Thunderstorms can happen at any time of year, but weather conditions in the summertime, namely moisture and quickly rising warm air, make for a perfect storm. According to the National […]

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July 3rd, 2012

Happy 4th!

Happy July 4, otherwise known as Independence Day in the U.S. Today we commemorate the country’s official beginning of the United States of America. Whether you’re celebrating the day by re-reading the Declaration of Independence, grilling up tasty treats, or hittin’ the beach for some fun in the sun, we wish you a safe and […]

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July 3rd, 2012

Renewing Our Partnership With the Florida Panthers

We’re pleased to renew our partnership as the Official Airline Partner of the BankAtlantic Center and the Florida Panthers, adding the naming rights of the team’s training facility and sponsorship of the Cats’ practice jersey to our list of sponsorship elements. The partnership renewal was announced today inside the newly named Florida Panthers “JetBlue Training […]

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