Archive for August 2012

August 24th, 2012

Unpacked SPECIAL EDITION: Buddy Pass Travel

The internet is a twitter this week with a story of buddy pass travel gone wrong, and we realize the chatter has raised some questions about exactly what buddy pass travel is and how it works. Buddy passes are a sweet bonus for having friends or family who work for an airline. Most airline crewmembers […]

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August 24th, 2012

Tell Us Your Favorite Children’s Book for a Chance to Win a Vacation!

This summer, we partnered with PBS Kids to provide up to $200,000 worth of books to children in need as part of our second annual Soar With Reading program.  Between now and August 31, simply share the name of your favorite children’s book at Soar With Reading and through our partner Barefoot Books we will […]

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August 23rd, 2012

Tropical Storm Isaac Approaches the Dominican Republic

Some Dominican Republic flights have been cancelled as Tropical Storm Isaac passes. Please make sure to track your flight status at http://bit.ly/JBstatus. We’ve also issued fee waivers for select Caribbean cities. Learn more about the fee waivers at http://bit.ly/jbalert. Learn more about how hurricane season can snarl operations.

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August 23rd, 2012

‘Capital-to-Capital’ Service Between Reagan and San Juan Take Off!

Today we launch our new nonstop “capital-to-capital” service from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico. To celebrate this special launch, flights are on sale now for as low as $99 each way today through August 28, 2012, at www.jetblue.com/new, for travel between September 6 and November 9, 2012. We were granted […]

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August 22nd, 2012

Fee Waiver for Tropical Storm Isaac

Due to inclement weather we will waive change/cancel fees and fare differences for customers traveling to/from the following cities: Impacted City Original Travel Dates Original Booking Date Rebook Through Date GDS Waiver Code UVF, SXM, STX, STT 8/22-8/23/12 8/21/2012 8/27/2012 WXB6MINT12 SJU, PSE, BQN 8/23-8/24/12 8/21/12 8/27/2012 WXB6MINT12 AZS, LRM, POP, PUJ, SDQ, STI 8/23-8/24/12 […]

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August 21st, 2012

Chef Marcus Samuelsson: JetBlue is Serious About Snacking

Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s website, Food Republic, recently published a round-up of the eight airlines with the best snacks. We made their list, along with Hawaiian, Singapore, British Airways, and more. Here’s what it says about our selection of goodies: “Perennially popular domestic carrier JetBlue is serious about snacking. No matter the length of the flight, […]

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August 20th, 2012

Our New Home in Las Vegas

; The better to serve you with! We recently moved to Terminal 3 at Las Vegas and the team celebrated their first time operating out of their new digs! Check out some photos from the fun our Las Vegas crewmembers had as they moved into their shiny new offerings.

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August 19th, 2012

Happy National Aviation Day!

Today is National Aviation Day, a time in the United States when we celebrate the fastest (and arguably most fascinating) mode of transportation – air travel. The holiday was created in 1939 by former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to honor Orville Wright on his birthday, the first man, along with his brother Wilbur, to successfully […]

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August 18th, 2012

Building Our 15th Playground With KaBOOM!

We’re proud to announce a partnership with the Community School for Creative Education and KaBOOM! to build our next playground in Oakland, CA today. We’ve worked with our long-standing partner KaBOOM! over the last seven years to build playgrounds for children across our network. The playground location was determined in February by our customers who […]

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August 17th, 2012

Do The Combo Mambo: Use Cash Plus TrueBlue Points Towards Your Next Vacation Package

We’re pleased to offer TrueBlue members the opportunity to book Getaways vacations at www.jetblue.com/getaways using a combination of cash plus TrueBlue points. The number of points and the dollar amount required for a particular Getaways package will vary, among other things, according to  the flight, destination and hotel chosen as well as the travel period. Since […]

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